Video: Big Data and Analytics Right Now

Two of the biggest names in analytics thought leadership, Erik Brynjolfsson and Thomas H. Davenport, discuss the aspects of analytics that business leaders should be thinking about right now.

In a wide-ranging conversation, Erik Brynjolfsson and Thomas H. Davenport explore what’s different about today’s analytics, the role of the data scientist, the types of skills necessary to do this work and how achieving the potential of analytics may require change management. The two experts finish with advice and an action plan for what to do now, and in the future, to be successful in using big data.

About the Speakers

Erik Brynjolfsson is the Schussel Family Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the Director of the MIT Center for Digital Business.

Thomas H.