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Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific/11 AM Eastern

November 06th 2013:The New CFO Agenda: Tying Predictive Analytics to Financial Performance – Part 2

Today’s buzz: Predictive. IBM’s Watson beat Mensa on Jeopardy. Target knows your family. Match.com picks mates. How are they so smart? The experts speak. John Elder, Elder Research: “Humans and machines have very different strengths and weaknesses. The best decisions come from combining their two types of wisdom." Greta Roberts, Talent Analytics: “When a predictive approach is added to the hiring process, cost-benefit models sometimes show it is more powerful to screen out potential bottom-performing hires.” Eric Siegel, “Predictive Analytics”: “Everyone's heard that correlation does n

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John Elder

John Elder leads Elder Research (www.datamininglab.com), America’s largest and most experienced data mining consultancy. Founded in 1995, and with offices in Charlottesville, VA and Washington, D.C., Elder Research has solved projects in a huge variety of areas of mining data, text, and links. John has co-authored three books on practical data mining, ensembles, and text mining; two won PROSE awards for top book in mathematics or computer science. In addition to being the author of data mining tools, a discoverer of ensemble methods, the chair of international conferences, and a popular keynote speaker, John is best known for explaining complex analytic
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Greta Roberts

Greta Roberts’ early career was spent selling software for world-class innovators like Lotus, Netscape, Webline, and Cisco Systems. In this role, it was easy to measure who performed well and who struggled, and clear that some sales reps “just did better” than others - naturally. It seemed it could be incredibly useful to businesses to measure the “it factor,” making certain roles easy for some vs. others. In researching available solutions, there seemed to be consumer tools measuring “personality”, and business solutions tracking hire date, pay scale, etc., “but no business solution measuring people traits in a way that could be useful and, predictive of business performance.” This led Gret
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Eric Siegel, Ph.D.

Eric Siegel, Ph.D., founder of Predictive Analytics World and Text Analytics World, and Executive Editor of the Predictive Analytics Times, makes the how and why of predictive analytics understandable and captivating. In addition to being the author of Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die, Eric is a former Columbia University professor who sang to his students, and a renowned speaker, educator, and leader in the field. He has appeared on Bloomberg TV and Radio, Fox News, BNN (Canada), Israel National Radio, Radio National (Australia), The Street, Newsmax TV, and NPR affiliates. Eric and his book have been featured in Businessweek, CBS MoneyWatch, The Fi
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Henner Schliebs

Henner Schliebs is a Director for Solution Marketing at SAP. With over 10 years of analytics experience, he is responsible for driving the adoption of Analytics Solutions from SAP portfolio across all departments (outside of IT), tearing down silos. His credo for 2013: "Everybody should be an analyst – and everybody should have the chance to make better decisions through Analytics." Henner has held various roles in the analytics area with several software vendors, including consulting and presales across all industries as well as roles in management consulting.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap 20/12/2017 08:00 20/12/2017 09:00 Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap Today’s buzz: Predictive. IBM’s Watson beat Mensa on Jeopardy. Target knows your family. Match.com picks mates. How are they so smart? The experts speak. John Elder, Elder Research: “Humans and machines have very different strengths and weaknesses. The best decisions come from combining their two types of wisdom." Greta Roberts, Talent Analytics: “When a predictive approach is added to the hiring process, cost-benefit models sometimes show it is more powerful to screen out potential bottom-performing hires.” Eric Siegel, “Predictive Analytics”: “Everyone's heard that correlation does not entail causality. But without establishing any causality, how can we trust a predictive model?” Henner Schliebs, SAP: “Are CFOs the better CEOs? Advanced finance analytics drive the strategic role of finance heads with holistic intelligence about financial, operational and company performance. Master your margins – become a king.” The New CFO Agenda: Tying Predictive to Financial Performance–Part 2. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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