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Tips for Hiring a Data Science Manager

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Do you need a data science management recruiter? In this post, I’ll explore how to hire a data science manager and if using a data science manager recruiter (or executive search firm) would be helpful. As you likely already know, it can be very challenging to hire a data science manager. That is why many […]

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6 Actions to Be a Better Data Science Manager

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Are you a new data science manager? Or a data scientist who wants to become a data science manager? Or, perhaps, a manager who wants to start managing data science teams? If so, welcome to the world of data science management!  In short, data science projects often have a high degree of uncertainty with respect […]

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Scaling a Model with Data Driven Scrum at Lely

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The following is an interview by Jeff Saltz with Jelle de Jong. Jelle, a certified DSPA Team Lead, is an independent consultant. He currently works with Lely, an agricultural business based in the Netherlands. Jeff: Can you provide some background on your consulting business? Jelle: I’ve been in the quantitative modeling industry for 15+ years. […]

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Data Science Management: 5 Key Concepts

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The rapid increase in the number of data science projects and teams is driving an increasing need for data science management. To address this gap, it is tempting to think that any project manager (from a different field) could do the job. Or that a good senior data scientist would naturally be a good data […]

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Project Management for Data Analytics

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This post will explore managing analytics projects by focusing on three questions: What is the difference between a data scientist and a data analyst? What is the difference between analytics projects and data science projects? What project management / project coordination framework might be helpful to manage analytics projects? Project Management Training for Data Analytics […]

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Managing Machine Learning Projects

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Machine Learning Project Management is of growing importance If you are leading machine learning projects, you have probably noticed (or soon will notice) that machine learning project management is of growing importance and that it would be extremely helpful to have a repeatable agile process framework that helps to ensure the team can generate useful […]