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Nick Elprin

Nick Elprin is the CEO and co-founder of Domino Data Lab, provider of the open data science platform that powers model-driven enterprises such as Allstate, Bristol Myers Squibb, Dell and Lockheed Martin. Before starting Domino, Nick built tools for quantitative researchers at Bridgewater, one of the world's largest hedge funds. He has over a decade of experience working with data scientists at advanced enterprises. He holds a BA and MS in computer science from Harvard.

Data Science

Data Science Platform: What is it? Why is it Important?

As more companies recognize the need for a [data science platform], more vendors are claiming they have one. Increasingly, we see companies describing their product as a “data science platform” without describing the features that make platforms so valuable. So we wanted to share our vision for the core capabilities a platform should have in order for it to be valuable to data science teams.

By Nick Elprin7 min read

Product Updates

Better Knowledge Management for Data Science Teams

We’re excited to announce a set of big new features that make it easier for you to find and reuse past data science work in your team and organization. We’re calling these features “Discoverability,” and they encompass powerful ways to search, tag, and get recommendations about relevant analytical work.

By Nick Elprin7 min read

Data Science

“Unit testing” for data science

An interesting topic we often hear data science organizations talk about is “unit testing.” It’s a longstanding best practice for building software, but it’s not quite clear what it really means for quantitative research work — let alone how to implement such a practice. This post describes our view on this topic, and how we’ve designed Domino to facilitate what we see as relevant best practices.

By Nick Elprin5 min read

Data Science

Visual Logic Authoring vs Code

At some point in their careers, almost every data scientist has written code to perform a series of steps, and thought, “It would be great if I could build these transformations visually rather than by writing code.”

By Nick Elprin11 min read

Data Science

Image diffing with CSS tricks

We've been hard at work delivering exciting new features in Domino. Our latest release included a lot, including the ability to import/share data sets across projects, easier ways to manage organizations of users, and improvements to how we host Jupyter notebooks, along with changes that make it easier to manage an on-premise deployment of Domino.

By Nick Elprin2 min read

Data Science

Predicting Winners of the Rugby World Cup

This a guest post by Arnu Pretorius

By Nick Elprin14 min read

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