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Conferences that solve current IT challenges

Business Intelligence / Performance Management Strategies

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

November 30, 2017

9:00am-5:00pm

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

Register

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

Overview

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 to make the decisions necessary for the economic recovery.

What You Will Learn

In this one day conference attendees will learn:

  • Strategic Roadmap for BI and Analytics
  • How to Refine Your Current BI Architecture to Support Big Data & Analytics
  • Top Business Intelligence and Analytics Trends for 2018 and Beyond
  • Embracing Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics
  • Insights and Action: 15 Tips to Maximize the Value of your Dashboards
  • KPIs, Performance & Execution: Building and Sustaining an Effective Data and Analytics Strategy

Conference Program

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

O'Connor

9:00am-10:00am

Strategic Roadmap for BI and Analytics

Bernie O'Connor, Director - Information Technology, Anixter Inc.

Learn to create a Strategy and Roadmap for Business Intelligence (BI), the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW, and Analytics through the vehicle of Anixter’s own narrative. The emphasis is on BI and Reporting, with distinctions for different Stakeholders. Included in the discussion will be external research among leading Analyst firms and Peer Groups, internal research and needs analysis, implications of the evolution of technology for real-time BI and for improved visualization and embedded capability. Strengths of a variety of vendor offerings will be included. Although this is a narrative and will have the strength of a story, it will also be generalized for the use of participants in this session.


What you will learn:

  • Determining Stakeholders, from Finance to Shadow IT
  • Assessing the Current State of a Company’s Business Intelligence
  • Assessment of Current and Future Needs
  • BI Marketplace Assessment working with Vendors, Customers and Peers
  • Trends from key Analysts
  • Determining the Company’s Ability to Execute
  • Implications for Mobility
  • Getting to the cloud
  • Governance
  • Vendor selection – many good options, including blended solutions
  • Creating a Strategy, and a Roadmap















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

 

10:30am-11:30am

How to Refine Your Current BI Architecture to Support Big Data & Analytics

 

There are great benefits to be found by the BI organizations that embrace analytics and big data. But how do you accomplish this?

In this session attendees will learn:

  • What a master data repository is and how to leverage it for your BI projects
  • Where to address the challenges of data quality and data transformation
  • How to manage cross-references
  • How to reuse the master data definitions from the enterprise information
  • How to migrate the solution of data transformation and quality challenges from a BI environment to BI/Analytics environment










 

11:30am-12:30pm

Top Business Intelligence and Analytics Trends for 2018 and Beyond

 

Data has grown exponentially over the last decade and technologies and there are more tools than ever to create actionable intelligence of the data. But where do we go from here and what should we be on the lookout for?

In this session, attendees will learn about the following trends, technologies and strategies to help them success: Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics Tools, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Collaborative Business Intelligence, Business Intelligence Center of Excellence, Cloud Analytics, Embedded Business Intelligence, Security, Data Governance, Digitization, Visual Data Discovery, etc…






12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon

 

1:30pm-2:30pm

Embracing Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics

 

Prescriptive analytics is the apex of the big data movement. While descriptive analytics will tell you what has happened in the past, and predictive analytics can tell you what may happen in the future, prescriptive analytics tells you how to capitalize on all that information and make decisions that enable your organization to succeed.

In this session, attendees will learn how to design a strategy to capitalize on the big data movement.











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

Stangarone

3:00pm-4:00pm

Insights and Action: 15 Tips to Maximize the Value of your Dashboards

Sal Stangarone is President of Michael’s, Ross & Cole, Ltd. (MRC)

Dashboards help organizations get a clear view of their business at a glance. However, not all dashboards are created equal. Some dashboards guide decision-making, and give the business a competitive advantage. Others are little more than charts on a page. What’s the difference? What makes an effective dashboard?

In this session, we explore actionable tips that your business can apply to improve your dashboard’s value and effectiveness. You will learn:

  • Ways that other businesses use dashboards to improve productivity
  • How to deliver dashboards that improve decision-making
  • Best practices for creating actionable dashboards











 

4:00pm-5:00pm

KPIs, Performance & Execution: Building and Sustaining an Effective Data and Analytics Strategy

Speakers will include professionals from IT departments

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.


Conference price: $289 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.