What My Data Science Degree Did Not Teach Me — Part 2

Important: This article is a continuation of the article What My Data Science Master Did Not Teach Me — Part 1! Thank you to everyone who read and/or clapped for Part 1!

Investing in domain knowledge As a data scientist, I somewhat knew that I had to invest in domain knowledge. However, no one during my degree emphasized enough how much time should be spent understanding what lies beyond the data in order to understand the data. Datasets do not always come with extended documentation and often do not have clear column names nor a pre-selected label column.

Author: Julia Di Russo

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