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TMA offers ‘Data Analysis Boot Camp’ for analysts and managers


The Modeling Agency (TMA), a data analytics training, consulting and solutions company, recently announced the expansion of its predictive analytics and data mining course curriculum with a new production entitled the “Data Analysis Boot Camp.”

TMA’s Data Analysis Boot Camp will prepare functional managers, business practitioners and analysts to finally make sense of data analysis, communicate more effectively and take control of the analytic process. The course develops core skills for business analytics and lays the foundation for data-intensive analytic projects that deliver insight, clarity, confidence and sound decision support.

It is typically not the function of analysts and IT specialists to focus on strategic-level decision processes. Yet, data analysis will fall short of its potential without adequate context, sound problem definition and results translation. At the same time, functional managers who lack an adequate grounding of core analytic skills will not communicate their needs effectively to statisticians and IT professionals, and may not fully understand the results. The gap between these roles leaves the manager to subjectively interpret results – results that end up emphasizing quantitative sophistication instead of practical decision enhancement solutions.

The intent of TMA’s Data Analysis Boot Camp course is to bridge the gap across team members that cause analysis projects to fall short of their potential. Managers who attend this class will establish a stronger appreciation of core analytic methods and process. Statisticians, IT professionals and analysts will learn how to approach data analysis in a structured and purposeful way that translates well for leadership and directly impacts business performance.

For details on the Data Analytics Boot Camp and the Predictive Analytics & Data Mining Course Series including pricing, schedule, venue information, instructor experience and syllabi, visit:


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