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Berkeley’s New Masters in Data Science Explained

Published on August 18th, 2013 | by Travis Korte

The Center for Data Innovation spoke with AnnaLee Saxenian, Dean of the UC Berkeley School of Information, about MIDS, the school’s new online Masters in Data Science program. Saxenian, an expert in regional social and professional networks, discusses the inception and future vision for the ... Read More


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Nirav Shah, MD, MPH, is the Commissioner of Health of the State of New York

4 Questions with NY Health Commissioner Nirav Shah, MD

Published on July 19th, 2013 | by Travis Korte

Nirav Shah, M.D., M.P.H., is the  New York State Commissioner of Health. Travis Korte: Tell me about some of New York State’s health data initiatives. Nirav Shah: Two years ago, when Governor Cuomo started in New York State, we were facing a fiscal cliff, with $53.5 billion Medicaid ... Read More


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5 Q’s on Data Innovation with Sharon Biggar

Published on February 11th, 2013 | by Daniel Castro

Sharon Biggar is the CEO of Path Intelligence, a company which is bringing online analytics to the offline world by providing retailers with real-time intelligence about how people move within buildings. I asked Sharon to share with me her thoughts on how this type of ... Read More


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5 Q’s on Data Innovation with John Elder

Published on January 23rd, 2013 | by Daniel Castro

John Elder is founder and CEO of the Elder Research Inc., a data and text mining consultancy founded in 1995 that serves a variety of federal agencies and private sector companies, and the author of a number of books on data analysis. I asked John ... Read More


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5 Q’s on Data Innovation with Hudson Hollister

Published on January 12th, 2013 | by Daniel Castro

Hudson Hollister is founder and executive director of the Data Transparency Coalition, a trade association that is advocating for policies that will require federal agencies to publish their data online using standardized, machine-readable, non-proprietary identifiers and markup languages. I asked Hudson to give me his ... Read More


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Five Q’s on Data Innovation with Terry Milholland

Published on January 7th, 2013 | by Daniel Castro

Five Q’s on Data Innovation with Terry Milholland Terry Milholland is the Chief Technology Officer for the Internal Revenue Service. Before coming to the IRS, he had a long career as a technology leader in the private sector at companies such as Visa, EDS and ... Read More


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5 Q’s on Data Innovation with Dr. Dan Riskin

Published on December 12th, 2012 | by Daniel Castro

Dr. Riskin is the CEO of Health Fidelity, a leading provider of natural language processing solutions. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor of Surgery at Stanford University and practices one day a week out of the Stanford affiliate hospitals. I recently had the opportunity ... Read More


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Five Q’s on Data Innovation with Bill Day

Published on November 28th, 2012 | by Daniel Castro

Bill Day is the platform evangelist for RunKeeper, a Boston-based start-up that helps users track and obtain their fitness goals. I asked Bill to share with me his thoughts on how data is changing how people exercise, work towards fitness goals, and monitor their health. ... Read More


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Five Q’s on Data Innovation with Mark Whitehorn

Published on November 21st, 2012 | by Daniel Castro

Mark Whitehorn is a professor of analytics at the University of Dundee’s School of Computing in Scotland and the author of ten books on business intelligence. I spoke to Mark about how higher-ed programs are adapting to new demands in the era of Big Data. ... Read More


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5 Q’s on Data Innovation with Tim Callan

Published on November 14th, 2012 | by Daniel Castro

Tim Callan is the Chief Marketing Officer of RetailNext, one of the leading provider of in-store retail analytics. I asked Tim to talk with me about how companies like RetailNext are bringing the type of data analytics traditionally used by online retailers to brick-and-mortar stores. ... Read More


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5 Q’s on Data Innovation with Lynn Etheredge

Published on November 7th, 2012 | by Daniel Castro

Lynn Etheredge is an independent consultant on health care and social policy issues and heads the Rapid Learning Project at George Washington University in Washington, DC. I asked Lynn to share with me his thoughts on how health care research is changing as a result ... Read More


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