IDEAS Online Free Webinar
IDEAS & Data Application Lab co-host this live webinar.
IDEAS is a global nonprofit organization that is dedicated to fostering the data engineering and data science ecosystems and broadening the adoption of their underlying technologies to accelerate the innovations data can bring to society. Our goal is to create a community to connect AI, Blockchain, and Data Science enthusiasts. All of the conferences that IDEAS host will demonstrate cutting-edge technology and feature a variety of AI, Blockchain, and Data Science experts covering topics including industry trends, real-world applications, open-source software, solutions-based case studies, and many others.
Guest Speakers: Juan Vasquez
As Data Programs Manager at the Office of Finance, Juan blends data, operations, engagement, and creativity to help the 300-person department better serve customers. He uses tools like Esri ArcGIS Online, Tableau, and Socrata to analyze, visualize, and contextualize actionable insights hidden away in multi-million record Oracle databases. Strategic partnerships, product development, and workflow redesigns round off most of Juan’s responsibilities. Juan is a former advertiser with professional chapters in politics and the startup world. Most recently he was the Lead Data Strategist for Mayor Garcetti’s Operations Innovation Team. He is a freelance instructor and strategist on the topics above.
Topics: Becoming Best Buds: Modernizing How Government Treats Business
Government is not known for being business-friendly, taxes suck, and bureaucracies move slow. All these things are true – so how can government switch things up enough so that it actually helps entrepreneurs and business owners? Learn how the Los Angeles Office of Finance is answering this question through use cases that look at technology, people, and process working in unison towards goals and impact.
During our time together we will learn protips and strategies to change management through product development, data management, and human relations. We’ll explore basic strategy, use of tools, visualization techniques, lessons learned from wins and failures, and actionable steps to implement lessons in your own work.
This presentation is not limited to government employees – everyone interacts with government, either as an individual or a professional, so come learn how the second largest city in the country is improving the relationships between government and its local business community.
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