Journey from Data analyst to (Citizen) Data scientist


In this workshop, we will make use of “low-code” “no-code” platforms to perform some of the common data science tasks, such as data cleaning, exploratory data analysis and machine learning. These tools are good starting points if you’re trying to start a data career, make use of data at work or transition from a data analyst role to a data scientist. The workshop also provides a framework to how to run a data science project end-to-end.

Session Outline
Part 1: Introduction to various roles within the data science industry
Participants will gain insights about the common tasks performed by different roles in the data science industry and the necessary skills involved.
Part 2: Descriptive analytics using Tableau
Participants will learn about the use of exploratory data analysis (EDA) and create data visualizations/ dashboard to present insights.
Part 3: Predictive analytics using Dataiku DSS
Participants will apply machine learning techniques to anticipate/ solve business problems/ questions.


Hui Xiang Chua is Senior Data Scientist at Dataiku, helping enterprises with data democratization and enabling them to build their own path to AI. Dataiku is a 2x Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for Data Science and Machine-Learning Platforms (as of 2021).

She has both public and private experiences solving problems using data, namely over six years in the public service and two years in the media industry. She was also previously an instructor with General Assembly.

In 2017, she was accepted to the Data Science for Social Good Fellowship and was mentored by Rayid Ghani, Chief Scientist of the Obama for America campaign in 2012. For bringing data science into a high school’s curriculum, Hui Xiang was a recipient of the KDD Impact Program award by SIGKDD, the Association for Computing Machinery’s special interest group on knowledge discovery and data mining. She also runs a data science blog called Data Double Confirm that was recognised as 2018/2019 Top 100 Data Science Resources on

Hui Xiang holds a B.Sc.(Sons) in Statistics and M.Sc. in Business Analytics from National University of Singapore.

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