Welcome to the SocDM newsletter. Our first issue contains:
- A welcome from the Chairman, and dicussion of SocDM activities;
- Analysing Early Adoption, by Francine Bennett;
- R for Open Source Data Mining, by Andy Pryke;
- The case for a Chief Analytics Officer, by Chris Hemingway;
- Introducing the SocDM directors.
Launching the Society of Data Miners: First Open Meeting
The first open meeting of the Society was held at Nesta in London on Tues 11th Feb 2014.
A big thank you to everyone who took part in our first open meeting, especially to the presenters Andy Pryke, Fran Bennett and Chris Hemingway whose hard work made the event so valuable, and to Nesta for their kind provision of the venue and assistance with organisation.
Thanks also to all those who have expressed an interest in being involved in specific future activities of the Society; we are collating the information from the meeting and will be in touch with you shortly.
The Society of Data Miners was launched at Predictive Analytics World, London on 23rd October 2013 - PRESS RELEASE.
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
I’m delighted to announce the launch of the Society of Data Miners, a new professional body for the field of data mining and analytics. The founding directors are: Tom Khabaza (chairman), Rick Adderley, Chris Hemmingway, Andy Pryke and Duncan Ross. Our aim is to bring the analytics community together to establish the profession and increase the benefits delivered.
The Society was launched at Predictive Analytics World in London on the 23rd of October 2013.