Strata 2013 Case Studies Sessions

Great America Ballroom J
Daniel Tunkelang (Various)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
It's great being a data scientist -- some are even calling it the sexiest job of the 21st century. What's not so great is trying to hire data scientists when the demand for them far outstrips the supply. Which makes it imperative that you nail the hiring process. In this session, I'll share hiring tips, and specifically what we've learned at LinkedIn about how to interview data scientists. Read more.
Great America Ballroom J
Kate Matsudaira (Decide, Inc.)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 1 rating)
Data science can power incredible innovation, but the most important insights typically aren't known ahead of time. This makes it challenging to manage schedules, expectations, and goals. At Decide, data science is core to our product. This talk will share lessons learned from both sides, and provide the audience with strategies to improve process and communication in their own teams. Read more.
Great America Ballroom J
Marck Vaisman (Booz Allen Hamilton), Sean Murphy (PingThings)
Data science efforts can be derailed for many reasons. We highlight common pitfalls on planning & executing data science: the optimal organizational mindsets, the technical considerations, and what constitutes the diverse skills of practitioners. This talk is based on the upcoming Bad Data Handbook as well as a survey and analysis of a few hundred Data Science practitioners from around the world. Read more.


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