Twelve months ago, I made a career move from data analytics into the world of data science. In this post, I’ll cover the key learnings from my first year in the job, which has included building and deploying my first machine learning model as a junior data scientist.

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Business Knowledge and Context

The first learning is something that I’ve read on countless blogs by data scientists and will repeat here due to its importance. Having the business context of the problem you are trying to solve with your model is incredibly important because it will determine the fundamental logic that you build into and…

Zoe Aldington

Data analyst to data scientist

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