Data Innovation Challenge Workshop
The 2nd Data Innovation Challenge workshop with the theme of Forecasting The Future will take place on 19th September! You can be sure that this workshop is bound to pack a punch!
Opening the session is Mike Anderson: a Mckinsey alumni, he holds a Double First in Maths and Economics from Cambridge University and represented the UK at the International Olympiad in Informatics! Mike also has an MBA from INSEAD complementing his significant experience working in Healthcare and IT architecture. For the last 2 years, Mike has been developing significant IP in the neural network space, and today his company Nuroko specialises in maching learning software for real-time pattern recognition and predictive analytics. Mike is a big contributor to the Open Data and Innovation community in Singapore and publishes his open source work under the moniker of mikera.
After Mike we serve up our main course with our Challenge Host, DSM, a Fortune 500 MNC announcing their Sales Forecasting Challenge. After having transformed itself into a Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, DSM now focuses on further growing the company, using four growth drivers: High Growth Economies, Innovation, Sustainability and Acquisitions & Partnerships. More information on DSM.
To close, we have a workshop by Elixir Technology. This is a 60-minute Intermediate workshop covering their Ambience business intelligence suite, where you will learn about Visual Analytics & Data Mining in the cloud.
• 6:45PM: Mike Anderson, The 'Why' & 'How' of Forecasting: Strategy vs. Operations & Forecasting Techniques
• 7:00PM: DSM, Challenge Announcement by business leaders from DSM
• 7:30PM: Q&A session (with DSM & Mike Anderson)
• 7:45PM: Elixir Technologies, Ambience BI software Hands-on Workshop (Intermediate Level)
Date : Thursday, 19 Sep
Time : 6:00 to 9:00PM
Venue : Amazon Web Services Office, Level 10, 23 Church Street, Singapore[masked]
Register for the workshop and give a shout out to all your friends to join us at the DEXTRA Workshop. Tickets are limited, so sign up now - we look forward to seeing you soon!
p.s. If you missed our first workshop, you can catch up here:
• Presentation by Mr. Ng See Kiong, Project Director for the Urban Systems Initiative at A*STAR
• Announcement of our first Challenge by RedMart
See you on the 19th!