Learning To Be A Data Scientist

  • Don’t Start with the Data. Do Start with a Good Question
  • Don’t think one person can do it all. Do build a well-rounded team
  • Don’t only use one tool. Do use the best tool for the job
  • Don’t brag about the size of your data. Do collect relevant data
  • Don’t ignore domain knowledge. Do consult a subject matter expert
  • Don’t publish a table of numbers. Do create informative charts
  • Don’t use just your own data. Do enhance your analysis with open data
  • Don’t do all the work yourself. Do partner with local universities
  • Don’t always build your own tools. Do use lots of open source tools
  • Don’t keep all your findings to yourself. Do share your analysis and results with the world!

Source: Data Science 101 | Learning To Be A Data Scientist