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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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??