Neither tools nor people alone can solve the challenges of Big Data. They must work together and that is the promise of data science. Despite advances in software tools, the number of people with experience using these tools, and with real-life exposure to large-scale data sets, is small. Data science is a young field, and its growth will be fueled as much by technology as through the mentorship of new acolytes by leading practitioners.

Quote by Michael Driscoll, Ph.D Boston University, Co-Founder and CTO at MetaMarkets.  Quote found in an EMC press release titled: “New Global Study: Only One-Third of Companies Making Effective Use of Data”

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