Best Practices for Advancing Human Progress with Models

2:30 - 3:00 | Friday, May 24

With his background spanning work in government, the commercial sector, and academia alike, Marck brings a unique and comprehensive perspective to this talk, where he’ll delve into the common themes and lessons learned across all kinds of organizations aiming to improve outcomes through data science.

Topics that will be addressed include:

  • The importance and key considerations of building a data science community comprised of diverse backgrounds and skill sets
  • How to recognize and communicate the impact of models and data science, and how to articulate that value to business stakeholders
  • How tackle hard problems in human ways by upskilling domain experts
  • Cautions and mitigation strategies around giving non-technical users access to data science technologies
  • Analogies between the federal and commercial sectors, and how they can learn from each other

Marck Vaisman
Technology Solutions, Data and AI, Microsoft