Behavior I/O: Using Machine Learning to Empower Human Learning


At lunch last week, I learned that a couple colleagues were engaged in a little duel--trying to out-walk each other, as tracked by their new Fitbits. Self-improvement was definitely the goal, but seeing peer performance and benchmarks provided the required motivation to achieve that goal. If you're a data science or analytics leader, your job is to manage analysts who produce insights. So, if you want to drive your business through these insights, you have two options. You can either hire more analysts or you can increase the productivity of your existing analysts.