Friday, October 21

Hands-On Introduction to Text Analytics
with IBM SPSS

Full-day: 9:00am – 4:30pm

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  • Gain true hands-on experience with text analytics using industry-leading software; enhance data mining models with unstructured data.
  • Sponsored by:
    IBM
    Tim DaciukTim Daciuk
    Business Dev. Manager.
    Advanced Analytics
    IBM

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Sunday, October 16

R Bootcamp:
For Newcomers to R
Half-day: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

  • Launch your tenure as a hands-on user of R, the well-known open-source platform for data analysis.
  • Max KuhnMax Kuhn
    Director, Nonclinical Statistics
    Pfizer

Monday, October 17

R for Predictive Modeling:
A Hands-On Introduction
Full-day: 9:00am – 4:30pm

  • Gain experience driving R for predictive modeling across real examples and data sets. Survey the pertinent modeling packages.
  • Max KuhnMax Kuhn
    Director, Nonclinical Statistics
    Pfizer


Monday, October 17

Predictive Analytics:
Fundamentals and Use Cases
Full-day: 9:00am – 4:30pm

  • Prepares newcomers to attend PAW’s 2-day conference program by revealing the power of predictive analytics through use cases.
  • Piyanka JainPiyanka Jain
    Senior Manager
    PayPal
    Puneet SharmaPuneet Sharma
    Senior Manager
    PayPal

Tuesday, October 18

Hands-On Business Analytics:
Insights to Impact
Full-day: 9:00am – 4:30pm

  • Establishing objectives for business analytics, executing on core analysis, deriving insights and making an impact.
  • Sponsored by:
    SAS
    Piyanka JainPiyanka Jain
    Senior Manager
    PayPal
    Puneet SharmaPuneet Sharma
    Senior Manager
    PayPal


Tuesday, October 18

Hands-On Predictive Analytics with SAS Enterprise Miner
Full-day: 9:00am – 4:30pm

  • Gain experience driving an industry-leading tool, applying the industry standard data mining process.
  • Sponsored by:
    SAS
    Dean AbbottDean Abbott
    President
    Abbott Analytics

Tuesday, October 18

Driving Enterprise Decisions with Business Analytics
Full-day: 9:00am – 4:30pm

  • The principles of Decision Management, its application to critical business processes, and the appropriate use of available technology.
  • James TaylorJames Taylor
    CEO
    Decision Management Solutions


Friday, October 21

Modeling Methods: The Best and the Worst of Predictive Analytics
Full-day: 9:00am – 4:30pm

  • The key inner workings of leading algorithms, case studies demonstrating their performance and comparison of merits.
  • John ElderJohn Elder
    CEO and Founder
    Elder Research, Inc.
     

Friday, October 21

Deploying User-Friendly
Predictive Analytics
Full-day: 9:00am – 4:30pm

  • Gain hands-on experience building user-friendly predictive applications that quickly operationalize models developed in R.
  • Sponsored by:
    tibco
    Jeff MerglerJeff Mergler
    Lead Stat.
    App. Trainer
    TIBCO Spotfire