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  • Virtualizing Media Broadcast: TV Transformed
    Virtualizing Media Broadcast: TV Transformed Steve Reynolds - Imagine Communications, Limor Schafman - TIA Recorded: Nov 17 2017 46 mins
    Broadcast media is undergoing wholesale change due to demands from consumers, competitors, and creative opportunity for new types of content. Virtualization at multiple points of the distribution and delivery network is recognized as the only way to meet these demands. This webcast will review in detail the technologies involved in the virtualization of broadcast media, from network, to master control centers, to edge device delivery.

    Speakers:
    Steve Reynolds, CTO, Imagine Communications

    Steve Reynolds is Chief Technology Officer at Imagine Communications and responsible for the technical strategy and roadmap of the company, as well as managing business development, partner relationships, and M&A activity. Reynolds brings 20 years of technology leadership in the cable industry to Imagine Communications. At Comcast, he served as Senior Vice President of Premises Technology overseeing the strategy, roadmap and development of all technologies employed in service delivery to the customer premises. Prior to Comcast, Reynolds was Senior Vice President of Technology at OpenTV Incorporated, a world leader in digital and interactive television technology.

    Host: Limor Schafman, Content Development Director, TIA


    NOT BICSI accredited.
  • Building Successful Collaboration Between Insurance Marketing & Underwriting
    Building Successful Collaboration Between Insurance Marketing & Underwriting Sandeep Kharidhi & Janelle Jenkins Recorded: Nov 16 2017 40 mins
    You know the old saying - marketing wants to write every prospect: meanwhile underwriting wants to reject every prospect. Insurance marketers exist in a challenging and dynamic environment - seeking to strike the elusive balance between sales quotas and underwriting expectation.
    Join us at this session to learn:
    •Key findings of our recent LexisNexis study of insurance marketers, underwriters and product managers from top personal lines carriers.
    •Unique insight into the opportunities that exist for greater collaboration throughout the policy life cycle.
  • Endpoint Security: The Final Frontier
    Endpoint Security: The Final Frontier Ed Metcalf, Senior Director Product Marketing, Cylance Recorded: Nov 16 2017 46 mins
    Whether it is a new ransomware campaign or stealthy targeted attack, your endpoints are being attacked and are often the last line of defense in your fight against the cybercriminals. In this webinar, you will understand how endpoints are the final frontier for security and how you must be resilient in using the latest prevention and protection technologies.

    Learn how the power of machine learning and artificial intelligence are changing the endpoint protection landscape. Gone are the days of daily signature updates, maxed out performance impact, and the lack of security effectiveness against both known and unknown threats. It is time explore the new world of endpoint security.
  • “Under the Hood” of Vertica: Using Apache Kafka with Vertica
    “Under the Hood” of Vertica: Using Apache Kafka with Vertica Serge Bonte, Customer Experience Engineer, Vertica Recorded: Nov 16 2017 45 mins
    Are you making the most of streaming data, providing timely value to your business, and keeping ahead of the competition?

    Join us for this next session of “Under the Hood” of Vertica as we take a deep dive into Vertica’s integration with Apache Kafka, Hadoop, and other open source solutions to ease data integration challenges and enable continuous, real-time processing and transformation of data streams.

    Learn how Vertica works with Kafka to stream data into and out of Vertica for actionable insight.
  • NVMe & Oracle Database: Making Hybrid Transaction/Analytical Processing Possible
    NVMe & Oracle Database: Making Hybrid Transaction/Analytical Processing Possible Ganesh Balabharathi, Principal Database Architect Recorded: Nov 16 2017 38 mins
    Hybrid transaction/analytical processing (HTAP) refers to capabilities to perform OLAP (online analytical processing) and OLTP (online transaction processing) at the same time on a same database system. Oracle Database has always held the edge in HTAP because its version-based concurrency model means that analytical workloads do not block transactional workloads. In this webcast, we will examine how Vexata Scalable Storage Systems utilize technologies such as NVMe Flash and Intel Optane (3D XPoint) can be used to take HTAP to the next level. This webcast will include a demonstration of HTAP running on Oracle 12c with the Vexata VX-100 Scalable Storage System.

    You will learn about:
    - Detailed explanation of Hybrid transactional/analytic environments
    - Best practices for architecting Oracle Hybrid database systems
    - How Vexata maximizes transactional and analytic workloads
  • Unified Data Management: The Best of Data Lakes, Data Warehouses and Streaming
    Unified Data Management: The Best of Data Lakes, Data Warehouses and Streaming Jason Pohl, Software Engineer at Databricks, and Bill Chambers, Product Manager at Databricks Recorded: Nov 16 2017 61 mins
    Current data management architectures are a complex combination of siloed, single-purpose tools. There are data lakes for low cost storage, but are difficult to use for data discovery, data warehouses that are reliable and optimized for fast queries, but come at a cost when having to scale, and various streaming and batch systems to shuffle data between them, often times resulting in data integrity issues.

    Businesses have to create a patchwork of different tools, skillsets, and expertise just to solve one fundamental problem: How can I make data-driven decisions faster?

    Join this webinar to learn how Databricks Delta — a new unified data management system — takes advantage of the the scale of a data lake, the reliability and performance of a data warehouse, and the low-latency updates of a streaming system, all in a unified and fully managed fashion.

