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Good Morning and Welcome to this addition of the Morning Analytic Coffee Blog.
Sorry for the recent delays, between holidays (Happy Canada Day and 4th of July, everyone!) and some personal items I’ve attended to.
For a while, I’ve been generalizing about Analytics. Today, I am getting…Continue
Good Morning and Welcome to this edition of the Morning Analytic Coffee Blog.
Today, we talk about the understanding of project parameters, and being eager to please. One of the best and worst things for the analyst is project parameters: Written clearly, with a good understanding, project parameters can really help provide the structure for the results needed. Notice that I didn’t say “results desired…Continue
Good Morning and Welcome to this addition of the Morning Analytic Coffee Blog. Today, I'm focusing on the science in Data Science. In 7th grade, we were taught that the following is the scientific method, as described by Bacon: Question, followed by initial knowledge gathering, the formation of hypothesis, designing a test to that hypothesis, performing said experiment, writing all of the results, analyzing said results, reporting them and finally verifying them through a duplicate…Continue
So, every morning, the analyst, from junior to senior to principal, has a choice to make among three possible paths. Do I: increase my technical proficiency by learning to program or some new statistical methodology, or do I improve my knowledge level of the industry I am working with because of a project that is upcoming, or do I work on soft skills to improve reporting and client relations? Presuming that a deadline is not looming, the analyst has an…Continue