Past Meetup

Second Meetup: Tuesday, February 4, 6:30 p.m.

This Meetup is past

40 people went

Xcelerate Solutions

8405 Greensboro Dr., Suite 930 · McLean 22102, VA

How to find us

Tysons Corner (Free Parking on Level P2 8405 and Shuttle Bus from Falls Church Metro Station)

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6:30 p.m. Tutorials Practical Data Science for Data Scientists ( (Proposed GMU Course) and Refreshments

7:00 p.m. Introductions and Announcements (10 seconds per individual depending on the size of the group)

Remarks by Dr. George Strawn, Director, NITRD/NCO ( and co-chair of the Federal Big Data Senior Steering Work Group ( Slides (

7:15 p.m. Featured Presentation/Demonstration (where did you get the data, where did you store the data, and what were your results)

What Went Wrong with the Obamacare Web Site, and How Can It Be Fixed? ( and Why the First Rollout of Crashed, an Architectural Assessment (, Eric Kavanagh (, Inside Analysis (, and Geoffrey Malafsky, PSIKORS Institute (; Data Science (, Brand Niemann, Semantic Community (; and Prototype Video (, Kees van Mansom (, Be Informed (

Update: Accenture to take over for CGI Federal as lead (

8:30 p.m. Networking/Individual Demos (talk among yourselves and look at one another's work)

9:00 p.m. Continue Your Conversations Elsewhere (We need to clear out of the space)