• Implementing Analytics initiatives with Discover's Data Strategy Mgr.

    RSVP Here: http://www.promotable.io/events You want to start using Data to make better decisions. How do you get started? What are the steps you need to take to create and implement a Data initiative? In this talk we will be talking about the people, process, technology and data that you need for your data initiative to be successful. We will also discuss some of the various data related roles are and how you can leverage data in your current role. Takeaways: What kind of Data should you collect, how do you get it, how do you know you collected the "right data"? - What stakeholders are involved? - What is the process from start to finish. - What technology and tools do you need? - How to get started About the Instructor: Ravi Krishnan is a Senior Manager - Enterprise Data Strategy at Discover Financial Services where he has led multiple data strategy & transformation initiatives. His has expertise in product management, cloud, digital, big data, architecture, BI, agile and business consulting. Event Agenda: 6:00: Networking 6:30: Talk + Q&A 7:30: Networking 8:00: End of Event Notes: Doors close promptly at 6:45 All sales are final, no refunds will be issued. REGISTRATION ON EVENTBRITE IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND. RSVP HERE AND USE PROMO CODE "MEETUP" FOR YOUR FREE TICKET: RSVP Here: http://www.promotable.io/events

  • A/B Testing and Attribution with Facebook's Marketing Science Partner

    RSVP Here: http://bit.ly/2v4nhqF We know that understanding data is key to a successful marketing strategy. A/B testing and attribution are two of the most important data driven analytical tools to drive results and deliver better ROI. At this event we will be discussing both of these powerful tools, who uses them, and how to get started. Key takeaways: - What is A/B testing, why is it important, when do you use it? - How does A/B testing help you make better decisions? How to get started? - What is attirbution and why is it so important? - What kind of data do you need to get started? How do you get that data? About the Instructor: Amy Foran is a Marketing Science Partner at Facebook. She previously worked in Data Science and Analytics at both Leo Burnett and IBM. She received her MS in Predictive Analytics at Depaul University Event Agenda: 6:00: Networking 6:30: Talk + Q&A 7:30: Networking 8:00: End of Event Notes: Doors close promptly at 6:45 All sales are final, no refunds will be issued. REGISTRATION ON EVENTBRITE IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND. RSVP HERE AND USE PROMO CODE "MEETUP" FOR YOUR FREE TICKET: http://bit.ly/2v4nhqF

  • Cloud Essentials for Managers: What you Need to Know

    Chicago Connectory

    RSVP Here: http://bit.ly/2IGbAhZ The "Cloud" is one of the biggest buzzwords in business today. In this talk, we will break down some of the hype and buzzwords to help you understand what the Cloud is, who the major players are, the major benefits to business and what you absolutely need to know as a manager, even if you aren't a technical employee or engineer. Key Takeaways: - What is the cloud? What are containers? What is all of the hype about? - Why cloud is different than typical legacy IT systems and Technologies - Common Mistakes and misconceptions - Who the important players are and how do they differ. - What benefits cloud based solutions can bring to organizations. - Is it cheaper? - At what stage should a company consider cloud based solutions? How to get started? - What Non-technical Managers need to know About the Instructor: Gerald Gunter is the CEO of Otomatik where he works to implement Cloud solutions for the Fortune 500. Through his many engagements, he has worked with everything from the C-Level employees all the way down to the help desk. He learned many common challenges and pitfals companies face and wants to share his insights on what everyone needs to know about the Cloud. Event Agenda: 6:00: Networking 6:30: Talk + Q&A 7:30: Networking 8:00: End of Event Notes: Doors close promptly at 6:45 All sales are final, no refunds will be issued. REGISTRATION ON EVENTBRITE IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND. RSVP HERE AND USE PROMO CODE "MEETUP" FOR YOUR FREE TICKET: http://bit.ly/2IGbAhZ

  • Marketing Analytics w/Mcdonald's Data Scientist

    Chicago Connectory

    RSVP Here: http://bit.ly/2CW8Vgf “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don’t know which half.” John Wanamaker [masked]) Key Takeaways: - Challenges to understanding return on marketing spend - How to optimize media to business goals rather than media metrics - What kind of data should you be collecting - Worst to best methodologies for media measurement ranked - What is success - How to get started About the Instructor: Alexandra Gaski is a Data Scientist at McDonald's where she focuses on marketing and media optimization. She received her MS in Analytics from the University of Chicago. Event Agenda: 6:00: Networking 6:30: Talk + Q&A 7:30: Networking 8:00: End of Event Notes: Doors close promptly at 6:45 All sales are final, no refunds will be issued. REGISTRATION ON EVENTBRITE IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND. RSVP HERE AND USE PROMO CODE "MEETUP" FOR YOUR FREE TICKET: http://bit.ly/2CW8Vgf

  • Data Jump Start

    The Merchandise Mart

    $39.00

    This intensive 2.5 hour course will teach you how to go from novice to expert in Excel, a powerful data analytics tool and jump start your Data Analytics journey. You’ll gain confidence navigating datasets and using charts, dashboards, and pivot tables to analyze data and derive insights. Requirements: While we don’t have hard requirements you should have some basic familiarity with the below: -You work with data sets with 100+ rows -You've written formulas in Excel before -You have a basic understanding aggregating data (sum, count, average) -You've built basic charts About the Instructor: Nick Khalaieff works at Groupon where he regularly makes powerful models, dashboards, and visualizations that provide the insights Managers and executives need to make the best decisions to drive the bottom line.

