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Guerrilla Analytics – how to deliver analytics in the cut & thrust of business

Despite the plethora of good books on topics like Data Visualisation, very few cover how to deliver Guerrilla Analytics. By that, I mean beyond the theoretical ideals of Data Science textbooks. Beyond just the coding challenges of […]

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What Tools Should a Good Analyst have in Their Toolbox? (part 2 = people skills)

Continuing Martin Squires series on the tools that should be in a good analyst toolbox. In part 2, Martin moves on to focus on the people skills that are needed. I use the term people skills for a couple […]

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What Tools Should a Good Analyst have in Their Toolbox? (part 1 = technical)

Continuing our theme of tools for analytics teams, what tools should analysts have in their toolbox? It’s a broad question and one with diverging views. So, I am delighted to welcome back a guest blogger who doesn’t […]

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Why non Data Scientists can lead Data Science teams

I recently discovered a LinkedIn debate over whether or not non-data scientists could lead data science teams. The debate was polarised between those arguing for technical knowledge & those who focussed on leadership skills. As well as being […]

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How to Help a Non-Technical Audience Understand their readiness for Data Science

Last week I had the pleasure of working with the University of South Wales (USW) to help non-technical people understand Data Science. More specifically, I was running a Masterclass entitled “Everyday Data Science“. The brief […]

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Setting up an Analytics Team for Success = Get Fuzzy!

Building on our month focussed on controversial topics, let’s turn to what will set your team up for success. Different contexts can require different types of the analytics team. A lot of the advice that I […]

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