We were recently joined by Aliyah Wakil, Epidemiology Team Lead at TX Department of State Health Services.
A few key snippets from our conversation:
01:34 - Start of session
3:51 - Strategies for bringing data science to everyone
6:55 - Creating communities for knowledge sharing
16:18 - Dealing with patient data across multiple data systems
22:20 - Increasing data literacy
26:54 - Tips for moving into leadership
29:28 - Transitioning into leadership from an individual contributor role
34:00 - People management vs. technical leadership discussion
57:22 - How to govern such a wide variety of tools and manage the code
An audience-led conversation held on Zoom focused on data science leadership that is open to all every Thursday at 12 ET. You can check out the recordings on this site as well! Learn more on the About DSH page here:https://www.rstudio.com/data-science-hangout/about
You don't have to register to join. You can add the event to your own calendar here:https://www.addevent.com/event/Qv9211919
There are three ways to ask questions during a live session:
All of the recordings from past sessions are shared here:https://www.rstudio.com/data-science-hangout/live-calls
That's up to you. The host, Rachael usually opens up the discussion by asking the featured leader what they are most excited about in data science currently, and then we turn the questions over to the audience. Here are a few examples of questions that have come up before:
What is the divide between a business analyst and a data scientist?
What is the most unique problem you've had to solve in your industry?
My leaders refer to our BI tools when asked about data science, do you consider BI data science? Why/why not?
Did you always have managing skills/people skills, or did you have to learn them?
Could you define levels of data science maturity for companies?