Data Scientist of the Year
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This award recognizes the outstanding contribution an individual has made to driving data science innovation and awareness within their organisation and/or the broader data science community. Entrants are required to provide demonstrable examples of how they have helped to drive awareness and use of data science, and provide an example of a high impact data science project they have completed within the preceding 12-18 months that showcases their technical ability.
Candidates will be scored on the following set of criteria, receiving a score out of a maximum possible 100 points.
Demonstrate an understanding of business problems and the ability to deliver business value. [10 Points]
Describe how you work with other business stakeholders and overcome organisational barriers. [10 Points]
Skills, Tools, & Techniques
Demonstrate application of data manipulation skills, tools, and techniques to perform quantitative analysis. [10 Points]
Demonstrate application of machine learning skills, tools and techniques to create models and deliver predictions and recommendations. [10 Points]
Demonstrate usage of data visualization for the purposes of deriving business insights. [10 Points]
Demonstrate usage of advanced visualization techniques to demonstrate data or model complexities. [10 Points]
Note: candidates may provide up to 4 examples of their visualisations to demonstrate this skill.
Demonstrate the delivery of innovative business value through the application of data to existing or new business problems. [20 Points]
Provide examples of multi-dimensional communication that showcase your story-telling and communication skills, and demonstrate the impact of these skills on your organization and/or the broader data science community. [20 Points]
MEET THE JUDGES:
Business Technology Leader, Data Science | Johnson & Johnson
Research Project Director | SAP Research & Innovation
Senior Data Professional | Microsoft
Chief Data and Analytics Officer | wefox