Technical Challenges of Model Deployment

Open Data Group July 25, 2018

Deploying analytic models can be a long, slow moving process with many obstacles along the way. Many models are abandoned before they ever make it into production because of inefficiencies that slow down or halt the entire process. To overcome the challenges of model deployment, we need to identify the problems and learn what causes them. Some of the top technical challenges organizations face when trying to deploy a model into production are:

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Analytic Deployment Stacks and Frameworks (Part 2): Models Abstraction

Garrett Long February 8, 2017

This is part 2 in a series discussing an approach to effective deployment of analytic models at scale.  You can find part 1 here.  

Our first abstraction intended to aide the coordination of analytic designers and analytic deployment is the model.  As an abstract entity, a model has four main components.

  • input (factors)
  • output (scores and other data)
  • state (including initial state, usually trained or fitted to historical data)
  • the math (some times what is called the “scoring function”)

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FastScore v1.2 - We live to deploy your data science models

Garrett Long November 10, 2016

It's been a little while since we had a blog post, as we've been heads down on software development.  We've been working on improving FastScore with our partners and customers, as well as the input we are receiving from the market.  It's really exciting to announce FastScore v1.2 today, which marks the 3rd release in 6 months of the product.  The feature velocity is gaining steam, as are the demos.  

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