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Consulting skills for Data Scientists

Consulting skills for Data Scientists

Peadar Coyle of Channel 4 shares techniques adapted from the worlds of design, consulting, the humanities and the social sciences which improve focus, communication, and results for data science campaigns.


June 08, 2016

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  1. Consulting skills for Consulting skills for Data Scientists Data Scientists

    Peadar Coyle - Channel 4
  2. Big Picture Big Picture Data science that doesn't cause change

    is useless Design - UX/UI Humanities Rhetoric
  3. I'll just analyse more data...

  4. Strategy Strategy Buzzword - technical Buzzword - technical people sometimes

    hate it people sometimes hate it
  5. None
  6. But strategy matters But strategy matters Your company needs a

    data Your company needs a data strategy - a roadmap strategy - a roadmap Technical professionals should inform such documents :)
  7. None
  8. We're in the We're in the communication communication business business

  9. None
  10. Some frameworks Some frameworks

  11. Scoping: CoNVO Scoping: CoNVO

  12. Context - what is the business Context - what is

    the business context and model? context and model? Need - what is the business Need - what is the business need? need? Vision - What would a Vision - What would a solution look like solution look like Outcome - Training, SVP Outcome - Training, SVP approval, etc approval, etc
  13. General: SPEACS General: SPEACS

  14. None
  15. Search for "Design thinking Stanford"

  16. Good books for your consulting/ strategy/ soft skills

  17. Links Links Applied AI blog post on delivering value throughout

    the analytical process My blog post on Consulting Skills for Data Scientists Thinking with Data book http://blog.applied.ai/delivering-value-throughout- the-analytical-process/ http://bit.ly/consulting_data_sci http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920029182.do P.S. We're hiring - reach out to me