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2/18/2014
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Kevin Casey
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Kicking Off A Data Science Project: 4 To-Dos

Be properly prepared before diving into a data mining expedition, veteran data scientist Carla Gentry advises.

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Laurianne
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2/18/2014 | 11:03:49 AM
Mr. Clean
Re #4, the tricky part is how clean is clean enough? P&G's CIO will tell you if you wait for perfectly clean data, you wait too long.
data_nerd01
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2/19/2014 | 6:24:19 PM
Re: Mr. Clean
Very much agree, but when you have been doing "it" for almost 20 years - it goes pretty fast, got to keep the CIO and clients happy :)
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2/19/2014 | 8:17:32 AM
Data Science Communication Skills
I think that #2 is what makes a Data Scientist unique when compared to other players in the business intelligence arena.  Although it is a skill that can help anyone, this is perhaps one of the most critical skills for a Data Scientist.  Well said...
data_nerd01
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2/19/2014 | 6:22:53 PM
Re: Data Science Communication Skills
Thank you for your comments Brian!
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