Category Archives: Data Analytics

IoD Day 4 – Integrating Predictive Analytics

Focus on fast, easy, smart integration This is a very Technical deep dive. Integration of Cognos BI, Cognos TM1 and SPSS Modeler Lots of information about the insides of the toolset. Too technical for me.  

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IoD Day 2 – IBM Watson: Transforming how Companies and Clients Interact

Darrin Karras In medicine there are 800,000 journals, no doctor can read more than 3 Emphasis on the use of Watson on treating Cancer, dealing with the ocean of unstructured data and expertise from all the experts around the world … Continue reading

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IoD Day 3 – Data System Simulation using System Dynamics and impact on Predictive Analytics for Policy Analysis

Complex systems need to be simulated due to un-intended consequences at the tertiary level e.g. Fukashima radioactivity is now approaching West Coast of USAS and the ecosystem is being affected by serious radioactivity events in the sea fauna. Uses the … Continue reading

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IoD Day 2 – Leading Aircraft Manufacturer Explores Big Data Across the Enterprise

Value in data not used, but what are the risks of using personal data or other data that should not be used. Also how do we connect all that raw data. Based on Airbus. Topic is connecting data and integrating … Continue reading

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IoD Day 1 – Big Data Machine Learning: Applications, Tools and Best Practices

About Enterprise Machine Learning It is the Magic creating the insights???????!!!!!!! A complex field including a wide range of techniques, statistics, probability, speech processing, CS theory, signal processing and numerical analysis. Very complex but this needs to be hidden from … Continue reading

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IoD Day 1 – Data Scientist Expert Debate

What is a data scientist. Q1 – Definition? – many answers from the 5 members of the panel. A Data scientist deals with the data. They are excited by data and need to link the data to the problem to … Continue reading

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IoD Day 1 – Analytics Transformation: a Global Perspective Session 2

This session is on the business Value case for Analytics. Can achieve massive improvements in performance, increasing sales by 43 times in Insurance industry. Uses concepts from the Zachman Enterprise Architecture levels, the business case needs to concentrate on the … Continue reading

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IoD Day 1 – Cognitive Computing – Watson

First session is about the Watson cognitive system built by IBM to understand natural language. Starts with illustrations of the difficulty of machine understanding of language. It is not based on keyword matching. Illustrated by the Jeopardy competition. Watson uses … Continue reading

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EdCon Day 2

A second day of many interesting presentations about both Analytics programme  development and also various approaches to teaching Analytics topics. Key issues are what is a Data Scientist and what should they learn. Many interesting debates.

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IBM Bid Data and Analytics Ed Con – Day 1 – 2 Nov 2013 – Mandalay Bay Conference Centre, Las Vegas

Three good talks to launch the conference. The opening Keynote by Ruth Krunhansl (Preparing High School Students for College and the World of Big Data) was about getting school children involved in real big data using visualisation tools so that … Continue reading

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