Abstract: In today’s era of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine-assisted analytics, business analysts are crucial for bridging the growing data literacy gap. Successful analytical communicators don’t wait until the end of their analysis to communicate insights. Accurately defining projects, understanding what to data to use, preventing bias, and interpreting and effectively communicating findings are all important skills for helping stakeholders understand results and get the most actionable value from automated machine learning projects.In this session, Jen Underwood will walk through the best way to communicate the value of automated machine learning results with visualizations throughout the entire analytical process, from use case definition to insight implementation.You’ll learn:How to define a business use case for machine learning and AI storytellingThe process of planning, designing, and visualizing AI storiesHow to effectively translate quantitative insights and tell a compelling story throughout the complete analytical project lifecycle.
Bio: Jen Underwood has a unique blend of product management and “hands-on” experience in data warehousing, reporting, visualization, and advanced analytics. In addition to keeping a constant pulse on industry trends, she enjoys digging into oceans of data to solve complex problems with machine learning.Over the past 20 years, Jen has held worldwide product management roles at Microsoft andserved as a technical lead for system implementation firms. She has experience launching new products and turning around failed projects. Most recently she provided advisory, strategy, educational content development, and marketing services to 100+ technology vendors through her own firm. She has been mentioned by KD Nuggets, Information Management and Forbes for her work. She also has written for InformationWeek, O’Reilly Media, and numerous other tech industry publications. Jen has a Bachelor of Business Administration – Marketing, Cum Laude from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and a post-graduate certificate in Computer Science – Data Mining from the University of California, San Diego. She was also honored to be a former IBM Analytics Insider, Tableau Zen Master, and Top 10 Women Influencer.