Subject Matter Expertise — Forgotten In Data Science Education

Robert de Graaf
Jul 8, 2019 · 3 min read
Pioneers of railway engineering pondering the move from theory to practice

As data science tries to establish itself as a profession, data scientists need to develop general methods of becoming subject matter experts.

One of the earliest uses of the phrase Data Science was by Bill Cleveland in a talk intended to galvanise statisticians to use computers more effectively in order to better listen to what data was saying. Eighteen…