"I like to see "communication" as one of the four pillars of your diagram. From all the blogs and other articles out there about data science one would get the feeling that all one needs to do is be good at machine learning and *poof*…"
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"I appreciate your efforts to keep things simple and for being vigilant against hype, but I think there's a very important added complexity between predictive and prescriptive approaches that I haven't seen any thought leader talk about:…"
"Interesting that he doesn't include "Interview client, think deeply about their goals, then tactfully convince them that the problem they need to have solved is not the one they vehemently claim it is." That's Step Numero Uno of…"
"Regarding Items #2 and #4, I don't see that allowing end-users to create their own visualizations as a good thing. Effective data visualization requires specialized knowledge to communicate findings accurately. Without this, I fear we'll…"
"@Richard, thanks for clarifying the relevance of your post. If you reread mine, you'll see that I said that process mining "falls under the umbrella of data science." That means I agree that it's data science; I don't know…"
"@Richard, Process Mining falls under the umbrella of data science, but not data mining. In fact, the course you link to explicitly calls process mining "data science in action" and then explains that it bridges the gap between traditional…"
"Great article. Sadly, you are quite correct when you write " ...and you'll get a job if you know these techniques, more easily than if you don't know them, because progress is slow." Last time I was looking for a position, I was…"
Since your post is 2012, you probably already know this but I'm posting here for future readers...
Regarding Bayesia's (Stefan Conrad's company) flagship product, BayesiaLab, and causation: yes, they have an approach that…"