21 February, 2013
Revolution In The Big Data And Business Landscape
After 28 years with Accenture, Dave Rich, was going to retire last year on January 31st. But on February 1st, he started a new job as CEO of Revolution Analytics, the company supporting, spreading, and enhancing R, the open-source statistics and predictive analytics programming language.
Rich thinks that we are witnessing now the emergence of a new management discipline, one being “much more about data-driven decision making.” He explains: “Management wants more data before making a decision or they want to collaborate with more people before making a decision, then the previous generation.”