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Keith McCormick
Independent Consultant

Keith McCormick is a predictive analytics trainer, consultant, blogger and speaker. A career long user of IBM SPSS software, he is lead author of the SPSS Modeler Cookbook and coauthor of SPSS Statistics For Dummies. Two more SPSS books are to be released in 2016 including SPSS Statistics for Data Analysis and Visualization (Wiley).

Taking a chance on smaller sessions at World of Watson 2016

Taking a chance on smaller sessions at World of Watson 2016

October 26, 2016 | by Keith McCormick, Independent Consultant
Whether in the automotive world or at the copier, predictive modeling is helping organizations boost their return on investment without incurring marketing expenses, augmenting staff rosters or changing product lines. In this rundown of three smaller sessions from IBM Insight at World of Watson...
Survival guide for the IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016 bookstore

Survival guide for the IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016 bookstore

October 26, 2016 | by Keith McCormick, Independent Consultant
IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016 certainly has a lot to offer, and one good place to start is the conference bookstore. Take a look at this overview for surviving the challenge of finding the right title for your technology of choice.
Close the skills gap at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016

Close the skills gap at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016

October 25, 2016 | by Keith McCormick, Independent Consultant
IBM is joining educators from around the globe in their quest to unleash a new generation of data scientists on the world. During the IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016 conference, discover how data science initiatives and offerings are empowering up-and-coming data scientists everywhere.
Taking SPSS Modeler to the cloud and beyond at Insight 2015

Taking SPSS Modeler to the cloud and beyond at Insight 2015

October 30, 2015 | by Keith McCormick, Independent Consultant
SPSS Modeler was the star of its own ring at IBM Insight 2015. Take a look at what attendees learned about the latest and greatest capabilities of Modeler to see how Modeler can help your organization find its place in the insight economy.
Highlights and success stories from IBM Insight 2015

Highlights and success stories from IBM Insight 2015

October 27, 2015 | by Keith McCormick, Independent Consultant
With Insight 2015 well underway, Day 2 highlighted success stories from two prominent organizations: Honda Motor Company and Nationwide Insurance.
IBM Insight 2015, day 1: Business Partners and SPSS

IBM Insight 2015, day 1: Business Partners and SPSS

October 26, 2015 | by Keith McCormick, Independent Consultant
IBM Insight 2015, officially taking place over five, jam-paced days, 25–29 October 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada, can actually be an even longer event for IBM Business Partners. Take a glimpse at some of the great content around IBM SPSS Modeler and its innovative implementation in Insight 2015...
Explore the SPSS universe at IBM Insight 2015

Explore the SPSS universe at IBM Insight 2015

October 22, 2015 | by Keith McCormick, Independent Consultant
At IBM Insight 2015, you’ll be able to discover the latest and greatest in the SPSS universe. A lot will be going on at Insight, so take care not to miss the sessions that will interest you most. Learn the ins and outs of SPSS sessions at Insight, allowing you to make the most of your Insight...
The 5 biggest first-time SPSS Modeler implementation mistakes

The top 5 first-time SPSS Modeler implementation mistakes

October 5, 2015 | by Keith McCormick, Independent Consultant
Don’t find yourself falling prey to pitfalls when you implement a predictive analytics solution for your organization. Discover what mistakes to avoid when planning your implementation and setting strategy.