#DataTalk TweetChat Expands Experian’s Data For Good Initiative

April 22, 2015 by Michael Troncale


With 90 percent of the data in the world being created in the last two years, now more than ever, we need to know how to get the most out of our data-driven economy because the power of data can be a tremendous force for good in the world.

It is with this in mind that we are unveiling a suite of online initiatives that will help businesses and consumers benefit from the positive uses Big Data can bring to the marketplace. Leading the way are the new #DataTalk conversations that will take place as a hosted TweetChat.

The first #DataTalk chat, on “What it Means to be a Data Scientist,” will take place on April 23 at 5 p.m. Eastern time and features special guests Dr. Michael Wu, the chief scientist at Lithium, and Dr. Shanji Xiong, chief scientist of Experian’s global Experian DataLabs.

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We have also developed blogs, podcasts and a video series that illustrate how Big Data can be analyzed with technology and data science in order to bring powerful insights to consumers and businesses, large and small. These insights can help consumers take control of their financial health and help businesses obtain better bottom-line performance.

Insights from Experian thought leaders that discuss the good that data is doing now and the promise it holds for the future.

A show dedicated to sharing concrete ways we can turn Big Data into actionable insights to help businesses and consumers. During the first episode, Craig Boundy, Chief Executive Officer of Experian North America shares his thoughts on Big Data in 2015.

Short videos that provide a close-up look at how Experian manages and analyzes Big Data and the latest business trends in a variety of industry segments.

Our Data For Good initiative reflects the company’s belief that Big Data and the insights derived from it are good for the economy, good for people and good for society. The #DataTalk conversations and exchange of ideas, along with blog posts, podcasts and a video series, provides a platform where industry leaders and Experian experts can share their distinct perspectives on the evolving world of Big Data and analytics.

As you will see, the many examples of how data and the insights derived from it are clearly changing our society for good. If we work together proactively to advance data for good, with the right process, tools and people, we have an opportunity to transform our economy and the ways in which we operate within it.

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