    This webinar will cover:
    -How the need to process batch and streaming data creates challenges for enterprises with complex data architectures.
    -How Databricks Delta takes the best of data warehouses, data lakes and streaming systems to provide a highly scalable, performant, and reliable data management system.
    -A live demonstration of Databricks Delta to showcase how easy it is to cost-efficiently scale without impacting query performance.
  • Design tricks for great dashboards
    Design tricks for great dashboards Andy Cotgreave - Technical Evangelism Director, Tableau Recorded: Nov 16 2017 66 mins
    Successful dashboards require you to think like a designer. In this webinar, data visualisation expert Andy Cotgreave will look at ideas and theories from the world of design, and show how you can apply them to your dashboards. Whether you make functional, operational dashboards, or beautiful persuasive pieces of work, this webinar will help frame your approach.
  • CSO Lessons Learned:Cybersecurity Risk on the Road to Digital Transformation
    CSO Lessons Learned:Cybersecurity Risk on the Road to Digital Transformation Aaron Sherrill Senior Analyst 451 Research, Dave Mahon CSO CenturyLink Recorded: Nov 15 2017 48 mins
    Organizations on the journey to digital transformation are encountering new challenges with managing risk. Not only are complex digital transformation initiatives making it difficult for organizations to fully grasp their entire risk profile but digital transformation is also resulting in new types of risk for the company. Organizations with strong risk aversion are in danger of preventing or stifling innovation and change. How can organizations manage risk and create a strategy that empowers digital transformation? What have organizations learned on the road to digital transformation that can help others early on in the journey?
  • 4 Data Sources to Improve your Security Posture
    4 Data Sources to Improve your Security Posture Brian Torres-Gil, Solutions Architect, Palo Alto Networks & Jae Lee, Security Solutions Marketing, Splunk Recorded: Nov 15 2017 53 mins
    Today’s complex, multi-faceted infosec challenges can cause IT and security teams to spend unnecessary cycles trying to perform the fundamentals – basic hygiene, assessing posture, and validating security “readiness”. With most organizations getting attacked weekly, ensuring these functions are efficient and effective is more important than ever.

    Join this webinar to learn how end-to-end security visibility is a critical first step to improving your security posture.

    In this session, we will demonstrate how using Splunk to combine endpoint, network, user activity, and threat intelligence from across the Palo Alto Networks Platform can enable you to effectively:

    - Identify malicious activity and gain key context to help prevent similar threats
    - Apply methods to help improve accuracy and further mitigate risk
    - Automate context gathering and response actions to accelerate investigations, and to more effectively contain and prevent threats
    - Get deeper insights with dashboards combining data from existing technology investments
  • Enterprise Grade Cloud Native IT Service Operations and Management
    Enterprise Grade Cloud Native IT Service Operations and Management Greenlight Group Recorded: Nov 15 2017 62 mins
    Micro Focus Product Management and Greenlight group will dive into the details of Micro Focus’ Enterprise Grade IT Service Management Automation and Operations Bridge product suites - showcasing the most recent advances that ease bringing cloud native capabilities to the mainstream IT Operations organizations.
  • Deep Dive and Demo on Informatica 10.2: Data Management Reimagined with AI
    Deep Dive and Demo on Informatica 10.2: Data Management Reimagined with AI 1. Awez Syed, VP, Product Management, 2. Amit Kara, Product Marketing, Informatica Recorded: Nov 15 2017 64 mins
    The need for businesses to become more agile and lead intelligent disruptions using data has never been stronger. To help you unleash the disruptive power of data, Informatica reimagines data management with its latest release of 10.2, powered by the CLAIRE™ engine using metadata-driven Artificial Intelligence (AI). Informatica Release 10.2, provides an intelligent, scalable and integrated platform for managing any data across your enterprise to accelerate data-driven digital transformation.

    Discover how AI enhances the intelligent capabilities of key products and solutions in 10.2 and deep dive into these offerings:
    -Industry leading enterprise data catalog
    -Out-of-the-box, end-to-end data governance and compliance
    -Cloud data lake management and real-time intelligent streaming
    -Detect and protect critical data with intelligent data security
    -Enterprise-scalable hybrid and multi-cloud deployments
  • How to Easily Unite Disparate Data Sources to Discover Powerful Insights
    How to Easily Unite Disparate Data Sources to Discover Powerful Insights Ryan Segar, Head of Sales Engineering at Periscope Data Recorded: Nov 15 2017 32 mins
    Do you need to combine data from multiple sources to get business insights? Do you know if the data you rely on is always accurate and up-to-date? Do you want to have insights quicker to meet business needs? Do you rather spend time on strategic tasks than maintaining the data warehouse?

    Crunchbase also experienced these pain points. With over 31 million visitors to their website each year, Crunchbase collects and uses an incredible amount of data, and therefore needs a powerful analytics platform to aggregate all the data to ask the right questions. Since deploying Periscope Data Warehouse, Crunchbase was able to take their analytics to the next level by allowing them to leverage all their data — from their marketing stack to Salesforce to website impression data — and to build a comprehensive view of their business and customers.

