Truth or Fiction: Findings from a Research Project about Data Science in NC

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
11:15 am   -   12:00 pm

How important is data science to North Carolina’s economy now, and how important could it be?  North Carolina has significant companies, research and workforce in data science and analytics. But do these assets really make NC a global must-be location for researchers, labs, centers and new and established companies? Is the issue purely a branding, or could other steps be taken to improve the ecosystem?  The Board of Science, Technology & Innovation and the National Consortium for Data Science will present preliminary findings on its project to uncover the state of the data science ecosystem in NC.