Machine Learning is more than just another technical innovation. It is a value driver for the entire business. To unlock the value in data will require close collaboration between Business and IT, which in turn will streamline the business for success in the market. It is therefore essential that tech leaders gain familiarity with machine learning and data science. Fortunately, the field is not as impenetrable as it may seem at first. Using familiar tools and data we will look at a simple example to help demystify what machine learning is and what it can do.
Maartens is currently a Senior Consultant at OpenCredo. He helps clients bring their infrastructure solutions to the cloud and researches the use of machine learning for business intelligence. During two decades in the industry he has developed software, tested large information systems, and automated infrastructure as a DevOps engineer. He is a keen proponent of open source, automation, agile practices, and CI / CD. He thinks everyone should do more testing. He is the author of a novel for which he employed a recurrent neural net to generate a unique vocabulary of words and phrases.
Doors Open: 18:00
Talk start: 18:30