The Fifth Elephant 2012

Finding the elephant in the data.

What are your users doing on your website or in your store? How do you turn the piles of data your organization generates into actionable information? Where do you get complementary data to make yours more comprehensive? What tech, and what techniques?

The Fifth Elephant is a two day conference on big data.

Early Geek tickets are available from fifthelephant.doattend.com.

The proposal funnel below will enable you to submit a session and vote on proposed sessions. It is a good practice introduce yourself and share details about your work as well as the subject of your talk while proposing a session.

Each community member can vote for or against a talk. A vote from each member of the Editorial Panel is equivalent to two community votes. Both types of votes will be considered for final speaker selection.

It’s useful to keep a few guidelines in mind while submitting proposals:

  1. Describe how to use something that is available under a liberal open source license. Participants can use this without having to pay you anything.

  2. Tell a story of how you did something. If it involves commercial tools, please explain why they made sense.

  3. Buy a slot to pitch whatever commercial tool you are backing.

Speakers will get a free ticket to both days of the event. Proposers whose talks are not on the final schedule will be able to purchase tickets at the Early Geek price of Rs. 1800.

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The Fifth Elephant - known as one of the best data science and Machine Learning conference in Asia - has transitioned into a year-round forum for conversations about data and ML engineering; data science in production; data security and privacy practices. more

Prithvijit roy

@prithvijit

Simplifying advanced analytics to empower business managers

Submitted Jul 3, 2012

Intent of the session is to provide a comprehensive picture of the key challenges analytics is facing in the world of business and how we can solve them with help of technology and business context

Outline

Advanced analytics can significantly help business managers make more informed decisions by uncovering crucial insights, that would otherwise remain hidden. While benefits of analytics are agreed by senior management of most enterprises, the adoption continues to be limited in most enterprises. As Big Data grows in importance, low adoption rate of analytics will evolve as an “Achilles Heel” .

This session will showcase how to effectively combine analytics and business by embedding data mining and machine learning techniques in a business application with right blend of business context, simplified user interface and new age IT infrastructure. This can significantly simplify sophisticated analytics to make it more accessible to business managers in their day to day decision making process.

Speaker bio

Prithvijit Roy is the CEO and Co-Founder of BRIDGEi2i Analytics Solution and has over 14 years of experience in building and leading large Analytics Centers of Expertize. Past experience includes setting up and leading Hewlett Packard’s Decision Support & Analytics Services unit supporting all its businesses & functions globally. Prior to Hewlett Packard, he was part of seed team and leadership building GE’s Analytics center (currently known as Genpact) , a pioneer to India Analytics Industry.

Links

Slides

http://www.slideshare.net/Bridgei2i/simplifying-advanced-analytics-to-empower-business-managers

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Hosted by

The Fifth Elephant - known as one of the best data science and Machine Learning conference in Asia - has transitioned into a year-round forum for conversations about data and ML engineering; data science in production; data security and privacy practices. more