Conferences that solve current IT challenges
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Strategies to help leverage full value from your design and implementation of an effective Business Intelligence framework
May 6, 2010
7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits AwardedBio
Conference location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont (O'Hare) Illinois
As organizations prepare for the
recovery it is crucial that they have a
well designed business intelligence
framework to provide them with the
necessary insight so they can capitalize
on new opportunities.
This one day conference will help attendees design and leverage a solid BI framework with a focus on governance, data quality and analytics to make the decisions necessary for the economic recovery.
What You Will Learn
In this one day conference attendees will learn:
- How to Establish a Data and Business Intelligence Governance Discipline
- How to Implement a Comprehensive Data Integration Approach Aligned to Business Needs
- Structuring the Unstructured: How to Design the Data Architecture to Make BI More Actionable
- Clear Metrics: How to Build a Powerful Business Case for Data Quality (panel discussion)
- How to Leverage Analytics to Turn Data Into Insight
- How Enterprises are Using Analytics to Stay Ahead of the Competition (panel discussion)
8:00am - 9:00am - Registration and Continental Breakfast
How to Establish a Data and Business Intelligence Governance Discipline
Richard Skriletz, Global Managing Principal, Business Intelligence & Data Delivery, RCG IT
Many BI professionals report that their top priorities include data quality, advanced analytics, data governance and master data management. In order to gain the most out of your investment in BI and analytics you need to get the data correct. But where should you start?
In this session attendees will learn how to establish a data governance discipline inside their organization.
- Where to start
- How to involve stakeholders and align them for success
- How to determine the level of data that is appropriate for your organizationís specific applications
- How to develop an enterprise standard for data terms and usage
10:00am -10:30am - Refreshment Break
How to Implement a Comprehensive Data Integration Approach Aligned to Business Needs
Chris Dinkel, Senior Solutions Architect, Business&Decision
Data Integration includes an organizationís inventory of data, information assets and strategies and tools that can help migrate and align fragmented data assets with business goals. Data integration strategies include single, federated or virtual compilations of data for a specific business goal.
That said, the environment is changing. New
technologies including cloud computing, faster
processors, database innovations, and optimized
architectures can significantly improved
In this session, attendees will learn different approaches for managing their data integration efforts with a focus on understanding what your information users really want and need.
Structuring the Unstructured: How to Design the Data Architecture to Make BI More Actionable
Mike Kerrigan, Vice President, Business Applications, Laurus Technologies
Executives, business unit managers, staff and
statisticians all need information at various
times and in various forms. The BI architecture
must be able to effectively and quickly provide
users with reliable, accurate and up-to-date
information to help them make decisions of
different levels of complexity.
With all the different users and levels of complexity how do you design the architecture to support the varying needs?
In this session attendees will learn how to:
12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon
Clear Metrics: How to Build a Powerful Business Case for Data Quality (panel discussion)
Duane Lyons, Partner, Information & Technology Strategy Practice, Infosys on behalf of DataFlux
Panelists will include:
Michael Connor, VP, Enterprise Data Services, Strategy and Technology, QBE the Americas
Greg Hubbard, Director Application Development, Q Interactive
and other BI leaders sharing their experiences and lessons learned
Carole Wittemann, PMI certified Principal Consultant, Analytics8
Leading industry analysts claim that the average
price companies are paying for poor quality data
is over $8 million annually. At the same time,
80% of business managers felt their data was
fine while IT had a much different view.
To solve this problem IT organizations need to develop a data quality metrics program. But what should this program include and how do you get buy-in?
In this session, attendees will learn:
- Where to measure, what to measure and how to measure
- How to make metrics relevant
- How to get buy-in for your plan
- How to design an effective BI/PM framework
2:30pm - 3:00pm - Refreshment Break
How to Leverage Analytics to Turn Data Into Insight
Dennis Waldron, Director, Enterprise Intelligence Practice, RightPoint Consulting
Predictive analytics helps direct decision
making by applying a combination of advanced
analytics and decision optimization to an
organizationís enterprise data. The objective is
to improve business processes to meet specific
In this session, attendees will learn how:
- Analytics works
- What the benefits are
- How to involve the business
- What is ITís role
- How IT can leverage analytics to help the business find new opportunities for growth
How Enterprises are Using Analytics to Stay Ahead of the Competition (panel discussion)
Richard DeMare, Director, Aster Data Systems (on behalf of Analytics8)
Panelists will include:
Greg Stam, Senior Vice President, IT Development & Delivery, Cision
Raj Rathi, BI Architect, Baxter Credit Union
Sai Yarlagadda, Leader, BI and Data Warehousing, HomeDirect USA
Shaibal Talukder, Director IS, (Business Systems & BI), Elkay Manufacturing
In this session, attendees will learn how
enterprises are leveraging analytics to keep the
organization moving forward.
Topics covered will include:
- How to leverage the data and make sense of the results
- How to work with the business units
- Pitfalls to avoid
Conference price: $249 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)≤, Inc.
As is always the case at CAMP IT Conferences events, the talks will not include
product presentations. During the continental breakfast,
coffee breaks, and the luncheon break you will have the opportunity
to informally meet representatives from the following sponsoring
companies, who have solutions in the area of the conference.