Do you know the feeling? All you want is a break-down of last
year’s sales numbers and suddenly you find yourself typing tedious
heaps of SQL-statements, clicking through complicated dashboards or looking
for the right number in an Excel sheet. The vast majority of decision
makers has better things to do with their time. That’s why business
intelligence software was originally born. But only 20% of users are
actually coping with the solutions BI software provides. Instead, the BI
team is spammed with ad hoc data requests. What if everyone had a personal
virtual data analyst at hand?
In idalab seminar #10, we turn to the field of Precision Medicine. Dr.
Nicole Krämer from Staburo GmbH will give a talk on how Data Science can
help physicians to predict a patient’s reaction to a certain
treatment in advance.
The next idalab seminar will take place on Friday April 27th at 5pm, as
always in our office at Potsdamer Straße 68. We will host a talk by
Benjamin F. Maier, PhD student at the Robert Koch Institute and freelance
On August 14th 2017, Felix Biessmann gave a talk at idalab about
“Canonical Trends: Detecting Trend Setters in Web Data”. The
talk was based on a paper that Felix has written in 2012,
together with Jens-Michalis Papaioannou (TU Berlin), Mikio Braun (TU
Berlin), Andreas Harth (Karlsruhe Institue of Technology):
For a while now, starting in March 2016, you have received information
about the idalab seminars via our newsletter, Twitter, Linkedin or our
Blog. For those who have never heard, or never attended – and always
wondered – we want to take a brief moment to present to you what idalab
seminars are all about, where we want to go with them and how we’d like
you to be involved.
Is there such a thing as “Bestseller DNA”? And how could it
be revealed to authors, publishers or other interested parties? On March
2nd 2018, you have the chance to find out. In the context of the next
idalab seminar, we will host a talk by Dr. Ralf Winkler, Founder and
Managing Director of QualiFiction GmbH.
The new season of idalab talks, will begin on January 20th with Stanimir
Dragiev and Tammo Krueger, who will discuss “Towards scalable fraud
detection: a journey from Sklearn to Spark”. The talk will start at 4:00