data science technologyTech Tuesdays

Data Science Isn’t a Technology

Data science enhances product. It’s part of product. But far too often I see data science teams reporting to the CTO or a technical leader and I think that’s wrong, and part of the reason data science isn’t always as…
zank
November 19, 2019
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Comments from Our Readers

Over the months I’ve written Tech Tuesdays I’ve received a lot of positive feedback and praise. Thank you all for your thoughtful feedback and comments! This week, I’m reflecting back on some readers’ comments. If you want to reach me…
zank
November 12, 2019
BusinessTech Tuesdays

Mentorship is not Optional

by: Zank, CEO of Bennett Data Science Mentorship is probably the single most important source of outside help I’ve ever received. I spent 10 years at a big consulting company and I worked for a wonderful man, Duane. He was…
zank
November 5, 2019
data testingTech Tuesdays

The Power of Efficient A/B Testing

A/B testing is such an important step in product development because it’s directly tied to revenue. Data-driven companies know this. They run thousands of tests concurrently and even have teams that develop in-house systems for monitoring all these tests. It’s…
zank
October 15, 2019
BusinessTech Tuesdays

Resist the Algorithms

by: Zank, CEO of Bennett Data Science I took this photo a couple of weeks ago. As a person who has spent years writing algorithms to help people, the back-window writing struck me as a very powerful and interesting statement.…
zank
October 1, 2019
data diversityTech Tuesdays

Loss and the Importance of Diversity

Last week, we lost a great data scientist and a friend of mine, Elizabeth (Liz) Boshardy. Liz lived in Chicago and was on the team I managed at Trunk Club for a little over two years. She died last Saturday;…
zank
September 24, 2019
data simulationTech Tuesdays

Need More Data? Simulate it

Don’t have enough data for that new A.I. initiative? Simulate some. Let’s take a look at why that can be advantageous and when you might want to simulate big piles of data rather than waiting for all those clicks or visits…
zank
September 17, 2019