Tag: statistics

Tips for hiring data scientists

Congratulations! You are selected for the data scientist position – this is the expectation of every data science aspirant who comes out of an interview. At the other end, the interviewer’s task has just begun – assessing each candidate, shortlisting a few and finally arriving at the ‘right’ one. At times, this process might be…
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February 21, 2019 0

Helping Others Learn

Thank you Kate, for encouraging us to be datacated.  I have been in the statistics and engineering field for thirty years.  Learning in the 1980’s how to solve matrix algebra problems by hand gives me an appreciation for the computerized tools available for visualization of today.  Prolific author Douglas Montgomery created volumes of books and…
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January 1, 2019 0

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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December 30, 2018 0