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


 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
November 2, 2017 - Innovation Awards





TAG DS&A 2016 Innovation Awards Winners


TAG Data Science & Analytics society recently held the event of the year for professionals in Data Science, BI, Analytics, Big Data, and related disciplines at the Westin Atlanta Perimeter North in Sandy Springs. The awards presented to companies that have leveraged Data Science and Analytics in innovative ways in order to effect positive change in their organization.


“The face of Data Science and Analytics (DS/A) is continuously changing” says Bob Wright, TAG DS/A Society Co-Chair. “This year we had over thirty nominations representing a broad base of innovative companies in Georgia.  Many of these organizations are combining internal and external data to predict potential outcomes and shift their strategy to drive new sources of revenue.”  This year DS/A introduced the Innovation Seed Award.”


The 2016 Data Science and Analytics Innovation Awards winners are:


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.


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.



Thank you to our Event 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 High-Tech Day at the Capitol


Data Governance 101

TAG High-Tech Day at the Capitol

Join TAG for a day at the Georgia State Capitol. We encourage you to join TAG in meeting with Georgia's state legislators to educate them about issues in the technology arena.


Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 9:30 AM to
Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 11:30 AM


Georgia State Capitol
206 Washington St SW
Room 216
Atlanta, GA 30334
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Data Governance 101

Come learn about Data Governance. Info is targeted towards individuals that are new to data governance, or are simply interested in understanding what it is and why itÂ’s important.


Wednesday, Feb 08, 2017 8:30 AM to
Wednesday, Feb 08, 2017 10:00 AM


Fulton County Schools
6201 Powers Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30339
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