Lack of shared understandingof what data science represents with lessthan 1 in 7 of all respondents suggesting a definition of data science. Clear trend of investmentin data science across organizational types with three-quarters of all respondents saying their organizations had a dedicated data science department.
An opportunity forimproved clinical trial design by using data science techniques was recognized by the majority of respondents. In addition, respondents across all functions perceive the key opportunity for data science to be in maximizing the value of real-world data.
In the 45 minute podcast, they cover a range of topics using the survey results as a discussion prompt, including:
What is big data, data science, machine learning and AI? What data sources will play an important role for the industry? What do we hope to get out of applying data science given that more and more companies have dedicated resources in this area? What are the barriers for achieving these goals? How can we overcome them? Will RCTs become obsolete in the future? What can statisticians do to prepare themselves for the future?
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With thanks to Ursula Garczarek, Alexander Schacht, and Benjamin Piske.