Your project sponsor is the best person to add to your data science team. The biggest obstacles you’ll face with this gold user are perceptual.
In over 20 years of consulting, my all-time favorite client was Linda. She reminded me of a Civil War general like Grant, Jackson, or Lee. Instead of hanging out in headquarters from 9 to 5, Linda was deep in the trenches with me — often into the late hours of the night and sometimes on weekends. She was a manager by title and profession, so she didn’t have to get her hands dirty; however, she knew a lot and didn’t have a problem applying all her talents and skills to the issues at hand.
Author: John Weathington