Note: This is cross-posted to both my blogs.
I have been on vacation. Regular posts will resume next week. Before then, here is a little something for you.
ASA News recently asked me to describe "a day in the life of" a business statistician. My response is here, together with responses by two others.
As a statistician, I am worried about describing an "average" day for an "average" statistician. Better think of this as a day selected from a normal distribution that is close to its center.
If you have even more time, Andrew Gelman thinks these six posts are worth re-reading.