Data Science Delivered – Consulting skills

I recently gave a lighting talk at PyData Meetup London where I talked about ‘Consulting skills for Data Scientists’. Here are the slides here https://speakerdeck.com/springcoil/consulting-skills-for-data-scientists  My thoughts Some thoughts – these are not just related to ‘consulting skills’ but something more nuanced – general soft skills and business skills – which are essential for those… Continue reading Data Science Delivered – Consulting skills

Interview with a Data Scientist: Ignacio Elola

As part of my ongoing series with interviews with Data Scientists and Data Analysts, I provide an interview with Ignacio Elola, who is the data scientist at Import.io. Import.io is a cool web platform for allowing you easier access to web data and is one of the cool data scientist enabling tools we see on… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Ignacio Elola

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

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… Continue reading An interview with a data artisan