“If I have seen further than others, it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants ” — Sir Isaac Newton

Why should you start mentoring?

Here I’ll talk about me.. why do I mentor.. because what I have felt throughout my life is that although each person is unique…

This article is an insight into the typical data science project flow. It is aimed for both the data scientist and the stakeholders of a project involving data science/machine learning. It is important for everyone involved to understand the nature of such projects and be comfortable with it’s various activities…

Hello! Ola! Namaste! Nǐn hǎo! Salve! Guten Tag! Hola! Salut! สวัสดี!

Phew! I guess those were Hellos in all the languages that ThoughtWorks has an office. Being relatively new in ThoughtWorks, I liked to read up about ThoughtWorks and stuff. I did not intend to start writing this post the…

To address someone or not to.. that’s my dilemma of the decade (literally)

It is difficult for me to address people in my company or rather any company that follows US culture. Or rather the western culture.

Okay, let me put it out there. I am not entirely comfortable with…

What can we learn from ants, bees and fish? Well, Alot!! The Expertise of the Few; The Power of the Many; The Results that Matter! While the contribution of an individual may be negligible, put together as a group they give meaningful results that matter.

Collective Intelligence (CI) is shared…

“If I have seen further than others, it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants ” — Sir Isaac Newton

Why should you start mentoring?

Here I’ll talk about me.. why do I mentor.. because what I have felt throughout my life is that although each person is unique…

It’s been a few years since I completed my Masters. It does feel like ages now. I did not have much free time in between before starting my job at ThoughtWorks (which is fabulous by the way), and I’m glad for that. I would have gone nuts thinking about what…

Let’s get straight to the point:

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Post Analysis — There is no point just communicating a number. You have to analyse the numbers your algorithm throws out. Tie it back to the domain. Work with the domain experts as to what the results mean.

E.g. What prices is your algorithm…

“I’m a Data Scientist.. I don’t need to write clean code because most of my code is throwaway anyways”. “Clean code and agile are good for developing softwares.. It does not make sense in my work”. …

In a recent attempt to find some data to explain statistical concepts, I did quite a bit of researching (read: searching on google) to find data relevant to India. While the data may be open, only a few can be used to analyse and derive insights. …

Shraddha

A data scientist, a developer, enjoys painting, crafts, dancing, dreaming

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