TechNet Webcast: Preparing Data for Use with SQL Server Data Mining (Level 200)
TechNet Webcast: Preparing Data for Use with SQL Server Data Mining (Level 200)
Event ID: 1032359357
Language(s): English.
Product(s): Microsoft SQL Server.
Audience(s): IT Implem_IT Generalist.

Many users who struggle with data mining do not realize that their problems start with badly prepared data. This webcast is a very practical introduction to some of the important topics that you should understand when preparing your data for a data mining project with Microsoft SQL Server . Issues include finding the right data, handling missing values, identifying and fixing overloaded fields, and deriving useful variables.

Presenter: Donald Farmer, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Donald Farmer has worked in the Microsoft Business Intelligence team since 2001. He has worked on both the Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services and Integration Services product teams. Donald is now a principal program manager for SQL Server Analysis Services, working to build a seamless integration of predictive and exploratory analytics with the Microsoft business intelligence offering. Donald is a popular speaker at international events for both business and technical audiences on a wide range of topics, including data integration, information quality, metadata intelligence, master data management, and predictive analytics. He is the author of a number of books and articles. Prior to joining Microsoft, Donald worked not only in business intelligence, but also in fields as varied as medieval archaeology and fish farming.



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