IBM SPSS Modeler is a data mining workbench that helps you build predictive models quickly and intuitively, without programming. Analysts typically use SPSS Modeler to analyze data by doing data mining and then deploying models.
Overview: This course introduces students to data mining and to the functionality available within IBM SPSS Modeler. The series of stand-alone videos, are designed to introduce students to specific nodes or data mining topics. Each video consists of detailed instructions explaining why we are using a technique, in what situations it is used, how to set it up, and how to interpret the results. This course is broken up into phases. The Introduction to Data Mining Phase is designed to get you up to speed on the idea of data mining. You will also learn about the CRISP-DM methodology which will serve as a guide throughout the course and you will also learn how to navigate within Modeler. The Data Understanding Phase addresses the need to understand what your data resources are and the characteristics of those resources. We will discuss how to read data into Modeler. We will also focus on describing, exploring, and assessing data quality. The Data Preparation Phase discusses how to integrate and construct data. While the Modeling Phase will focus on building a predictive model. The Evaluation Phase focuses how to take your data mining results so that you can achieve your business objectives. And finally the Deployment Phase allows you to do something with your findings.
I have been the Business Analytics Training Manager at QueBIT Consulting since 2006. I am a certified technical trainer and am certified in IBM Cognos products. I can assist you with coordinating a specific training program that will meet your organization's specific educational goals. In addition, I also provide training in:
QueBIT's training program is unique because we can tailor our material to your application and make sure we cover the concepts important to you and your personnel. We don't only teach you how to use the solution, but also guide you with proven best practices and tips and instruct you on how to problem solve issues enabling you to become self-sufficient with the tool.
Prior to joining QueBIT, I was a Financial Performance Instructor for Cognos Corporation. During my seven year tenure, I also became a third-level support specialist for Cognos Finance and Cognos Planning.