Chapter 12. Working with stakeholders

This chapter covers

  • Working with different types of stakeholders
  • Engaging with people outside the data science team
  • Listening so that your work gets best used

It seems like the job of a data scientist would be primarily about data, but much of the work revolves around people. Data scientists spend hours listening to people in their company talk about the problems they have and how data might solve those problems. Data scientists have to present their work to people so they can use the knowledge gained from an analysis or trust a machine learning model. And when problems occur, such as projects being delayed ...

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