The analytics community gathered at Normandale Partnership Center once again on June 5 for Big Data Tech 2018. More than 1,800 registered or joined the waitlist for the event, making this one of our most popular conferences yet. The event schedule featured more than 50 sessions on a diverse range of topics.
By Dave Mathias | The Twin Cities Data Fluency Group had its second meeting on May 21. This month involved an engaging discussion titled “How the business can better work with analytics and tech partners.” Tricia Duncan and myself moderated three great panelists—Nate Hallquist from Syngenta, Serena Roberts from Capella, and Jack Vishneski from ThreeBridge and consulting with Cargill.
More than 125 undergraduate students recently spent a weekend developing insight into a business analytics problem posed by the Minnesota Wild. The Seventh Annual Midwest Undergraduate Data Analytics Competition (MUDAC) brought together student participants, their advisors, and analytics professionals for a two-day competition April 7–8.