We teamed up with Microsoft for a meetup on retail analytics!
How can retailers data teams use predictive analytics to deliver real value? Yashas Vaidya (Solutions Architect, Dataiku) & Gil Isaacs (Azure Solutions Architect, Microsoft) will walk you through the entire data science process for predicting a customers next purchase using HDInsight & Dataiku.
"Customer Next Purchase Prediction for Retail: a Global Use Case" by Yashas Vaidya, Solutions Architect at Dataiku
With the rise of loyalty programs & digital touch points, retailers have been able to collect more & more data about their customers over time, opening up the ability to create better, more personalized marketing offers & promotions. Using transactional, demographic, & product data, Yashas will show how machine learning enhances a better, more pro-active & more efficient customer's behaviour prediction.
Yashas Vaidya, Solutions Architect, Dataiku:
Yashas is assisting Dataiku's alliances team as learning content creator, data scientist & solutions architect to enable & grow the partner ecosystem. He has been trained as a population scientist & is now examining child nutrition in a 20-year longitudinal panel study as Ph.D. candidate at Brown.
"From data ingestion to data viz, how to start & complete an analytics project for retail on Azure HDInsight Application Platform" by Gil Isaacs, Azure Solutions Architect at Microsoft
Building upon the use case, Gil will present how retailers can leverage the Azure HDInsight Application Platform to use applications that span a variety of use cases like data ingestion, data preparation, data processing, building analytical solutions & data visualization.
Gil Isaacs, Azure Solutions Architect, Microsoft:
Gil works with a wide spectrum of technical resources, from hands-on DevOps Engineers to C-Suite leaders, across industries on a daily basis. From IBM to JP Morgan, several start-ups, Amazon, Oracle, & now Microsoft, his experience encompasses all stages of software delivery from strategy, architecture, & design, through to hands-on application development, testing & operations.
6:00 PM: Pizza, beer, & networking6:30 PM: Yashas presentation6:50 PM: Gils presentation7:10 PM: Q&A
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