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Tuesday, September 16 • 4:40pm - 5:20pm
PANEL: The Benefits and Challenges of Open Analysis

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We're all searching for the latest and greatest technologies in our quest to derive value from data — we constantly look to industry leaders for the next big thing. But we rarely stop to think about what we can learn from the people to whom we are closest. What if the most valuable thing to improve your work isn't technology, but something that your teammate is already doing? Peter Fishman of Microsoft and San Francisco's Chief Data Officer Joy Bonaguro will discuss how analysts and data scientists scientists borrow and iterate upon each other's work. They will discuss key benefits and challenges of open, collaborative analysis, and what companies and the open data community can learn from one another.

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Joy Bonaguro

Chief Data Officer, City of San Francisco
Joy has spent more than a decade working at the nexus of public policy, data, and technology. She’s worked from the birth of the open data and open government field, spending seven years designing and managing the development of information systems to support planning and decision-making... Read More →
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Peter Fishman

Director of Analytics, Yammer
Peter Fishman is Director of Analytics at Yammer, the enterprise social network acquired by Microsoft in 2012. Prior to joining Yammer he worked at Playdom/Disney and as a statistician for the Philadelphia Eagles. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from UC Berkeley.
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Derek Steer

CEO, Mode Analytics
Derek Steer is the CEO of Mode, a new startup enabling data scientists to share and discover work. With Mode, analysts are more productive and connected, both publicly within the data community and privately within organizations. Before co-founding Mode in 2013, Derek was an early... Read More →


Tuesday September 16, 2014 4:40pm - 5:20pm
Hotel Kabuki

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