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Keynote: Modernizing Data Science and Analytics Roles


Bill Franks
Kennesaw State University, School of Data Science and Analytics, Director of the Center for Statistics and Analytical Research

Bill Franks is the Director of the Center for Statistics and Analytical Research at Kennesaw State University.  Franks is also the author of Taming The Big Data Tidal Wave, The Analytics Revolution, and 97 Things About Ethics Everyone In Data Science Should Know. He is a sought after speaker and frequent blogger who has been ranked a top global big data influencer, a top global artificial intelligence and big data influencer, a top AI influencer, and was an inaugural inductee into the Analytics Hall of Fame. His work has spanned clients in a variety of industries for companies ranging in size from Fortune 100 companies to small non-profit organizations.  You can learn more at http://www.bill-franks.com.


A discussion of how roles and skills are evolving across the analytics and data science space. Points out some important new roles that are growing and talks about how to adapt your organization to the trends.