The Data Standard
Getting your data science initiative funded is one of the most challenging tasks for a data scientist. So, our host Darren Kaplan sits down for a virtual meeting with Ali Bouhouch to discuss some of the best tips to build a business case and get executive sponsorship.
In today’s episode of The Data Standard, Ali reminisces about his time working as the CTO of Sephora and shares insights drawn from his experience.
As a data scientist, the first crucial step to getting your initiative funded is understanding how a specific business runs. Learning about a business’s current processes, needs, and issues helps ensure you’re on the same wavelength with the decision-makers. Only then can you present data science in a language they’ll understand, in a language that’s not technology-centric, but business-centric.
Hear more tips on getting your initiative funded by tuning in with Darren and Ali as they dive deeper into the topic.