Shaun McGirr, AI Evangelist, Dataiku, says that the standard application of AI to IT operations is to mitigate the “overload of red alerts”: too much noise, not enough signal. This is a valid concern as IT estates grow larger, but the emphasis on individual overload does nothing to address the underlying process issue. Machine Learning needs to be used in the right place and with the right data.
Shaun McGirr, AI Evangelist for Dataiku has 15 years of experience working with data as a practitioner across multiple industries, including doctorate-level training in applied statistics, consulting, and automotive. Shaun helps customers maximise value on their paths to Enterprise AI, while coaching and advising teams internally. Prior to joining Dataiku, McGirr served as Head of Data Science & Business Intelligence at Cox Automotive UK, where he led a team helping customers access, understand, and engage with data to improve decision-making. He is also co-host of the Half Stack Data Science podcast.