Connecting the Dots: A case study on becoming a little more like Leonardo

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EMC Insurance Companies Headquarters

717 Mulberry St · Des Moines, IA

How to find us

See Parking Instructions in the event description. Check in at the Skywalk Reception desk @ 700 Walnut St. You will need to present a government issued photo ID in order to receive your security badge.

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Details

Parking Instructions: Park in Lot A (see attached map) which has entrances on 7th and 8th streets on the south side of Cherry Street. You will need to give your name at the gate and state that you are attending the Analytics Meetup in order to be let in to park.
Once you have parked, enter the building via the parking ramp on the north side of Cherry. You can use the elevators on the north side of the parking ramp to access the Skywalk Level (level 3 of the parking ramp). Follow the hallway until you reach the Skywalk Reception desk of 700 Walnut.
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We all know the ability to recognize patterns within data is crucial to many of our jobs. Between advancements in technology, math, and computer science in the last 20-30 years we now have capabilities to uncover these patterns like never before. But one crucial skill that often gets overlooked, and happens way before model development is ever started, is the ability to recognize patterns that allow you to identify crucial problems to be solved for.

This presentation will talk about the importance of being able to see patterns and look at a case study of a current initiative happening at EMC Insurance Companies - improving our property intelligence through geocoordinate data.