Data Chats Podcast
Teach to Tech

Teach to Tech

January 22, 2021

In this episode of DS30, our host, data science instructor Michael Cullen is joined by Venchei Sanders, a data analyst for Shipt, to discuss how becoming educators has informed their work in data practicing roles and some key takeaways for those looking to break into the industry.

 

Check out the recent article that Venchei wrote on the topic here: https://davencheicodes.com/post/2021-01-11-shop-time-insider-take/

Data Science and Renewable Energy

Data Science and Renewable Energy

December 18, 2020

Renewable energy is an important topic at the moment, and will continue to be well into the future, but how does something like ML assist in these initiatives?

In this episode of DS30, our hosts, data science instructors Michael Cullen and Ana Hocevar are joined by our own Don Fox, data scientist and instructor for Pragmatic Institute, to discuss his entrance into data science and his extensive experience in renewable energy and geothermal energy systems.

It’s All About Culture

It’s All About Culture

December 3, 2020

In this episode of DS30, our host, data science instructor Michael Cullen is joined by Joe Lucibello, VP of data science with What If Media Group, to discuss the importance of building a positive data culture within organizations.

Make sure to subscribe and tune in every other week for a new episode as Michael and Ana take on new topics pertaining to the field of data science.

The Modern Data Scientist at Netflix - Modeling and Tools in Unstable Environments

The Modern Data Scientist at Netflix - Modeling and Tools in Unstable Environments

June 19, 2020

Netflix is one of the biggest, most recognizable names in the world, and it’s one of the biggest, most recognizable names in data science. In this episode of DS30, our hosts, data science instructors Michael Cullan and Ana Hocevar are joined by Senior data scientist at Netflix, Dr. Becky Tucker, as they discuss how Netflix handles modeling in unstable environments and dive deeper into the tools and methodologies used there.

Learn more about Pragmatic Institute's data science online courses here.

 

High Stakes Poker and Data Science - The Story of Ashley Mason

High Stakes Poker and Data Science - The Story of Ashley Mason

May 19, 2020

What does high-stakes poker and data science have in common?

In this episode of DS30, our hosts, data science instructors Nicholas Cifuentes-Goodbody and Ana Hocevar are joined by data science consultant and professional poker player, Ashley Mason.  Ashley discusses his experience with The Data Incubator, time as a professional poker player and exciting projects he's working on.

The Multi-Disciplinary Nature of Data Science

The Multi-Disciplinary Nature of Data Science

April 16, 2020

In this episode of the DS30 podcast, our hosts, data science instructors Nicholas Cifuentes-Goodbody and Gonzalo Diaz chat with fellow data science instructor and physicist, Ana Hocevar about the multi-disciplinary nature of data science and her journey into this diverse field. 

Covid-19: A Call to Action

Covid-19: A Call to Action

April 8, 2020

Covid-19 has changed many aspects of our day-to-day lives.  It has presented unprecedented challenges to professionals across many fields, but for data scientists it has created a call to action. Members of our very own data science team have combined efforts and created an initiative to assist in supporting leading medical experts and professionals in the fight to stop the spread of the virus.

In this episode of DS30, our hosts, data science instructors Nicholas Cifuentes-Goodbody and Ana Hocevar discuss the groundbreaking Cord-19 data set project with fellow instructor, and head of the Cord-19 initiative, Michael Cullan.

Don't forget to follow the DS30 podcast for updates related to Cord-19 and all things data science!

Welcome to DS30

Welcome to DS30

February 6, 2020

Welcome to the Data Science in 30 Minutes podcast, where our hosts discuss relevant and trending data science topics with experts from around the industry, in (roughly) 30 minutes.

In our inaugural episode, our hosts, data science instructors Nicholas Cifuentes-Goodbody and Gonzalo Diaz talk about their path to data science, what defines it and its importance in the future of business.

The Modern Data Scientist at Netflix

The Modern Data Scientist at Netflix

February 5, 2020
 

Netflix is one of the biggest, most recognizable names in the world, and it’s one of the biggest, most recognizable names in data science. But what does that really mean to be a data scientist in a big company like Netflix? Senior data scientist at Netflix, Dr. Becky Tucker, joins our podcast to share her experience learning data science and working at Netflix.   

Want to learn more about data science and how you can use it in your business? Check out our Business of Data Science course, designed for business leaders looking to become more data driven. If you’re looking to take data science training like Dr. Becky, check out our TDI data science courses. And make sure you listen to our other great podcasts, and join us for the best product training in the world.

How Data is Improving Product Management and Marketing

How Data is Improving Product Management and Marketing

February 5, 2020
 

It’s official, guys.

Data science is here to stay. So how can product managers and product marketing managers use data science to improve ROI, products and the very nature of our jobs?

Rebecca Kalogeris, VP of marketing at Pragmatic Institute, and Jon Gatrell, Pragmatic Institute instructor and product extraordinaire, chat about how product management and product marketing has changed since the explosion of data science. Pivot tables are no longer enough to really get the most out of our data. From showing true ROI to personalized marketing to product feature usage and beyond, rich data can make a large difference in your business. Find new insights, patterns and opportunities using data science and take your business and products to the next level. 

 

Want to learn more about data science, and how it can improve your job and your business? Register now for one of our new and popular courses, The Business of Data Science and understand the capabilities of data science for your products. And make sure you listen to our other great podcasts, now available on Spotify, and join us for the best product training in the world.  

Understanding the Market with Data

Understanding the Market with Data

February 5, 2020
 

How do you market your product for the digital world? How can you really understand your market and your performance when there is so much information available?

Josh Martin, VP of marketing at Perfect Sense, joins Rebecca Kalogeris, VP of marketing at Pragmatic Institute, talks about how his organization found a way to use data to understand the marketplace for their CMS product. Moving away from vanity metrics that can lead you astray -- site visitation, lead gen -- and towards deeper data to get new and greater insights that provide better marketing for better audiences. 

Make sure you check out this webinar with Josh Martin on building personas and positioning, and sign up for The Business of Data Science to learn more about data science and how it can help your business. And subscribe today so you never miss out on any of our great resources. 

Knowledge Through Data

Knowledge Through Data

February 5, 2020

Is knowledge data, and data knowledge? David Linthicum, Chief Cloud Strategy Officer at Deloitte Consulting says yes. 

“Knowledge is the ability to look at massive amounts of information, discern patterns within information, and the ability to deduce things that are occurring within those massive amounts of information” states David in this Pragmatic Live podcast. 

Pragmatic Institute’s very own Michael Li, president of data sciences, is joined by David to discuss data and its role in enterprises. From obstacles that companies face in embracing data-driven products, to insights on how to deal with living in a flat data culture, David speaks on his experience in the industry and provides a great metaphor for the data-driven experience. Listen in for David’s advice on training, data and how to utilize failure as a means to continue to push forward.