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Conferences that solve current IT challenges

Business Intelligence / Analytics / Big Data Strategies

Strategies to help leverage full value from your design and implementation of an effective Business Intelligence framework

June 5, 2014

9:00am-5:00pm

7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded

Bios

Conference location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont (O'Hare) Illinois

Overview

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:

  • Moving Beyond Business Intelligence – Incorporating Big Data & Analytics into Your BI & Data Strategy

  • Implementing Governance in your BI/Analytics Strategy: How to Broadly Deploy Secure, Governed Self-Service Analytics to Business Users

  • How to Leverage Hadoop as Part of Your Data Management Strategy

  • Leveraging & Transforming Big Data: What Every IT Leader Needs to Know

  • Think Fast, Think Small: How to Deliver Big Data Analytics for Everyday Tasks

  • How to Partner with the Business to Best Leverage Business Intelligence for Operational Benefit (panel discussion)

Conference Program

8:00am - 9:00am - Registration and Continental Breakfast

Skriletz

9:00am-10:00am

Moving Beyond Business Intelligence – Incorporating Big Data & Analytics into Your BI & Data Strategy

Richard Skriletz, Global Managing Principal, RCG Global Services

Traditional BI strategy has focused on collecting, managing, and reporting on data we understand. With new advances in technology, organizations have access to stronger tools, better techniques, and an infrastructure that allows relevant and valuable analysis of data from sources previously considered "inaccessible" or "unusable." As a result, organizations are changing their approach to data and how it impacts business creating measurable value and relevancy. Successful organizations need to transform current business intelligence strategies, often driven by the IT group, into analytics, driven by business questions and powered by business results.

In this session attendees will learn:

  • The difference between business intelligence and analytics
  • Steps to establishing an Analytics Center of Excellence
  • Best practices to leverage and pitfalls to watch for
  • How analytics can add value to their company





10:00am -10:30am - Refreshment Break

Anand

10:30am-11:30am

Implementing Governance in your BI/Analytics Strategy: How to Broadly Deploy Secure, Governed Self-Service Analytics to Business Users

Vijay Anand, Senior Product Manager, MicroStrategy

Data visualization tools have become widely popular because they allow business people to transform their data into insightful visualizations quickly without expert assistance. As your organization evolves and requirements grow, self-service analytics becomes indispensable, but can generate serious security risks and lack of trust in the data. Learn why organizations need to focus on governance mechanisms for establishing formal accountability through roles, responsibilities and system monitoring to ensure a more transparent and trusted environment. In this session, discover techniques that are critical to delivering effortless, trusted data discovery to business users at enterprise scale.





O'Connor

11:30am-12:30pm

How to Leverage Hadoop as Part of Your Data Management Strategy

Amy O’Connor, Big Data Evangelist, Cloudera

Hadoop is enabling businesses across a wide range of industries to become data-driven. But what is it and where should you start?

In this session, attendees will learn how to:

  • Leverage Hadoop to make your enterprise more data-driven
  • Integrate it into your current architecture
  • Avoid pitfalls







12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon

Vaselopulos

1:30pm-2:30pm

Leveraging & Transforming Big Data: What Every IT Leader Needs to Know

Jim Vaselopulos, Vice President, PSC Group

Effectively managing ‘Big Data’ presents huge opportunities for IT to deliver business value. By leveraging a continuously connected community of buyers and sellers, data can be mined to deliver relevant offers to an enterprise’s target base of customers. IT can show tremendous value to the business by having a well implemented big data program.

In this session attendees will learn how to:

  • Convince business leaders that the cloud will not put the organization at risk
  • Leverage analytics processes
  • Design a framework to target responses to customer behavior
  • Leverage technologies that are designed to support Big Data
  • How to work with business leaders to derive value from the data





2:30pm - 3:00pm - Refreshment Break

Bonde

3:00pm-4:00pm

Think Fast, Think Small: How to Deliver Big Data Analytics for Everyday Tasks

Allen Bonde, VP of Product Marketing & Innovation, Actuate

Now that big data and advanced analytics are established as strategic tools, how to we deliver this power to the broadest set of business users, to support their everyday tasks? This is a critical question forward-looking organization face as they look to leverage BI and data assets for competitive advantage and drive innovation at both the leadership and departmental level.

In this session attendees will learn:

  • Why fast is the new “big” when it comes to data delivery
  • What design principles and approaches can bring the power of big data to the masses
  • How consumer devices and the “small data” movement inspires new approaches to BI
  • What to look for when designing/selecting advanced analytics tools for business users





Denham

Dugaesescu

Pogany

Pappu

4:00pm-5:00pm

How to Partner with the Business to Best Leverage Business Intelligence for Operational Benefit (panel discussion)

Moderator:
Bill Denham, Master Strategic Initiatives Consultant, Hitachi Data Systems
Panelists:
Bridget Quinlan, Director, Business Intelligence, Brunswick Corporation
Dorina Dugaesescu, Director, Business Intelligence and Applications Development, American Hotel Register
Kevin Pogany, Director, Business Intelligence and B2B Services, DSC Logistics
Sunder Pappu, Vice President, Technology, Inland Real Estate Group of Companies
and other professionals from IT/BI departments

IT's role is changing considerably. They are both trying to reduce costs and at the same time help drive new business models for the enterprise. Many IT leaders now feel that business intelligence and analytics will help their organizations become more competitive.

In this session attendees will learn from several IT BI executives as to how they are working closely with the business to achieve the desired results.


Conference Price: $279.00 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)˛, Inc.

Exhibits

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.