The Devil Is in the Data: Machine Learning and Data Governance

1/19/21 10:00 AM

Machine-learning models have become increasingly popular among financial institutions, with applications that include fraud detection, loan underwriting, portfolio management, and securities trading. They are beginning to replace traditional explanatory models, which examine the underlying drivers of modeled outcomes. For solving business problems, managers focus on effective results, using reliable predictions or estimates rather than underlying causal relationships.

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Topics: machine learning, data governance, Summit Blog, IT Quarterly

Notes from the Government Analytics Breakfast Forum: Using Analytics to Combat the Opioid Crisis

10/10/18 9:46 AM

Last week, Olivia Hebner and Laura Hoesly attended the Government Analytics Breakfast Forum: Using Analytics to Combat the Opioid Crisis sponsored by Johns Hopkins University and REI Systems. The speakers included Allison Oelschlaeger (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services), Dr. Mona Siddiqui (Health and Human Services), and Dr. Jim Kyung-Soo Liew (Johns Hopkins University). During the forum, speakers and audience members discussed data sources available to the federal government, challenges the government faces when analyzing the data, steps already taken, and possible methods for analyzing the data going forward.

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Topics: data analytics, administrative data, Litigation Analytics, opioids, data visualization, unstructured data, machine learning

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