REGISTRATION IS STILL OPEN! Special Offer: Attendees of the Analytics 2015 conference are eligible for a $250 discount* off the course registration fee. Please use this offer code to activate your discount: PAHB15 Foundations of Modern Predictive Analytics April 15-16 | Huntington Beach Learn data mining techniques and tools that will allow you to make the link between business needs and your technical skills. This course gives you hands-on practice in handling real data types, real business problems and practical methods for delivering business-useful results. Leave the course with improved knowledge on how to: Incorporate modern predictive analytics into your business practices Recognize appropriate methods from business discussions Become a technical resource and modern predictive analytics advocate in your organization Register Online Additional Information Visit the course website for more information including course outline, instructor bio, pricing, and to register. Course Instructor James Drew, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Verizon (ret.) James Drew was a Fellow at Verizon Corporation for over 30 years, where he was an internal consultant in statistics and data mining until his recent retirement. He has been won such internal honors as the Chairman’s Leadership Award and multiple Excellence Awards. During his career, Jim has worked in the areas of survey analysis, quality control, workforce forecasting, customer relationship management, repair optimization and legal consulting, among others. Jim has also been an adjunct associate professor in the Management Department of Worcester Polytechnic Institute for over 15 years. He is a Chartered Statistician of the Royal Statistical Society, and appeared on the International List of the 50 Most Prolific Authors in Services Marketing. He is the inventor or co-inventor in 17 patents.