At first glance, the skills required to work in the data science field appear to be self-explanatory. Do not be fooled. Impactful data science demands an interdisciplinary knowledge of business philosophy, project management, salesmanship, presentation, and more. In Managing Your Data Science Projects, author Robert de Graaf explores important concepts that are frequently overlooked in much of the instructional literature that is available to data scientists new to the field. If your completed models are to be used and maintained most effectively, you must be able to present and sell them within your organization in a compelling way.
The value of data science within an organization cannot be overstated. Thus, it is vital that strategies and communication between teams are dexterously managed. Three main ways that data science strategy is used in a company is to research its customers, assess risk analytics, and log operational measurements. These all require different managerial instincts, backgrounds, and experiences, and de Graaf cogently breaks down the unique reasons behind each. They must align seamlessly to eventually be adopted as dynamic models.
Data science is a relatively new discipline, and as such, internal processes for it are not as well-developed within an operational business as others. With Managing Your Data Science Projects, you will learn how to create products that solve important problems for your customers and ensure that the initial success is sustained throughout the product’s intended life. Your users will trust you and your models, and most importantly, you will be a more well-rounded and effectual data scientist throughout your career.
Who This Book Is For
Early-career data scientists, managers of data scientists, and those interested in entering the field of data science
Robert de Graaf is currently a data scientist at RightShip, and was central to the development of the algorithm currently used in the Qi platform to predict maritime accidents, among other models. He initially began his career as an engineer, at different times working in quality assurance, project engineering, and design, but soon became interested in applying statistics to business problems and completed his education with a master's degree in statistics. He is passionate about producing data solutions that solve the right problem for the end user.
Dimensioni: 235 x 155 mm Ø 250 gr
Illustration Notes:5 Illustrations, black and white
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