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Demystifying Data Science in the industry

On June the 7th I had a quick introductory talk at AssoLombarda in Milan regarding the role of Data Scientist into the 4th industrial revolution. My presentation is an introduction to what Data Science in the industry is and what … Continue reading

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Lessons learnt from building data-driven production systems at Barclays

In the last years at Barclays we learnt and tried a lot of stuff that made the Advanced Analytics team very successful inside a large organization where, as such, being a productive data scientist is a tough challenge.

Our team works on a mix of descriptive, predictive and prescriptive projects that make use of machine learning and big data technologies, mainly on top of Apache Spark. Even though we deliver per-request insights coming from manual analysis, we primarily build automated and scalable systems to be periodically used either internally for a better decision-making or customer-facing in the form of analytics services (e.g. via the web portal).
In this post series I want to share some of the best practices, tools, methodologies and workflows that we experimented and the lessons learnt from them. Continue reading

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