    Join Ryan Seagar, Head of Sales Engineering of Periscope Data, as he presents a live 30-minute demo and the Crunchbase case study on how Periscope Data Warehouse enables data teams streamline their entire analytics workflow — from data ingestion to analysis and reporting, offloading the mundane maintenance tasks while still maintaining full control and visibility .
  • Introducing the Cloudera Data Science Workbench
    Introducing the Cloudera Data Science Workbench Matt Brandwein, Tristen Zajonc Recorded: Nov 15 2017 47 mins
    Let's talk about the emergence of open source tools for data science, common gaps in the data science ecosystem, and introduce a new tool from Cloudera with a demonstration.
  • Prognosis for UC Deminar (November)
    Prognosis for UC Deminar (November) Jeff Broeking, Senior Solutions Engineer Recorded: Nov 15 2017 46 mins
    Join our monthly live demo webinar, hosted by an IR Solutions Engineer with live Q&A.
  • Understanding AIOps & Probable Root Cause Analysis
    Understanding AIOps & Probable Root Cause Analysis Robert Harper, Chief Scientist, Moogsoft & Richard Whitehead, Chief Evangelist, Moogsoft Recorded: Nov 15 2017 64 mins
    Despite decades of R&D dedicated to Root Cause Analysis — and counter to the claims of numerous technology vendors who claim to offer it — the traditional approach to RCA and concepts behind it have been flawed.

    Leading analysts like Gartner agree that Root Cause Analysis is still a people-dependent process. Furthermore, they recommend that ITOps leaders leverage machine learning technology to provide contextualized information across the production stack, understand similarity in events from the past, and accommodate human interaction so that the algorithms can learn from human behavior over time.

    Moogsoft’s unique Probable Root Cause is the first technique that can understand causality in unpredictable IT environments with a significant degree of certainty, and without reliance on a model.

    In this webinar recording, Moogsoft executives Richard Whitehead and Robert Harper discuss this innovative approach to Root Cause Analysis, and how it can change the way your operations teams address IT incidents.
  • Power your Big Data Infrastructure with Data Intelligence for Analytics and Data
    Power your Big Data Infrastructure with Data Intelligence for Analytics and Data Balaji Mohanam, Senior Product Manager, Qubole Recorded: Nov 15 2017 46 mins
    Discover the newly launched features in Qubole, powered by Data Intelligence, that automates mundane Data Model performance appraisal and simplifies Data Ops. This session will provide a detailed walkthrough of Qubole’s latest offering in Data Intelligence that includes Data Model insights and Recommendations including Partitioning, Formatting, and Sorting that helps optimize data models for improved performance and computing resources. In addition, learn about Qubole’s latest offering in self-service analytics and how it can improve analysts productivity by making data discovery easy through column and table name auto-suggestion and completion, and insights preview.
  • Finding Success in Tech Careers: Understanding Where Gender Viewpoints Diverge
    Finding Success in Tech Careers: Understanding Where Gender Viewpoints Diverge Melanie Posey, Research VP Recorded: Nov 15 2017 50 mins
    As part of an ongoing partnership, WITI (Women in Technology International) and 451 Research have joined together to conduct a survey on how gender viewpoints differ in the workplace. The survey, conducted in June and July 2017 and completed by 1,901 respondents currently working in a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM)-related field, touched on a variety of topics to better understand what factors have helped shape employees’ careers and what challenges they face in the workplace. To better understand where gender might result in different points of view, the survey was fielded to both women and men.

    Join 451 Research Vice President Melanie Posey for an interactive webinar as she walks through the key findings of the report.
  • Makeover Monday Viz Review - week 46
    Makeover Monday Viz Review - week 46 Andy Kriebel, Head Coach at The Data School & Eva Murray, Head of BI and Tableau Evangelist at Exasol Recorded: Nov 15 2017 85 mins
    Join the Makeover Monday community for a 60min live webinar to discuss selected data visualizations from this week's submissions.

    You can participate in the webinar, ask questions but also submit a viz ahead of time for review (do this on Twitter via the usual process, and include #MMVizReview if you want live feedback).

    VIZ REVIEW is our way to provide much more comprehensive feedback for everyone, which is always difficult within the limitations of Twitter.

    Find out more about Makeover Monday on www.makeovermonday.co.uk and join the conversation on Twitter by following Andy (@VizWizBI) and Eva (@TriMyData) as well as the #MakeoverMonday community.
  • The Security Value Added Service that has gained 50% penetration!
    The Security Value Added Service that has gained 50% penetration! Michael Schachter, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Allot Recorded: Nov 15 2017 48 mins
    One approach to delivering security to consumers and small businesses stands out above all others. Find out how Allot has enabled operators to achieve unprecedented business results with a solution that is fully aligned with their core business and values.
  • Visualize Your World Virtual Talkshow 2017
    Visualize Your World Virtual Talkshow 2017 Robert Fleming, Vice-President of International Marketing and Global Campaigns, Qlik Recorded: Nov 15 2017 69 mins
    Light up your world with a whole new level of insight from your data. It’s your data and your analytics and your opportunity to take your business to the next level. While you leave your data where it is, how do you propel your team and your organization forward? Join the Qlik Visualize Your World Virtual Talkshow and hear how Qlik’s cloud-ready analytics platform delivers value for you and how Qlik is building on its unique Associative Difference to drive a new wave of analytics that allows you to augment your intelligence across all your data, people and ideas. Featuring:
    •Anthony Deighton, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Products, Qlik
    •Helena Schwenk, Big Data and Analytics Research Manager, IDC
    •Mike Prorock, CTO and Founder, mesur.io
    •Eduardo Di Monte, CEO of OYLO Trust Engineering, Cybersecurity Advisor for the Utilities sector.
    •Geertjan Woltjes, Chief Operations Officer, Quooker
  • 2017 AIOps Symposium Fireside Chat
    2017 AIOps Symposium Fireside Chat Kaylan Kumar, Chris Hindy, Mark Campbell, Eric Repec, Jason Kalich, Charles O'Keefe Recorded: Nov 14 2017 48 mins
    Six IT leaders from HCL, GoDaddy & others discuss enterprise cloud migration, the future of operations centers & much more. Moderated by Moogsoft Chief Evangelist Richard Whitehead,
    the closing session of Moogsoft’s 2017 AIOps Symposium brought together some of the sharpest minds in the IT Operations space for an intimate discussion about the issues facing enterprise ITOps and DevOps.

