Invited Panelist, The Analytics Clinic

Rexer Analytics President, Karl Rexer, participated as an invited panelist on The Analytics Clinic’s online event “Designing Analytics Projects for Insight vs Action.”  Approximately 100 people attended this Analytics Clinic event, organized and moderated by Eric King, President of The Modeling Agency. The two other panelists were Keith McCormick (Independent Data Mining Consultant) and Steve … Continue reading “Invited Panelist, The Analytics Clinic”

Data Mining Trainer, Oracle Analytics & Data Summit 2018

Over 400 people attended the three day 2018 Oracle Analytics & Data Summit held at Oracle Headquarters Convention Center, in Redwood City, CA.  Rexer Analytics President, Karl Rexer, partnered with Charlie Berger (Oracle Data Mining Product Manager, Oracle) and Tim Vlamis (VP, Vlamis Software Solutions) to deliver a two hour Hands-on Lab, training over 50 people to … Continue reading “Data Mining Trainer, Oracle Analytics & Data Summit 2018”

Invited Webinar, Data & Marketing Association

Rexer Analytics President, Karl Rexer, presented an invited webinar for the Data & Marketing Association’s Analytics Community Monthly Webinar Series. Karl’s webinar was titled “A Decade of Surveying Analytic Professionals:  2017 Survey Highlights.” The DMA described it as “clear and very informative.” The DMA posted a summary of Karl’s webinar on their website and made … Continue reading “Invited Webinar, Data & Marketing Association”

Guest speaker at Babson College

Karl Rexer was the guest speaker to Babson College’s Spring-2018 MBA Business Analytics class. His presentation, Introduction to Data Science and Applied Business Analytics, A Consulting Perspective, generated many questions and follow-up discussions. Karl has been an invited speaker to Babson’s Business Analytics classes for over 13 years. He also serves as an industry advisor … Continue reading “Guest speaker at Babson College”

Key 2017 Developments in Data Science & Forecasts for 2018

Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro, Data Science pioneer and KDnuggets Editor, invited the Rexer Analytics team and other leading global experts to provide their view of the main 2017 developments in Data Science, Machine Learning, and Predictive Analytics; and also to forecast the key trends that will emerge in 2018. These views and forecasts were published in the … Continue reading “Key 2017 Developments in Data Science & Forecasts for 2018”

Moderator and Speaker at Predictive Analytics World, New York City

The New York Predictive Analytics World (PAW) conference was a very successful event, with dozens of presentations in three Business tracks, and the parallel PAW for Financial Services and PAW for Healthcare events. Rexer Analytics President, Karl Rexer, moderated sessions in both the Business PW and Financial Services PAW.  He also gave two conference sessions: … Continue reading “Moderator and Speaker at Predictive Analytics World, New York City”

Bentley University Corporate Advisory Board Meeting

In October the Bentley University Business Analytics Corporate Advisory Board met to discuss the state of the university’s undergraduate and graduate Business Analytics programs, curriculum, and several options for the future of Bentley’s analytic programs. Karl Rexer and the other board members discussed the skills that are most in need in the corporate data science job … Continue reading “Bentley University Corporate Advisory Board Meeting”

Guest speaker at Babson College

Karl Rexer was the guest speaker to Babson College’s Fall-2017 MBA Business Analytics class. His presentation, Introduction to Data Science and Applied Business Analytics, A Consulting Perspective, generated many questions and follow-up discussions. Karl has been an invited speaker to Babson’s Business Analytics classes for over 12 years. He also serves as an industry advisor … Continue reading “Guest speaker at Babson College”

Rexer client, PwC, releases 2017 Finance Effectiveness Benchmark Report

PricewaterhouseCoopers has released their 2017 Finance Effectiveness Benchmark Report, Stepping up:  How finance functions are transforming to drive business results.  The 69-page report is the culmination of a year-long effort led by PwC’s US and UK Directors of Finance Benchmarking: Ed Shapiro and Andrew McCorkell.  The report explores what sets top performing finance functions apart using PwC benchmark data … Continue reading “Rexer client, PwC, releases 2017 Finance Effectiveness Benchmark Report”

Churn Modeling Track Moderator and Speaker at Predictive Analytics World, San Francisco CA

Karl Rexer moderated the “Churn Modeling” track at the San Francisco Predictive Analytics World (PAW) conference. The track included speakers from 7 companies (including Microsoft, LinkedIn, and Paychex) all providing case studies of their use of predictive modeling to identify at-risk customers and their solutions for improving customer retention. Karl Rexer and Beyond the Arc … Continue reading “Churn Modeling Track Moderator and Speaker at Predictive Analytics World, San Francisco CA”