Leading Enterprises Share Insight and Examples of Predictive Analytics Deployment; Predictive Analytics World, NYC Features over 40 sessions and 9 in-depth workshops

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From PayPal to Blue Cross Blue Shield to Overstock.com, Predictive Analytics World (PAWcon.com), October 16-21 in New York, offers workshops and more than 40 sessions focused on examples of how businesses can strengthen the impact of predictive analytics deployment and establish new opportunities with predictive analytics. PAW NYC 2011’s diverse line-up of speakers delivers vendor-neutral sessions across all verticals offering the broadest and most comprehensive program to date.

Predictive Analytics World

Predicting customer response and other buying behavior is fast becoming a boardroom imperative. By leveraging historical data in order to form predictions, many businesses are not only strengthening their businesses but also establishing new opportunities with predictive analytics.
Predictive Analytics World (PAW), October 16-21, NYC 2011 delivers the richest and most diverse program yet, featuring more than 40 sessions across 3 expertise levels that showcase real-life examples of deployed predictive analytics. Hear from hands-on professionals how Fortune 500 analytics competitors and other top practitioners deploy predictive modeling, and what kind of business impact it delivers.

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Special workshops on a variety of topics offer a deep dive for every level of expertise. Workshop sessions include:

  •     Driving Enterprise Decisions with Business Analytics (James Taylor, Decision Management Solutions)
  •     Hands-On Business Analytics: Insights to Impact and Predictive Analytics: Fundamentals and Use Cases (Piyanka Jain & Puneet Sharma, PayPal)
  •     Modeling Methods: The Best and the Worst of Predictive Analytics (John Elder, Ph.D., Elder Research)
  •     Hands-On Text Analytics with IBM (Tim Daciuk, IBM)
  •     Hands-On Predictive Analytics with SAS Enterprise Miner (Dean Abbott, Abbott Analytics)
  •     R Bootcamp: For Newcomers to R and R for Predictive Modeling: A Hands-On Introduction (Max Kuhn, Pfizer)
  •     Deploying User-Friendly Predictive Analytics (Jeff Mergler, TIBCO Spotfire)

PAW is the business-focused event for predictive analytics professionals, managers and commercial practitioners, regardless of skill level. These predictive modeling and analytics sessions, case studies, and workshops deliver the expertise and resources to establish new opportunities, strengthen the impact of your predictive analytics deployment and improve your marketing effectiveness.

Keynote speakers include Author Thomas Davenport, President's Distinguished Professor at Babson College, David A. Ferrucci, IBM Fellow & Watson Principal Investigator at IBM, and Eric Siegel, Conference Program Chair. Davenport will speak on Every Day Analytics: Making Leading Edge Commonplace; Ferrucci shares Building Watson - An Overview of the DeepQA Project; and Siegel presents Persuasion by the Numbers: Optimize Marketing Influence by Predicting It.

Following the tremendous success and record registrations at PAW San Francisco, New York is sure to once again break records as the largest cross-vendor predictive analytics event ever. Join us October 16-21 at the Hilton New York. View the full agenda and see all the sessions available.

Predictive Analytics World is part of Data Driven Business Week, which includes the Marketing Optimization Summit, Text Analytics World, Conversion Conference, GAUGE, and the Internet Marketing Conference.

Predictive Analytics World is sponsored by IBM, SAS, Deloitte, StatSoft, Mu Sigma, Tibco, Salford Systems, Kxen, Zementis, Informs, AnalyticBridge, Customer Think, Improvement and Innovation.com, Predictive Analytics.org, Toolbox.com, OPSEOs, Visibility, and Blog Partners.

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