Once upon a time there were programmers, but not software engineers. As businesses and other organizations learned the value of this new technology, software engineering emerged as a discipline to derive maximum business value from it.
There is a similar need emerging in data science today. This means that machine learning is underutilized compared to its potential in solving business problems. So the question is, how to bridge from the business to data and machine learning to drive maximum value?
Quantellia co-founder Mark Zangari presented a talk on this topic, called “Agency”, in Seattle on May 1 at MLConf 2015.