Data Science as a Process

Hilary Mason one of the shining lights of the world of data science Tweeted recently ‘Data people: What is the very first thing you do when you get your hands on a new data set?’ What I do when I get a new dataset is a recent article on the Simple Statistics blog, is a response to this. I’ve…… Continue reading Data Science as a Process

An interview with a data artisan

J.D.Long is the current AVP Risk Management at RenaissanceRe and has a 15 year history of working as an analytics professional.I sent him an interview recently to see what he would say.Good questions Peadar. Here’s a really fast attempt at answers: 1. What project have you worked on do you wish you could go back to, and…… Continue reading An interview with a data artisan