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Excel at nothing: How to be an effective generalist

October 18,2022

  • Video
  • Coalesce 2022

"They’re looking for someone technical, but business-oriented.” Says the newly minted analytics engineer—quietly content in her ability to be everything to everyone. But "purple" work can still be perilous: roadmap uncertainty, stakeholder confusion, an unending list of new things to learn... In practice, becoming an efficient generalist requires a specific skill set, one not often taught in schools. In this talk, Stephen Bailey (Whatnot) shares how to navigate the most complex, but rewarding bits of interdisciplinary data work.

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