Palantir

Man and machine: how Palantir is winning in the analytics wars

Man and machine: how Palantir is winning in the analytics wars

These days building great technology on it's own is not enough. One of possibly the most successful analytics companies in recent years has taken lessons from the world of chess to create a winning combination of analyst and technology. Whilst not every start up can expect to be valued at close to $20bn, or establish $100m contracts with it's clients, there are lessons to be learnt from how Palantir uses it's "forward deployed engineers".