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February 2020

Applying predictive analytics in the real world

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
One Great George Street, Westminster
London, SW1P 3AA
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There's a lot of talk about predictive analytics and big data at the moment but in amongst the hype how can you learn what it really means for you?  Join this half day briefing session with like-minded individuals to gain a solid grounding and education on the terminology of advanced analytics, what’s possible and what to consider as you think about how predictive analytics could be benefiting your organisation. Business intelligence helps organisations learn about the past but predictive analytics delivers something beyond…

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March 2020

Step beyond spreadsheets with IBM SPSS Statistics

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

You are invited to join us for this free educational event in which you’ll learn about IBM SPSS Statistics – one of the most highly-regarded analytical software platforms. There’s a lot of talk about big data and predictive analytics at the moment, and IBM SPSS Statistics is at the forefront of this current wave of interest as one of the most powerful yet accessible analytics tools available. If you’ve been thinking about how your organisation could benefit from predictive analytic…

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Harnessing unstructured data with text mining

March 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Please join us for this free educational event on the use of unstructured data. Emails, social media, RSS feeds, documents and free text are all examples of the unstructured data organisations hold and the volume of such data is growing fast. Every day we create another 2.5 quintillion bytes of data and 80% of it is unstructured. Everyone has it, some companies are mastering it but most organisations are worried about it.  If big data is everywhere, then unstructured data represents…

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Improving predictive models with IBM SPSS Modeler

March 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Using IBM SPSS Modeler, this webinar will demonstrate methods to improve the accuracy of predictive models. It should be noted that most of these approaches are not unique to the SPSS Modeler application and may have relevance for people working with alternative software packages. The session will explore the following six approaches to increasing predictive accuracy: Bootstrap aggregation Boosted models Feature engineering Ensemble models Meta-modelling Split-method models Who should attend? Anyone who is building predictive models in any tool and…

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May 2020

Predictive analytics in one hour – a no-nonsense guide

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

You are invited to join us for this free educational event focusing on the value of predictive and advanced analytics.  The session gets behind the hype to give you insight into what predictive analytics really is, how it could make a difference to your organisation and how you can get started. Organisations like yours generally have a lot of data, often of many different types and held in different places, so struggle to make effective use of it. As customer…

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Getting started with decision trees

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

You are invited to join us for this free educational event focusing on the application and value of using decision trees. This 45 minute session will give you a straightforward overview of how decision trees work and how they can be applied to solve a range of business problems. Using decision trees you can: Accurately predict who is most likely to respond to your marketing campaigns by generating response propensity scores Uncover  critical relationships between descriptive, transactional and interaction data…

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Evaluating and deploying predictive models

May 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This webinar will explore the question of how data analysts evaluate and choose predictive models as well as the various options for deploying them into the real world. Experienced data analysts are well aware that there is no single, universal criterion for assessing the accuracy of predictive models. This session will compare and contrast the various measures that can be employed to evaluate model performance and focus on the importance of establishing practical success criteria early in the project cycle.…

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July 2020

Getting started with SPSS Syntax

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

SPSS Syntax has long been exploited by expert analysts due to its flexibility, power and ease of learning. Syntax vastly increases users’ productivity by making it easier to: Fix problems without re-doing everything Carry out repetitive tasks more efficiently Allow analysts to share their work with others Provide a recorded audit trail for better governance Automatically generate results and create scheduled batch jobs In this webinar we'll show you how to get to grips with SPSS syntax, covering: The basics…

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Planning successful analytics projects

July 2 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

It is a rarely acknowledged fact that an uncomfortably large proportion of predictive analytics initiatives fail to make any impact in the real world. In this webinar we will draw on the hard-won experiences of industry professionals to examine precisely what drives success or failure in predictive analytics. Using the CRISP-DM framework, the session will focus on the practical aspects of planning for successful outcomes including: Choosing useful project objectives Insight vs accuracy Establishing what a successful outcome actually means…

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September 2020

Customising SPSS procedures

September 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

There are many ways to create customised routines and procedures in SPSS Statistics. Creating custom procedures can dramatically increase your productivity in SPSS and the good news is you don’t need to be an expert user or know how to ‘code’ in order achieve this. In this webinar Jarlath Quinn will show how users can: Create a custom ‘hot button’ to automatically remove unwanted results from the output viewer. Get to grips with the Custom Dialog Builder to create new…

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