What are recent issues in the real world which can be solved by data analysis?

There are millions of issues which can be solved by data analysis.

Some which I solve everyday are:

  1. What would the customer’s next decision? Can the moves of my marketing team affect them?

  2. How are my customers behaving once on the site?

In general, some problems would be:

Would you be able to predict cancer? (Bayesian analysis)

Who would be the most suited as your boyfriend? (Recommender Systems)

Predicting terrorist activity and taking subsequent actions. (A mixture of lot of techniques)