15 May 2016 – First Meeting 27 May 2016 – First day in the house May 2016 – Getting comfy June 2016 – Experimenting and putting on weight July 2016 – Grrrl, the chill, but thank god for Annie’s coats August 2016 – This is my house and I’ll do whatever I like September 2016 … More Happy Anniversary, Talbot!
In this third post on setting up a data science practice, I address some of the analytics processes that need to be in place to maximise value from analytics. After more than two decades of practice and development, there are now well- established data analytics frameworks like the Cross Industry Standard Process for Data Mining. … More Setting up a Data Science Practice: Analytics Processes
In the previous post, we discussed the key principles of setting up a data science practice. In this post, we’ll discuss the people dimension. One should read the below as suggestions, not prescriptions. There is more than one way to set up a data science practice. Critical to the success of a data science practice are … More Setting up a Data Science Practice: People Dimension
I have been involved in the setup of several data science practices in both industry and government. Here are a few key principles I use in establishing a data science practice. Principle 1: Building a predictive enterprise is, first and foremost, about building a human infrastructure. Many companies mistakenly believe that analytics is primarily about software … More Setting up a Data Science Practice: Fundamental Principles