... Also, spending six hours building a lookup table.
Data is exciting. But behind the brilliant technologies and insights, are a bunch of real jobs in real companies, with real humans. It's complicated and hard to create real measurable value. You can learn code, algorithms, and statistics, but text books (or academia) can never prepare you for exactly what to expect in the real world as a data scientist. Let's have a conversation about the implementation problems we're all trying to solve, and the solutions we're finding along the way.
Representing some of the top tech companies, this panel will give you an honest look into the truth behind what was called the sexiest job for the 21st century, and how universities can better prepare their graduates for successful data science careers.