Analytics & Statistics for CRM, November 7th, Lausanne, Switzerland

August 29, 2014 by Sandro Saitta · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Uncategorized 

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!

Our next event will be a joint effort of the Swiss Association for Analytics (SAA) and the Swiss Statistical Society (SSS). This free afternoon event will take place November 7th and the theme is “Analytics & Statistics for CRM”. Our keynote speaker is Dean Abbott, Chief Data Scientist, Smarter Remarketer, Inc. We will also have speakers from Nestlé, Aduno Gruppe, SAS, DiaSys and SandSIV. The event is sponsored by PwC, SAS and IMSD. More information and free subscription at event.swiss-analytics.ch

SAASSSbanner_very_small2

The Swiss Association for Analytics will also take this opportunity to organize its constitutive General Assembly on November 7th. It is free and accessible to anybody interested in analytics. Schedule and further details will be communicated through the LinkedIn group (www.swiss-analytics.ch)

Looking forward to meeting you there.
The Committee

  • Share/Bookmark

Guest post: Zach Watson

July 21, 2014 by Sandro Saitta · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Uncategorized 

zachHadoop Hasn’t Killed the Enterprise Data Warehouse. In Fact, They Work Well Together.

Going on several years now, Hadoop has been touted as a replacement for traditional enterprise data warehouses, a position which has spawned debates between Hadoop providers and EDW vendors. Naturally, Hadoop vendors tout the program’s ability to store unstructured data – a resource which enterprises… Continue reading...
  • Share/Bookmark

Data Mining Book Review: Delivering Business Analytics

July 14, 2014 by Sandro Saitta · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Uncategorized 
After the excellent book The Value of Business Analytics, Evan Stubbs publishes another book about business analytics: Delivering Business Analytics. In summary, Evan wrote a book with good practical advices, although most of them are not strictly related to analytics. Evan starts by defining "business analytics" (BA) with a clear distinction from "analytics". He continues by explaining why BA is useful (which was… Continue reading...
  • Share/Bookmark

Data Mining Book Review: Thinking with Data

June 27, 2014 by Sandro Saitta · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Uncategorized 

twdThis short book by Max Shron is a good reference to learn about key concepts behind data-driven decision making. One of the most important notion of the book is the emphasis on asking the right question. Indeed, you shouldn't start with the data, but rather with the question (the problem to solve). The book is full of case studies which… Continue reading...

  • Share/Bookmark

4th Swiss Analytics Event, June 19th at 6pm, Hotel Mövenpick Lausanne

June 11, 2014 by Sandro Saitta · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Uncategorized 
Interested in Forecasting & Analytics? Join us at the 4th Swiss Analytics Event! When: Thursday, June 19th at 6pm What: Free event with the topic "Forecasting & Analytics", organized by the Swiss Association for Analytics Where: Hotel Mövenpick, Avenue de Rhodanie 4, 1000 Lausanne. Parking du port d'Ouchy across the street. CFF Train Station at 1.5km. SAAevent4banner_new_small Program of the event: - Introduction, Vincent Schickel… Continue reading...
  • Share/Bookmark

Data Mining Book Review: Data Science for Business

June 6, 2014 by Sandro Saitta · 2 Comments
Filed under: Uncategorized 
catFoster Provost and Tom Fawcett are known for their work on fraud detection, among others. I have recently read their last book, Data Science for Business - What you need to know about data mining and data-analytic thinking. No suspense: it's one of the best data mining book I have ever read. Its style allow it to be read by… Continue reading... | 2 Comments
  • Share/Bookmark

Data Mining Interview: Philippe Nieuwbourg

May 11, 2014 by Sandro Saitta · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Uncategorized 

PN 1000x1249Here is an interview of Philippe Nieuwbourg, from Decideo. Thanks Philippe for taking time to answer Data Mining Research questions.

Data Mining Research: Could you introduce yourself and tell us how you entered the world of data-driven decision making?

Philippe Nieuwbourg: Long story... Once upon a time... 20 years ago... I discovered what was called "reporting and analysis", through… Continue reading...

  • Share/Bookmark

Next Page »

  • Swiss Association for Analytics

  • T-shirts, Mugs & Mousepads


    All benefits given to a charity association
  • Data Mining Search Engine

    Supported by AnalyticBridge

  • Archives

  • Reading Recommandations