"Statistics are no substitute for judgement"

by LOR
"Statistics are no substitute for judgement"
Data is absolutely mainstream today, not only among analysts and engineers, but also across industries and professions. But some people hang on statistics without understanding the context, which is the single most important piece of information in any analysis. This leads to decisions based on numbers alone, which can be dangerous; as Henry Clay Sr. said: "Statistics are no substitute for judgement"
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