The expansion of Analyst First (“A1″ for short) continues with the creation of the new Bangalore Chapter under the leadership of Harsh Singhal, a gifted data scientist currently working on Big Data analysis at LinkedIn. We congratulate and welcome Harsh to the leadership team.
Harsh brings a wealth of knowledge and energy to A1, and the Bangalore chatper marks a turning point : there are now more chapters outside Australia than within it.
All chapters new and old welcome new participants who share the A1 vision.
Those interested in joining the A1 Leadership Group in their city and participating in A1 events and initiatives in please contact me via this blog or my supplied email address, or contact your city chapter head directly.
Also, please contact me if you would like to start a new A1 chapter elsewhere.
Finally a note that regular Leadership Group meetings are held this week and the next in Sydney and Canberra, and that that the first regular public A1 meeting will be held in Canberra August 28.
About usAnalyst First is a new approach to analytics, where tools take a far less important place than the people who perform, manage, request and envision analytics, while analytics is seen as a non-repetitive, exploratory and creative process where the outcome is not known at the start, and only a fraction of efforts are expected to result in success. This is in contrast with a common perception of analytics as IT and process.
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