25 January 2018 | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Event details

It’s believed that more than 90 percent of all data in the world today has been created in the last couple of years. Imagine what the next two years will look like? Organisations all over the globe are getting ready to harness the power of data through analytics and data science to better understand their customers, create new products, make medical discoveries, and improve everyday life.

In this three-hour, introduction workshop, you’ll learn the basic terminologies of analytics and data science, how organisations are approaching the problem of big data and analytics, what tools are being used to deal with vast amounts of information, and learn interesting, real-world applications of data visualisation. Finally, you’ll work on a practical business example of how to solve a problem, using data and analytics. 

 

Takeaways

  • Introduction to data and analytics terminologies 
  • How analytics and data science is applied in different contexts
  • How organisations are applying analytics and data science in their day-to-day operations
  • Tools and frameworks for analysing vast amounts of information through analytics and data science
  • Hands-on experience in solving a business problem using analytics and data science
  • Gain exposure to best-practice examples of how to visualise different types of data

Who this class is for

  • People who want to understand analytics and data science, but have had none to little exposure 
  • People who want to pursue or change careers, but are unsure where to start
  • People who will need to work with analytics and data science 

Bring your own

  • Laptop (with a spreadsheet program installed such as Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets)
  • Pen and notepad (for general notetaking)
Presenters

Felipe Rego

Advanced Analytics Consultant

Felipe is a leading advanced analytics and data science partner, helping teams build, manage and enhance their data science and visualisation solutions in a strategically-aligned, commercially-oriented and customer-centred way.

With an extensive industry experience as well as a deep, technical analytical expertise, Felipe is often required by marketing, sales, finance, technology and strategy teams to provide support and to deliver robust analytical solutions that are easy to use, understand and implement. Felipe’s unique methodology focuses on a holistic organisational approach to using data and science to improve performance and reduce costs.

Felipe specialises in Data Discovery, Exploratory Data Analysis, Interactive Data Visualisation Dashboards, Predictive Analytics and Analytics Project Management.

Felipe is also an analytics instructor helping disseminate practical, actionable analytics and data visualisation techniques in both classrooms and online settings.

When Felipe is not partnering with clients or helping students, he’s an M.Phil. research candidate in Learning Analytics at the University of Sydney making sense of students’ digital traces and the role learning analytics dashboards play in influencing learning outcomes.

Felipe is also a blogger in predictive analytics, statistical learning and data visualisation with over 62,000 visitors from more than 180+ countries last year alone. Some of his articles have been ranked #1 in google search and referenced by many sources and leading educational organisations including referrals / mentions from StackOverflow, Udacity, Western Michigan University, UC Santa Barbara, Edinburgh Napier University, among others.

For more, visit: feliperego.com.au

Dates and fees
Thursday
25 January
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

$50 AUD
Location

Academy Xi,
66-68 Devonshire St,
Surry Hills NSW 2010

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