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The Cloudcast #273 - Open Data for Business
October 28, 2016 Aaron Delp and Brian Gracely
Brian talks with Melissa Nysewander (@mnysewan - Fidelity, Director of Data Science) about the state of data-science, how companies are using open and proprietary data, how to explain the value of data science within your organization, and how companies are recruiting data science talent.

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Show Notes:
  • Topic 1 - Let’s talk about your talk, “Open Data for Business”. What are some of the highlights?
  • Topic 2 - You talk says that you, “Advocate for data-driven decision making and the application of scientific methods to solve business problems”. What is the business conversation around big data?
  • Topic 3 - For the non-analytics person, where are we with big data these days?
  • Topic 4 - You also have a background in teaching and research. “Data” is now part of every aspect of our lives, so what path might kids in school take today to be prepared for this world?
  • Topic 5 - If you don’t have access to university research, what are the best places to learn or engage with communities??
Feedback?
Brian talks with Melissa Nysewander (@mnysewan - Fidelity, Director of Data Science) about the state of data-science, how companies are using open and proprietary data, how to explain the value of data science within your organization, and how companies are recruiting data science talent.

Show Links:
  • Get a free eBook from O'Reilly media or use promo code PCBW for a discount - 40% off Print Books and 50% off eBooks and videos
Show Notes:
  • Topic 1 - Let’s talk about your talk, “Open Data for Business”. What are some of the highlights?
  • Topic 2 - You talk says that you, “Advocate for data-driven decision making and the application of scientific methods to solve business problems”. What is the business conversation around big data?
  • Topic 3 - For the non-analytics person, where are we with big data these days?
  • Topic 4 - You also have a background in teaching and research. “Data” is now part of every aspect of our lives, so what path might kids in school take today to be prepared for this world?
  • Topic 5 - If you don’t have access to university research, what are the best places to learn or engage with communities??
Feedback?
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