The Field Guide to Data Science publication
Data Science is the competitive advantage of the future for organizations interested in turning their data into a product through analytics. Industries from health, to national security, to finance, to energy can be improved by creating better data analytics through Data Science. The winners and the losers in the emerging data economy are going to be determined by their Data Science teams.
Booz Allen Hamilton created The Field Guide to Data Science to help organizations of all types and missions understand the DNA of Data Science by showing how to make use of data as a resource. The text spells out what Data Science is and why it matters to organizations, as well as how to create Data Science teams. Along the way, their team of experts provides field-tested approaches, personal tips and tricks, and real-life case studies.
The purpose of the Field Guide to Data Science is to showcase Booz Allen Hamilton’s leadership position in Data Analytics capabilities. The printed artifact is provided to senior level clients to promote the firm’s Data Science proficiency, and distributed digitally to clients, practitioners and other members of the professional community. It also forms part of the firm’s internal intellectual capital.
The functionalities of the Guide are varied: it is being used to win new business, attract new employees, inspire current ones, and make a statement about Booz Allen’s Data Science expertise.