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Expert Webinars: the Future of Big Data, Oct 19; How recommendation systems works, Oct 20


By 2020, almost every company will derive value and earn revenue from data. This webinar will explain how Big Data and its related technologies are growing today – and what they might look like tomorrow.



The field of Big Data is used to technological breakthroughs. Companies all over the world are using Big Data Analytics to make business predictions, understand customers, and monitor crisis situations – and they’re getting better at it every year. Recommendation systems have existed for a long time, but companies like Netflix are applying cutting-edge machine learning techniques to old processes to keep you binge-watching.

These are exciting times, but how much do we really know about the power of these innovations? Will Big Data Analytics be able to predict what customers will want in a car, 10 years from now? Can it predict what you want to eat for dinner, today? Find out the answers to these questions, and more, in the two webinars below:

SimplilearnExpert Webinar: The future of Big Data, October 19

By 2020, almost every company will derive value and earn revenue from data. This webinar will explain how Big Data and its related technologies are growing today – and what they might look like tomorrow.

Join Syed as he takes you through the future of Big Data. During the session and the Q&A, Syed will cover the following topics:

  1. Real-time insights with streaming technologies
  2. Business analytics with Machine Learning
  3. Big Data Security
  4. Why ‘no data’ means ‘no business’

Register here to learn more!


How recommendation systems works on Amazon & Netflix, Oct 20

Using Big Data and predictive analytics to power recommendation systems, you can enhance your customers’ experience and boost sales. Online retailers like Amazon and Netflix collect consumer information from a wide range of sources. They then analyze this data to understand their customers’ preferences and use this understanding to deliver highly targeted, location-based promotions to their customers in real time. In other words, if you’re looking up at the sky on a rainy day, don’t be surprised if you see Amazon ads for umbrellas!

Join Simon, our Data Science expert, as he explores how recommendation systems are changing the way online retailers communicate with their customers.

During the webinar, Simon will cover the following topics:

  1. Predictive analytics & recommendation systems
  2. Recommendation at Netflix
  3. Recommendation at Amazon
  4. Lessons learned from Netflix & Amazon

Register here to learn more!


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