Data Science & Analytics




TAG Business Intelligence and Analytics is Now TAG Data Science & Analytics

View the Press Release here.

Our Mission

To Connect and Inspire Analytical Minds” in ways that foster innovative uses of data.

Our Vision

To advance the creation and evolution of Data Driven and Analytical approaches to solving business problems.

 Our Focus 

Our focus is data and covers a broad spectrum of Data Topics including:

  • Big Data
  • Data Science
  • Internet Of Things
  • Business and Predictive Analytics
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Storytelling through data
  • Data Visualization

We achieve our Mission & Vision by:

  • Bringing together the community with events that are:
      ο    Informative and insightful
      o    Presented by inspirational and engaging speakers
      o    With content that is relevant, educational and thought provoking
      o    Providing opportunities to network with peers and thought leaders
  • Holding signature events such as the annual Data Science and Analytics Innovation awards.
  • Engaging with other groups to further evangelize Data Science and Analytics
  • Providing thought leadership within and outside our community


About TAG Data Science & Analytics (DS&A)

TAG Data Science & Analytics society (DS&A) connects and inspires analytical minds to foster innovative uses of data by providing thought leadership within and outside our community.

DS&A events provide opportunities to network with peers and thought leaders covering a broad spectrum of data topics including; Big Data, Data Science, IoT, Business and Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Storytelling through data and Data Visualization.

 For sponsorship information please contact Sherita Martin at


Thank you to our Society Sponsors!

 Pyramid Consulting  


Sherita Martin

2017 Calendar of Events

January 12, 2017 - TAG Society Showcase

February 23, 2017 - Networking & Social Mixer

March 30, 2017 - Searched Powered Analytics

May 18, 2017 - Winning Teams of GaTech Master Modeler Competition

August 18, 2017 - Marketing Analytics

September 26, 2017 - Machine Learning/AI

November 2, 2017 - Innovation Awards

December 7, 2017 - Appreciation Social





November 2, 2017 | Save the date!

TAG DS&A 2017 Innovation Awards

Are you a thought leader in Georgia’s Data Science and Analytics ecosystem? Do you have a leading edge data centric success story you would like to share with your peers? If so, you are invited to share your experience and knowledge at the TAG Data Science and Analytics 2017 Innovation Awards. The purpose of the Innovation Awards is to highlight innovative and impactful solutions in Data Science, Analytics, Big Data, and related domains. Georgia based organizations are invited to submit nominations describing the solution (implemented and in production during 2016 or 2017), highlighting results and verification of impact (business, social, or organizational), and other insights.

Selected finalists will be required to present their solution during a Judging Panel event, to be held locally on the morning of Wednesday, October 4th, 2017. Final winners will be announced at the 2017 Innovation Awards banquet, to be held on November 2nd, 2017 at the Westin Perimeter in Atlanta, GA.

Software vendors and solutions providers are encouraged to work with their Georgia based customers to submit their implemented solutions. Vendor solutions and frameworks must involve customer participation to qualify for awards; however, vendors and service providers are encouraged to contact the society regarding participation in the Sponsor Showcase, prior to the event.

Nominations are open thru August 18th, 2017 and finalists will be announced by September 15th, 2017. Please email,, or for inquiries.

Potential Topic Areas:

Big Data
Data Science
Business Analytics (Marketing, Financial, CRM, and Sales)
Predictive Analytics
Machine Learning
Prescriptive Analytics
Content Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Storytelling through data

You may nominate your own solution or a customer or vendor solution provided you have their approval to do so. Please visit to complete the online nomination form. Nominations will remain open until close of business on August 18, 2017, so don't delay!


TAG DS&A 2016 Innovation Awards Winners

Mid-Size Enterprise Innovation Award

  • Hi-Rez Studios – Making the Big Data of Video Games Searchable and Visual

Large Enterprise Innovation Award

  • Cox Auto-Manheim – DealShield

Innovation Seed Award

  • Turner – Turner’s Audience Targeting Solutions powered by Advanced Analytics

The Judges for the 2016 Awards:

  • Jennifer Priestley – Ph.D. – Professor of Statistics and Data Science, KSU
  • Beverly Wright, Ph.D., CAP – Executive Dir. Business Analytics Center, Advanced Analytics & Modeling– GA Tech University
  • Scott Radcliffe – CAP -Executive Dir. Data Analytics – Cox Communications, Inc.

The 2016 Innovation Awards were made possible by 3Sage Consulting, Applied Resource Group, AnswerRocket, and Pyramid Consulting.


Thank you to our 2016 Innovation Awards Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsor

Applied Resource Group


Silver Sponsor




Pyramid Consulting


Become a Sponsor Today!

Sponsorship Opportunities for the DS&A 2017 Innovation Awards are now open.

 For more information please contact Sherita Martin  at or 404-526-6031



Upcoming Events

Data Science & Analytics


TAG Data Science & Analytics Machine Learning/AI


TAG Data Science & Analytics 2017 Innovation Awards

TAG Data Science & Analytics Machine Learning/AI

TAG Data Science & Analytics society presents: Machine Learning/AI


Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 5:30 PM to
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 8:30 PM


Cox Enterprises, Inc.
6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Governor's Hall ABC
Atlanta, GA
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TAG Data Science & Analytics 2017 Innovation Awards

Join us for the 2017 Data Science & Analytics Innovation Awards, one of last years most successful and talked about events. This event received national press, and has established itself as one of the premier Business Intelligence events, being truly unique.


Thursday, Nov 02, 2017 6:00 PM to
Thursday, Nov 02, 2017 8:30 PM


The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North
7 Concourse Parkway NE
Atlanta, GA 30328
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