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Technology Podcasts

84.51° launched The Uplow’d because we’re curious about so many things, and we’re betting you’re curious, too. Each month, we’ll delve into topics such as AI, Machine Learning and Data Science that we’re shaping, solving or simply learning about.

84.51° launched The Uplow’d because we’re curious about so many things, and we’re betting you’re curious, too. Each month, we’ll delve into topics such as AI, Machine Learning and Data Science that we’re shaping, solving or simply learning about.

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United States

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84.51° launched The Uplow’d because we’re curious about so many things, and we’re betting you’re curious, too. Each month, we’ll delve into topics such as AI, Machine Learning and Data Science that we’re shaping, solving or simply learning about.

Language:

English


Episodes

Enterprise Data Science Academy with guest Alex Gutman

2/21/2020
In this episode of The Uplow’d, we sit down with Lead Data Scientist, Alex Gutman, to talk about how 84.51°’s Enterprise Data Science Academy is raising the data science IQ of 84.51° and Kroger. We’ll learn about Alex’s Fulbright grant to teach about technology in Kyrgyzstan, and talk about all the things that Artificial Intelligence can do (and more importantly, what it can’t do). Alex has a Ph.D. in Applied Math and Statistics. He oversees training, short courses, and consulting to enable...

Duration:00:16:54

NICS & Predictive Analytics with guest Mike Wessel

12/19/2019
In this episode of The Uplow’d, we welcome Director of Kroger Merchandising, DSD & Alcoholic Beverage, Mike Wessel. Mike gives us the low down on the 84.51° New Item Concept Screener (NICS) tool, and how it provides insight into how well a new product might resonate with customers before it ever hits the shelves. Mike Wessel works with Kroger Merchandising Teams analyzing loyalty card data to solve for customer needs, which includes consulting on which products are the best to sell. A...

Duration:00:23:05

Data Science Innovation in Personalizing the Customer Experience (PTCE) with guest Lauren Littlejohn

11/25/2019
On this episode, we welcome Director of Data Science for Kroger Precision Marketing, Lauren Littlejohn, to discuss DS Innovation in PTCE. As a founder of KPM, Lauren shines light on all the ways 84.51° makes every interaction customers have with Kroger and its suppliers as relevant as possible. Lauren Littlejohn is a Director of Data Science at 84.51°, focused on using data and machine learning to improve campaign performance under Kroger Precision Marketing. She has spent over four years...

Duration:00:11:37

Personalizing the Customer Experience in the Kroger App with guest Kate Cullen

10/28/2019
On this edition of The Uplow’d, our host Dan O’Keeffe sits down with Lead Consultant - Product, Strategy and Innovation for 84.51°, Kate Cullen. We discuss the Kroger app, and all the ways it helps to personalize shoppers' customer experience, including in-store enhancements such as digital shelf edge communications. Kate Cullen is a Lead Consultant at 84.51° focused on Product, Strategy, & Innovation for Kroger Precision Marketing. She has spent over five years learning how to successfully...

Duration:00:14:00

Spatial Analysis with guest Greg Anderson

9/24/2019
84.51° Data Scientist Greg Anderson joins us on this episode of The Uplow’d to discuss Spatial Analysis. We’ll learn about this cutting edge data science that helps Kroger plan new store locations, existing store remodels, and where an Ocado hub or spoke will perform best.

Duration:00:20:12

How 84.51° Data Science Drives the Natural and Organic Movement with guest Alex Trott

8/27/2019
This month, Dan is joined by 84.51° Lead Consultant for Kroger Merchandising, Alex Trott, to discuss Kroger’s Natural and Organic brands. We’ll discover how Kroger selects the natural and organic brands for its stores, as well as what Kroger does differently to make these premium products more accessible to all customers. We’ll talk about the future of the natural and organic movement, and find out what Hollywood star Jennifer Garner and Kroger have in common!

Duration:00:21:32

Automated Machine Learning: DataRobot and Open Source with guest Brandon Greenwell

7/29/2019
On this month’s episode of The Uplow’d, 84.51° Data Scientist and author of the widely-popular R package, Partial Dependence Plots (pdp), Brandon Greenwell, discusses Automated Machine Learning and the benefits that DataRobot and a number of open source tools are bringing to the table.

Duration:00:17:27

Upskilling Talent Through Tech with guest Ethan Swan

6/21/2019
In this episode of the Uplow’d, Senior Data Scientist Ethan Swan provides insight into what it takes to keep 84.51°’s data science teams ahead of the curve. We’ll talk about the shift to open-source platforms, and how a community of programmers came together to replace the traditional customer support department. Read Ethan’s latest blog post here: https://www.8451.com/blog/linux-for-data-scientists-part-1.

Duration:00:14:47

Pedagogy of Data Science with guest Brad Boehmke

5/28/2019
In this episode, we chat with Director of Data Science, Brad Boehmke, about how 84.51° keeps its data scientists up-to-speed on the latest programming knowledge, why R and Python have such unusual names, and how interpretable machine learning may know us better than we know ourselves. To learn more about Data Science Training at 84.51°, visit http://bit.ly/2VUaBCp

Duration:00:20:01

Data & Insights with guests Michael Schuh and Adam Ward

4/29/2019
On this episode of The Uplow’d, we welcome Director of Product Strategy & Innovation, Michael Schuh, and Director of Data Science, Adam Ward, to discuss 84.51°’s unique approach to data collection and analysis, and how we can connect brands and CPGs to customers in relevant ways.

Duration:00:21:26

The Future of Personalization with guest Alison O’Keefe

3/6/2019
In this inaugural episode, we sit down with Alison O'Keefe, Client Lead for Offsite Digital Media, to discuss how 84.51° transforms the traditional one-size-fits-all customer experience approach to customer experience to something much more personal. We’ll discuss why personalization is important to customers and a necessity to compete in today’s marketplace.

Duration:00:14:09