    This superstar panel covers the future of ITOA with regard to…

    •The Gartner-predicted shift from a “cloud-first” to a “cloud-only” strategy within 6 years, what that means to business customers and end users, and what needs to happen to make that reality;
    •What the enterprise operations center will look like in 2020;
    •The average number of management tools in any given operations organization’s portfolio, and how that will vary in the coming years;
    •And the evolution of the ITIL Service Desk over the next five years, especially given today’s world of continuous-integration and DevOps.

    Panelists:

    •Kalyan Kumar, CTO, HCL Technologies
    •Chris Hindy, Empowered Networks
    •Mark Campbell, VP of Research & Innovation, Trace3
    •Eric Repec, Practice Manager, Technologent
    •Jason Kalich, CIO, GoDaddy
    •Charles O’Keefe, Finance Industry IT Veteran
  • Optimize Mobility TCO with Automation
    Optimize Mobility TCO with Automation Michele Pelino, Principal Analyst at Forrester & Pallavi Vanacharla, Head of Enterprise Mobility Prod Mktg at Cisco Jasper Recorded: Nov 14 2017 61 mins
    Employees with business mobile phones have become more pervasive and so have the management challenges associated with them. Unexpected overages, high mobile helpdesk costs, and unused mobile phones, are all too common, leading to an ever-increasing mobility TCO.

    Cisco recently commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a research study on mobility management challenges. Guest speaker Michele Pelino, Principal Analyst at Forrester, will reveal Forrester’s findings on what is actually impacting your mobility costs and how automation can solve your challenges. She’ll also share her top recommendations on what you can do to optimize your mobility TCO.

    What you’ll learn:
    •What are the biggest contributors to high mobility TCO?
    •What are the hidden costs of asset management?
    •Why you should care about instant MACDs?
    •How can automation deliver the most savings?
    •Forrester’s top recommendations to reduce mobility costs

    Co-speaker Pallavi Vanacharla, Cisco Jasper’s Head of Enterprise Mobility Product Marketing, will show you how to automate your mobility management with Cisco’s Control Center for Mobile Enterprise (CCME) platform.
  • Gain market advantage with multichannel retail analytics
    Gain market advantage with multichannel retail analytics Ronald van Loon, Top Big Data and IoT influencer, Ian Macdonald, Principal Technologist, Pyramid Analytics and Martin Draper Recorded: Nov 14 2017 62 mins
    In today’s retail industry, the customer service bar is set higher than ever—the nice-to-haves are now the must-haves, and if you don’t offer them, customers will turn to other retailers who do. From print ads to e-commerce to brick and mortar, customers expect a unified experience across all sales touchpoints, otherwise known as an omnichannel experience.

    How do you know what the customers want? A data-driven strategy is key to deepening consumer understanding, increasing engagement, and maintaining a seamlessly integrated customer experience.

    With the right analytics approach, you can increase efficiency and improve results through:

    • Facilitating timely, fact-based decision-making
    • Executing targeted marketing campaigns
    • Improving supply chain management
    • Maximising sales and profitability
    • Transforming store operations

    During this 45 minute webinar Ronald will propose a structured journey to achieving these goals, Ian will bring those steps to life through a practical demonstration of Pyramid Analytics’ BI Office in a retail environment and Martin will provide perspectives from his experience as Technology Director at Liberty Ltd and Head of Strategy and Architecture with Harrods.
  • How to Win in the Era of Connected & Automated Vehicles
    How to Win in the Era of Connected & Automated Vehicles Elliot Katz (Connected and Automated Vehicle Practice, McGuireWoods) | James Dawson (Cisco Jasper) Recorded: Nov 14 2017 34 mins
    How to Win in the New Era of Connected Car, Where Terabytes-Per-Day Matter More Than Miles-Per-Gallon

    Individuals expect their connected car and automated vehicle experiences to be akin to being in their homes or offices. Being a leader in this new ecosystem means tackling — and delivering value from — upwards of 1.5TB of data per day, per vehicle. The opportunity is enormous, but how do we get there? And what will the ride be like?

    Join Elliot Katz, Partner and Chair of the Connected and Automated Vehicle Practice at McGuireWoods, and James Dawson, Global Head of Connected Car at Cisco Jasper, as they reveal:

    · Who the dominant players are in the new connected car & automated vehicle ecosystem, and how it will evolve from here
    · The biggest and fastest-growing opportunities in the ecosystem today
    · How rules and regulations need to change to enable this growth
    · What enterprises and OEMs need to know now to stay ahead and capitalize on the opportunity
  • Accelerating data-driven insight: How Citco delivers modern analytics
    Accelerating data-driven insight: How Citco delivers modern analytics Nick Eisenlau - Citco, Paul Van Siclen - Qlik, Pinar Celen - Qlik Recorded: Nov 14 2017 52 mins
    Customers in every industry now insist upon real-time and customizable data analytics provided in a governed and self-service fashion. They want to access information on demand. The Financial Services industry is no different – except that the data and requirements are much more complex and varied to the point they can become overwhelming.
    Join Qlik and Citco for an exploration of the current analytics landscape confronting the financial services industry, with many choices to make. Experts will explore current solutions and explain how to leverage visual analytics to empower end users.
    You will learn how to:
    · Balance self-service requirements with appropriate governance
    · Execute a decentralized approach to building analytics applications
    · Lessons learned by the Citco Center of Excellence team
    · Use today’s platforms to work with alternative investment managers, a major advance

