The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

Do you want to think and act more strategically?

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Outside of statistics departments, we are often seen as tactical and operational implementers. This branding makes it hard for statisticians to be included in strategic discussions. This limits our ability to influence the organizations and projects. It can even lead to entire departments being outsourced or not appropriately funded because of this terrible reputation. I'm long on a journey to fight against this branding. This journey also requires us statisticians to learn about thinking and acting strategically.

How to best visualize uncertainty

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Our job as statisticians focuses primarily on the analysis and communication of uncertainty in its many aspects. For this episode, I think of uncertainty as the variability in the population we are studying, the uncertainty around estimates, or the model uncertainty, which we might capture via looking into various models.

What you should know about change management

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What is change management? Is it only something for big corporate initiatives or does it also apply to smaller changes?
Why does it require so much consideration?
What's hard about change?

Change management is something I never thought about being interesting for statisticians, but recently, I needed to dive in to this frequently. I learned that this helps me when creating new designs or processes as it answers lots of questions about getting from an idea to an implementation.

Knowledge sharing and what it means for you

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Knowledge sharing is close to my heart and Nelson, who is a very knowledgeable statistician, has shared a lot of articles in LinkedIn and on his website.

Nelson has always been keen to learn from others and share that knowledge broadly, so we'll be exploring similarities and differences in how he's seen that be achieved in different circumstances.

Good data visualization checklist

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Do you want to review a data visualization effectively?
Do you want to provide your organization with a simple tool to improve your data visualizations?
Do you need a checklist for yourself to make sure you covered everything for your data visualization?
This episode is for you!

Good data visualization checklist

Download it: MP3 | AAC | OGG | OPUS

Do you want to review a data visualization effectively?
Do you want to provide your organization with a simple tool to improve your data visualizations?
Do you need a checklist for yourself to make sure you covered everything for your data visualization?

This episode is for you!

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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