Subscribe to DSC Newsletter
William Vorhies
  • Male
  • Thousand Oaks, CA
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share

William Vorhies's Friends

  • Flavio Bossolan
  • Vasanth Gopal
  • Sapan Patel
  • Carla Gentry

William Vorhies's Groups

William Vorhies's Discussions

Will all that data in the hands of Google or Facebook lead to a good result or bad?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mab Alam May 28. 2 Replies

Two years ago Google X, the moonshot lab within Google prepared a speculative 9 minute video for in-house consumption called "The Selfish Ledger".  Recently the video was leaked and found its way…Continue

Tags: transperancy, privacy, the selfish ledger

Gifts Received

Gift

William Vorhies has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

William Vorhies's Page

Latest Activity

William Vorhies posted a blog post

What’s New in Data Prep

Summary:  If you’re still writing code to clean and prep your data you're missing big opportunities for efficiency and consistency with modern data prep platforms. Two things are true. Data prep still occupies about 80% of our model building time – the least enjoyable part.If you’re still writing code to do this from the ground…See More
5 hours ago
Marcelo Sobrinho liked William Vorhies's blog post Analytics Translator – The Most Important New Role in Analytics
11 hours ago
Oscar Wijsman commented on William Vorhies's blog post Analytics Translator – The Most Important New Role in Analytics
"A lot of the Business Analysts I know that work on data-driven solutions are in fact what McKinsey calls Analytics Translators. They don't do a lot of analytics or coding like the Data Scientists but work closely together. We prefer to have all…"
yesterday
William Vorhies's blog post was featured

The Fourth Way to Practice Data Science – Purpose Built Analytic Modules

Summary:  Purpose Built Analytic Modules (PBAMs) such as those for Fraud Detection represent a fourth way to practice data science, a new model for the good use of Citizen Data Scientists, and a new market for AI-first companies. It appears that data science has exited its age of exploration and entered into its…See More
yesterday
Ali Awadh liked William Vorhies's blog post Analytics Translator – The Most Important New Role in Analytics
yesterday
Priya Sarathy commented on William Vorhies's blog post Analytics Translator – The Most Important New Role in Analytics
"So true Bill, in 2010 I wrote about this as the bridge translator . Having worked as a consultant and in big companies I have always been the lead analyst communicating between the analysts the it team that was managing the data and the business who…"
Saturday
Priya Sarathy liked William Vorhies's blog post Analytics Translator – The Most Important New Role in Analytics
Saturday
Franz Dill commented on William Vorhies's blog post Analytics Translator – The Most Important New Role in Analytics
"Great points Bill. Probably the most misunderstood aspects of all the analytics, data science and AI ideas.  You need to understand the underlying business process.   Know what you don't know and how to get it.   The…"
Friday
Renato Azevedo Sant Anna commented on William Vorhies's blog post Analytics Translator – The Most Important New Role in Analytics
"Great article!!! I see myself in this new role of Analytics Translator with a Project Management approach. Nowadays I work as Digital Strategist and Analytics/Insights Consultant. "
Friday
Renato Azevedo Sant Anna commented on William Vorhies's blog post Analytics Translator – The Most Important New Role in Analytics
"Great article!!! I see myself in this new role of Analytics Translator with an Project Management Approach. I work nowadays as a Digital Strategist and Insights Consultant. "
Friday
Renato Azevedo Sant Anna liked William Vorhies's blog post Analytics Translator – The Most Important New Role in Analytics
Friday
Garry Jenkin liked William Vorhies's blog post Analytics Translator – The Most Important New Role in Analytics
Friday
Mirio De Rosa liked William Vorhies's blog post The Fourth Way to Practice Data Science – Purpose Built Analytic Modules
Thursday
Paul Bremner liked William Vorhies's blog post The Fourth Way to Practice Data Science – Purpose Built Analytic Modules
Wednesday
William Vorhies's blog post was featured

The Fourth Way to Practice Data Science – Purpose Built Analytic Modules

Summary:  Purpose Built Analytic Modules (PBAMs) such as those for Fraud Detection represent a fourth way to practice data science, a new model for the good use of Citizen Data Scientists, and a new market for AI-first companies. It appears that data science has exited its age of exploration and entered into its…See More
Sep 18
William Vorhies posted a blog post

The Fourth Way to Practice Data Science – Purpose Built Analytic Modules

Summary:  Purpose Built Analytic Modules (PBAMs) such as those for Fraud Detection represent a fourth way to practice data science, a new model for the good use of Citizen Data Scientists, and a new market for AI-first companies. It appears that data science has exited its age of exploration and entered into its…See More
Sep 18

Profile Information

Short Bio
Editorial Director for DataScienceCentral. President and Chief Data Scientist at Data-Magnum, providing predictive analytics and big data infrastructure projects as a service. Bill has been an active commercial predictive modeler since 2001.
My Web Site Or LinkedIn Profile
http://www.data-magnum.com
Professional Status
C-Level
Years of Experience:
15
Your Company:
Data-Magnum, LLC
Industry:
big data and predictive analytics
Your Job Title:
President & Chief Data Scientist
Interests:
Networking, New venture

William Vorhies's Blog

What’s New in Data Prep

Posted on September 24, 2018 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Summary:  If you’re still writing code to clean and prep your data you're missing big opportunities for efficiency and consistency with modern data prep platforms.

 

Two things are true. 

  • Data prep still occupies about 80% of our model building time – the…
Continue

The Fourth Way to Practice Data Science – Purpose Built Analytic Modules

Posted on September 18, 2018 at 9:07am 0 Comments

Summary:  Purpose Built Analytic Modules (PBAMs) such as those for Fraud Detection represent a fourth way to practice data science, a new model for the good use of Citizen Data Scientists, and a new market for AI-first companies.

 

It appears that data science has…

Continue

Analytics Translator – The Most Important New Role in Analytics

Posted on September 11, 2018 at 7:40am 5 Comments

Summary:  The role of Analytics Translator was recently identified by McKinsey as the most important new role in analytics, and a key factor in the failure of analytic programs when the role is absent.

 

The role of Analytics Translator was recently…

Continue

Democratizing Deep Learning – The Stanford Dawn Project

Posted on September 4, 2018 at 8:02am 0 Comments

Summary:  How about we develop a ML platform that any domain expert can use to build a deep learning model without help from specialist data scientists, in a fraction of the time and cost.  The good news is the folks at the Stanford DAWN project are hard at work on just such a platform and the initial results are extraordinary.

 …

Continue

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Data Science Central to add comments!

Join Data Science Central

At 9:08pm on July 27, 2015, Ziauddin Syed said…

Dear William,

Congratulation to you on your promotion to Editorial Director for the Data Science Central Network (DSC). 

Regards,

Zia

 
 
 

© 2018   Data Science Central ®   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service