I’m an Analyst and the software engineers made fun of my code!

I’m seeing a very fuzzy line between where technical business analysts end & IT teams begin. Y’all know of good articles/books on managing responsibilities when coding analysts on the biz side interface with IT dev teams? Seems tricky. #rstats #pydata #python — JD Long (@CMastication) October 19, 2018 My friend JD Long, has been a… Continue reading I’m an Analyst and the software engineers made fun of my code!

On the Cultural divide between Data Scientists and Managers

My friend Chris recently quoted me from Twitter on his Blog. I don’t have much to add to this – other than I feel it is a fair article is correct, and it discusses my own challenges. Ian Ozsvald has a good keynote on this – from PyCon Sweden where he talks about the need to… Continue reading On the Cultural divide between Data Scientists and Managers

Interview with a Data Scientist: Thomas Levi

This is part of my ongoing series of interviews with Data Scientists. Thomas Levi is a Data Scientist at Plenty of Fish (POF) an online dating website based in Vancouver. Thomas has a background in theoretical physics and at one point did string theory. Recently a lot of his work has involved topic models and… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Thomas Levi

Stories in Data Analytics

As a Data Analytics professional I made the same mistake everyone else from a strong STEM background makes when first meeting Non -analysts in a work environment. I talked about R^2 values. And then I lost my audience…. I am reminded about this because a more experienced analyst tweeted this recently. From Kevin Hillstrom who… Continue reading Stories in Data Analytics