Arun Jose’s lecture on Machine Data Analytics (Internet of Things or IoT) was our most futuristic guest lecture ever and you could feel the rising undercurrent of anticipation, excitement & enthusiasm sweeping through the classroom. It was also exciting for us to have Arun address our students, as he has previously worked with Redwood Associates, the parent company of ATI in a strategic role.
As professionals Data Science enables us to convert extensive data into statistical, quantitative and qualitative analysis that then gives organisations powerful insights to take the most effective decisions for growth and success.In the words of Hans Rosling, it has empowered us to go from Numbers to Information to Understanding.
If a world pandemic flu were to begin, how quickly would it spread across continents- which are the likely hot spots and which groups of people would be most susceptible? How quickly can we get vaccinations to the most susceptible groups? These are just some of the questions that the healthcare, pharmaceutical and medicinal field grapple with on a day-to-day basis. Can Analytics make a difference here?