Written by Kristjana Popovski and Hannah Kennedy — Members of Microsoft’s Commercial Software Engineering (CSE) team

Collaborative coding was the backbone of our project — Photo by Alvaro Reyes on Unsplash

Over the past 9 months, we have been working with a team of clinicians and data scientists from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) on Project Fizzyo which focuses on researching the efficacy of various treatments for children with Cystic Fibrosis (CF). We focused on two information streams: Fitbit activity data, and customized airway clearance devices. Our goal was to create a maintainable and robust data-processing pipeline to enable clinicians’ on-going research. Our pipeline was written in R and we wanted to bring CSE’s commitment to good engineering practices by incorporating unit testing, linting, and continuous integration. …

Hannah Kennedy

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