Invitation to the 3rd Big Data Analytics World Championships 2017 We invite members of the R-Bloggers/R-Users community to participate in the 2017 TEXATA Big Data Analytics World Championships (www.texata.com). You’re Free Discount Code is: 2017RUSERS (normally $30 fully paid entry). Here are important dates for the TEXATA educational business competition: Round 1 on 30th September 2017 (Online) Round 2 on 14th October 2017 (Online) World Finals on 15th-16th November 2017 (Austin) About TEXATA The competition is a celebration of big data analytics skills and communities. It targets at students and young professionals looking to learn more and showcase their creative business skills in big data analytics. It’s ideal for people working or studying or interested in: Technology, Computer Science, Statistics and Data, Data Science, IT Professionals, Software Engineering, Analytical, Quantitative and Engineering disciplines. The competition is a great way to learn more about leading Companies, Communities, Universities and Institutions in the big data and business analytics industries. All participants will receive updates throughout 2017 and 2018 of free offers, upcoming conferences and educational events of our community partners as part of joining the TEXATA event. Best of all, it’s all free with this discount code thanks to RBloggers/R-Users. How It Works The structure involves two Online Rounds with a Live World Finals in Austin Texas. Each of the Online Rounds will last 4 Hours in duration. The Top World Finalists will be flown from around the world to compete in the case-study based finals challenge with Finals Judges. The organizers hold similar world championship events in other professional services industries – including Finance and Financial Modeling (www.modeloff.com) and High IQ World Championships (www.hiqora.com) – which gives participants a good background idea of the nature of the educational, fun and challenging nature of the elite business and professional league competitions. Visit www.texata.com for more information.