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"Assumptions: Check yo self, before you wreck yo self" w/ Erin Shellman

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The Topic:

Predicting the future is hard and it requires a lot of assumptions, also known as beliefs, also known as faith. In “Assumptions: Check yo self, before you wreck yo self” we explore the consequences of beliefs when constructing predictive models. We’ll walk through the process of developing a demand forecast for Evo, a Seattle-based outdoor recreation retailer, and discuss how assumptions influence the behavior of your application and ultimately the decisions you make.

About Erin Shellman:

I’m an ex-bioinformaticist gone data scientist at the Nordstrom Data Lab. I make cool things like personalized email content and product recommendations for Nordstrom.com. I love Python + R.

Agenda: 6:30pm Doors open. Eat, drink and socialize.
7:00pm Welcome, Introductions. Presentation.
7:45pm Wrap-up / Q&A / Socialize

We hope to see you there and bring a friend!