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Holiday Reception with Tom Davenport Discussing Analytics 3.0

Data Science Group and multiple Meet-up Groups Contact: dennis.ringland@gmail.com

Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

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     For an evening of great conversation and valuable insights, marvelous networking opportunities, a reception with the speaker and our sponsors, and food, drinks, and gifts for everyone with some special surprises, you must be at this first-ever event.





Analytics 3.0: The Integration of Big Data and Small Data Analytics

Many companies and observers are excited about the possibility of competitive advantage from analytics on "big data," but many don’t understand the differences between big and small data analytics. In this session, Tom Davenport will describe the concept of big data and what organizations are attempting to accomplish with it, and the role of the data scientist in extracting value from big data. Several leading examples of companies—large firms and startup—that are aggressively pursuing big data will be presented. Davenport will then describe how big data differs from previous approaches to analytics and data management on small data. Finally, he'll address some of the key factors that big and small data analytics have in common, and will describe his ideas on their integration using the “Analytics 3.0” framework he has developed.



Speaker Bio

Tom Davenport is the President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management at Babson College, the co-founder of the International Institute for Analytics, and a Senior Advisor to Deloitte Analytics. He has published on the topics of analytics in business, process management, information and knowledge management, and enterprise systems. He pioneered the concept of “competing on analytics” with his best-selling 2006 Harvard Business Review article (and his 2007 book by the same name). His most recent book is Keeping Up with the Quants: Your Guide to Understanding and Using Analytics, with Jinho Kim. He wrote or edited fifteen other books, and over 100 articles for Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, the Financial Times, and many other publications. In 2003 he was named one of the world’s “Top 25 Consultants” by Consulting magazine. In 2005 Optimize magazine’s readers named him among the top 3 business/ technology analysts in the world. In 2007 and 2008 he was named one of the 100 most influential people in the IT industry by Ziff-Davis magazines. In 2012 he was named one of the world’s top fifty business school professors by Fortune magazine.





  • 5:30     Registration
  • 6:05     Opening Remarks
  • 6:15     Data Science Lab
  • 6:25     MassMutual
  • 6:40     SAS Keynote: Big Data: Making the Executive Pitch, Jill Dyché, VP of Best Practices
  • 7:00     Keynote Presentation: Analytics 3.0, Tom Davenport
  • 7:40     Q & A Session
  • 8:00     Reception & Gift Giveaway
  • 9:00     Event Concludes



Tickets for this one of a kind event are just $10.00 through EventBrite.

The organizer of your preferred Meet-up Group will be announcing the specific Access Code to use.  If one group is sold out, check the other Data Meet-up Groups to obtain their access code to register.  We have an upper capacity limit provided to us by the hotel.  You can also contact me as a last resort for tickets.

The first 150 attendees to arrive at the venue will receive a copy of Prof. Davenport's book, "Keeping up with the Quants".  All attendees will receive copies of his new article on Analytics 3.0, which is to be published in the December 2013 issue of HBR as well as have access to a free online chapter from his soon to be published (Feb 2014) new book, "Big Data at Work".


Have questions about Holiday Reception with Tom Davenport Discussing Analytics 3.0? Contact Data Science Group and multiple Meet-up Groups Contact: dennis.ringland@gmail.com

When & Where

Boston Marriott Cambridge
2 Cambridge Center
Cambridge, MA 02142

Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

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Data Science Group and multiple Meet-up Groups Contact: dennis.ringland@gmail.com

The Data Science Group (John Baker & Dennis Ringland) wish to THANK all our generous Sponsors and all the Meet-up Groups for their participation.  You will enjoy refreshments at the reception and a complimentary drink at the bar.  There will be several special electronic gifts raffled during the reception and we will select several lucky attendees for a book signing with the author.  All remaining proceeds from this event will be donated to a food charity serving children.  We will have validated parking at reduced rates available from the Marriott for all attendees.



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