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August 12th-14th in Seattle

30 Sep 2021

“Inner Source” to talk about open-source

Zac Garland

Director of Econometrics & Data Science @ Mastercard Economics Institute
The importance of open source and code-based approaches to data science.
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Episode notes

The Data Science Hangout is a weekly, free-to-join open conversation for current and aspiring data science leaders. An accomplished leader in the space will join us each week and answer whatever questions the audience may have.


We were recently joined by Zac Garland, Manager of Econometrics & Data Science at Mastercard


A few snippets:

7:00 – The importance of open source

9:20 – The idea of “inner source” and how we use this to talk about open-source

18:08 – How to measure which model is best

32:27 – Measuring Success in data science

35:44 – Leveraging team skills regardless of technology

37:46 – Benefits of code-based data science


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