The Dataiku Blog

Alivia Smith

As the user marketing manager, Alivia works with users from top American and European companies to understand how to take the pain out of data science, and help them with Dataiku DSS. She also develops our academic and non-profit partnerships. She is passionate about technology and is the editor for our weekly data science newsletter Banana Data News.
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Recent Posts

Our Favorite Spooky AI & Data Articles

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year - and you have your costume all planned (though if you don’t, here are a few ideas), and are looking forward to you’ve your night out or night in (Hocus Pocus...

halloween, ai, banana data, News | October 30, 2018 | Alivia Smith

Welcome to Dataiku University!

It's almost back to school and we got you covered with our new free online data science course.

Data Science Basics, announcement, Education, webinar | September 07, 2018 | Alivia Smith

What's With All the Privacy Policy Emails?

You have GDPR to thank for the recent assault on your inbox.

gdpr, data governance, compliance | May 25, 2018 | Alivia Smith

Must-Subscribe Data Science Newsletters for 2018

If you haven't quite stayed on top of data-related news and developments this year, well - now is the time to turn over a new leaf (and we have you covered). We all have our noses to the ground...

data science, News, recommendation | December 27, 2017 | Alivia Smith

How to Be a(n Even Better!) Data Scientist in 2018

It’s that time of year again: time to make (and hopefully keep this time!) your new year’s resolutions. If one of yours is to be a better data scientist, you’re in luck. We asked talented data...

data science, advice, Q&A | December 21, 2017 | Alivia Smith

What I've Learned from Writing 100 Weekly Data Science Newsletters

 Almost two years ago, we got together with the marketing team at Dataiku and decided that if we wanted to be more cutting edge in our content, we should launch a weekly newsletter of the coolest...

Corporate, announcement, artificial intelligence | November 24, 2017 | Alivia Smith

Introducing Our New Data Science Blog

Letting your kids grow up and leave home is a pain every parent must know. And that's kinda how we feel today, watching our data scientists go out into the wild and creating their own data science...

data science, Team | September 04, 2017 | Alivia Smith

Your Checklist to Get Data Science Implemented in Production

Building a data science project and training a model is only the first step. Getting that model to run in the production environment is where companies often fail.

Production, Data Engineering, Infographic | May 23, 2017 | Alivia Smith

Introducing Dataiku 4.0.1 with the "Power" of Apache Slug

We are very pleased to announce that the latest version of Dataiku (4.0.1) now fully sports Apache Slug, giving users the capability to execute code in microbatches. Dataiku and Apache Slug...

April Fool Joke, Product, announcement, Apache Slug | April 01, 2017 | Alivia Smith

Top Trends: Putting Data Science in Production Today

We wondered why some companies successfully implement machine learning models into their operational system, and others don't.

Opinion, Data Engineering, Production | March 31, 2017 | Alivia Smith

Top Trends from Big Data World 2017

I've just come back from an awesome/exhausting two days at Big Data World 2017. It was a whirlwind of interesting talks with interesting people, new product discoveries, awesomely weird goodies,...

Events, Opinion, business | March 20, 2017 | Alivia Smith

Want to Make your Data Science Team Efficient? Focus on Production.

By "efficient" data science team, I mean "data science that brings maximum productivity."

business, Production, organization | February 03, 2017 | Alivia Smith

Infographic: How Does Your Data Science Production Process Compare?

Deploying your data science models into production often requires complex processes and resources that can lead to the failure of your data project. How do companies handle this process?

Data Engineering, Production, Infographic | January 23, 2017 | Alivia Smith

Professor Dan Adelman (University of Chicago) on How He Uses Dataiku to Teach

Here’s how Dan Adelman, Professor of Operations Management, uses Dataiku for his classes at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Professor Adelman joined the Dataiku Academic Program

Corporate, Academic, Users | December 06, 2016 | Alivia Smith

The Dataiku Academic Program: Resources for Academics and Researchers

It’s about time we sat down and told you a little bit about our Academic Program.

Corporate, Academic, Partnership | October 21, 2016 | Alivia Smith

How to Really Grow your Data Science Team

If you’re looking to intensify your data science efforts, it’s pretty fundamental for you to sit down with your current team and really ask yourself how you’re all going to make this work.

business, organization, management | September 07, 2016 | Alivia Smith

From Small Data to Large - What Does Big Data Really Change

We live in the world of big data. We all know this. I do, you do, heck, I even picked up Cosmopolitan the other day and it had a definition of big data in it!

Technology, Opinion, data, Visual Data Analysis, Data Preparation | August 01, 2016 | Alivia Smith

7 Fundamental Steps to Complete a Data Project

It’s hard to know where to start once you’ve decided that yes, you want to become more data driven. Just looking at all the technologies you have to understand and all the languages you’re...

Data analysis, Data Preparation, Data Visualization | July 05, 2016 | Alivia Smith

Tips & Tools To Find the Best Data Science News

Data science is a world that doesn’t seem to ever stay put. In the blink of an eye dozens of open source projects are launched, companies develop new data products or find new use cases and...

Opinion, business, Technology | May 17, 2016 | Alivia Smith

How Do You Really Get Data Science Projects Into Production?

Articles everywhere keep hailing the end of big data and criticizing the hype. They are right, to some extent. The revolutionary world where data answers all our questions before we even ask them...

Production, Data Engineering, business | May 08, 2016 | Alivia Smith
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