What we're about

I started this group because there appears to be no other Sydney groups focusing on analyzing Big Data*. This group is for people looking to share experience and or learn new methods for analyzing the data. It is also for people who have Big Data that they need help with. I have extensive Big Data experience from my time at eBay and will gladly help others in any way that I can. * Big Data is a term for datasets which can no longer fit in a database. Typically this happens at around the 1 terabyte mark. In addition, the data is usually unstructured (e.g. user click stream) which is even more difficult to analyze.

Upcoming events (3)

The Future of Analytics: what will Analytics look like when it's done right

After a brief pause we are very pleased to revive Sydney's leading Big Data Analytics meetup with a series of three presentations from Dr Eugene Dubossarsky on The Future of Analytics. The first of this trilogy will be "Analytics Nirvana - what will Analytics look like when it's done right." Speaker 1: Dr Eugene Dubossarsky Synopsis: The potential of Data Analytics to transform organisations and society has only seen the beginnings of realisation. With the advent of globalisation, automation, AI and other drivers of competition and rapid change, there is an activity that is becoming more critical every day: good decision making. Crucial to good decision making is its main enabler, data analytics. As the sophistication of AI increases, the only human activities left will be those that cannot be automated. Increasingly, good decision making becomes the pre-eminent in-demand skill, with the assistance of powerful computational tools. In fact, it becomes the only white collar role remaining. This role might not even be referred to as a “job”, because it entails doing something very different every day, always looking for new opportunities and risks, and converting their discovery to value. This is a world where data literacy will be as universal as computer literacy is today, and “executives” are defined and rewarded by their ability to decide well, while the ability to “execute” is the more generally available skill or function. This is also a world where organisations are structured, incentivised and managed primarily according to the effective measurement and analysis of the most important metrics. Bio: Dr Eugene Dubossarsky is leader in the analytics field in Australia, with over 20 years’ commercial data science experience. He is a Founding Partner of AlphaZetta, head of the AlphaZetta global training Academy as well as AlphaZetta's Chief Data Scientist. He is also the founder of the Australia–New Zealand Data Analytics Network, with over 17,000 members, and the head of the Data Science Sydney group (6,000+ members), and Big Data Analytics Sydney (6900+ members) . He is regularly invited to be a conference presenter, consultant and advisor, and appears in print and on television to discuss data science and analytics, and advisory board member for listed companies, advising on AI and Data Science. Eugene also applies data science in an entrepreneurial setting, to financial trading and online startups, and is the creator of ggraptR, an interactive visualisation package in R. Speaker 2: to be announced. We look forward to catching up again in September!

The Future of Analytics (episode 2 of 3): Data Literacy

CBD location to be confirmed.

We are pleased to revive one of Sydney's leading Big Data Analytics meetup with a series of three presentations from Dr Eugene Dubossarsky on The Future of Analytics. The second episode of this trilogy will be "Data Literacy - the foundational skill for future business conversations." (The third installment will follow in the coming months.) More details to follow, just want to provide enough notice to all members so you can get this into your diary. Please arrive at 5:30 for some networking, food and drinks before we kick off around 6:00. Sponsors and venue will be announced shortly - if you're interested in co-sponsoring please let us know. We are also keen to hear from anyone with an interesting case study or message they would like to present at future meetings. We look forward to catching up again on September 26! The Big Data Analytics team.

The Future of Analytics: Managing AI the right way (for a change)

We are pleased to revive one of Sydney's leading Big Data Analytics meetup with a series of three presentations from Dr Eugene Dubossarsky on The Future of Analytics. The third episode of this trilogy will be "AI Management done right (for a change)" Bio: Dr Eugene Dubossarsky is leader in the analytics field in Australia, with over 20 years’ commercial data science experience. He is a Founding Partner of AlphaZetta, head of the AlphaZetta global training Academy as well as AlphaZetta's Chief Data Scientist. He is also the founder of the Australia–New Zealand Data Analytics Network, with over 17,000 members, and the head of the Data Science Sydney group (6,000+ members), and Big Data Analytics Sydney (6900+ members) . He is regularly invited to be a conference presenter, consultant and advisor, and appears in print and on television to discuss data science and analytics, and advisory board member for listed companies, advising on AI and Data Science. Eugene also applies data science in an entrepreneurial setting, to financial trading and online startups, and is the creator of ggraptR, an interactive visualisation package in R. We look forward to seeing you again in November! The Big Data Analytics team.

Past events (49)

"Data Science is Different Now", and CEO of Anodot!!!

Westpac "The Arena" Level 1

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