I would like to ask a question in the main site about a statement I heard in a Data Science Meetup presentation. It was something like "Data scientists work in order to help executives make the correct, data-driven decisions. In the near future the value of executives is expected to decrease and ours to increase. In the long term we should replace them". I would like to know if people have some -specific- references either against or in favour of that statement.
N.B: I ask for references rather than opinions.
Is this kind of question valid for the main site? Is it valid in the meta? Is it valid somewhere else?
Personally I think similar questions should be part of the main site, since they help build community and answers could educate people on what data science is (and distinct it from SO or CV).