The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

Failed study, new safety finding, mistakes - breaking bad news

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As statisticians, we often need to bring terrible news to the team. We’re the first to know, that a study didn’t reach the primary endpoint, or that safety analyses showed some new signals, or that some analyses contained mistakes, that need to be corrected.

How do you deal with such situations?

How to create win-win situations?

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What are win-win situations for you?
How to create such win-win situations?

Upon observing on our daily business, however, we have the tendency to view situations not as win-win but rather as win-lose. Is it really possible to have such kind of situation?

Working long hours – is it worth it?

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Are you working long hours?
How do you manage your time?
Do you know how to say no?
How do you manage expectations?

We want to achieve our goals and be productive at the same time, i.e. we want to accomplish a lot of things during the day. But is it really effective to work long hours?

MakeoverMonday – Improving How We Visualise and Analyze Data

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How do you create effective data visualization?
How do you effectively understand and communicate your data?

This episode helps you to explore different perspectives and approaches to create more effective visualizations. Andy and Eva from MakeoverMonday offer inspiration and a dose of perspective for those who communicate data.

ITIT - an acronym which will help you get started in the pharma industry

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The Introduction to Industry Training (ITIT) gives the delegates a taste of life across the pharmaceutical industry from early drug discovery to marketing, from CRO to Big Pharma and across the UK and continental Europe. The course aims to show the delegates the breadth and depth of work that goes on the industry and give them ideas of where they can get involved. PSI organized this course into 6 two-day sessions, each covering a stage of drug development and each hosted at a different company. The host company will give their unique perspective from experts in the field.

Running on 2 legs

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Are you stepping up as a statistician?
Are you passionate enough in providing the value and helping society and the organization, and the people we serve?

COVID-19 and how charts lie

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The Corona Virus being discussed across the world, with all the visualizations there, it is really timely that I am speaking with Alberto Cairo. He is a visualization guru and has written the book "How Charts Lie". This book helps you as a statistician to understand various problems about charts, but more importantly, it helps you to educate your business partners that are not statisticians.

About this podcast

The podcast from statisticians for statisticians to have a bigger impact at work. This podcast is set up in association with PSI - Promoting Statistical Insight. This podcast helps you to grow your leadership skills, learn about ongoing discussions in the scientific community, build you knowledge about the health sector and be more efficient at work. This podcast helps statisticians at all levels with and without management experience. It is targeted towards the health, but lots of topics will be important for the wider data scientists community.

by Alexander Schacht and Benjamin Piske, biometricians, statisticians and leaders in the pharma industry

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