Abstract: For analytics to have a real impact on an organization, it takes much more than just using the latest and greatest algorithms and building accurate predictive models. In this session, learn about the challenges companies face during their digital transformation, and how issues throughout the entire analytics lifecycle must be accommodated to transform data into action to drive value and make better, faster decisions.
Bio: Dr. Brett Wujek is a Principal Data Scientist in the Analytics R&D Division at SAS Institute Inc. He helps evangelize and guide the direction of artificial intelligence development at SAS, particularly in the areas of data mining, machine learning, and deep learning. Brett previously led the development of process integration and design exploration technologies at Dassault Systèmes, helping architect and implement industry-leading computer-aided optimization software for product design applications. His formal education is in design optimization methodologies and surrogate modeling. He received his PhD from the University of Notre Dame in 1997 for his work developing efficient algorithms and automation strategies for multidisciplinary design optimization.`