Predictive Analytics Customer Workshop in Vancouver


 
 
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PLEASE FIND THE EVENT RESOURCES HERE (Password: Azure)
 
 
Join us for an exciting, one-day learning event on predictive analytics using Microsoft Azure.
 
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Data Scientists, Developers & Programmers, Architects, and Analysts

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND?
Azure Machine Learning is an exciting new Microsoft product that allows rapidly add the power of Machine Learning to their efforts. If your business deals with data, Azure ML can add value.

 
 
LOCATIONS AND DATES
March 25, 2015, 9AM-6PM

1111 W Georgia St, Suite 1100, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4M3, Canada

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AGENDA
The workshop will include information and hands-on lab sessions covering Predictive Analytics scenarios with Big and real-time data and Machine Learning.

 
 
Time
Activity
9:00 AM
Breakfast
9:30 AM
Introduction
10:00 AM
Presentations: What is Data Science? What is Predictive Analytics?
12:00 PM
Lunch and Demo of Azure ML working with Power BI
2:00 PM
Building a Marketing Mix Model in Azure ML
3:30 PM
Setting up Excel to Send Data to Azure ML, and Get Predictions Back Via AML’s API
5:00 PM
Using R in Azure ML
 
PRE-REQUISITES
Please bring your laptop to the workshop for participation in the hands-on labs.  Please make sure you have a valid Azure Subscription –
trial subscription is fine.

COST
There is no fee for attending this event. Participants are responsible for covering their own travel expenses.      

 
 
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Zach Perkel is a Lead Data Scientist at Neal Analytics where he focuses on developing machine learning models for online auctions, recommender systems, and the Internet of Things.  Before joining Neal Analytics, Zach worked for eight years in various positions in research and development, strategy, and analytics.  In addition, Zach has deep industry knowledge in energy and manufacturing.  Zach holds a MBA and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a BS in Bioengineering from UC Berkeley.

 
ABOUT NEAL ANALYTICS:

imageNeal Analytics is a solution integration firm specializing in Big Data, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics services. Our specialty is using Azure Machine Learning and advanced predictive analytics to achieve a positive business outcome in the consumer goods, manufacturing, retail, marketing, and energy industries. Typically, we find that in order to get to prescriptive analytics, firms need to build their way up through data ingress management with big data systems, successful data warehousing, and traditional business

Comments (5)

  1. Ed says:

    Unfortunately not. if you are interested in the topic we can connect you with the partner who delivers the session.

  2. Elka Dunnette says:

    Will the session recordings be available after, and/or will this workshop be available in Calgary? I am especially interested in the session: "Building a Marketing Mix Model in Azure ML". Thank you.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Want to get familiar with the new SQL Server 2014, Power BI, Azure Predictive Analytics or Microsoft

  4. Dean says:

    Anything like this coming to Toronto?

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