With big data and machine learning becoming more prevalent in the business world companies need guidance on how best to navigate this complex terrain. Enter Dean Abbott – founder of Abbott Analytics and a luminary in the field of data science. His aim is simple – making these technologies more accessible for everyone.
Abbott has been working in the industry since 1986 when he first began experimenting with applying machine learning techniques for data analysis long before they were ubiquitous. His deep knowledge is showcased in his book chapter “Journeys to Data Mining: Experiences from 15 Renowned Researchers” (Springer Verlag, 2012) where he shares insights gained over decades of experience.
At Abbott Analytics they prioritize delivering practical solutions through their expertise in software development coupled with an exceptional understanding of business operations – this approach sets them apart from other firms in this sector. Looking for ways to solve problems using advanced analytics?
Look no further than Dean Abbott – its what drives him! He loves nothing more than seeing tangible results from creative applications that lead to better returns on investment (ROI) and increased efficiency for businesses with whom he works. Having co founded start up SmarterHQ before returning to active consulting recently Dean now seeks bigger strides within the analytics community with a view towards providing services eventually to Fortune 500 companies.
For anyone wanting to venture into data science themselves Dean provides solid advice based on years of experience. He recommends forming diverse teams that can provide complete insights; using business success metrics for model evaluations; and ensuring communication between both data scientists and business stakeholders needs be constant.
The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has recognized Deans enormous contribution when they named him Bodily Bicentennial Professor in Analytics. His reputation as one of the worlds leading machine learning experts cements his position as an authority in the field of data science.
Dean Abbott has created a name for himself internationally as a distinguished speaker and workshop instructor beyond his contributions to Abbott Analytics. With keynote speeches and instructional workshops that draw attendees from around the world Dean is quickly becoming a thought leader in data analytics.
As an accomplished author of two books: “Applied Predictive Analytics” (Wiley, 2014) and “The IBM SPSS Modeler Cookbook” (Packt Publishing, 2013) his work is widely respected by colleagues across multiple industries worldwide. For more information about Deans innovative analytics concepts and work at Abbott Analytics visit http://www.abbottanalytics.com/ or connect with him on social media by following him on Twitter @deanabb or visiting his LinkedIn page at https://www.linkedin.com/in/deanabbott/.