"To the extent that the knowledge of data scientists can be codified into a machine, organizations can get a lot of leverage out of it," he says.
In fact, he notes, the idea of a partnership between human and machine extends well beyond data science.
"One of the major compelling differences in this year's survey compared to last year is the changing perception of AI technologies," he says. "This year, the conversations pertaining to AI are about the power of the partnership. There is growing awareness that AI technologies, when combined with human skills, is optimal because it produces results reaching beyond what either group could achieve alone."
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