32 episodes

The Mining Your Own Business podcast explores how AI, machine learning, and data mining are employed to drive effective business decisions through conversation, stories, and humor. Host Evan Wimpey chats with data leaders from across industries to learn how their data gets from bits in storage to actionable insights on the ground. The show is inspired by, and the namesake of, the illuminating book Mining You Own Business, which has guided executives in their understanding and employing of analytics for the past 5 years. Join Evan and his guests as they seek to uncover how data science teams are solving complex problems and getting tangible solutions implemented within their organization.

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The Mining Your Own Business podcast explores how AI, machine learning, and data mining are employed to drive effective business decisions through conversation, stories, and humor. Host Evan Wimpey chats with data leaders from across industries to learn how their data gets from bits in storage to actionable insights on the ground. The show is inspired by, and the namesake of, the illuminating book Mining You Own Business, which has guided executives in their understanding and employing of analytics for the past 5 years. Join Evan and his guests as they seek to uncover how data science teams are solving complex problems and getting tangible solutions implemented within their organization.

    Bringing Data Innovation to a 150-Year-Old Industry

    Bringing Data Innovation to a 150-Year-Old Industry

    In this episode of Mining Your Own Business, Data Scientist Xhoana Laska shares how she and her team are bringing data innovation to the field of industrial paint and coatings, an industry that became prominent in the late 1800s.With her background in mathematics and statistics, Xhoana’s knack for numbers has come in handy in her role at National Coatings & Supplies | Single Source, Inc. She has spearheaded projects to save thousands of labor hours, optimize inventory processes, improve d...

    • 26 min
    Blueprint for Impact: Data Products at Lowe’s Home Improvement with Sravan V.

    Blueprint for Impact: Data Products at Lowe’s Home Improvement with Sravan V.

    Explore the dynamic world of retail data analytics with Sravan Vadigepalli, Senior Director of Products and Engineering at Lowe’s. In this episode you’ll learn about the unique analytics challenges and opportunities in the home improvement space and how Lowe’s approaches product development. During the chat Sravan also shares his thoughts on the future of data-driven innovation in retail. Grab some coffee and join host Evan Wimpey as he delves into the intersection of technology and cust...

    • 27 min
    Debate: One Metric to Rule Them All? AUC for Classification Models

    Debate: One Metric to Rule Them All? AUC for Classification Models

    When considering evaluation metrics for classification models, is it possible for one metric to rule them all? Join us for a lively debate between Aric LaBarr, Associate Professor of Analytics at NC State's Institute for Advanced Analytics, and Robert Robison, Elder Research Senior Data Scientist. During the debate Robert champions AUC’s comprehensive measure of model performance, while Aric advocates for a broader perspective, emphasizing the importance of business context in metric sel...

    • 30 min
    Guarding the Future: Data Science-Powered Security at Microsoft with Nirmal B.

    Guarding the Future: Data Science-Powered Security at Microsoft with Nirmal B.

    In this episode Evan Wimpey sits down to chat with Nirmal Budhathoki. A seasoned data scientist at Microsoft, Nirmal has extensive experience in both cybersecurity and the tech industry. During the conversation Nirmal discusses his unique career journey, from unexpected detours, including serving in the Army, to becoming a data scientist. He also talks about applications of machine learning in cloud security, emphasizing the need for proactive defense strategies. Additionally, Nirmal off...

    • 29 min
    No Code—No Problem: Breaking Silos and Empowering Teams with Bill Shube

    No Code—No Problem: Breaking Silos and Empowering Teams with Bill Shube

    Kicking off Season 3 of Mining Your Own Business, Evan Wimpey sits down to chat with Bill Shube. A supply chain analytics expert with over 11 years at the LEGO Group, Bill is also the founder of Supply Chain Watchtower. Through his company Bill’s goal is helping small businesses effectively manage their inventory.Grab a chair and tune in as he shares his story. Bill talks about how his team has successfully leveraged citizen development to gain actionable insights from data, saving thousands ...

    • 32 min
    Computer Vision and Pickleball: Game-Changing AI Insights

    Computer Vision and Pickleball: Game-Changing AI Insights

    In this episode Evan Wimpey chats with Mike Arney, founder of PB Vision, a company helping pickleball players gain game-changing insights. Tune in as he shares how his company got started and how his team is applying AI, machine learning, and computer vision in new ways. Mike also shares why it’s important to value the thoughts and ideas of end users and how that collaboration makes a difference. Whether your team is embarking on a new analytics project or seeking data-driven inspiratio...

    • 32 min

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