Meet and greet – kick off

We want to hear your questions or your data stories. Anything from data discovery through ETL to analysis, modeling and visualization to full case studies. Even stories of failure are welcome.

Let kick off this data brewing meetup and get to know each other. We want to share the problems, approaches, users of data, and the tools we work with.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi. Everyone know about the upcoming analytics hands-on workshop happening next week in Dallas (Wednesday, Sept 18th)? Stratigent LLC is hosting a implementation workshop called "Technical Implementation: Best Practices for Analysts"... perfect for Digital/Web Analysts, Directors of Analytics, Data Analysts and Programmer Analysts. Stratigent and it's sponsors: Ensighten, ObservePoint, OpinionLab and Optimizely) will also cover what each of their products and services can do for you/your company. Includes awesome meal at Morton's Steakhouse. More info @ >> $50 admission!! Use Promo Code: DALMEETUP

    September 13, 2013

  • Peter G.

    Very interesting group

    1 · May 14, 2013

  • Štefan U.

    Thank you all for coming and launching the Meetup. The balance of backgrounds ranging from technical to business was great. I hope that the Meetup will give you opportunity to share knowledge, give answers to your questions or connect with people that can provide additional insights.

    Mentioned topics:

    Business oriented

    * Understanding of requirements and end-user expectations.
    * Data modeling – why and how to do it?
    * Understanding datamarts – from purpose, through design to their use
    * Report utilization and "over-reporting"
    * Data governance and master data management - "why?"
    * Missing documentation and knowledge of existing data
    * Mistaken perception of data quality
    * Misinterpretation of data
    * Visualization

    Technology oriented

    * Data governance and master data management - "how?"
    * Ad-hoc queries
    * Surrogate keys
    * Natural language processing for data analysis
    * Data preservation
    * Numerical vs. categorical data
    * Analytics on transactional processing (in real time)

    May 14, 2013

  • Will G.

    Good to see like-minded people who wrestle with real business problems and solving it through data management, maintenance, and analysis. Top-notch meeting facility also.

    1 · May 14, 2013

  • Tomas

    Great meetup, looking forward to the next one.
    Thank you, guys!

    1 · May 13, 2013

  • Peter G.

    Looking forward to attending this meeting.

    May 8, 2013

  • Marvin E.

    Looking forward to see what's brewing in Dallas

    May 8, 2013

  • Walter J.

    Will there be podcasts or the ability to tele-comute?

    April 14, 2013

  • Thad G.

    As a contributor to OpenRefine, it is encouraging to see an emphasis on open source tools for this group. Visualization is always the key component for users to understand their data. And everyone struggles with this.

    1 · April 5, 2013

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