Models Collecting Dust? How to Transform Your Results from Interesting to Impactful
|Presented:||Wednesday, March 14, 2012|
James Taylor, CEO, Decision Management Solutions
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Data scientists sometimes lament, "Why can't I get anyone to use my predictions?" Great models that make accurate predictions are sometimes disconnected from organizational decision-making. This hurts the business and reduces the data scientists’ perceived value the within the organization. But it doesn't have to be this way. Leading expert James Taylor, author of Decision Management Systems: A Practical Guide to Business Rules and Predictive Analytics, has developed a practical approach you can use to improve adoption and elevate your organization. In this webinar, James will show you proven framework for putting predictive analytics to work:
- How to begin model-building with the decision in mind to establish consensus with business process owners;
- Proven ways to tie decisions to organizations, metrics, systems and business processes and;
- Pitfalls that prevent success and how to avoid them.
Join this webinar to increase your team’s value to the organization and come away with an approach that ensures buy in from the beginning of the process through the implementation of recommendations.
About the Speaker
James Taylor is the CEO of Decision Management Solutions. James is the leading expert in Decision Management Systems – systems that are active participants in improving business results. Decision Management Systems apply business rules, predictive analytics and optimization technologies to address the toughest issues facing businesses today, changing the way organizations are doing business. James has led Decision Management efforts for leading companies in insurance, banking, health management and telecommunications. In addition to strategy and implementation consulting, James is an experienced and highly rated keynote and speaker at conferences in the US and around the world. He has spoken recently at Information Management 2011, IBM’s CIO Leadership Exchange, SAS Forum Netherlands, IBM Information on Demand, FICO World 2011, Computerworld’s BI & Analytics Perspective, Predictive Analytics World and IBM's Business Analytics Forum. James’ new book, “Decision Management Systems: A Practical Guide to Business Rules and Predictive Analytics” (IBM Press 2012) was just released. James also wrote “Smart (Enough) Systems” (Prentice Hall, 2007) with Neil Raden, and has contributed chapters to several books on business rules and business intelligence. James is a faculty member of the International Institute for Analytics.