PhD majoring in Analytics

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UTS, Sydney Australia has introduced a Master of Analytics (Research) and a PhD majoring in Analytics within its Advanced Analytics Institute (AAI), established as a strategic initiative in 2010 with Professor Longbing Cao as the Director. The institute has world-leading researchers who focus on practice-based analytics and decision-making research and services.

reference: http://www.analytics.uts.edu.au/

Business Analytics and Optimisation – Tutorial

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This is a brilliant tutorial on business analytics with excellent resources. Worth going through when you have free time.

http://www.internetevolution.com/tutorial_newintelligence.asp

Analytics: A Sure-Fire Way to Deliver Value (Free research brief)

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Here is an opportunity from SAS to get a free research brief from International Institute for Analytics (IIA) discusses how analytics will bring value to your organization.  Written from the viewpoint of a CIO, this brief explains:

  • How analytical tools are a CIOs best friend
  • How implementing a decision-support approach provides much ROI to your business
  • How to ask important questions to executive team members and staff when implementing new IT systems

Link: http://www.sas.com/reg/gen/corp/analytics-whitepaper-gc

AAI Newsletters

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The Advanced Analytics Institute Newsletter is produced on a quarterly basis.  It provides all of the latest information on AAI in relation to innovation, collaboration, education, networking, events and developments within the AAI team.

September 2012, Issue 2 (pdf, 3.9MB)

This issue includes the following news items:

•    Papers Published
•    Papers Accepted
•    UTS: Engage Event
•    Huawei Technologies
•    Microsoft Research
•    Collaboration Meetings in China
•    A New Food Choice Model
•    An Innovative Online Advertising Model
•    Context Free Grammars and Topic Models
•    IEEE SPS Seasonal School
•    Air Passengers’ Loyalty and Its Business Analytics
•    Upcoming Big Data Workshop
•    FEIT Teaching and Learning Grant
•    FEIT Research Showcase
•    Chinese University Research Office Delegation
•    Liaoning Technical University Delegation
•    Computer Graphics and Interactive Media Lab, Houston
•    ICME
•    Business Development Manager
•    New Lecturer
•    AAI Welcomes Four New Students
•    Doctorate Conferral
•    Academic Visitors

June 2012, Issue 1 (pdf, 1.5MB)

This issue includes the following news items:

•    KDD-2012 Success
•    IBM Fellowship Success
•    Student Analytics System
•    New book: Behavior Computing, Springer
•    Policy Suggestions to Local China Government
•    Microsoft Research Collaboration
•    Cheque Image Processing System Trialed in Westpac
•    SAS Agreement
•    China Collaboration
•    IEEE Signal Processing Society Seasonal School in UTS
•    Advanced Analytics Study Group
•    Upcoming AAI Showcase at UTS
•    Advanced Analytics Seminar Series
•    2012 IEEE ICME in Melbourne
•    PAKDD 2013
•    ADMI 2012 Has Been Successfully Held
•    AAI Management Committee Meeting
•    Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Business and Social Analytics
•    AAI at the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2012
•    Academic Visitors

Visit: http://cfsites1.uts.edu.au/aair/news-events/newsletters.html

AAI Big Data Workshop 15th Nov – Book Now!

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A Big Data Workshop introducing a smarter decision methodology for your organisation through advanced analytics and career opportunity

Big data isn’t just a trendy catchphrase but a huge challenge for business organizations in today’s rapidly changing technological environment. A Career in Big Data may be of interest to you, and of interest to organisations endeavouring to meet their Big Data Challenges through quality people. Find out how you can benefit from the enormous insights advanced analytics bring. Whether you are working within a company requiring to unlock the value of big data, thinking of changing the focus of your career to enter the new and exciting world of big data analytics, or working in analytics recruitment. This UTS Short Workshop will help you gain a solid understanding of the incredible power of data analytics and the importantly the world faces a shortage of analytical and managerial talent that is necessary to make the most of big data in the information age.

Don’t miss this short course. Register today to take full advantage of the big data revolution.

Who will Benefit:
This program is particularly useful for:

  • Students of data
  • Data analytics job seekers and those changing careers and career focus to enter an exciting world of Analytics
  • Data practitioners in all market sectors working within a company requiring to unlock the value of BIG DATA
  • Executive managers
  • Recruitment agency staff and HR personnel

Agenda:

 9.00am Welcome
 9.15am UTS Data Analytics and Global Trends in Big Data and Careers
10.00am Social Media Analytics and Careers
10.45am Morning Tea
11.00am Risk Analytics and Careers
11.45am Case Study 1: Financial Risk Analytics
12.15pm Lunch
 1.00pm Government and Big Data
 1.45pm Multimedia Analytics and Careers
 2.30pm Case Study 2: Collection Analytics
 3.00pm Afternoon Tea
 3.15pm Careers in Data Analytics
 3.45pm Big Data Panel – Analytics and Careers
 4.25pm Smarter Business Decisions and Careers – Closing
 4.35pm Closing
 4.40pm Networking Refreshments

For more information and booking: https://shortcourses-bookings.uts.edu.au/ClientView/Schedules/ScheduleDetail.aspx?ScheduleID=893&EventID=832

Advanced Analytics Seminar Series (AAI)

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The Advanced Analytics Seminar Series presents the latest theoretical advancement and empirical experience in a broad range of interdisciplinary and business-oriented analytics fields. It covers topics related to data mining, machine learning, statistics, bioinformatics, behavior informatics, marketing analytics and multimedia analytics. It also provides a platform for the showcase of commercial products in advanced analytics. Speakers are invited from both academia and industry.

It opens regularly on every Friday afternoon at the UTS Blackfriars Campus. Each seminar is followed by a 30-minute afternoon tea, and then an open graduate study session teaching basic components in artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining, business analytics and statistics.

link: http://datasearch2.uts.edu.au/analytics/news-events/seminar.cfm

visit: http://www.b2bwhiteboard.com

Manage All Unstructured Data with SAS® Text Analytics

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Power of Analytics – Jim Davis Explains

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Welcome to B2B Marketing Analytics

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This site has been developed to enable sharing of issues relating to B2B Marketing Analytics with students in my Strategic Business Marketing at the University of Technology Sydney. Other students and practitioners are welcome to share their insights in this changing and evolving field of big data.

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