Tag: data analysis

R for Excel Users

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This post covers the why and how to switch from Excel to R for managing data and undertaking analysis. It covers the following topics: Four Fundamental Differences Between R and Excel Example: Joining two tables together Interation Generalizing through functions “Excel users have a strong mental model of how data analysis works, and this makes learning to program more difficult. However, learning to program will allow you to do things … Continue Reading

Enterprise Data World


Next Event: April 27-28, 2018 San Francisco, CA “The 21st Annual Enterprise Data World (EDW) Conference is recognized as the most comprehensive educational conference ondata management in the world. Your Transformation to Data-Driven Business Starts Here!” 2018 Registration Videos from previous conferences

Global Artificial Intelligence Conference


Upcoming Event:  January 17-19, 2018 Santa Clara, CA From Global AI Conference’s website: “Global Big Data Conference’s vendor agnostic Global Artificial Intelligence(AI) Conference is for all industry verticals(Finance, Retail/E-Commerce/M-Commerce, Healthcare/Pharma/BioTech, Energy, Education, Insurance, Manufacturing, Telco, Auto, Hi-Tech, Media, Agriculture, Chemical, Government, Transportation etc.). It will be the largest vendor agnostic conference in AI space. The Conference allows practitioners to discuss AI through effective use of various techniques.” 2018 Agenda Registration

The Machine Learning Conference


Upcoming Event: November 10th San Francisco, CA From ML Conference website: “MLconf gathers communities to discuss the recent research and application of Algorithms, Tools, and Platforms to solve the hard problems that exist within organizing and analyzing massive and noisy data sets.” MLconf Blog 2017 Registration

TDWI Chicago Conference


Next Event: May 6-11, 2018 – Chicago, IL From TDWI Website: “In one week, at one location, you will get the most applicable training on your top data challenges from the industry’s most respected thought leaders and practitioners. Modernizing your data warehouse? Implementing cloud services? Working to develop a successful data architecture strategy for your self-service analytics and data science endeavors? Need to ensure your dashboards and KPIs are driving … Continue Reading

KDD (Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining)


2017 Event:  Halifax, Nova Scotia – August 13-17th  From KDD Website: “KDD 2017 is a premier interdisciplinary conference bringing together researchers and practitioners from data science, data mining, knowledge discovery, large-scale data analytics, and big data.” 2017 Schedule 2017 Videos  

Data Science and Machine Learning Bootcamp with R


From Udemy: “Learn how to use the R programming language for data science and machine learning and data visualization! What Will I Learn? Program in R Use R for Data Analysis Create Data Visualizations Use R to handle csv, excel, SQL files or web scraping Use R to manipulate data easily Use R for Machine Learning Algorithms Use R for Data Science”

Machine Learning Society


Upcoming Events Calendar From Machine Learning Society: “Who we are:  The Machine Learning Society is a global community of Data Scientists, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence experts committed to advancing innovations in Science, Technology and Culture. What we do: We host a variety of community building events designed to educate, engage, and inspire our community to push the boundaries of Artificial Intelligence research and application. MLS focuses on providing resources … Continue Reading

Artificial Intelligence Conference – O’Reilly


Upcoming Events: September 17-20, 2017 – San Francisco, CA April 29 – May 2, 2018 – New York, NY From Artificial Intelligence Conference: “What’s covered: Case studies of successful enterprise AI implementations Designing AI-enabled products or incorporating AI into existing data products Improvements in conversational interfaces—including chatbots, NPL, NLU, and speech Reinforcement learning & applying machine learning in highly dynamic environments Unlocking data through image recognition, computer vision, and classification and … Continue Reading

PyData – Seattle


2017 Event: July 5th – 7th From PyData Seattle:  “PyData conferences bring together users and developers of data analysis tools to share ideas and learn from each other. The PyData community gathers to discuss how best to apply Python tools, as well as tools using R and Julia, to meet evolving challenges in data management, processing, analytics, and visualization. We aim to be an accessible, community-driven conference, with tutorials for … Continue Reading