Here are my favorite books on creating value from data and transforming your organization towards a data-driven business.
Data Science for Business by Foster Provost & Tom Fawcett
Data Science for Business is written by Foster Provost and Tom Fawcett who are two renowned Data Scientists. The book is based on an MBA course taught at New York University over the past ten years and uses real-world business cases to introduce the fundamentals of Data Science and many more.
If you want to understand how to build up data knowledge in your organization and how your business can use data as a competitive advantage, you should definitely put this book on your shopping cart 👍.
Storytelling with Data by Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic
Who says that tables and bar charts are the only way to communicate numbers?
Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic, a former People Data Analyst at Google, shows in her best-selling book storytelling with data, how data can be communicated effectively with visually stunning charts. Definitely, a must-read for data practitioners who attach great importance to aesthetics 😎.
Big Data MBA by Bill Schmarzo
In his book Big Data MBA, author Bill Schmarzo introduces the “Big Data Business Model Maturity Index” which can be used to assess the effectiveness of your organization at integrating data and analytics into the business model. Furthermore, he provides a framework for linking business strategy and supporting business initiatives to your big data efforts.
This book is especially suitable for business leaders who want to take their organization to the next level with data.
Business Data Science by Matt Tady
This hands-on book by Matt Tady guides you through the steps of using machine learning to implement best-in-class data science projects. Business Data Science is written for managers who want to deepen their knowledge in data science as well as for engineers who want to use machine learning in order to solve business problems. So, the perfect book about business & data science 🙌.