Carmen McKell is Co-Founder and President of BaseMetrics Inc., a independent consulting firm specializing in advanced analytics. Carmen has more than 20 years of hands-on experience helping clients use their data to solve problems and maximize business potential. She plays in the space between data and insight. Carmen led BI, balanced scorecard, and performance measurement initiatives in the health care and government sectors. Her current focus is on helping create data science programs to address the analytic talent gap. Carmen curates “Data Science" and "Predictive Analytics” on Scoop.it and can be followed on twitter @CarmenMcKell.