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Mar 22
Open Discussion on the State of Token Sale (ICO) in 2018
Center for Medical Interoperability

In 2018, ICO is already on track to beat 2017 total investments. More interests from government to learn and control this new form of crowdfunding. Wyoming is moving swiftly on multiple bills. SEC has subpoenaed many companies for information. Congressional hearing on ICO is next week. A judge has ruled that tokens are commodities. Utility vs Security Tokens. Let's have an open discussion about ICOs!

Since Emrify is in the process of launching a sale for Health Utility HIT tokens, lots of details will be shared and lessons learned so far. Please bring lots of questions and we will try to provide some insights. 2018 looks like a defining year for blockchain and ICOs.

Mar 20
Join AWS for AWSome Day in Nashville!
Gaylord Opryland

• What we'll do
AWSome Day is coming to Nashville for a complimentary, one-day introduction training to the core AWS services for compute, storage, database, and networking.

AWS technical experts will explain key features and use cases, share best practices, walk through technical demos, and be available to answer your questions one-on-one.

This event is ideal for IT managers, system engineers, system administrators, and architects who are eager to learn more about cloud computing and how to get started on the AWS Cloud.

• What to bring
- laptop
- Please bring linens or towels to donate to Safe Haven and receive an AWS T-shirt for your contribution!

• Important to know
Make sure to register!

Mar 27
Securing Azure

Azure Security

Azure Security will be the topic of the March 27th Nashville Microsoft Azure Users Group meeting.

Bill Wilder, Azure MVP and book author will discuss administration, secret management, encryption, firewalls, networks, PowerShell, and more.

Along the way he will discuss commonly used Azure features to avoid (showing better approaches) and dispel a couple of myths about cloud security.

You'll walk away impressed with the breadth and depth of Azure's security story - and have a bunch of new tools for your security toolbox.

See for details and to register.

Bill Zack

Mar 20
Kaggle Work & Learn

On the first and third Tuesdays of each month, we hold an open and informal working session for people who want to compete in Kaggle competitions. If you've thought about joining a competition but feel intimidated -- come on by and join some others who are in the same boat. If you're actively climbing the leaderboard -- come use this space and time to continue developing your solutions and networking with like-minded local data scientists.

Bring your computer!

Started Monday
Mar 19
Data Analytics with Candra McRae

Candra McRae, a Seattle native and Nashville transplant, is a results-oriented analytics and finance leader passionate about making an impact and empowering others with data. Over 10 years of experience with a proven track record of using data to drive results, innovate, and solve complex problems.

What we'll do: • Case study on how Ramsey Solutions has used data to drive value • Discuss the changing landscape of analytics • Different types of analytics roles • Skills employers look for in analytics candidates

R-Ladies: Introduction to Data Cleaning with dataMaid
VUMC Biostatistics Conference Room

Molly Olson will be leading us on a data cleaning journey! Data cleaning can be the most time consuming part of a statistician’s workflow, and the validity of the conclusions from a data analysis can depend on this simple data cleaning. At the Conference of Statistical Practice 2018, Molly took a short course titled “Cleaning up the Data Cleaning Process: Challenges and Solutions in R,” taught by Anne Helby Petersen and Claus Thorn Ekstrøm from the section of Biostatistics, University of Copenhagen. The short course introduced an R package called “dataMaid” that is a “systematic, analytical approach to data cleaning that will ensure the data cleaning process to be just as structured and well-documented as the rest of the data analysis.” In this tutorial, Molly will provide an overview of the dataMaid package and demonstrate how to use the dataMaid package to improve efficiency and accuracy in the statistician’s every day data cleaning.