This is an iconic TED talk and a fun display of storytelling with data.
This is a workshop at the Stanford Graduate School of Business on how to overcomeanxiety and speak spontaneously. Not only will this help you for the rest of yourcareer, but it will also allow you to stand out during your interview.
Simple, practical tips on how to communicate effectively on a daily basis.How to Win Friends and Influence People (PDF), (Free Audiobook Version) This isa book we’d recommend for anyone, data scientist or not. While some of theverbiage is a bit dated, the teachings about interpersonal relationships aretimeless.
How to take business objectives, extract testable hypotheses from them, and thendesign experiments to evaluate.
Lecture by DJ Patil before he become Chief Data Scientist of the USA.
Hal Varian, Chief Economist at Google, gives an excellent overview of the technologyand methodology landscape for data analysis.
Thought-provoking discussion of the relationship between business strategy andtechnology. Explains why the two long-standing theories of business strategy havebecome invalidated by the rise of big data.
Some employers like to ask consulting-style “case” questions during the interview.This is more common for Data Scientists in business operations, strategy, or analyticsroles. This is an excellent crash course on tackling case interviews.
CREATIVITY & INNOVATION
Future-looking discussion of data products and data science.
Venture capitalist’s perspective on the landscape of machine intelligenceapplications.
Masterclass on innovation by Guy Kawasaki.
Creative thinking tips from the perspective of a serial artist and entrepreneur.
Chess grand-master Maurice Ashley on how to see the endgame and work backwards.
Database of the newest startups, searchable by keywords
Short and sweet intro to how businesses use analytics to make better decisions,including case studies.
Introduction to common metrics and analytics methods using in marketing.
How to do smarter cross-selling.
Overview of A/B testing and interpretation.
They say what gets measured gets managed. Here are 25 examples of business KeyPerformance Indicators (KPIs) that are commonly used to make better decisions.
Practical courses on digital analytics, e-commerce analytics, and other topics.