Data / Analytics Strategies
Strategies to help leverage full value from your design and implementation of an effective Business Intelligence / Analytics / Big Data framework.
June 30, 2020
7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded
Conference location: Online
Data is the lifeblood of every business, but to empower the organization, it needs to be used carefully and strategically. How can IT leverage BI initiatives to become a stronger partner and ally to business units? What pitfalls should be avoided?
What You Will Learn
In this one day conference attendees will learn:
Conference Price: $0.00 per person
Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)², Inc.
8:00am – 9:00am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00am-10:00am: Strategies to Modernize Your Data & Analytics Architecture
Paige Roberts, Open Source Relations Manager, Vertica
Data warehouses were analytics workhorses for decades, but couldn’t handle modern data volumes, types, and advanced analyses like machine learning. Big Hadoop promises about the data lake didn’t pan out. Learn how successful past, current and future architectures combine strengths of data lakes and data warehouses to make something better than both.
10:00am -10:30am: Refreshment Break
10:30am-11:30am: Maturing Analytics and AI in a ‘Metrics driven Organization’
Karthik Kandamuri, Enterprise Architecture, Business Technology Solutions, AbbVie
Karthik will share his findings based on his learnings from the past three years at AbbVie.
11:30am-12:30pm: The Journey to Trusted Data
Sue Laine, VP of Strategic Technologies, ASG Technologies
Business Leaders struggle with immature data environments and cultural obstacles when shifting to a data-driven organization. Learn how your peers are automating the foundation of trusted data to deliver business value and enable compliance, data privacy and modernization efforts through AI and Machine Learning.
During this session we will discuss:
12:30pm – 1:30pm Luncheon
1:30pm-2:30pm: The Future of Analytics in the Cloud
Kent Graziano, Chief Technical Evangelist, Snowflake
The world of data warehousing and analytics has changed. With the advent of big data, streaming data, IoT, and the cloud, the changes never cease. It may seem to be a very different world with different concepts, terms, and techniques. Or is it?
While lots of people still talk about data warehouses and data marts, the conversation now includes data lakes. data science, machine learning, and AI! How do these things bring value and data-based decisions to our organizations? Is there a coherent architecture we can define? Let’s explore these topics to see what the data analytics platform of the future might look like.
2:30pm – 3:00pm: Refreshment Break
3:00pm-4:00pm: A BI Journey – From “Why do we need a BI Analyst?” to “He is literally amazing at his job… period?”
Edward Marchewka, Director IT/CIO, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network
Tyler Roesler, Business Intelligence Analyst, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network
4:00pm-5:00pm: KPIs, Performance & Execution: Building and Sustaining an Effective Data and Analytics Strategy
Steve Shelton, RSM, Vertica
Paul Eichamer, Director, IT Financial Planning & Analysis, CNA Insurance
Michael Baraz, Global Finance Data Governance Lead, Walgreens
Atif Usman, Global BI & Analytics Director, Zimmer Biomet
Govind Balu, CEO, QuaXigma
and other BI/Analytics leaders from enterprise organizations
In this panel discussion, attendees will learn from seasoned BI/Analytics leaders as to how they are executing and proving the value of their BI/Analytics strategies.
Eichamer Baraz Balu Shelton
As is always the case at CAMP IT Conferences events, the talks will not include product presentations. During the breaks, you will have the opportunity to informally meet representatives from the following sponsoring companies, who have solutions in the area of the conference.