Chapter 10. Plan execution: putting it all together

This chapter covers

  • Tips for putting your statistics (chapter 7) and software (chapters 89) into action
  • When to modify the plan (formulated as in chapter 6)
  • Understanding the significance of results and how it relates to practical usefulness

Figure 10.1 shows where we are in the data science process: executing the build plan for the product. In the last three chapters, I covered statistics, statistical software, and some supplemental software. Those chapters provide a survey of technical options available to data scientists in the course of their projects, but they don’t continue along the data science process from the previous chapters. Because of this, in this chapter I bring you back ...

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