    Speakers -

    Nick Eisenlau - Head of Strategy & Business Analytics - Citco
    Paul Van Siclen - Market Development Director, Financial Services - Qlik
    Pinar Celen - Senior Solution Architect, Financial Services - Qlik
  • Low Carbon ICT: Green Rating Investment Tool, Carbon Fee Report & Data Centers
    Low Carbon ICT: Green Rating Investment Tool, Carbon Fee Report & Data Centers Jakub Bartnicki, Adina Braha-Honciuc and Derek Webster Nov 21 2017 11:00 am UTC 60 mins
    Today the services, or tertiary sector, is driving the European economy, generating around 70 % of EU GDP and employment . It’s Energy Consumption has been growing continuously since 2008, with just trade premises and offices clocking up over 50%. Hence the importance of making this sector more energy efficient and reducing its carbon footprint.

    Energy efficiency has become a new resource itself: it’s competitive, cost effective, and widely available. But, it seems that 74% of people think that organisations are still not doing enough to cut their carbon emission and tackle climate change . Lack of knowledge and financial constraints are two of the main reasons behind this.

    Being aware of your organisation’s footprint will allow you to reduce sources of carbon from your company’s operations and start planning a carbon neutral journey. So how do you get started?
    The ICTFOOTPRINT.eu webinar will ensure you’re on the ball in low carbon footprint.

    Who are our speakers?

    Jakub Bartnicki: Energy & Built Environment Services Manager at Bureau Veritas, will introduce the Green Rating for Energy Performance Contracts, a technical and financial assessment methodology developed through the Horizon2020-funded Trust EPC South project.

    Adina Braha-Honciuc: Government Affairs Manager – EU Policy at Microsoft, will showcase the Microsoft Carbon Fee report. The company reduced energy and emissions, bought clean energy to cover what it could not reduce and invested in offset projects for the carbon Microsoft cannot reduce or replace. These efforts are funded by Microsoft internal carbon fee, which charges all Microsoft’s business groups for their carbon footprint.

    Derek Webster is the Yahoo! EMEA Head of Data Center Development, CEO at Data Center Consultancy Andget. Derek will demonstrate how formula one (F1 DC) Designs can reach the Enterprise Site with Macro Green to ROI benefits.
  • Build & integrate digital apps with SAP Cloud Platform & SAP API Business Hub
    Build & integrate digital apps with SAP Cloud Platform & SAP API Business Hub David Sacks / Matthias Steiner / Harsh Jegadeesan Nov 21 2017 3:00 pm UTC 75 mins
    As a savvy software provider, you’re looking to capitalize on the latest tech trends and enable customers to master digital transformation. But it’s a constant balancing act – weighing development cycles against customer requests.

    With SAP Cloud platform, the Platform as a Service (PaaS) from SAP, you can build modern cloud apps and microservices using open standards that use the skills you already have – enabling you to connect systems at the edge to core processes, move to the cloud, and deliver on customer expectations.

    Join us November 21 for an online Webcast designed to help ISVs explore the benefits of building and integrating digital apps using SAP Cloud Platform and SAP API Business Hub.

    SAP Cloud Platform combined with SAP API Business Hub enables you to:
    -Rapidly connect to SAP and non-SAP systems
    -Manage, publish, and analyze APIs with an open API Hub
    -Standardize API usage through a single environment
    -Select the database options you’re used to
    -Develop with open standards - so you can use the language and tools you know
    -Run on an open multi-cloud environment
    -Build once and run on any device

    Find out how, as an SAP partner in the “build” engagement model, you can take advantage of partner benefits and cloud platform technology to connect everything, speed time to market, and build on the open standards that you’re already invested in.

    Join us and start building apps of the future, making the most of what you know today.

    Speakers: 
    - David Sacks, Senior Director, Platform Partner Ecosystem, SAP
    - Matthias Steiner, Cloud Platform Evangelist, SAP
    - Harsh Jegadeesan, Head of Product Management, Digital Transformation Services, SAP Cloud Platform.

    Webcast details:
    Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2017
    Time: 10:00 a.m. EST
  • Makeover Monday Viz Review - week 47
    Makeover Monday Viz Review - week 47 Andy Kriebel, Head Coach at The Data School & Eva Murray, Head of BI and Tableau Evangelist at Exasol Nov 21 2017 4:00 pm UTC 90 mins
    Join the Makeover Monday community for a 60min live webinar to discuss selected data visualizations from this week's submissions.

    You can participate in the webinar, ask questions but also submit a viz ahead of time for review (do this on Twitter via the usual process, and include #MMVizReview if you want live feedback).

    VIZ REVIEW is our way to provide much more comprehensive feedback for everyone, which is always difficult within the limitations of Twitter.

    Find out more about Makeover Monday on www.makeovermonday.co.uk and join the conversation on Twitter by following Andy (@VizWizBI) and Eva (@TriMyData) as well as the #MakeoverMonday community.
  • How GoDaddy Uses AIOps to Automate Incident Response
    How GoDaddy Uses AIOps to Automate Incident Response Tom Duran, Site Reliability Manager, GoDaddy Nov 21 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Throughout rapid expansion, globalization and going public, GoDaddy was challenged to scale operational and incident response framework in new ways.

