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Great data scientist must be: Curious curiosity allows for finding hidden “gem” in the data, seeing beyond the data curiosity allows for efficiency, as there is always room for improvement Creative creativity allows for effective feature engineering, which impacts predictive power creativity allows for better performance as it leads to improved domain knowledge Consistent consistency…
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A data scientist foundations

As Data Science roles continue to be in high demand across industries, and more organizations start to develop a data driven culture, the interest in transitioning to this field increases. Certainly, DS is a very dynamic discipline that is making a big impact across organizations, with a practical approach brings together other disciplines like math,…
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Sexy?

——————————————————– My husband on Valentine’s day: “I know it has not been easy for you in the last years. Giving birth to our children, working full-time, commuting daily and still taking care of us like the best housewives do. I talked to your sister and she said you complained that you don’t feel sexy anymore. I would…
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Traits of a Great Data Scientist

There is a huge demand for Data Scientists and this can be primarily attributed to the intent of deriving most insights from their ever-growing data within the organization. This zeal to get more out of data makes Data Scientist role very challenging and having following traits will help define someone as great data scientist: 1.…
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BOTS

Qualities of good data scientist can be simplified into BOTS B – Breaking down of a problem O – Observation T- Technical proficiency S – Storytelling Breaking down of a problem:  A data scientist should understand the problem very clearly and should be able to create sub questions from a given main problem. For example,…
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Data Scientist Role

Data Scientist role itself is getting redefined every year as it is evolving every day, month and year because we are at the initial stage of next big wave which will touch every living being or objects used by a living being. As per todays understanding and need, few qualities are much needed to be…
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2019 Goals: Kate Strachnyi

. We are a few days away from the end of 2018; I’m thinking through my goals for 2019 and wanted to document my thoughts to refer to in the next year.  This list isn’t comprehensive but I’m going to try to accomplish the following: Interview 100 people for Humans of Data Science video podcast (Ongoing) Develop…
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Read Together, Learn Together – Join the Online Book Club

  Have you joined the Online Book Club (LinkedIn Group)? Here’s the link to join! The Online Book Club is starting soon; so I wanted to remind everyone to get the book for January  – it is Stoicism: Introduction to the Good Life. The author states that “if you apply the Stoic principles within this…
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2018 Year in Review: Kate Strachnyi

2018 has been a great year for me. I wanted to share a few highlights from this year before we head into the next one; where I have goals set that truly wake me up early in the morning and keep me motivated and excited. Here is a summary of some of these highlights: 2018…
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Insights from 7 Sessions of the DATAx Conference in NYC (Dec 2018)

The DATAx conference in NY (Innovation Enterprise Summits) took place on December 12th and 13th of 2018. The event was run as five parallel track sessions that focused on different areas and allowed participants to flow from one track to another. Though I couldn’t attend every session here is a glimpse into some of the…
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