Organizations of all stripes have adopted predictive models to help drive decision-making. But an increased reliance on machine learning can quickly turn into an expensive liability if bias, privacy, and other concerns aren’t adequately addressed. With laws like GPDR looming, it’s becoming critical to keep predictive models on the straight and narrow.
Big data analytics is a double-edge sword. It’s tough to argue against that. On the one hand, data illuminates hard-to-see patterns that help businesses be more profitable, and it helps people live happier lives. We explore the possibilities of data analytics every day here in the virtual pages of Datanami.