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White Paper: Java8SE - End of Free Commercial Support

August 27, 2019

Oracle free commercial support is ending for Java 8. Starting with Java 11, Oracle JDK will no longer be free for commercial use. The white paper Java8SE - End of Free Commercial Support explores the Java ecosystem and alternatives to the use of Oracle JDK.

 

Daniel Brannock's Article on Asking The Right Questions Published in PA Times

August 27, 2019

Data Scientist Daniel Brannock's article "Asking the Right Analytics Questions and Whether Tiger Woods is better than Jack Nicklaus" was published in Predictive Analytics Times. The article explains the importance of asking the right questions of data in order to achieve the desired results.

Book Sales Pass $1 Million Milestone

August 15, 2019

Two reference books co-authored by Dr. John Elder passed the $1 million milestone in combined sales. The Handbook of Statistical Analysis and Data Mining Applications is a comprehensive professional reference book that guides business analysts, scientists, engineers and researchers (both academic and industrial) through all stages of data analysis, model building and implementation. Practical Text Mining and Statistical Analysis for Non-Structured Text Data Applications provides complete coverage of statistical and analytical concepts, techniques, and applications for text mining. 

Elder Research Awarded Second NASA Phase II STTR Program

August 12, 2019

Elder Research received a second Phase II STTR award to provide software engineering support for NASA’s Physics-Based Modeling Tools for Life Prediction & Durability Assessment of Advanced Materials. This technology significantly improves the current ability to simulate and avoid corrosion fatigue failure of engine disks or metallic structural components due to prolonged exposure to extreme environments at elevated temperatures. The initial Phase II award was received in 2015.

Robert Han Attended Federal Data Strategy Forum

July 22, 2019

Robert Han attended a joint forum with the White House Office of Management and Budget on the Federal Data Strategy’s draft 2019-2020 Action Plan on July 8, 2019. The forum provided an opportunity for the business, academic, and non-profit communities to offer feedback on the 16 draft action items in the Federal Data Strategy.

Gerhard Pilcher Joins Data Coalition Board of Directors

April 29, 2019

The Data Coalition welcomed Gerhard Pilcher, Elder Research CEO, as a new member of the Board of Directors. Elder Research has been a member of the Data Coalition since 2015 and upgraded to Partner Membership. The Data Coalition advocates on behalf of the private sector and the public interest for the publication of government information as standardized, machine-readable data.

Mike Reddington Attending Advanced Model Validation Conference

March 19, 2019

Senior Data Scientist Mike Reddington will attend the Advanced Model Validation conference in New York City on March 20, 2019. The conference will explore key advancements in model risk validation frameworks and procedures to elevate success and achieve longevity of risk management efforts. Areas like developing a CECL roadmap, leveraging emerging tools and technologies to elevate model risk validation procedures, and decoding regulatory expectations to ensure compliance are just some of the topics that will be covered.

Elder Research Achieves Standard Consulting Partner Tier in AWS Partner Network

December 13, 2018

Elder Research is excited to announce that we've recently become a Standard Consulting Partner within the Amazon Web Services Partner Network. APN Consulting Partners are professional services firms that help customers design, architect, build, migrate and manage cloud solutions built on AWS.

“We're pleased to have achieved this level as a Standard Consulting Partner within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network. We believe that the combined strength of AWS, as the market leading cloud provider, combined with Elder Research’s over two decades of consulting expertise in applied data science, data engineering, and data visualization will only continue to pay dividends for our clients seeking cloud-based analytic solutions to their business problems.” says Isaiah Goodall, Director of Business Development and Sales.

Learn more about the APN program here.

Elder Research Attending Python Charlottesville Data Science Meet-Up

December 3, 2018

Data scientists from Elder Research will join other local data scientists at the Python Charlottesville Meet-up on December 4th to discuss Data Visualization with Python from Two Perspectives on December 4, 2018. Senior Data Scientist at S&P Global, Matt Hawthorn, will present Graph Visualization with Bokeh and NetworkX and Project Manager, Jolene Esposito, will present Getting Started with Data Visualization.

Gerhard Pilcher Spoke at Federal Government’s Data Strategy Forum

November 8, 2018

Elder Research CEO Gerhard Pilcher spoke at the Federal Government’s Data Strategy Forum hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center and the White House Office of Management and Budget on November 8, 2018 in Washington, DC.  The forum provided an opportunity for the public, including businesses and other stakeholders, to offer feedback on a draft set of practices that will serve as the basis for new expectations agencies will have for data governance, management, protection, use, and partnerships.
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