The Kit

  • Basic concepts: Introduction to Machine Learning (32 pg taken from my book) and Reasons why ML can fail (12 pg)
  • Use case: step-by-step tutorial to improving retention with churn prediction (15 pg)
  • Framework: the unique Machine Learning Canvas and its guide to formalize your own use cases
  • Hands-on: curated datasets to experiment with, Python environment and notebooks, Docker image

Last update on January 8, 2017


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  • Summarized excerpts from my book: example use cases of ML, how to formalize your own use case, data preparation, tips to create value from data, etc.
  • Links to bonus material: videos of presentations, hands-on demos, and some of my most popular articles to read offline.

About the author

My name is Louis Dorard, I'm an independent consultant and my goal is to help people use ML to make their applications and their businesses smarter.

I'm the author of Bootstrapping Machine Learning and I'm the General Chair of, the 1st series of international conferences dedicated to real-world ML applications, and to the innovations, techniques and tools that power them.

I also teach Predictive Analytics at University College London School of Management.