Good Data Scientist: Python, R, SQL, engineering skills, Spark + longer list of technical skills

Great Data Scientist: Subset of the above + Empathy, Tailored communication, Active Listening, Adaptability

The skills to level yourself up from a good data scientist to a great one can be learned with practice, and I describe four ways that can help. For each of the four examples, my work with undergraduates helped me enormously.

Your stories and experiences may be different from mine, but you may recognize common themes. Perhaps the model and metrics looked great to you but the stakeholder was unconvinced; or…

Sucheta Jawalkar

Data Science @WalmartLabs. Physicist/DataScientist/ Wife/Mom/ChurnedAcademic. Find out more about me here!

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