    In this detailed talk, join Tom Duran, Site Reliability Manager at GoDaddy, as he takes you through the transformation from a largely manual incident process to a fully automated lights-out incident response model.
  • Skype for Business & Microsoft Teams - Tales from the front line with Insync
    Skype for Business & Microsoft Teams - Tales from the front line with Insync Matthew Jackson, Senior solutions engineer IR / Damien Margaritis, Practice Manager Modern Workplace, Insync Technology Nov 22 2017 5:00 am UTC 30 mins
    Join to hear the latest on Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams.The differences how they will work together, common implementation problems and managing adoption. Hear user stories from Microsoft Australia partner of the year award winner Insync Technology.
  • Fast, not Furious! How to accelerate your SAP period-end close.
    Fast, not Furious! How to accelerate your SAP period-end close. Nicholas Gerber, Excel4apps Client Manager & Simon Parkes, SAP Solution Engineer Nov 23 2017 12:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Are you an SAP user? Are you feeling robbed of valuable execution time at month end due to laborious, time-intensive processes and complex tools? Do you rely on Excel during this tedious and stressful time, but find it to be too manual and inefficient? If so, you’re not alone!

    Join Excel4apps for a guided tour into a typical SAP period-end process, its challenges and suggested ways to improve and streamline standard methods. Learn automation techniques and how you can leverage Excel-based tools to cut reporting time in half!

    What you will learn:
    -How connecting SAP to Excel directly can drive significant benefit for the business and users.
    -Shorten period-end close to improve business KPIs and make finance teams happy again!
    -Avoid continual re-work and duplication - never export to Excel again!
    -Improve decision-making by having more time to analyse your data
    -Remove reliance on IT at this critical time and allow Finance to build reports themselves for ad hoc enquiries
    -Make adjusting and loading journals less of a headache
    -Manage the close process from real-time Excel.

    If you are a Finance or Accounting Professional or in IT supporting SAP and Finance and want to learn more about how you can achieve a faster, smarter and easier period-end process, then don’t miss this webinar
  • Dead-end dashboards and how to avoid them
    Dead-end dashboards and how to avoid them Andy Cotgreave - Technical Evangelism Director, Tableau Nov 23 2017 2:00 pm UTC 30 mins
    Dashboards are a vital part of any business intelligence (BI) strategy. But there's an unspoken truth: dashboards are always incomplete and out of date. You have new business decisions to make every single day. Do your dashboards change that fast? No. Fortunately, a good BI strategy can also encourage iteration, curiosity, and flexibility. Learn how to adopt those cultural changes in order to evolve your BI investments beyond dead-end dashboards and towards data-driven decisions.
  • Machine Learning & Geolocation data analytics:  Enrich, Visualise and Predict
    Machine Learning & Geolocation data analytics: Enrich, Visualise and Predict Francesco Gianferrari Pini, Founder, Quantyca Italy and Carlo Arioli, EMEA Marketing Manager, Micro Focus Nov 23 2017 4:30 pm UTC 60 mins
    Join us for this Webinar to see a live demo – powered by the Vertica 9 Advanced Analytics Platform – that combines in-database geospatial functions with Machine Learning algorithms to increase the efficacy of business analytics for Retail and B2B Marketing.

    By following our complete data science workflow, learn how you can extract new key insights by applying predictive analytics to a blend of classical business-rich data from a corporate data warehouse with new detailed localization data gathered from mobile applications and from IoT sensors.

    In this session, Quantyca will show you:
    • A live demo of predictive analytics on a real, complex GPS data set, containing all the taxi rides in the city of Oporto
    • An end-to-end data science workflow, from the business problem statement to model synthesis of and their accuracy evaluation
    • The development of temporal and geospatial analytics on classical logistics and marketing problems
    • An understanding of the underlying business due to graphical visualizations of the model results and the integration of Vertica in-database analytics with self-service BI tools
  • 6 étapes clés pour gérer la qualité des données
    6 étapes clés pour gérer la qualité des données M. Fateh Naili Nov 28 2017 2:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    6 étapes essentielles dans la gestion de la qualité des donnéesDurant ce webinar, vous aborderez les étapes clés permettant d'éviter ou de corriger les données de mauvaise qualité ainsi que les processus permettant une intégrité optimale de vos données.
  • A Search Experience that Answers Back
    A Search Experience that Answers Back Karl Hampson, Managing Director, AI and Palak Patel, Sr. Digital Strategist at Solstice Nov 28 2017 6:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    You only get one chance to make a first impression. For many brands, search is that first impression.

    As organizations look for key opportunities to pilot AI projects, embed intelligence into their customer journeys and transition to two-way conversational experiences, there’s no better place to start than the search box.

    Join Karl Hampson, Managing Director, AI and Palak Patel, Sr. Digital Strategist at Solstice, as they detail how enterprises are elevating their search experiences by replacing the search box with AI-powered conversational interfaces to better serve their customers needs.

