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Monday, November 9 • 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Calling Your Shots: How to ask Smarter Questions to Make Better Business Decisions - Chen & Jessica

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Virtually everyone today wants to make “data-driven decisions”. But what does this really mean? How can you use data to call your shots? It begins by asking smarter questions so that you can make better business decisions. Sometimes, this starts with the question: “what do you want to know?” This isn’t a Jedi-mind trick; it's about translating business questions into data science concepts like regression, classification, clustering, and machine learning—to name a few.

Join Chen Huang, Data Strategist from Silicon Valley Data Science, and Jessica Lanford, Technical Writer from H2O.ai, as they bridge the gap between the worlds of business and data science. Chen will provide her business perspective, explaining data science concepts with relevant examples from her experience in the consulting, industry, and analytics fields. Jessica will provide a technical perspective by explaining the data science terminologies in an understandable manner.

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Chen Huang

Data Strategist, Silicon Valley Data Science
Chen Huang is a Data Strategist at Silicon Valley Data Science. Drawing on her background in consulting, various industries, and analytics product companies, Chen brings a unique perspective on all aspects of data strategy, data transformation, analytics, and business decision making. Chen has knowledge and experience in global strategy rollouts, analytics, visualizations, and product management. Her specialty is bridging the gap between... Read More →
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Jessica Lanford

Documentation Hacker, H2O.ai
Jessica is a word hacker and seasoned technical communicator at H2O.ai. She brings our product to life by documenting the many features and functionality of H2O. Having worked for some of the top companies in technology including Dell, AT&T, and Lam Research, she is an expert at translating complex ideas to digestible articles.


Monday November 9, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
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