data driven scrum

Data Driven Scrum

Data Driven Scrum™ (DDS) is an agile framework specifically designed for data science teams. In short, DDS aims to improve a data science team’s collaboration and communication. The Data Science Process Alliance created Data Driven Scrum to address the fact that other well-known agile approaches (such as often Scrum and […]

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Data science life cycle per Domino Data Labs

10 Ways to Manage a Data Science Project – Part IV: Emerging Approaches

So are there new emerging approaches that are data science native? Microsoft’s Team Data Science Process (TDSP), Domino Data Lab’s Data Science Life Cycle, and the Data Science Process Alliance’s Data Driven Scrum (DDS) are approaches that are both data science native and agile. There are pros and cons specific to each approach but they share some fundamental principles.

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layered cake

Vertical vs Horizontal Slicing Data Science Deliverables

Traditional software approaches favor developing software layer-by-layer (horizontal slicing) while software agilists strive to deliver software by thin end-to-end value streams (vertical slicing). …but what makes sense for data science? Consider a churn project… Imagine that you are tasked to pro-actively minimize customer churn at a telecom company. The retention […]

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