Consulting skills for Data Scientists

Peadar Coyle

Technical isn't the only skill you need...

Big Picture

  • Data science that doesn't cause change is useless
  • Design - UX/UI
  • Humanities
  • Rhetoric

I'll just analyse more data... 

Strategy

Buzzword - technical people sometimes hate it

But strategy matters

Your company needs a data strategy - a roadmap

Technical professionals should inform such documents :) 

We're in the communication business

Some frameworks 

Scoping: CoNVO

Context - what is the business context and model?

Need - what is the business need?

Vision -  What would a solution look like

Outcome - Training, SVP approval, etc

 

General: SPEACS

Search for "Design thinking Stanford"

Good books for your consulting/ strategy/ soft skills

Links

Consulting skills for Data Science

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