  • Data for Beginners with Nielsen's Sr. Data Scientist

    RSVP Here: http://bit.ly/2IKaYtd Take the first step towards improving your data literacy and seeing through the hype and buzzwords. Join Promotable for a conversation on March 20 in Chicago. You'll learn how anyone (not just Data Scientists or "tech people"), can approach real world problems with Data. If you are looking to cross-over into a role that requires you to have a more analytical background or use tools like Tableau, level up in your current role, or you’re just curious about data, join us to learn more! Key Takeaways: - Who uses it, I'm not in tech, how does it impact me? - How can I use it to make better data driven decisions, get better at my current role, or transition to a new role or industry. - Be literate enough to begin to understand, analyze, and interpret data so you too can join the data conversation - You will have a taste of data science in the context of your business and company - Understand some of the frameworks for approaching and solving real world problems - How to get started with Data if you don't have a STEM background, AND why everyone should. Instructor: Scott Adams is a Sr. Data Scientist at Neilsen Event Agenda: 6:00: Networking 6:30: Talk + Q&A 7:30: Networking 8:00: End of Event Notes: Doors close promptly at 6:45 All sales are final, no refunds will be issued. REGISTRATION ON EVENTBRITE IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND. RSVP HERE AND USE PROMO CODE "MEETUP" FOR YOUR FREE TICKET: http://bit.ly/2IKaYtd

  • Data Analytics for Marketers: A Crash Course

    WeWork 111 W Illinois St

    RSVP Here: http://bit.ly/2UOUAsC We've all head about big data and why it's so important to leverage it to help drive effective marketing strategies. At this event, you'll learn why the data conversation is increasingly relevant for marketers at every level of the organization (not just strategists), what frameworks and tools are available to help derive meaningful insights and how you can get started. About the Speaker: Dan Ritzke is a marketing and brand consultant with over a decade of experience. During his career he has worked with companies of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 100 and 500 companies. Prior to consulting Dan was an agency account manager at Oglivy Chicago where he worked with B2B clients like CDW and Grainger. He is also the Head of Marketing at Promotable. Event Agenda: 6:00: Networking 6:30: Talk + Q&A 7:30: Networking 8:00: End of Event Notes: Doors close promptly at 6:45 All sales are final, no refunds will be issued. REGISTRATION ON EVENTBRITE IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND. RSVP HERE AND USE PROMO CODE "MEETUP" FOR YOUR FREE TICKET: http://bit.ly/2UOUAsC

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  • AMA with Promotable's Founder & CEO

    The Merchandise Mart

    Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Are you curious about how Data Analytics fits with those goals? Want to make better Data-driven decisions but don't have a Data or Math background? A Manager who wants to get better at communicating data or managing your team? Considering a Data Analytics course? Drop by from 5:00-6:30 on February 13th for an AMA with Promotable's Founder & CEO. He'll answer those questions and more. RSVP Here: http://bit.ly/2GF97TJ

  • Demystifying Data: Data Analytics with Excel

    WeWork 111 W Illinois St

    REGISTRATION ON EVENTBRITE IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND. RSVP HERE AND USE PROMO CODE "MEETUP" FOR YOUR FREE TICKET: https://bit.ly/2zO8Zwc Excel is a powerful data analytics tool. At this event you'll learn 5 of the most useful functions for any professional, and some powerful dashboards that will impress any manager. Takeaways: Learn some of the most excel tips and tricks that anyone can use to become more productive Learn powerful and easy functions in excel that will help you become a better employee and make better data driven decisions. Gain the tools to build powerful dashboards that will make it easier to analyze large datasets and impress your manager! About the Speaker: Nick Khalaieff works at Groupon where he regularly makes powerful models, dashboards, and visualizations that provide the insights Managers and executives need to make the best decisions to drive the bottom line. Event Agenda: 6:00: Networking 6:30: Talk + Q&A 7:30: Networking 8:00: End of Event Notes: Doors close promply at 6:45 All sales are final, no refunds will be issued. REGISTRATION ON EVENTBRITE IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND. RSVP HERE AND USE PROMO CODE "MEETUP" FOR YOUR FREE TICKET: https://bit.ly/2zO8Zwc

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  • Data and Sports

    WeWork 111 W Illinois St

    REGISTRATION ON EVENTBRITE IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND. RSVP HERE AND USE PROMO CODE "MEETUP" FOR YOUR FREE TICKET: https://bit.ly/2ANIA3t At this event, you'll have a high level overview about Data Analytics, what types of data companies collect, and specifically how they use Machine Learning to predict behavior (usually customer), industry trends, and other essentials to stay ahead of the curve. You'll learn what Machine Learning is and isn't, some of the different types of algorithms and models companies use to make decisions that drive the bottom line. We will also use a case study on using Data and Machine Learning to preduct things like "Who is going to win the Super Bowl? Takeaways: What is Machine Learning? How does it impact you? How to approach using data to solve problem? What type of problems require machine learning? Creating and using models to solve problems. About the Speaker: Nathan Frank is a Data Scientist at STATS LLC Event Agenda: 6:00: Networking 6:30: Talk + Q&A 7:30: Networking 8:00: End of Event Notes: Doors close promptly at 6:45 All sales are final, no refunds will be issued. REGISTRATION ON EVENTBRITE IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND. RSVP HERE AND USE PROMO CODE "MEETUP" FOR YOUR FREE TICKET: https://bit.ly/2ANIA3t