Archive for December, 2011

December 28th 2011

PAW SF- March 4-10, 2012 – Full Agenda Is Now Available For You To See

View Complete Agenda

Early Bird Savings – $400 Off Onsite Registration

Predictive Analytics World, March 4-10, 2012, in San Francisco is packed with the top predictive analytics experts, practitioners, authors and business thought leaders, including keynote speakers:

Piyanka Jain
Piyanka Jain
CEO, Aryng.com
Former PayPal Business Analytics Head
The Five Myths of Predictive Analytics
Anne Robinson
Anne Robinson
Former Analytics Director
Cisco
Influencers, Skeptics, and Data Geeks
Eric Siegel
Eric Siegel
Conference Program Chair
Predictive Analytics World
Persuasion by the Numbers: Optimize Marketing Influence by Predicting It

View the complete agenda

Plus special plenary sessions from industry heavy-weights:

Andreas Weigend
Andreas Weigend
weigend.com
Former Chief Scientist, Amazon.com
Identity Wars: The Battle to Control Personal Data
John Elder
John Elder
CEO & Founder
Elder Research, Inc.
Becoming an Ace with a Robot as your Wingman

See what past attendees have to say about Predictive Analytics World:

"The advantage of Predictive Analytics World to other conferences is that it's sponsor-neutral, thereby most of the effort goes into the promotion of various data mining techniques and not to a specific software."

— Mehran Azhar, Senior Marketing Analyst, WW Grainger

"Hands down, best applied, analytics conference I have ever attended. Great exposure to cutting-edge predictive techniques and I was able to turn around and apply some of those learnings to my work immediately. I've never been able to say that after any conference I've attended before!"

— Jon Francis, Senior Statistician, T-Mobile

Predictive Analytics World focuses on concrete examples of deployed predictive analytics. Hear from the horse's mouth precisely how Fortune 500 analytics competitors and other top practitioners deploy predictive modeling, and what kind of business impact it delivers. View the agenda at-a-glance.

PAW's SF 2012 program will featuring over 40 sessions with case studies across 2 tracks: 1) All Audiences and 2) Expert/Practitioner so you can witness how predictive analytics is applied from leading enterprises such as:

Altos Broadspire Compass Labs
HP Interclick Kelley Blue Book LinkedIn
NBA-NFL-MLB Pfizer Mercy Sisters Social Media
University of Phoenix Volunteers of America Wells Fargo
  YMCA ZZAlpha  
  • California General Underwriters Insurance Company
  • An IT support firm and a sales workforce
  • Real-world examples in Financial Services, Emergency Response
  • True-to-life anecdotes based on misc. enterprise successes
  • Plus insights from projects for Anheuser-Busch, Dept. Homeland Security, and US Postal Service Office of Inspector General

Take advantage of Early Bird Pricing and realize savings of $400 over onsite registration

Note: Bring the team and realize additional savings. Each additional attendee from the same company registered at the same time receives an extra $200 off the Conference Pass.

Register Now!

To register go here

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December 16th 2011

Don’t Miss – TAW San Francisco Super Early Bird Ends This Week

Super Early Bird Ends This Friday, December 16th
Savings of $600 over onsite registration

Text Analytics World San Francisco, March 6-7, 2012, is packed with the top text analytics experts, practitioners, authors and business thought leaders, including keynote speakers:


Johan Bollen
Associate Professor
Indiana University
Modeling Collective Mood States Using Social Media Analytics

John Elder
CEO & Founder
Elder Research, Inc.
Multiple Case Studies: Text Mining: Lessons Learned

Usama Fayyad
Chairman & CTO ChoozOn
Former Chief Data Officer Yahoo!
Text Analytics and Mining Big Data: From Sentiment Analysis to Understanding Consumer Intent

Text Analytics World focuses on concrete examples of deployed text analytics. Hear from the horse's mouth precisely how Fortune 500 analytics competitors and other top practitioners employ text analytics, and what kind of business impact it delivers.