    Webinar attendees will gain key insights on:
    - The current state of search experiences with the end of Google Search Appliance
    - The rise of natural language interactions and conversational UX (chatbots, voice, etc.)
    - A clear path towards a fully AI-driven search experience
    - And much more!
  • Solving the IoT Security Challenge with AI and Machine Learning
    Solving the IoT Security Challenge with AI and Machine Learning Ryan Martin, Principal Analyst at ABI Research, and Sanat Kamal Bahl, Director of Product Marketing at Cisco IoT Cloud Nov 28 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The ability to intelligently monitor, manage, and control both IT and OT assets represent huge value drivers for companies looking to onboard IoT solutions. But the factors behind IoT strategy decisions are complex; different parties seek to scale their connected endpoint infrastructure, yet lack a common set of tools to operationalize intended efficiency improvements. In this webinar, we’ll focus on the realm of security, where IT tools (i.e. DNS security) have direct applicability to OT (IoT) applications. The challenge is implementing an integrated model at IoT scale, which requires ML/AI.

    Join Ryan Martin, Principal Analyst at ABI Research, and Sanat Kamal Bahl, Director of Product Marketing at Cisco IoT Cloud, as they examine the technologies in each domain that—when deployed successfully—improve agility and decision-making, build in security, and increase the exchange of ideas between departments. In doing so, we will explore success metrics for improving the intelligence of enterprise systems and the trends underpinning the convergence of IT and OT.
  • Eye Tracking: What it teaches us about dashboard design
    Eye Tracking: What it teaches us about dashboard design Andy Cotgreave - Technical Evangelism Director, Tableau | Amy Alberts - User Research Manager, Tableau Nov 29 2017 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    What elements subconsciously catch your eye? Tableau has conducted several eye tracking studies to better understand this behavior.

    Join Amy and Andy as they discuss how certain design elements affect where people look on dashboards. They'll share the exciting eye tracking data collected, and distill their findings into design tips that will help you make more effective dashboards.
  • How BNY Mellon is Building a Data Governance Culture Across All Departments
    How BNY Mellon is Building a Data Governance Culture Across All Departments John Fleming, Head of Data Governance, BNY Mellon & John Bottega, Senior Advisor, EDM Council Nov 29 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon has evolved since their founding in 1784, but their commitment to the true innovative spirit of their founder, Alexander Hamilton, remains the same. That innovative spirit is the driving force behind their legacy and what continues to push them forward into the future.

    BNY Mellon needed to understand the quality of their data, so they built out their data governance program to have a three-tier structure to data quality – data that must be right; data that should be right; and data that they would like to be right. To ensure that their independent departments knew how reliable their data was, they employed scorecards through Informatica Data Quality to help visualize the quality of data back to their business owners.

    During this webinar, John Fleming, Head of Data Governance at BNY Mellon, will share how they:

    •Focus on a culture of “quality of everything” with a detailed change management program to help the organization adjust
    •Gain return on investment across all data sources and departments
    •Enable their business leaders to visualize the quality of their data with scorecards
    •Plan to extend data governance to every area of the organization from Human Resources to Product Development
  • Navigating Complex Data Models with Relational Search
    Navigating Complex Data Models with Relational Search Amit Prakash, CTO & Co-Founder, ThoughtSpot Nov 29 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Enterprise data is complex, but asking ad-hoc questions of your data shouldn’t be. That’s why we built the world’s most advanced analytical search engine to make it easy for any business person to query complex data models and get 100% accurate results - all in seconds.

    Join CTO and co-founder Amit Prakash in a live webinar for a look at how ThoughtSpot’s Relational Search Engine enables true self-service analytics by translating simple searches into complex queries on some of the most complex database schemas.

    In this webinar, we’ll cover:

    * Introductory data modeling concepts and best practices
    * Data modeling challenges and barriers to self-service analytics adoption
    * How Relational Search makes querying complex data easy for anyone
  • Next Generation Intrusion Prevention Systems (NGIPS) – 2017 Group Test Results
    Next Generation Intrusion Prevention Systems (NGIPS) – 2017 Group Test Results Bhaarath Venkateswaran Nov 29 2017 7:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Next generation intrusion prevention systems (NGIPS) have been widely implemented by US enterprises to catch sophisticated attacks such as zero-day and advanced malware. In our most comprehensive test to date, nine NGIPS products were tested from eight vendors: Check Point, Cisco, Forcepoint, Fortinet, IBM McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, and Trend Micro. Only four of the nine products tested properly detected and blocked attacks when evasion techniques were applied. Tune in to our webinar to learn how these products scored in terms of security effectiveness and performance.
  • Ask the Expert Series:  Data Visualization
    Ask the Expert Series: Data Visualization Chris Banks, Director of BI & Performance Management Solutions, Information Builders Nov 30 2017 2:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Join this webinar where data visualisation expert Chris Banks from Information Builders will answer all of your data discovery and visualisation questions. 

    We will also go over some frequently asked questions, including:
    - How to gain insights into how to run your business effectively from your data
    - How to highlight areas in your organisation that are ready for change investment
    - How a combination of powerful web-based software and modern visualisation techniques can empower users to identify trends, highlight outliers, and expose data relationships that answer real business questions.

    Send your questions in advance to asktheexpert@ibi.com.
  • 5 Questions your CIO must Face: The New “Normal” in Modern Enterprise Operations
    5 Questions your CIO must Face: The New “Normal” in Modern Enterprise Operations Marty Jackson, Director, Product Evangelist, xMatters & Sahil Khanna, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Moogsoft Nov 30 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    IT Ops and DevOps for the modern enterprise offers many benefits — increased agility and productivity, leaner operations, and hybridized hosting options — but digital transformation isn’t easy, especially if you’re not asking the right questions, addressing the right issues.

    Creating a culture that embraces modern operations is still a challenge, especially when maintaining reliability and security is a paramount requirement for decentralized business IT models. Not to mention justifying the costs of transformation to your CIO.

