History of Data Science Infographic in 5 strands

History of Data Science infographic presents key events in Data Science across 5 strands: Computer Science, Data Technology, Visualization, Mathematics/OR, and Statistics.

I came across this interesting infographic:

History of Data Science, which presents Data Science as a union of 5 strands:
  • Computer Science
  • Data Technology
  • Visualization
  • Mathematics/OR, and
  • Statistics

History of Data Science

I was glad to see in the more recent section the First KDD workshop I organized in 1989.

History Data Science in 1980s

Through search, I eventually traced this infographic to a very good presentation Impact of Big Data on Analytics by Capgemini consultant Mamatha Upadhyaya, given at the Big Data and Analytics Summit 2014 in Hyderabad, India. It has many other good slides besides this infographic.