Collaboration in Practice: How an open source ethos delivers data science

16:00-16:30, Lecture Room 1

Using an open-source approach, Allstate is developing a suite of products that delivers insights from machine learning and data modeling to help guide business decisions. Agile software development techniques and domain knowledge have been leveraged to create robust enterprise solutions and a small innovative analytics team. This working has lead to the establishment of the Open Hands Software Foundation–a collaborative software community that seeks to solve user problems and improve team workflows.