Understanding the Chief Data Officer – Julie Steele ODSC Boston 2015
Understanding the Chief Data Officer from odsc As the importance of having a data strategy in place is sinking in, many organizations have added a chief data officer (CDO) to their executive team to help create and implement that strategy. But every organization is doing this a little bit... Read more
Machine-in-the-loop for Knowledge Discovery – Max Kleiman-Weiner ODSC Boston 2015
Machine-In-The-Loop for Knowledge Discovery from odsc I’ll present the new knowledge discovery tools we are building at Diffeo. Unlike traditional search engines that use keywords, Diffeo provides an in-browser knowledge base that accelerates information gathering about people, companies, chemical compounds, cyber events, or other real world entities. I’ll describe... Read more
Using Spark, Python, and Parquet for Loading Large Datasets – Douglas Eisenstein ODSC Boston 2015
Spark, Python and Parquet from odsc Have you been in the situation where you’re about to start a new project and ask yourself, what’s the right tool for the job here? I’ve been in that situation many times and thought it might be useful to share with you a... Read more
Data Science at Dow Jones: Monetizing Data, News and Information – Juan Huerta ODSC Boston 2015
Data Science at Dow Jones: Monetizing Data, News and Information from odsc In this presentation I will describe the way Data Science supports the business of information and news at Dow Jones. Specifically, I will describe how we are introducing innovative and advanced large-scale information mining and analytic approaches... Read more
Think Breadth, Not Depth – Seong Lee ODSC Boston 2015
Think Breadth, Not Depth from odsc We’ve all been told to “work smarter, not harder.” But what does working smarter really mean? In the world of finance and trading, working smarter means working differently. None of us can compete against computers stacked inches away from the stock exchange or... Read more
Agile Data – Chris Bergh ODSC Boston 2015
Agile Data from odsc To rephrase an old saying: ‘It takes a village to raise an Analyst.’ Data Analysts and Scientists are working in teams delivering insight and analysis on an ongoing basis. So how do you get the team to support experimentation and insight delivery without ending up... Read more
Big Data: Pig, Hive, Hadoop w/MapReduce – Gil Benghiat, Chris Bergh, Eric Estabrooks
Big Data Infrastructure: Introduction to Hadoop with MapReduce, Pig, and Hive from odsc The main objective of this workshop is to give the audience hands on experience with several Hadoop technologies and jump start their hadoop journey. In this workshop, you will load data and submit queries using Hadoop!... Read more
Using Open Source Solutions in Sports Business Operations – Matthew Wills ODSC Boston 2015
Using Open Source Solutions in Sports Business Operations from odsc This presentation will overview how the Grizzlies apply the use of R to their sales and marketing business operations. From basic data manipulation, to statistical modeling and enhanced visualization, the Grizzlies utilize R as a tool that efficiently positions... Read more
Productionizing Deep Learning from the Ground Up – Adam Gibson ODSC Boston 2015
Productionizing Deep Learning From the Ground Up from odsc Presenter Bio Adam Gibson is the founder of Skymind.io and is a deep­ learning specialist based in San Francisco assisting Fortune 500 companies, hedge funds, PR firms and startup accelerators with their machine learning projects. Adam has a strong track... Read more
Will Data Scientists Face Extinction – Alex Cosmas ODSC Boston 2015
http://bit.ly/AlexCosmasPresentation Presenter Bio Alex Cosmas is a Chief Scientist in Booz Allen Hamilton’s Strategic Innovation Group, specializing in predictive analytics across the travel, hospitality and consumer sectors. He is a recognized expert in the use of probabilistic and causal models to perform both deductive and inductive reasoning from large... Read more
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