Skip to content

Times Data Scientist Highlights Importance of User Data | News | The Harvard Crimson

analyticalsolution

Wiggins said that a good data scientist needs interpersonal skills because the ability to communicate ideas is crucial to getting any job done. Moreover, a data scientist should strive to build models that are ?both predictive and interpretable? and constantly engage in critical thinking, he said.

Audience members said they found the lecture informative.

?It was interesting to learn how a print media company that has turned to an experiment in digital media wants to learn more about its users and how they can better serve them,? said Justin Ellis, a staff member at the Nieman Journalism Lab.

Source: www.thecrimson.com

the role of a data scientist is especially important in an age in which the journalism industry is adjusting to fast-paced changes to its business model, driven in part by a decline in advertising revenue for print media.

See on Scoop.itData Nerd’s Corner

View original post

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: