We would like you to think critically about everything that was discussed in this week's lecture and reflect on what you were presented with. To help you do this, we have provided you with some questions. Answer the questions in a short-essay fashion (you can think of this as a kind of learning diary); i.e, your answers should not exceed half a page for each question.
This assignment is worth 3 points. Late submissions will suffer a 20% penalty for being up to a day late and a 50% penalty for being more than a day late. Assignments more than 2 days late will not be graded.
What are the key challenges in this field?
Briefly discuss some alternative methodologies for addressing these challenges.
How can analytics be used to support decision making in this field?