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Open Data Science Conference 2018, Boston

We were attending for the second time in the last 3 years the most premier open data conference on the east coast in Boston. Primary reason was to focus on the time series modeling talks by several renowned experts like Jeffrey Yao

Most of the talks ranged in the areas of deep learning, machine learning

Applied Machine Learning Conference – Tom Tom Festival, Charlottesville

We had the annual ML conference in our home town Charlottesville, VA. After an astounding success in the first ever major data conference last year, Charlottesville had the honor of again hosting some of the major

At the sold-out 2018 conference, speakers presented findings

Data Science Salon, Miami

First stop at a data science conference in 2018. I had come to meet a cruise line client in Miami. Stopped on the way back for half a day at Data Science Salon, Miami. Boutique conference.Interesting talk by Doug Vegas

Data Sciences teams need to start taking the reins in an organization.


In November 2017, New Orleans (Louisiana), hosted the world most important conference on data mining. The 17th edition of this event presented new work on graph analytics,

Overall, we highly recommend attending this conference to anyone dealing with real world data problems

Big data Innovation Summit in Boston

We had a great time at the Big data Innovation Summit in Boston. The main themes of the conference were:

There was exciting line-up of speakers from eBay, Etsy, Wayfair, Heineken, NBC Universal, John Hancock, Urban Outfitters, Experian etc.With over 60 senior executive speakers

CIEK included in the “Innovators Row” at annual 2017 CBIC gala.

CIEK was selected to be part of the “Innovators Row” at CBIC annual gala (http://cvillebic.org/awards) held on May 10, 2017 in Charlottesville, VA.

The CBIC Awards honors enterprising Central Virginia (VA/DC area) entrepreneurs. CIEK earned a spot on CBIC’s Innovator Row through…

Global Bayesian Conference – Nashville

BayesiaLab hosted its global conference of bayesian experts and practioners in Nashville, TN on September 29, 2016

Marketing has always sought those moments, or touch points, when consumers are open to influence. One of the central concepts of marketing and sales is the funnel …

UVA Datapalooza – The Business of Data

Datapalooza is a showcase of the data-driven research, resources, services, and outreach at the University of Virginia. Presented by the DSI with co-sponsorship from the VPR and VP for IT offices, this pan-University event is an opportunity for all members of business/academic professionals to understand and appreciate …


Analytical insights are only valuable if you can take actions on them and more importantly in a timely fashion to improve customer engagement and loyalty. This is the place where predictive data driven marketing has a measurable impact in driving your business. However, most data driven marketing programs are developed …


A recent Fournaise Group global marketing effectiveness study showed that 70% of CEO’s think marketers misunderstand (misuse) the business definition of terms like ROI and have lost trust in their ability to prove effectiveness of marketing spend to drive business goals. Most marketers are still …