The Search for ‘Analytics Whisperers’

I had never heard of the term Analytics Translators until this week, where I chanced upon an article by HBR. According the the article, “translators play a critical role in bridging the technical expertise of data engineers and data scientists¬†with the operational expertise of marketing, supply chain, manufacturing, risk, and other frontline managers.” Simply put,…

Data Science Immersive [Final Review]

In between juggling my capstone project and lessons, I had not updated the last four weeks of my time at DSI. But here is the final review to make up for it! The final four weeks were spent learning about Bayesian statistics, Hadoop, Spark, forecasting time series, Flask, Recommender Systems with a brief overview on…

Data Science Immersive [Week 8 Review]

  Short Week != Less Work A four-day week punctuated by Deepavali celebrations on Wednesday, but I suspect most of my classmates are not celebrating much (like me). The shorter week was characterised by lessons in NLP topics such as sentiment analysis, topic modelling and Naive Bayes, and — what else — more work on…

Data Science Immersive [Week 7 Review]

With just about five weeks left until graduation, most of the class spent a great deal of time on their capstone project during the week. Milestone 2 was on Friday and milestone 3 is just seven days away; the reality of things quickly settle in when you have so many deadlines to meet. I personally…