Archive for May, 2012

May 22nd 2012

7 Reasons You Can’t Miss PAW Chicago

7 Reasons You Won't Want to Miss
Predictive Analytics World Chicago, June 25-26

  1. Witness case studies from organizations currently deploying predictive analytics such as Accenture, Allstate, BBC, City of Chicago, eBay, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, MTV Networks, Nielsen, Nokia Siemens Networks, Paychex, Pfizer, Travelers, Western Union, USPS, Wikipedia and more.
  2. Gain inspiration from luminary keynote addresses such as Bruno Aziza, formerly Director, Worldwide Strategy Lead, Business Intelligence, Microsoft, Roger Craig, Analytical Jeopardy! Winner and CEO, Cotinga and Eric Siegel, Program Chair, Predictive Analytics World.
  3. Increase your knowledge with in-depth workshops featuring advanced predictive modeling methods, hands-on training, text analytics, a full-day intro to R (the open source analytics system), net lift modeling, enterprise decision management and introductions to predictive analytics and business analytics.
  4. Boost your organizations return on predictive analytics by bringing back real world examples and case studies of how other organizations are making the most of prediction.
  5. Become more valuable to your organization – advance your knowledge and expertise of advanced predictive modeling methods, big data, blackbox trading, cloud analytics, customer retention, crowdsourcing, predictive analytics, data visualization, enterprise dynamics, enterprise-wide decisioning, financial services, forecasting, fraud detection, healthcare analytics, HR analytics, insurance, market research, online marketing, open question answering, public sector applications, real estate market scoring, reliability modeling, risk management, segment analysis, social data for financial indicators, social media analytics, targeting marketing, telecom applications, telecommunications, text analytics, uplift (net lift) modeling, workplace behavior modeling, and other innovative applications that benefit organizations in new and creative ways.
  6. Learn about where predictive analytics is heading and what will be the next big thing from over 15 sponsors showcasing their latest products and services. Engage with leading providers who can answer all your questions about finding the right tools and technologies for your organization.
  7. Expand your network and contacts and share ideas with the brightest minds in the industry during networking breaks and lunches. Tap into the knowledge of your peers and gain valuable insight that will take your strategy to the next level.

To register go here

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May 17th 2012

Keynote Speakers Announced and Super Early Bird Pricing Ending for PAW-Gov

Keynote Speakers Announced for PAW-Gov 2012
Super Early Bird Discount Ends on May 25th

Predictive Analytics World for Government (PAW-Gov), the leading vendor-neutral analytics conference for government, is holding its second annual conference this September 17-18, 2012 in Washington, DC.

We are excited to announce the first confirmed speakers for our 2012 conference. Don't miss hearing from these government-leading data analytics experts:

Keynote Speakers:

Dean Silverman Dean Silverman
Director, Office of Compliance Analytics, Internal Revenue Service
Michael Wood
Executive Director, Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board

Plus Plenary Speaker:

John Elder John F. Elder
CEO, Elder Research, Inc.

PAW-Gov is designed to help agency managers understand how they can apply predictive analytics to more effectively and efficiently accomplish their mission. Last year over 250 of your peers and leading government experts on data analytics gathered at PAW-Gov to connect, share best practices, and learn from real-word case studies. This year's agenda will focus on:

  • Improper Payment Prevention & Recovery
  • Fraud Detection
  • Audit Analytics
  • Healthcare Analytics
  • Workforce/Human Capital Analytics
  • Social Media Analytics
  • Tax and Revenue Collection
  • Risk Management
  • Building/Lease Management
  • Automating Claims Processing
  • Text Mining / Unstructured Data
  • Cyber Security

In addition to the keynote/plenary speakers above, PAW-Gov 2012 is excited to announce that it will showcase speakers or case studies from the following government agencies:

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)
  • Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • General Services Administration (GSA)
  • U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (USPS OIG)
  • Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Social Security Administration
  • Department of Interior (DOI)
  • National Protection and Programs Division (NPPD)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)
  • U.S. Marine Corps (USMC)
  • National Security Agency (NSA)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Get the best rates available if you register before Friday, May 25th. Super early birds will save up to $250 off the onsite registration price. Join your peers for the leading government focused analytics event of 2012.

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May 10th 2012

TAW Boston Call-for-Speakers Now Open

Mark Your Calendars – Text Analytics World Oct 3 – 4, 2012

Call for Speakers Deadline is Approaching

We are excited to announce Text Analytics World (TAW) is coming to Boston. Lead by new Program Chair, Tom Reamy, TAW is seeking the best and brightest in the industry to speak at the event. This two-day conference will cover the full spectrum of text analytics with a focus in these key areas:

  • Big Data – Including integration of text analytics and predictive analytics – converting text into data and enhancing text mining applications, decision support, topic discovery, predictive modeling, and more
  • Social Media – Including sentiment analysis, voice of the customer, and other new social applications
  • Enterprise Applications – Including enterprise search and search based applications, knowledge management (collaboration, expertise location, advanced knowledge bases), content management, and other productivity applications
  • Intelligence Applications – Including business intelligence, customer intelligence, security, fraud detection, survey analysis, and more
  • Knowledge Organization – Including methodology and How To talks on: categorization techniques, noun phrase extraction approaches, taxonomy development and applications, semantic web and semantic technologies, and new knowledge models

Text analytics is a platform technology that can transform the way information is accessed and utilized in a whole range of information and knowledge applications both within the enterprise and external applications. The conference themes are designed to explore the full ranges of those potential applications.

Submit your proposal today to be considered.
The deadline for proposals is May 25 but earlier submissions are appreciated.

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May 8th 2012

Inside Look at PAW Chicago – Early Bird Ends Friday

Early Bird Rates End This Friday

Connect with your peers and experience unmatched networking and learning at PAW Chicago – June 25-26, 2012. Register before Friday to save up to $400 off the onsite price.

Charge your expertise with the latest methodologies field-tested by your peers in their predictive analytics deployment. Secure your value to your organization by attending the two-day conference where our experts – and your peers at large – deliver wisdom to strengthen your process transforming mountains of data into actionable insight. Here’s a sneak peek at what is happening at PAW Chicago:

Keynotes from industry leaders:

40 Case Studies From Leading Organizations
Help your company make smarter business decisions by learning what leading organizations have done to successfully implement predictive analytics and improve their bottom line. Some of these top names include:

Accenture AllState BBC

Ebay Hewlett Packard Microsoft

MTV Networks Nielsen Nokia Siemens Networks

Paychex Pfizer SVB Travelers

Western Union United States Postal Service

Workshops for Users of All Levels
Roll up your sleeves and get hands-on with the best practitioners in the business at our pre- and post- conference analytics workshops:

Take advantage of Early Bird Pricing ending this week 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.

To register go here

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May 2nd 2012

Early Bird Pricing for Chicago Ending Soon

Early Bird Rates Are Ending – Don't Miss Out

The clock is ticking, don't wait any longer to save your seat and some money.

Network and engage with the brightest minds in predictive analytics by attending Predictive Analytics World Chicago. More than ever organizations face challenges that can only be met with data driven predictions. Get the resources and insight you need to enhance your business results at the best price if you register before Friday, May 11th.

Allstate, BBC, eBay, HP, Mazda, Microsoft, MTV Networks, Paychex, Pfizer, Travelers, USPS, Western Union, and Wikipedia are just a few of the case studies to be presented at PAW Chicago. Be part of the leading event featuring over 40 sessions, hands-on workshops, unlimited networking, access to top solution providers, and a whole lot more.

Want to learn more?

Don't wait any longer – secure your seat before May 11th to save up to $400.

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