How Qualitative Methods Support Better Data Science

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Learn how qualitative methods can help data scientists stay in touch with end users and build better models.

This is a truly under-discussed topic. Web designers had to learn this lesson over a decade or so, and data scientists are in the very early stages of learning it as well: qualitative research is both critical and hard. Just recommending that data scientists "talk to users" isn't enough.

This is a great post in that it points out the importance of qualitative research methods, but my favorite part of it is the list of resources at the end. Really foundational stuff.

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