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Ask any Data Scientist and they will tell you that the process of 'wrangling' (loading, understanding and preparing) data represents the lion's share of their workload – often up to as much as 80% . However, that number is not as alarming as it may at first seem. To understand why, let me tell you ...
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Back from TED Women last week. I have talked to each of you about equality issues in some shape or form and thought you may find this interesting. There were talks from those who are being the light in terrible darkness. (bits of them listed below) There were other bits, difficult to summarize into ...
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Our November Board of Directors (BoD) meeting is officially in the books! Thought I’d appeal to the analyst in you and frame my thoughts/takeaways around some key numbers/metrics! Spoiler Alert : I’m about to let a few “cats out of the bag” so you have to promise to forget your source! ...
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Good evening all, It has been a few months since I last posted here. I am based in London where I have spent most of my career as either a web developer or a web analytics practitioner. I have now over 6 years' experience in database, server-side and front-end development but more recently, an additional ...
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Volunteering with DAA is a great way to enhance your DAA membership experience, gain leadership experience, and build your personal network.   DAA lists all current volunteer opportunities on the national scale on the DAA website. All opportunities are designed as short-term commitments ...
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Fall is annual strategic planning season for many companies, and the DAA is no exception. We’re fresh off our October Board of Directors meetings where the focus was 2019 strategic planning so I thought I’d share some highlights from the day and half session… ·          DAA Membership continues ...
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As a DAA member, you have access to all of our recently recorded webinars.   In our Education Portal, you can find all of DAA's recorded webinars   from the past few years. There are almost 40 to choose from!  DAA webinars are provided to you at no additional cost as a benefit of your DAA Membership. ...
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As I was horsebacking riding in the crisp autumn air with a group of analytic professionals from across the country, I realized the conference tagline was pretty accurate: An Industry Event Unlike Any Other . I attended the ObservePoint’s Validate 2018 conference in Park City, Utah. It was ...
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When we enter the workforce, it is often with a handful of skills and just enough gumption to get hired. Years are spent learning and growing to become the women we want to be professionally and personally. In looking back over the last twenty plus years of my analytics career, I wonder how I got to ...
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Ask an Analyst, particularly a Digital Analyst , how they’d like to develop their career, and they are quite likely to tell you that they want to get into Data Science. But in fact the two disciplines (if they can even be described as separate disciplines) overlap considerably – some would even say ...
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