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Unit Cost Metrics for Customer Churn
Carl is a speaker for ODSC East this April 13-17! Be sure to check out his talk, “Fighting Customer Churn With Data,” there! In this post I’m going to highlight one of the key takeaways from the session I’m planning for ODSC East in April: To understand and reduce... Read more
Data Science in Manufacturing: An Overview
In the last couple of years, data science has seen an immense influx in various industrial applications across the board. Today, we can see data science applied in health care, customer service, governments, cybersecurity, mechanical, aerospace, and other industrial applications. Among these, manufacturing has gained more prominence to achieve... Read more
Creating An Open Data Infrastructure For Better Public Services
Open data is changing the way societies are governed by helping create transparent initiatives. Creating an open data  infrastructure at public offices is a major step towards welfare—here’s the architecture that allows public officials to become more transparent. Recently, the tech data community has been concerned with the way... Read more
Credit Models and Binning Variables are Winning and I’m Keeping Score!
Aric is a speaker for ODSC East 2020 this April 13-17. Be sure to see his talk, “Credit Models and Binning Variables Are Winning and I’m Keeping Score!,” there! Classification scorecards are a great way to predict outcomes because the techniques used in the banking industry specialize in interpretability,... Read more
Delivering Business Impact with Analytics, Quickly
Opening a data set for the first time can be challenging and exciting. Turning raw data into insights is part of what I enjoy most about analytics, but it can also be overwhelming. Where should you start? Which analyses should you run? How do you ensure that what you... Read more
Creating Value from Data Assets
In this article, we look at different methods of creating value from data assets—using what you already have in your business and making practical use of it.  During the last decade, we’ve watched Airbnb transition from a little-known “couch” renting service to a behemoth in the hospitality space, putting... Read more
Should You Build or Buy Your Data Science Platform?
An increasingly common theme among many vendors exhibiting solutions at conferences for data scientists is AutoML data science platforms. It seems like every company has their own slant for how to automate the machine learning process. There are some pretty impressive and innovative products out there and I reviewed... Read more
2020 Data Science Landscape: ODSC East Expo Hall
As the number of frameworks, tools, platforms, and solution providers continues to grow, it’s an increased challenge for teams to keep pace. Managers, data scientists, data engineers, software engineers, and a host of other roles need to understand data science trends and what production tools & solutions they can... Read more
DevOps to DevSecOps: All about the Journey!
What do DevOps and DevSecOps—two unions of various divisions the same organization, who has any intention of rushing to the aid of agility and faster innovation—have in common with each other and what are the relationships between these development tools? Are they indicating any trend which is going to... Read more
What Industries Will be Transformed by AI Most in the Next Decade?
There are quite a few industries that will be transformed by AI in the next decade, but what do we mean by “transformation.” You know that AI is going to affect just about every industry there is. Still, a few will undergo a radical change as a result of... Read more