Data science is a priority for your businesses, and data science teams are under more pressure than ever to deliver ROI. What does it look like to deliver business value? Watch this example of how a data science team can help multiple departments prepare for an upcoming storm, reducing the financial and operational impact on the company. IBM’s Irina Saburova and Rosie Pongracz will take you through a demonstration of how the Finance, Operations and Fraud departments benefit from the use of a diverse set of tools and techniques.

Video Chapters: 01:28

- Chapter 1 "Use case scenario overview" Duration (2:26) 03:54

- Chapter 2 "Forecasting" Duration (1:40) 05:34

- Chapter 3 "Optimization" Duration (1:47) 07:21

- Chapter 4 "Fraud Detection" Duration (1:34) 08:55

- Chapter 5 "Streamlining procurement and claim management" Duration (1:35) 10:30

- Chapter 6 "Summary" Duration (2:07)

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