Hilary Mason: Use data science and machine intelligence to build a better future

Greg Nelson Healthcare Analytics

Fast Forward Labs CEO Hilary Mason’s opening keynote at the 2015 Grace Hopper Women in Computing Celebration explored the evolving areas of data science and machine intelligence. An algorithm can creatively reimagine the Mona Lisa. Now what? In the opening keynote of the Grace Hopper Women in Computing Conference 2015 in Houston, Texas, Fast Forward Labs CEO Hilary Mason talked …

To Have and To Hold: Retaining Data Talent

Greg Nelson Healthcare Analytics

“The best recruiting strategy starts with retention,” stresses John Reed, senior executive director at Robert Half Technology. “It does no good to put all this attention on bringing people in to fill open slots you have if you’re letting existing employees go out the back door.” This is a great sentiment, and reminds me that some employers who are analytically …

With Data, ‘Visualization’ Tells A Thousand Words

Greg Nelson Healthcare Analytics

Data visualization (and those articles proclaiming it’s tremendous value lately) are high fashion in the business intelligence world.  But when one does use graphics to tell a story, does your analytics life cycle have a process with which to document that story?  This article makes a great point that the result of socializing a visual story–stakeholder internalization and strategic conversation–are …