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Decision intelligence

Cassie Kozyrkov has been writing about decision intelligence (link). She noted that decision intelligence was a new discipline that "brings together the best of applied data science, social science, and managerial science into a unified field that helps people use data to improve their lives". Cassie proposes that decision intelligence is "the discipline of turning information into better actions at any scale". In her post, she defines some terms: A decision: any selection between options by any entity.

Decision Intelligence and Data

Cassie Kozyrkov (link) has written about "decision intelligence is a new academic discipline concerned with all aspects of selecting between options". This decision intelligence "brings together the best of applied data science, social science, and managerial science into a unified field that helps people use data to improve their lives, their businesses, and the world around them". Cassie views it as a "vital science for the AI era" and it turns "information into better actions at any scale". Cassie lists some basic terminology...

Discussing data

Three posts popped up recently that explored our understanding of data. In a recent post, Cassie Kozyrkov proposes "we need to learn to be irreverently pragmatic about data" (link). She observes: Take a moment to realize how glorious it is to have a universal system of writing that stores numbers better than our brains do. When we record data, we produce an unfaithful corruption of our richly perceived realities, but after that we can transfer uncorrupted copies of the...

Making sense of data practices

Laura Ellis has been writing this week about solving business problems with data (link). The alert to her post came shortly after another link had taken me back to a presentation by Dan Weaving in 2017 on load monitoring in sport (link). A separate alert had drawn my attention to two Cassie Kozyrkov articles, one on hypotheses (link) and the second on what great data analysts do (link). I have all these as tabs in my browser at the moment. They joined the tab holding David Snowden and Mary Boone's (2007) discussion of a leader's framework for decision-making (link). These five...