Welcome to MSBIC

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September

10

September 2013 Meeting

MSBIC is a community focused on promoting the discipline of Business Intelligence as a whole, for individuals that share a common goal of leveraging analytics to make better business decisions. Our mission is to foster a community that bridges the gap between technologists and business information consumers. We feel both groups should share an interest in leveraging their technology investments to optimize business performance.

Opening Presentation:

Introduction to Data Science Part I: From BI into Predictive Analytics

Drew Minkin Archaeus Design Systems

The popularity of data science has many IT groups starting initiatives and BI professionals looking for direction. This session will clarify the primary the strengths and weaknesses of data science, help the audience understand some its central concepts. Demonstrations will show sample datasets and analytic models with real world examples using Microsoft BI technologies.

About Drew:
Drew Minkin lives in McKinney, TX and operates as Archaeus Design Systems. He started his career as a row in a Microsoft product sample when data was little and science was mining. He would grow to build and integrate models for the leading retail, financial, healthcare and energy companies around the world.