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Pedro URIA RECIO's Blog Posts Tagged 'Data' (8)

30 Things I learned Organizing South East Asia's Largest Datathon

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Added by Pedro URIA RECIO on December 27, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

Hiring and Retaining Scarse Analytics Talent

Scene from The Incredibles 2

Promising data-minded individuals are easy to spot from the distance: curious detailed-oriented thinkers, energized by uncertainty, open to opposed opinions and willing work in team iteratively to produce insightful recommendations, but still with feet on the ground.

The analytics job market is nascent and…

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Added by Pedro URIA RECIO on September 14, 2018 at 3:37am — 2 Comments

7 Steps to Build a Data-Driven Culture in your Organization

A data-driven culture does not happen overnight. Very deliberate & tangible steps need to be taken to foster a data-oriented culture in the following order:

1) A single source of truth: Data sources in large organizations are often siloed in independent systems. Staff can pull the same metric from different systems and get different numbers. A single source…

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Added by Pedro URIA RECIO on September 14, 2018 at 3:34am — No Comments

How to pay your data scientists to increase retention

Scene from the TV series Pablo Escobar

Promising data-minded individuals are easy to spot from the distance: curious detailed-oriented thinkers, energized by uncertainty, open to opposed opinions and willing work in team iteratively to produce insightful recommendations, but still with feet on the ground. 

The analytics…

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Added by Pedro URIA RECIO on September 14, 2018 at 3:10am — 1 Comment

Can Artificial Intelligence replace Data Scientists?

Steve Urkel and Urkelbot, whose intelligence doubled every 2 minutes. Image Credit: ABC’s Family Matters



Steve Urkel from the world-famous ABC’s sitcom Family Matters was not a Data Scientist because in the 90’s we did not call them like that. But the nerdy teenage Urkel is no…

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Added by Pedro URIA RECIO on September 14, 2018 at 3:02am — No Comments

Why Data Governance should be on the CEO’s Plate

Traffic policewoman in Pyongyang

 

World-famous Pyongyang policewomen, who are reportedly picked by North Korea’s Supreme Leader himself, have garnered a cult following and even have a website devoted to them, quite a rarity in the North Asia country. The job is seemingly held in high esteem, with only the best being hired.

Traffic in…

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Added by Pedro URIA RECIO on September 14, 2018 at 2:37am — No Comments

Driving Robotics and Artificial Intelligence from the C-Suite

C-3PO and R2-D2 are an odd couple in the Star Wars universe. C-3PO is a cowardly droid who obeys pre-defined protocols and routine tasks, while R2-D2 is a curious and adventurous robot who learns from previous problems, uses logical thinking and larger concepts to solve new problems. But together they do things they could not do alone.

Similarly, RPA…

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Added by Pedro URIA RECIO on June 17, 2018 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

What a CEO needs to know about Machine Learning algorithms

During my first project in McKinsey in 2011, I served the CEO of a bank regarding his small business strategy. I wanted to run a linear regression on the bank's data but my boss told me: "Don't do it. They don't understand statistics". (We did not use Machine Learning but, 7 years down the road, I still believe we developed the right…

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Added by Pedro URIA RECIO on May 23, 2018 at 2:00am — No Comments

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