Mike Emerick View Bio
Reducing costs and increasing revenue are top of mind today. Predictive analytics has emerged as a primary use case for Hadoop to leverage various Machine Learning techniques. We will provide real-world financial services, online advertising, and retail use cases focused on utilization of predictive analytics to generate business advantage. We will discuss best practices for implementing predictive analytics with Hadoop -- data preparation and feature engineering -- to learning and making real-time predictions. We will discuss Mahout and Solr to deliver batch and real-time solutions. We will cover key operational considerations for effective model training and long-term business benefits.