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Communication & Collaboration will make you “Great”

I want to start with the preface, that the qualities that make a great data scientist will be very dependent on the company you work for at the team that surrounds you. I strongly feel that organizations should focus on building a dynamic data science team rather than offering out the title of a data…
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Qualities that make a great data scientist

The first and foremost, in my opinion, is curiosity. The core of science is to understand how things work, or “being curious”. As the term “scientist” in “data scientist”, a great scientist always wonder and question “why/why not?”. For data science problems, data cleansing/preparation takes most of the time. This step means to discover data…
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What makes a great Data Scientist?

So, you want to become a Data Scientist; well, I don’t blame you! After all, this profession is fascinating and very promising. But, do you really have what it takes to be a successful Data Scientist? I’d like to group the essential traits to achieve this goal into three categories: academic, skills, and personal. Let…
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My Story of Becoming LinkedIn Top Voice: Data Science & Analytics

With over 590 million users, LinkedIn is the leading professional social media platform. Whether you’re a finance executive at a major company, a business owner who runs a small restaurant, or even a college student looking to explore future career options, LinkedIn is for anybody and everybody who’s interested in taking their professional life more seriously…
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How to self-publish a book on Amazon

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to self-publish a book on amazon, then this blog post is for you! If you prefer to consume information in video form, then click on the image below: I’ve self-published 2 books so far: Journey to Data Scientist (November 2017) and The Disruptors: Data Science Leaders (November 2018).…
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Data Science Balancing Act

Data science is a continuous balancing act. A data scientist needs to be able to examine and validate detailed data processing steps and model parameters, but also remember the big picture to make sure that the model they are building is a viable solution to business problems. They need to be able to understand complex…
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Qualities that make a great data scientist

I would say that a few of the qualities that make a great data scientist are: Intense curiosity: data scientists should be innately curious about the data they are working with so that they will always be hungry for insights and how to improve their methodology Strong technical skills: they should have the background necessary…
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Data Driven Data Scientist

Curiosity, Persistence and Business Understandings make a valuable Data Scientist. Curious to learn about the basics (Beginners) and new advancements (Experts), Persistent in practice-cum-implementation and primarily the Business  because whatever a data scientist does is of no use unless he understands that why he is developing a data science solution. For producing better solutions, taking insights…
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Role of a Data Scientist

I would say having the ability to learn quickly, as well as the motivation. This field is developing rapidly, and has been for a decade now. As such, to catch up with and then stay on top of breakthroughs, as well as new topics and techniques, it requires a huge amount of dedication and ability…
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Which data scientist have you decided to be?

The first and most important quality of a data scientist is the ability to understand its own context and the ability to make a conscious choice about what they want to be: a “bricklayer” or a “challenger”. The “bricklayers” are the majority of data scientists which compose the backbone of the industry. They carry out…
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