TAW San Francisco will feature over 20 sessions with case studies at leading enterprises in e-commerce, financial services, government, healthcare, high technology, insurance, retail, and social media such as:

Accident Fund Alpha Genius amdocs AVG Internet Security
Samsung CDC HP MTV WMA

TAW San Francisco's agenda covers hot topics and advanced methods such as blackbox trading, customer service and call centers, decision support, document discovery, document filtering, financial indicators from social media, government applications, insurance applications, knowledge discovery, marketing and branding, product launching, sentiment analysis, social data, social media applications, text analytics software, topic discovery, voice of the customer, and other innovative applications that benefit organizations in new and creative ways.

Take advantage of Super Early Bird Pricing ending this week and realize savings of $600 over onsite registration

Note: Bring the team and realize additional savings. Each additional attendee from the same company registered at the same time receives an extra $200 off the Conference Pass.

Register Now!

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December 16th 2011

Don’t Miss – PAW San Francisco Super Early Bird Ends This Week

Super Early Bird Ends This Friday, December 16th
Savings of $600 over onsite registration

Predictive Analytics World, March 4-10, 2012, in San Francisco is packed with the top predictive analytics experts, practitioners, authors and business thought leaders, including keynote speakers:

Piyanka Jain
Piyanka Jain
CEO, Aryng.com
Former PayPal Business Analytics Head
The Five Myths of Predictive Analytics
Anne Robinson
Anne Robinson
Former Analytics Director
Cisco
Influencers, Skeptics, and Data Geeks
Eric Siegel
Eric Siegel
Conference Program Chair
Predictive Analytics World
Persuasion by the Numbers: Optimize Marketing Influence by Predicting It

Plus special plenary sessions from industry heavy-weights:

Andreas Weigend
Andreas Weigend
weigend.com
Former Chief Scientist, Amazon.com
Identity Wars: The Battle to Control Personal Data
John Elder
John Elder
CEO & Founder
Elder Research, Inc.
Becoming an Ace with a Robot as your Wingman

See what past attendees have to say about Predictive Analytics World:

"The advantage of Predictive Analytics World to other conferences
is that it's sponsor-neutral, thereby most of the effort goes into the
promotion of various data mining techniques and not to a specific
software."

— Mehran Azhar, Senior Marketing Analyst, WW Grainger

"Hands down, best applied, analytics conference I have
ever attended. Great exposure to cutting-edge predictive
techniques and I was able to turn around and apply some
of those learnings to my work immediately. I've never been
able to say that after any conference I've attended before!"

— Jon Francis, Senior Statistician, T-Mobile

Predictive Analytics World focuses on concrete examples of deployed predictive analytics. Hear from the horse's mouth precisely how Fortune 500 analytics competitors and other top practitioners deploy predictive modeling, and what kind of business impact it delivers. View the agenda at-a-glance.

PAW's SF 2012 program will featuring over 40 sessions with case studies across 2 tracks: 1) All Audiences and 2) Expert/Practitioner so you can witness how predictive analytics is applied from leading enterprises such as:

Altos Broadspire Compass Labs
HP Interclick Kelley Blue Book LinkedIn
NBA-NFL-MLB Pfizer Mercy Sisters Social Media
University of Phoenix Volunteers of America Wells Fargo
  YMCA ZZAlpha  
  • California General Underwriters Insurance Company
  • An IT support firm and a sales workforce
  • Real-world examples in Financial Services, Emergency Response
  • True-to-life anecdotes based on misc. enterprise successes
  • Plus insights from projects for Anheuser-Busch, Dept. Homeland Security, and US Postal Service Office of Inspector General

Take advantage of Super Early Bird Pricing ending this week and realize savings of $600 over onsite registration

Note: Bring the team and realize additional savings. Each additional attendee from the same company registered at the same time receives an extra $200 off the Conference Pass.

Register Now!

To register go here

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December 16th 2011

New Book on Decision Management Systems by James Taylor

 

James Taylor has come out with a new book:

Decision Management Systems: A Practical Guide to Using Business Rules and Predictive Analytics

Here's what I wrote about it:

Where are your business' pain points and where are its golden opportunities? James Taylor's new book, Decision Management Systems, shows how to 1) formalize the the nitty gritty of enterprise operations with rule-based systems, and 2) streamline these systems by way of predictive analytics. Increasingly adopted by enterprises, the Decision Management System sits at the intersection of operations and analytics, placing it front and center in the effort to optimize on opportunities and manage risk. Taylor's comprehensive book lays the groundwork and sets the standard.

Click here for more about the book

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