The London Business Analytics Group is a community data and analytics interest group. We started in July 2014 and have organised over 20 events. Previous talks have included data visualisation, exotic patterns in data, big data in personalised medicine, building data science teams, R and predictive analytics and machine learning.
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Winning Ways for Your Visualization Plays
Featuring Mark Grundland
What enables an effective data visualization to deliver insight at a glance? This talk presents practical techniques for how information visualization design can take better account of the fundamental limitations of visual perception, exploring the design choices that determine whether a picture...functional datavisualization
Machine Learning with R
Featuring Barbara Fusinska
Data Science and especially Machine Learning are the topics that recently have gained in popularity. R is an open source platform that offers numerous libraries and implementations of machine learning algorithms. The tutorial walks the audience through the process explains how to use R as a tool...functional datanalysis machinelearning datascience
Featuring Steph Locke
We can be better at our jobs if we have a good grasp of basic statistics. It doesn’t matter if you’re a DBA looking to understand query plan performance, a data warehouse person needing to come up with ETL load time estimates, or an analyst needing to report figures to managers. Statistics can...functional data-science data-analytics bigdata statistics
Algorithm Magic with Pen, Paper and RapidMiner
Featuring Kostas Bonikos
Don't miss this hands on session with Kostas Bonikos at this month's London Business Analytics Group that'll help to demystify data science and showcase RapidMiner!functional project-management management decision-tree-algorithm rapidminer data-science bigdata
Operationalizing Machine Learning
Featuring Richard Conway
Microsoft Regional Director and Microsoft MVP in Azure, Richard Conway will be join us at this month's London Business Analytics Group event to tell us about how Microsoft are helping Data Scientists get their models into production quicker Don't miss it!business-management machine-learning azure microsoft data-management bigdata functional python
The A-Z of Power BI Dashboards
Featuring Peter Myers
Power BI dashboards enable the display of a consolidated view across the organization, regardless of where the data is stored. A dashboard consists of tiles, with each displaying a value or data visualization. At last count, there were 12 different ways to add a tile to a dashboard.power-bi bigdata dashboards power-bi-dashboards
Beginners Hands-On Workshop: Data Viz Using Power BI
Featuring Mark Wilcock
This is an informal, practical, hands on workshop aimed at beginners to data visualisation and Power BI. We’ll be looking at how long people live in different countries – and how much they drink; investigating which passengers survived or perished on the Titanic; analysing the text of a BBC News...powerbi datavisualisation businessanalytics functional