Accenture hosted an AI, Data Science & Big Data Open House at The Dock to showcase the data and analytics work it does, and open up a discussion about the challenges it faces in finding data-driven solutions.

At Accenture’s AI, Data Science & Big Data Open House event in October 2017, discussion on these terms dispensed with futuristic dreamscapes in favour of real and everyday applications.

Paul Pierotti, head of Accenture Analytics, introduced a panel that has been working with data analytics for years: Oonagh O’Shea, senior manager at Accenture Digital; Diarmuid Cahalane, lead research scientist at The Dock; Anne Sloman, analytics manager at Accenture; and Mina Dashti, an analytics manager at The Dock.

The panel shared practical advice for solving problems with data and gave us key takeaways from the discussion.

Words by Elaine Burke