Dr Eugene Dubossarsky gave an updated version of his iconic presentation, “The Zen of Data Science” at YOW! Data 2018:
What makes data science such a different field? Why is it such a challenge to structure, manage and capture the value of data science? This presentation will focus on the key issues around the practice of discovery, (“science”) and how it differs from the practice of building new things (“engineering”). Other questions addressed will include: How do organisations manage and leverage the value of data science? What are the key “unknown unknowns” that managers miss so often, with disastrous results? What are the cultural, procedural, managerial differences between “scientists” and engineers in a modern, data-driven workplace?