Rapid Model Building with Spark

May 23, 2017 · Tysons, United States of America

Join us and our sponsor, RapidMiner, for a deep dive into analytics and model building!  Please see us on the 5th floor.


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Title: “Finding Key Drivers for Customer NPS”

Abstract: “Learn how to use visual SparkRM and Radoop to quickly build multiple models in parallel using Spark as the underlying technology for a Customer NPS use case in the manufacturing domain.”  

Speaker Bio:

 Thomas Ott works for RapidMiner as a Marketing Data Scientist and is also the Founder and Editor in Chief for Neural Market Trends. He has been blogging since 2007 and has built many different Tutorials using RapidMiner, Python, D3js, and R. When he’s not working or blogging, Tom enjoys spending time with his family, being active in his community, and tinkering with Raspberry Pi’s or other STEM related projects. You can connect to Tom via his 






Please see link below for directions to WeWork.  The building is right across from Founding Farmers restaurant.  There is parking at the building for a fee.  However, we are also an easy walk from the Silverline Metro and Tysons Mall and Tysons II Galleria.  See the link below for more details on your parking options:

Parking Options: http://bit.ly/2jPYKBY 

WeWork Directions: https://www.wework.com/buildings/tysons--washington-DC

1775 Tysons Blvd Rates

> 1 hr - under 2 hrs: $6

> 2 hrs or more: $12 per day


Please see note below for a discount code from our friends at Databricks:

As you know Spark Summit 2017 will be the 10th summit at Moscone Center, San Francisco and held on June 5 - 7. If you have not registered yet and plan to attend you can use "DCMU" code for 15% discount.  


Mark your calendars and register now for the largest big data event of the year, the Washington Big Data Conference on October 2nd @ Walter E. Washington Convention Center in DC.  See details here: http://www.washingtonbigdata.com/.  


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