An Australian company which got funding for creating a data science crowd-sourcing model:
Kaggle is a platform where companies, researchers and governments can host competitions to help solve huge data-related problems. About 50 competitions have been run to date and members take just days to solve problems that have stumped scientists for years.
“We’re kind of making data science into a sport,” said Goldbloom
Analytics is going to be very important and that is one of the things that I am seriously working on at Families SA to better understand the business and make better decisions.