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Predictive Analytics World for Business Boston, Sept 27-Oct 1, 2015 ( is the business event for predictive analytics professionals, managers and commercial practitioners, covering today's commercial deployment of predictive analytics, across industries and across software vendors.  The conference delivers case studies, expertise and resources to achieve three objectives:


Bigger Wins:  Strengthen the business impact delivered by predictive analytics

Broader Capabilities:  Establish new opportunities with predictive analytics

Big Data:  Leverage bigger data for prediction and drive bigger value


PAW Boston will be one of the biggest cross-vendor predictive analytics events ever.  PAW's program is packed with the top predictive analytics experts, practitioners, authors and business thought leaders, including keynote addresses from:  Dean Abbott, Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist, Smarter Remarketer; Patrick Surry, Chief Data Scientist, Hopper; Christopher Wiggins, Chief Data Scientist, The New York Times, including a special session from industry heavy-weight John Elder, CEO & Founder, Elder Research, Inc.


Case Studies: How the Leading Enterprises Do It

Predictive Analytics World for Business focuses on concrete examples of deployed predictive analytics. Hear from the horse's mouth precisely how Fortune 500 analytics competitors and other top practitioners deploy predictive modeling, and what kind of business impact it delivers.


PAW’s Boston 2015 program will feature over 30 sessions with case studies across 3 tracks: 1) All Audiences, 2) Expert/Practitioner and 3) Financial Services so you can witness how predictive analytics is applied at leading enterprises such as: American Savings Bank, EMC, Fidelity Investments, Halliburton, Hopper, Johnson Controls, Nationwide Insurance, MetLife, McGraw-Hill, PayChex,  Perion, RCS Group,  SmarterHQ, State Street, Telenor, The New York Times, Travelers, Verizon, and more.


PAW Boston's agenda will cover hot topics and advanced methods such as Ad & marketing analytics, analytics for project management, analytics for strategy, analytics tactics, best practices, bid optimization (for construction), building optimization, clustering for marketing and beyond, credit risk analytics, debt collection optimization, education analytics, energy analytics - big data digital oil fields, experimental design, forming an analytics team, insurance, market mix modeling, marketing, open data sources, personalized learning, retail advertising analytics, salesforce analytics, the big data of mobile and workforce analytics.

PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS WORLD HEALTHCARE: Predictive Analytics World Healthcare, Sept 27-Oct 1, 2015, is co-located with PAW Boston and provides reasonable cross-registration options so your breadth of session topics expands to include this rapidly growing field.


WORKSHOPS: PAW also features several full-day pre- and post-conference workshops that complement the core conference program. 


Join PAW and access the premier keynotes, sessions, workshops, exposition, expert panel, live demos during "Lab session", networking coffee breaks, reception, birds-of-a-feather lunches, brand-name enterprise leaders, and industry heavyweights in the business.


Cross-Industry Applications:

Predictive Analytics World is the only conference of its kind, delivering vendor-neutral sessions across verticals such as banking, financial services, e-commerce, education, government, healthcare, high technology, insurance, non-profits, publishing, social gaming, retail and telecommunications


And PAW covers the gamut of commercial applications of predictive analytics, including response modeling, customer retention with churn modeling, product recommendations, fraud detection, online marketing optimization, human resource decision-making, law enforcement, sales forecasting, and credit scoring.


Why bring together such a wide range of endeavors?  No matter how you use predictive analytics, the story is the same:  Predicatively scoring customers optimizes business performance.  Predictive analytics initiatives across industries leverage the same core predictive modeling technology, share similar project overhead and data requirements, and face common process challenges and analytical hurdles.


Rave Reviews: 


"I came to PAW because it provides case studies relevant to my industry. It has lived up to the expectation and I think it's the best analytics conference I've ever attended!"


    Shaohua Zhang, Senior Data Mining Analyst

    Rogers Telecommunications


"Hands down, best applied analytics conference I have ever attended. Great exposure to cutting-edge predictive techniques and I was able to turn around and apply some of those learnings to my work immediately. I've never been able to say that after any conference I've attended before!"


    Jon Francis, Senior Statistician



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VENDORS. Meet the vendors and learn about their solutions, software and service. Discover the best predictive analytics vendors available to serve your needs - learn what they do and see how they compare


GET STARTED. If you're new to predictive analytics, kicking off a new initiative, or exploring new ways to position it at your organization, there's no better place to get your bearings than Predictive Analytics World. See what other companies are doing, witness vendor demos, participate in discussions with the experts, network with your colleagues and weigh your options!


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Take $150 off the Super Early Bird, Early Bird or the Advance Two Day Pass registration fee with this posting's promotional discount code: ABR150


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