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TAG Data Talk

By TAG Data Science & Analytics
This is TAG Data Talk where we discuss news, trends, and ideas in the world of Data Science and Analytics. TAG Data Talk is hosted by the Technology Association of Georgia's Data Science and Analytics society.
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Unlocking Data along the Value Chain in Manufacturing
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Frank Borovsky about Unlocking Data along the Value Chain in Manufacturing
20:53
June 13, 2022
Identifying the Why Why: Strategies to understand true problems and questions for data science projects
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Selma Dogic about strategies to understand true problems and questions for data science projects
18:46
May 14, 2022
Building and Advancing a Data Science Career
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Christina Stathopoulos about building and advancing a data science career.
24:44
April 04, 2022
Aligning IT data function with data science efforts
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Scott Taylor about Aligning IT data function with data science efforts.
27:04
March 12, 2022
Data Science and Artificial Intelligence from a CTO's perspective
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Manuj Aggarwal about Data Science and Artificial Intelligence from a CTO's perspective.
19:36
January 19, 2022
The Many Faces of Data Science
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Alex Yurchenko, SVP, Chief Data Science Officer at Black Book, about The Many Faces of Data Science.
20:56
December 15, 2021
Enabling AI Efforts by Improving Data Governance
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Peggy Tsai about Enabling AI Efforts by Improving Data Governance. 
23:55
November 11, 2021
Enterprise Data Literacy to Scale Analytics Solutions
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Jerry DiMaso and Ryan Gertenbach about enterprise data literacy to scale analytics solutions.
28:19
October 04, 2021
Making Analytics a Business as Usual Function
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Monica Kedzierski about Making Analytics a Business as Usual Function.
29:43
September 02, 2021
Data Ops for Dynamic Business Needs
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Arvind Prabhakar, Chief Technology Officer at StreamSets, about Data Ops for Dynamic Business Needs.
16:44
August 06, 2021
Importance of Involving Analytics Stakeholders Early
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Jason Poovey, Director of Data Science and Analytics at Greenlight Financial Technology, about the Importance of Involving Analytics Stakeholders Early.
21:43
July 13, 2021
Advanced Analytics for Financial Functions
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Jim Haller about advanced analytics for financial functions.
18:50
June 01, 2021
The Lost Art of Listening for Improved Analytics
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with LaRae Bennett, Sr. Director, Data & Analytics at Premier Research, about the lost art of listening for improving analytics.
17:03
May 11, 2021
Leveraging Workforce Analytics for Strategic Advantage
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with a panel of experts about leveraging workforce analytics for strategic advantage.
31:07
April 02, 2021
Stimulating Data Science Innovation
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Doug Laney about the stimulating data science innovation and getting beyond the process.
19:26
March 02, 2021
The Value of Imperfection: Embracing the Realities of Model Building
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Shelly Kunkle about the challenges and imperfections encountered during the model building process, and how to derive value despite the imperfections within the models.
20:25
February 01, 2021
Landing a career in the AI field
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Jason Schlachter about landing a career in the AI field. Describe the AI field What are some of the roles within the AI field Skills and strategies for gaining access to a career in AI
24:59
January 04, 2021
The Criticality of Understanding Business Context in Analytics
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Winn Martin, Chief Data Officer at Steady about The Criticality of Understanding Business Context in Analytics.
18:36
December 01, 2020
Encouraging Model Adoption among the Executive Suite and Beyond
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with T. Scott Clendaniel, Lead Data Scientist at Franklin Templeton Strategic Artificial Intelligence Labs, about Encouraging Model Adoption among the Executive Suite and Beyond.
25:26
November 16, 2020
Data Management in a Global Marketplace
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Juan Gorricho, Executive Data Science Leader in Financial Services, about Data Management in a Global Marketplace.
21:43
October 20, 2020
The Importance of a Data Science Community
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Kate Strachnyi, Founder, Story by Data, and DATAcated Academy about The Importance of a Data Science Community.
21:08
September 01, 2020
History, Future, and Concerns with Artificial Intelligent Solutions
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Dr. Tony Hoang, Director of Machine Learning at AudioEye, Inc., about the History, Future, and Concerns with Artificial Intelligent Solutions.
30:30
August 10, 2020
Measuring the Effectiveness of Data Science Solutions.
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with a panel of data science and analytics professionals from AT&T about Measuring the Effectiveness of Data Science Solutions. Joining us from AT&T is Mark Austin, Jeremy Fix, and Prince Paulraj.
26:54
June 01, 2020
Application of Data Science for Cause Based Initiatives
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Harry Banks, Director, Technology Services at Southern Company about Overcoming Cultural Barriers for Implementation of Analytics Solutions.
21:49
May 09, 2020
Data Science for E-Commerce
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Khalifeh Al Jadda, PhD, Sr. Manager, Data Science at The Home Depot, about Data Science for E-Commerce. The motivations for data science in e-commerce Examples of how data science can benefit e-commerce Data science to provide serendipitous recommendations
23:44
April 07, 2020
Human Behavior Side of Data Science
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Kaushik Datta, Lead - IT Innovation Hub at Mercedes-Benz USA, about the Human Behavior Side of Data Science.
