Welcome to episode 314 of the AI in Action podcast, the show where we break down the hype and explore the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.
Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and Europe.
Today's guest is Ben Kirshner, Director of Data Solutions at Civis Analytics in Chicago. Founded in 2013, Civis Analytics helps organizations use data to gain a competitive advantage in how they identify, attract and engage their audiences. With a powerful combination of best-in-class data, cutting-edge software solutions, and an interdisciplinary team of data scientists, developers and survey science experts, Civis works with leading public and private sector organizations to make data-driven decision-making essential to how they do business.
This week, they announced the launch of its cloud-based Digital Equity Intelligence Center, a comprehensive suite of data and interactive tools enabling a precise understanding of broadband affordability, access and adoption issues across communities. The Digital Equity Intelligence Center leverages Civis Analytics' ability to create a single source of data truth and scales the expertise of their best-in-class data analytics consulting practice, encapsulating its models in a user-friendly application which allows teams to create specific audiences for campaign activation.
In the episode, Ben tells us about:
The work they do at Civis Analytics
How he transitioned into a leadership role
What a typical project life-cycle looks like
Plans for growth in 2022
Why Civis Analytics is a great place to work
To find out more about Ben and all the great work happening at Civis Analytics, check out the website www.civisanalytics.com or follow them on Linkedin and Twitter @CivisAnalytics. You can also connect with Ben directly on Linkedin.
What did you think of Ben's podcast? Where do you see the future of AI and Data Analytics in the industry heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.
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