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PAW Keynotes: Tips, Tricks, Mistakes, and Examples


PAW Business, Oct 29 - Nov 2, 2017 in NYC, will be packed with the top machine learning and predictive analytics experts, practitioners, authors, business thought leaders - check the keynotes.



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PAW Keynotes: Tips, Tricks, Mistakes, and Examples

Predictive Analytics World for Business, October 29 - November 2, 2017 in New York City, will be packed with the top machine learning and predictive analytics experts, practitioners, authors, business thought leaders - including these keynote speeches:


The Right Analytics for the Job: Tips and Tricks for Success
Anne G. Robinson
, Executive Director, Strategy, Analytics and Systems, Verizon

Many factors should be considered when evaluating an analytics undertaking, such as complexity of the problem, precision necessary in the solution, and timeliness required for the response. Leveraging a dynamic analytical approach will achieve the greatest value for your business.


The Predictability Predicament: Your Model Overlooks the Real Target

Claudia Perlich, Chief Scientist, Dstillery
Some customers churn from a telecom provider because they are moving, others because they got a better offer in the mail, and the third because their home is in a location with terrible reception. These are all positives for a model but the outcome has occurred for very different reasons. Mixed scenarios mean the model will automatically gravitate to the one that is easiest to predict at the expense of the others. Predictive models can even introduce biases NOT even present in the training data. Learn how to account for a combination of different features having a significantly negative impact on the usefulness and ethics of predictive modeling.



UPS' Road to Optimization
Jack Levis, Senior Director, Process Management, UPS

Using advanced analytics, UPS was able to reduce 185M miles driven annually. The latest tool, ORION (On Road Integrated Optimization and Navigation) completed deployment in 2016 and accounts for $300M to $400M in cost reduction annually. Learn how they did it.


See the other 31 breakout sessions and the ten workshops on offer at the 2017 Predictive Analytics World for Business, October 29 - November 2, 2017 in New York City.


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Co-located event: PAW Financial.  This PAW Business event is held alongside PAW Financial; financial services-focused sessions will be located there. Available cross-registration options provide you the opportunity to attend sessions at both events.



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