Expectations management in Data Science projects

I’m going to write a bit about expectations management in Data Science projects. Now this is something that the academic side of my personality finds a bit ‘business-speak’. However it matters in commercial environments (and probably in non-commercial environments like not-for-profits too). It’s worth sharing a Dilbert comic. Just because it’s always relevant when discussing ‘business-speak’.…… Continue reading Expectations management in Data Science projects

What does it mean to be a Senior Data Scientist?

On being a Senior Data Scientist This post is partly for myself and based on various peoples conversations – it is also inspired by https://www.kitchensoap.com/2012/10/25/on-being-a-senior-engineer/ I’m trying to answer questions like ‘what do we expect from a Senior Data Scientist’. My job title is ‘Senior Data Scientist’ and I often joke I’ve no idea what…… Continue reading What does it mean to be a Senior Data Scientist?

Adding the Bootstrap to Lifelines regression

I’ve been recently looking at Survival Analysis at work. It’s an incredibly powerful technique however one challenge I had was getting confidence intervals (or something similar to confidence intervals) to work with Aalen Additive. So largely to allow myself to remember this in future I share the code here 🙂 https://gist.github.com/springcoil/ac468059cf98c8659bf0c44297f79878 https://gist.github.com/springcoil/ac468059cf98c8659bf0c44297f79878.js It should work…… Continue reading Adding the Bootstrap to Lifelines regression

Three pitfalls for non-technical managers managing Data Science teams

This is a fairly opinionated post. It doesn’t represent the views of anyone else other than myself.  I recently came across – Pitfalls of a non technical manager and it reminded me of some of the things I was talking about in Trophy Data Scientist I recommend the post above, and I’ll give my take on…… Continue reading Three pitfalls for non-technical managers managing Data Science teams