Analytics silos—web, social media, email, marketing, text, BI—keep us apart.
AnalyticsCamp will bring us together to meet and learn from each other.
Where and when?
Past event information
- Chapel Hill, NC - February 6, 2010
- Chapel Hill, NC - March 12, 2011
- Chapel Hill, NC - February 25, 2012
- Durham, NC - May 4, 2013
- Analytics are a hot topic, and the evening events don't have enough time to dig in.
- Analytics are divided by functional silos, but their work is starting to overlap.
- Three main objectives:
- Learn from each other
- Meet people with similar interests
- Especially people working in the other analytics silos
How does it work?
- Free admission, low overhead
- Local event intended to attract primarily local folks
- Unconference format to create a participatory environment
- Agenda designed to attract different categories of analytics pros
- Career track for students and others interested in in analytics careers
- How to prepare to attend an unconference
We use the unconference format, in which the actual agenda will be determined on the morning of the event. We'll invite some experts to present, to ensure that we cover some major topics and to help people see the value in the day. Here are some session ideas for inspiration.
Major topic areas we expect to cover:
- Web analytics
- Social media analysis
- Customer analytics (includes some of social media, web, email)
- Text analytics
- Business intelligence
- Data mining / predictive analytics
- Data visualization
- How to start a career in analytics
- Twitter: @AnalyticsCamp
- Hashtag: #acampnc
- LinkedIn group
- Facebook group
- GoodReads group