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Jen Underwood on Data Visualization and Automating Data Science

In this first episode, Frank and Andy chat with Jen Underwood, who’s website is incredibly awesome.


Jen Underwood’s blog
About Jen Underwood
Impact Analytix

Sponsored by Enterprise Data & Analytics

Cool Conversation Blurbs:

Unicorns Among Us ([1:42]) – Note: Data Driven is an Audible Affiliate. You can pick up a free audio book and start a free 30-day trial at
Jen discusses where she thinks data science is going. ([9:15])
The relationship between Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning ([18:30])
The Power of One ([28:05])
On blog post backlash ([35:00])


About Jen Underwood

Jen Underwood, founder of Impact Analytix, LLC, is a recognized analytics industry expert. She has a unique blend of product management, design and over 20 years of “hands-on” development of data warehouses, reporting, visualization and advanced analytics solutions. In addition to keeping a constant pulse on industry trends, she enjoys digging into oceans of data. Jen is honored to be an IBM Analytics Insider, SAS contributor, former Tableau Zen Master, and active analytics community member.

In the past, Jen has held worldwide product management roles at Microsoft and served as a technical lead for system implementation firms. She has launched new analytics products and turned around failed projects. Today she provides industry thought leadership, advisory, strategy, and market research. She also writes for InformationWeek, O’Reilly Media and other tech industry publications.

Jen has a Bachelor of Business Administration – Marketing, Cum Laude from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and a post-graduate certificate in Computer Science – Data Mining from the University of California, San Diego.

About the author, Data Driven Team

The Data Driven team is the dynamic duo of Frank La Vigne and Andy Leonard.

Frank La Vigne is a software engineer and UX geek who saw the light about Data Science at an internal Microsoft Data Science Summit in 2016. Now, he wants to share his passion for the Data Arts with the world.

Andy Leonard is a self-described Data Philosopher who literally lives in Farmville. No, not the game, the actual town. He slings code and manages data.