The Culture

The Union of Data Scientists is built upon the culture of the core fundamentals of:

  • Always embrace change
  • Learn to love learning
  • Create everything transparently
  • Serve to inspire
  • Teach for action and transformation

The Code of Ethics

Section I – Data Transparency and Compliance

  • I will comply with industry standards on data quality.
  • I will provide details on how to access all source data behind a data manipulation or visualisation.
  • I will respect the privacy and confidential information of others.
  • I will abide by the governing laws and not partake in illegal activity.

Section II – Service Excellence

  • I will endeavour to understand those I work with and for and gain clarity around the needs, problems, and ambitions in order to deliver solutions that help them move towards their goals.
  • I will endeavour to make data and systems simple without making them simpler.
  • I will provide or make available support for all developed solutions.
  • I will provide transparency about my current skills and level of interest in developing all proposed solutions.

Section III – Community and Collaboration

  • I will endeavour to make available all data outputs under a creative commons or open source licence.
  • I will honour the spirit of creative common and open source licences and give credit where credit is due.
  • I will honour and engage my peers in the data science industry with respect and professionalism.