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Monday, April 1 • 8:30am - 12:30pm
Leading a Data-Driven Organization – A Practical Guide to Transforming Yourself and Your Organization to Win the Data Science Revolution

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 This is a workshop designed after the book of the same name. It is onsite, in-person learning designed for all levels of leaders within an organization. Filled with stories and real-world examples, the workshop will walk through the concepts of data science with an eye for what leaders need to know. From “What Data Science Does” to “Organizational Challenges,” the workshop makes sure you “Know if the Answers are Right.” With sections titled, “How Data Science is Done” and “Time is Not Your Friend” you get straight talk about business challenges and opportunities. Whether you are faced with your first data science project or you are just thinking about how to use the latest data science tools for your company’s benefit, this workshop is for you.
The author, Gordon Summers, is a data science consultant who has helped companies from large Fortune 500 corporations to small not-for-profit companies. He also teaches data science and has helped many leaders understand and implement data science within their organizations. In this book, the author’s casual style helps demystify an emerging technology with no difficult formulas to memorize.

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Nate Watson

President, Contemporary Analysis
Since becoming president of CAN in early 2015, Nate has tirelessly led the charge for Omaha to become a major hub of data science in the US. He has started a peer and mentor network for beginner data scientists, created the Omaha Data Science Academy to educate those needing additional... Read More →
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Gordon Summers

Senior Data Strategist, Contemporary Analysis
Gordon is the Senior Data Strategist at Contemporary Analysis (CAN), a modern data science consulting firm in Omaha, NE, and author of: Leading a Data Science Organization. He has led hundreds of projects including data science strategy, machine learning, data lake and data engineering... Read More →

Monday April 1, 2019 8:30am - 12:30pm CDT
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