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A Day in the Life of a Data Scientist


How does a data scientist spend their time? It’s certainly not all artificial intelligence and self-driving cars. DataCamp’s Chief Data Scientist Dave Robinson walks through a specific example of a typical data science project. He starts with a question that business stakeholders might have, and show the steps of exploratory analysis and “detective work” that data scientists would go through to answer it. He ends by showing how he’d communicate the results through reports and an interactive dashboard. Along the way, he shares insights about the tools data scientists use and the tradeoffs and decisions they face. You will gain an understanding of what data scientists do, which skills they require, and how an organization can best support them.

You can find the slides here.

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David Robinson

Principal Data Scientist

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