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Classroom IBM


Available dates

Mon17Jan 22 TO Mon17Jan 22


Tech Data ILO UK
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Mon28Feb 22 TO Mon28Feb 22


Tech Data ILO UK
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Mon11Apr 22 TO Mon11Apr 22


Tech Data ILO UK
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This course focuses on reviewing concepts of data science, where participants will learn the stages of a data science project. Topics include using automated tools to prepare data for analysis, build models, evaluate models, and deploy models. To learn about these data science concepts and topics, participants will use IBM SPSS Modeler as a tool.


• Business Analysts
• Data Scientists
• Participants who want to get started with data science


• It is recommended that you have an understanding of your business data


  • Introduction to data science and IBM SPSS Modeler
  • Setting measurement levels
  • Exploring the data
  • Using automated data preparation
  • Partitioning the data
  • Selecting predictors
  • Using automated modeling
  • Evaluating models
  • Deploying models

Course Outline

1: Introduction to data science and IBM SPSS Modeler
• Explain the stages in a data-science project, using the CRISP-DM methodology
• Create IBM SPSS Modeler streams
• Build and apply a machine learning model
2: Setting measurement levels
• Explain the concept of "field measurement level"
• Explain the consequences of incorrect measurement levels
• Modify a field's measurement level
3: Exploring the data
• Audit the data
• Check for invalid values
• Take action for invalid values
• Impute missing values
• Replace outliers and extremes
4: Using automated data preparation
• Automatically exclude low quality fields
• Automatically replace missing values
• Automatically replace outliers and extremes
5: Partitioning the data
• Explain the rationale for partitioning the data
• Partition the data into a training set and testing set
6: Selecting predictors
• Automatically select important predictors (features) to predict a target
• Explain the limitations of automatically selecting features
7: Using automated modeling
• Find the best model for categorical targets
• Find the best model for continuous targets
• Explain what an ensemble model is
8: Evaluating models
• Evaluate models for categorical targets
• Evaluate models for continuous targets
9: Deploying models
• List two ways to deploy models
• Export scored data


What do I need to bring with me to my public class?

All required learning materials and equipment are provided in the classroom.





When do public training course fees have to be paid?

For public training classes payment must be received no later than three business days prior to the first day of class in order to remain in the class and confirm your seat. Failure to provide payment by this date may result in removal from the class, and/or late cancellation fees applied. You can submit payment in the form of a Purchase Order or credit card.





On-site (private) Course Pricing:

To find out more about On-site training e-mail us at enablement@agilesolutions.co.uk or call one of our offices.





What is the cancellation policy?

Requests for cancellations or date transfers need to be received at least ten (10) business days prior to the event start date in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation or reschedule request is received less than ten (10) business days before the start date, the penalty of 100% of the cost of the course will be applied, resulting in no amount of the fee being refunded. Refunds will not be allowed for “no-shows” in our public training or IVA courses. This cancellation policy is strictly enforced.





What happens if Agile Solutions needs to cancel or reschedule a course?

Agile Solutions reserves the right to cancel events for any reason at any time. Cancellation liability for Agile Solutions, if Agile Solutions cancels the course, is limited to the return of course payment ONLY. Agile Solutions will not reimburse registrants for any other costs including but not limited to any travel cancellation fees or penalties, including airfare and hotel costs. PLEASE NOTE: If your registration status is either “Approved”, or “Pending Payment” you have not been confirmed for the class and it is recommended that you do not make any travel arrangements until you have received a confirmation e-mail letting you know the class and registration is confirmed.





How will I know if my course has been rescheduled?

Agile Solutions reserves the right to reschedule or cancel a course due to low enrollment or if necessitated by other circumstances. Agile Solutions will contact you via e-mail or phone to inform you of the change of schedule. Once you have been notified you may reschedule or receive a full credit. Agile Solutions shall not be liable for any other costs including but not limited to any non-refundable travel arrangements if a course is rescheduled or cancelled.