Data Chats Podcast
Filling Skill Gaps Crucial to Success in Data Roles

Filling Skill Gaps Crucial to Success in Data Roles

October 22, 2021

Data Chats host Chris Richardson sits down with Ahmad Namini, a Business Analytics Professor at Brandeis University and data analytics instructor at The Data Incubator who has held leadership roles across the financial investment management industry. The two discuss key data roles and how to create a culture where data professionals can develop business knowledge and gain those "missing" skills that are crucial to success.

What Makes a TDI Fellow

What Makes a TDI Fellow

October 1, 2021

Join Sierra King, director of admissions for TDI and Robert Schroll, data scientist and instructor with TDI, as they discuss in depth some amazing tips and tricks for creation of the perfect capstone project and how and what it means to be part of the TDI fellowship. 

Beyond Recommendations: Content Data Science @ Netflix

Beyond Recommendations: Content Data Science @ Netflix

July 23, 2021

Join DS30 for our original discussion with Dr. Becky Tucker, senior machine learning scientist with Netflix, as she discusses how Netflix uses ML to predict what you may like to watch next and predict value. 

Navigating Your Career Transition out of Academia into Industry

Navigating Your Career Transition out of Academia into Industry

April 9, 2021

Join Christine Plitt, ‎Vice President of Operations & Educational Services, and TDI alumni, Newton Le and Andrew Graczyk as they discuss how one can navigate their career transition out of academia and into industry for data science.

 

Operational Stability: Data Pipelines

Operational Stability: Data Pipelines

March 22, 2021

In this episode of DS30, our host, data science instructor Ana Hocevar are joined by Zach Glassman, to discuss his interesting journey from atomic physicist to data scientist, as well as data pipelines and how to create useful data from the outputs.  Listen now!

The Art of Suggestion

The Art of Suggestion

February 19, 2021

In this episode of DS30, our host, data science instructor Michael Cullen is joined by Rohan Singh, a senior data scientist for Headspace, to discuss suggestion models and how Headspace leverages them.  Rohan also details his journey into data science and how he arrived in his present role.

Unique Perspectives: Alumni AMA

Unique Perspectives: Alumni AMA

January 29, 2021

We’ve got a special treat for this episode of the DS30 podcast. Have you ever wanted to know more about our fellowship program, or wondered how some of our recent alumni are faring in the job market today?

Our director of fellowships and partnerships, Erika Underwood, is joined by some of our amazing alumni for an AMA about their experiences with the TDI fellowship program, challenges they faced when becoming a data scientist and how it has impacted their careers, as well as sharing some advice for those just starting their journey.

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.

 

Journey to Becoming Data Driven in the Financial Sector

Journey to Becoming Data Driven in the Financial Sector

June 4, 2020

How are financial institutions using data and data science to create better products and offer better services for their customers?

Senior vice president of financial and strategic analytics at Dime Community Bank Gavriel Giloni joins Rebecca Kalogeris, vice president of marketing at Pragmatic Institute, to talk about the importance of gathering and using data to improve a financial institution. By having a dedicated data team creating and building reports, product professionals are able to spend more time identifying and implementing opportunities and less time finding that information. But navigating the restrictions regarding financial data can prove difficult. Listen to this podcast to see how Gavi and his team are building a data-driven foundation for Dime Community Bank. 

Want to learn more about data science at the business level? Check out The Business of Data Science, designed specifically for business leaders who want to bring a data-driven culture to their organization. And make sure you subscribe today so you never miss a great episode of Pragmatic Live!

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.

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.