22:40
February 01, 2020
Creating a Data Mindset
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Dr. Eric Schmidt, Global Director - Revenue Management Operations Research at IHG about Creating a Data Mindset What does it mean to have a data mindset (Company? Individuals?) Why is a data mindset important? What sort of things might prevent a data mindset? How do you know when you’ve gotten a data mindset ?
18:37
January 02, 2020
Application of Data Science for Cause Based Initiatives
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with a panel of experts about the application of data science for cause based initiatives. Our panel includes Dr. Andreea Popescu, General Manager, Operations Decision Sciences at Delta Air Lines, Julie Grantier, Manager, Analytics and Decision Sciences at DRUM Agency, and Scott Radcliffe, Managing Director, Master of Science in Business Analytics Program at Emory University, Goizueta Business School.
28:06
December 02, 2019
Understanding Data Science Skillsets and Roles
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Dr. Renata Rawlings-Goss, Executive Director of the South Big Data Innovation Hub, IDEaS, Georgia Tech about understanding data science skillsets and roles. What are the types of data science skills and roles How do different data science roles connect with each other Describe some of the commonly neglected skills needed by data scientists What's the business value of different data science skillsets
24:55
November 02, 2019
Forming Solid Business and Analytics Partnerships
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Greg Jones, Head of Data Analytics and Product at Themis Data Solutions, about Forming Solid Business and Analytics Partnerships. Why is it important to form strong business and analytics partnerships Describe strategies to develop solid working relationships How do you know when you’ve succeeded at forming solid large shops between business and analytics
21:52
October 03, 2019
True Understanding Versus Prediction in Data Science
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Dr. Joel Sokol, Professor and Director of the Master of Science and Analytics program at Georgia Institute of Technology at about True Understanding Versus Prediction in Data Science .
19:31
September 02, 2019
Bridging the Academic - Industry Gap: Applying Analytics Principals to Problem Solving
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Ayush Sharma, Chief Data Scientist at Mogean, Inc about bridging the academic - industry gap and applying analytics principals to problem solving  Describe the gap for new data science hires transitioning from academia to industry  What are the consequences of the gap How can we fill and adjust for common deficiencies 
19:16
August 01, 2019
Strengthening Your Analytics Offerings
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Mark Wallace, SVP, Spartan Technologies, about strengthening your data analytics offering.
20:23
July 02, 2019
The Last Mile of Analytics: Successful Consumption of Results
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Dr. Colin Coleman, SVP of Data and Analytics at Equifax about the the last mile of analytics and ensuring successful consumption of results.
22:14
June 01, 2019
Advancing Analytics Capabilities
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with a panel of data science and analytics professionals from Chick-fil-A about Advancing Analytics Capabilities. Joining us is Lindsey Barron, Executive Director, Enterprise Analytics, Jason Joyner, Director, Machine Learning & Advanced Modeling, Enterprise Analytics, and Melinda Borrero, Sr. Principal Team Leader, Analytics Consulting, Enterprise Analytics.
29:36
May 01, 2019
Balancing Offensive and Defensive Analytics Strategies
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Spencer Taft, Director, Business Analytics and Data Services at Cox Enterprises, about Balancing Offensive and Defensive Analytics Strategies
18:27
April 04, 2019
Applying Analytics to the Changing World of Media
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Alan Segal, VP, Audience Development & Analytics with CNN Digital about Applying Analytics to the Changing World of Media
19:45
March 01, 2019
Encouraging Analytics Adoption in the Executive Suite
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Rob Milstead, Senior Vice President, Digital at Genuine Parts about Encouraging Analytics Adoption in the Executive Suite.
20:59
January 31, 2019
Advancing Data Literacy
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Jordan Morrow, Global Head of Data Literacy at Qlik about Advancing Data Literacy.
16:59
December 01, 2018
Organizing and Developing Successful Data Science Function
We talk with Mo Chaara, Enterprise Director of Advanced Analytics at UPS, about organizing and developing successful data science function.
20:55
November 01, 2018
Framing Business Problems for Analytics
We talk with Piyanka Jain, Author of "Behind Every Good Decision" and President and CEO of Aryng, about framing business problems for analytics.
15:35
October 01, 2018
Effectively Communicating Analytics Results
In this episode of TAG Data Talk, we talk with Elvis Dieguez, the Head of Analytics at Amazon.com about effectively communicating analytics results.
24:38
September 07, 2018
Digital Transformation & the AI Revolution
Steve Jacquemin talks with Chris Benson, digital transformation strategist, about digital transformation & the AI revolution
16:42
July 31, 2018
Making Analytics Actionable
We talk with Mark Tabladillo, Lead Data Scientist for Microsoft, about making analytics actionable.
16:57
June 30, 2018
Marketing Analytics to Drive Customer Centricity
In this episode, we talk with Roger Ares, SVP, Marketing Analytics & Client Insights at SunTrust. Roger discusses: - What is customer centricity and why is it important? - How can marketing analytics build, encourage, and drive a customer centric mindset and culture? - What are barriers for using analytics to drive customer centricity, and how can companies overcome them?
22:50
June 02, 2018
Developing a Data-Inspired Culture
We talk with Oliver Vagner, General Manager of Consumer Experience and Engagement a NCR, about creating a Data-Inspired culture.
20:06
April 30, 2018