“No plan survives first contact with the enemy”

Over history, risk management has been a crucial issue for the decision maker. There have been stories of both successes and failures related to risk that has changed the course of the world. In WW2, operation D-Day was considered one of the…


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One of the skills that we need to navigate through our daily schedule is the ability to make good decisions. Some of these decisions are regular and are second nature to us — what to eat, which mode of transport to take, when to shower, what to say in a…


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In our daily lives, we are required to make many decisions. Some of them are routine, and it has become habitual for us to make these decisions. Others are ad hoc. But these decisions span over our personal life, work-life, and academic life. An interesting aspect of many of these…


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There are countless discussions about getting started in a career in data science, and many young professionals and students are setting up their career path in this field. In fact the search term “Data Science Advice” gives about 1.2 billion results in Google! …


This Covid-19 Pandemic has exposed all of us to some very important concepts. Among them, a very important one is the policies quickly made by authorities and administrations to lock down traveling, introduce social distancing, etc. One key fact about these policy decisions is that they tend to have a…


We are now live witnesses to a Global Pandemic. Last few weeks have been a flurry of online meetings, discussions, policy debates, contingency plannings and of-course, sleepless nights of worrying about the present and the future of loved ones. The internet is awash with business advice, policy advice, things to…


Networking is considered quite a gray-area issue. I have been part of conversations which are of the theme — “Oh he/she is all talks and nothing more! Just networks his/her way around the workplace.”, and conversations which are like — “Her/his network is so extensive! Would be brilliant to be…


There is a lot of chatter in the Internet about how Data Analytics and Big Data jobs are “sexy”, and there are a plethora of articles and tutorials on learning to code in R and Python, and grocery list of steps you need to take to be a data scientist…


One of the most challenging task for organizations is to make medium and long term strategic decisions. Day to day decision making most of the time falls under Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and doesn’t require much thinking most of the time. But decisions on product design, entry to markets, acquisition…


This is a continuation of my previous post — Interesting sources of data Part 1. In that post, we discussed websites and databases from where you can get data about Bangladesh, as well as the concepts of Web Analytics and Social Media analytics. …

Khan Muhammad Saqiful Alam

Data Science enthusiast, researcher, foodie, Potter Head and Sci-Fi Geek. Also a hardcore fan of mythology! Love to teach and mentor

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