Zac Garland | 'Inner Source' to talk about open-source
30 September 2021, 05 pm

Zac Garland | 'Inner Source' to talk about open-source

Director of Econometrics & Data Science at Mastercard Economics Institute

Episode notes

Zac Garland, Director of Econometrics & Data Science at Mastercard Economics Institute, speaks passionately about the importance of open source and code-based approaches to data science.

A few snippets:

7:00 - The importance of open source
9:20 - The idea of "inner source" and how we use this to talk about open-source
18:08 - How to measure which model is best
32:27 - Measuring Success in data science
35:44 - Leveraging team skills regardless of technology
37:46 - Benefits of code-based data science

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Featured in this episode
Rachael Dempsey
Rachael DempseyHost
Community Manager at RStudio
I love connecting people across the data science community to share what they're accomplishing with data and help others do the same through community discussions, industry meetups, and more.
Zac Garland
Zac GarlandGuest
Director of Econometrics & Data Science at Mastercard Economics Institute
Zac Garland is the Director of Econometrics & Data Science at Mastercard Economics Institute. He is passionate about code first data science, design, & development. In his free time, he enjoys woodworking, cooking, listening to music, and hiking with his mountain pup Winston.

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