The Care and Feeding of Data Scientists: Becoming a Data Science Manager
Data science management isn’t easy, and many data scientists are finding themselves learning on the job how to manage data science teams as they get promoted into more formal leadership roles. O’Reilly recently release a report, written by yours truly (Katie) and another experienced data science manager, Michelangelo D’Agostino, where we lay out the most important tasks of a data science manager and some thoughts on how to unpack those tasks and approach them in a way that makes a new manager successful. This episode is an interview episode, the first of three, where we discuss some of the common paths to data science management and what distinguishes (and unifies) different types of data scientists and data science teams.
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