    Dive into the “new normal” for enterprise Modern Ops with this informative Moogsoft / xMatters webinar event, and find out the 5 questions that every CIO needs to ask in 2018.
  • All I want for Christmas are maps. How to tell compelling data stories using map
    All I want for Christmas are maps. How to tell compelling data stories using map Eva Murray (Head of BI, Exasol), Andy Kriebel (Head Coach, The Data School), Amy Lee Walton (Designer, Mapbox) Nov 30 2017 4:00 pm UTC 90 mins
    Learn how to use maps to effectively visualize data for your audience.
    Whether you work with big data or small data and regardless of the tools you use, you have probably at some point created a map to show where customers are located, which bus routes are the most efficient for getting to work or how people voted in your region.
    Together with our friends from Mapbox we want to help you get better at putting data on the map!
    Join us for this live webinar to learn when to use a map and when it’s better not to; find out some best practices for maps and how to use Mapbox maps in Tableau.
    We’ll also show you how to build great interactivity with maps in Tableau dashboards and share some tips and tricks for working with maps.
  • Exploring the Opportunities of Prescreen Marketing for Insurance Acquisition
    Exploring the Opportunities of Prescreen Marketing for Insurance Acquisition Rick Schlegelmilch - Senior Acquisition & Retention Consultant, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Nov 30 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Prescreen credit can help insurance marketers maximize the effectiveness of their acquisition campaigns by identifying the best prospects for your business based on their risk profile. Join us for this informative webinar as Senior Acquisition & Retention Consultant, Rick Schlegelmilch explores the unique opportunities presented by prescreen credit. Rick will also provide the latest updates on new and highly predictive scores and attributes available from LexisNexis Risk Solutions.
  • Has Big Data Taken a Byte out of Your Budget?
    Has Big Data Taken a Byte out of Your Budget? Josh Klahr, VP of Product, AtScale Nov 30 2017 5:00 pm UTC 30 mins
    The average enterprise executive invests over $20M per year in Big Data technology. The work required to turn this investment into enterprise value has been arduous and perilous at best. According to Gartner, 60% of Big Data projects fail.

    Is the answer “throwing more good money after bad”? We don’t think so. In this session, we propose a way to ‘“Re-imagine your Big Data project” and succeed by:

    Building an enterprise-grade data warehouse in days, not months.
    Running analytics with best-in-class user experience and performance, at a fraction of the cost. Early deployments of AtScale have shown query speed increase by 10X and query costs reduce by up to 1,000X on top of the savings you’re currently experiencing with BigQuery

    Join this interactive session to learn:

    - How AtScale on Google BigQuery works
    - How customers can benefit from unparalleled cost savings
    - Best-in-class experience when deploying BI on Big Data

    About the presenter:

    Josh Klahr, VP of Product, AtScale
    Josh is responsible for driving AtScale’s product roadmap and strategy to deliver what customers need to succeed, and has worked with data and analytics since 2000. He started his career as product manager for the first “Datamart in a Box” at Broadbase, and ran product management for one of the largest Data and Analytics operations in the world at Yahoo!. Before AtScale Josh was VP of Product Management at Pivotal, where he was responsible for Greenplum, Pivotal HD, and HAWQ. Josh received his undergraduate degree in Ferrous Metallurgy at Brown University and his MBA from Stanford.
  • Measuring Customer Lifetime Value Across Platforms, Devices and Apps
    Measuring Customer Lifetime Value Across Platforms, Devices and Apps Nicolas Nadeau, President, Exostatic Nov 30 2017 6:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Companies with multiple products often struggle to calculate accurate Customer Lifetime Value (CLTV) across their portfolio. This is because user data is often analyzed in silos so companies are unable to get a clear picture of ROI and CLTV across platforms, devices and apps.

    In this webinar we’ll look at how you can apply a holistic and complete approach to your CLTV and ROI through the lens of gaming companies, though this technique is applicable for any company who has products spanning platforms.

    We’ll also explore:
    How the integral power of data in business has shifted over the past 10 years.
    Discover the current technologies and processes used to analyze data across different platforms by combining multiple data streams, looking at examples in brand and portfolio-based LTV.
    How to process and centralize dozens of varying data streams.

    Nicolas Nadeau will speak from his extensive experience and show how leveraging data from multiple product strategies spanning many platforms can be highly beneficial for your company.
  • Beyond the Data Lake: Self-service Marketplaces on the rise
    Beyond the Data Lake: Self-service Marketplaces on the rise Matt Aslett, Research Director, Data Platforms & Analytics, 451 Research Paul Barth, CEO, Podium Data Nov 30 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The idea of the data lake was alluring; the means to having data at your fingertips, filtered, profiled, secure and business-ready for data consumers to rapidly derive higher-levels of business value. However, this widely adopted concept didn’t come with an instruction manual.
    The past few years have been turbulent times for enterprise data and analytics. In this live discussion, the presenters look beyond the lake, discussing the combination of self-service data preparation and data management and governance as one; a truly functional data marketplace or “data bazaar”. In addition, they will touch on other key enablers fueling the adoption of the self-service marketplace, including;
    •Data as a service,
    •Smart data ingestion – validation/profiling,
    •Smart data cataloging/search,
    •Data governance,
    •Machine-learning-driven recommendations,
    •Data collaboration.
  • [Italian] Web FOCUS Series, Publishing information easily for thousands users
    [Italian] Web FOCUS Series, Publishing information easily for thousands users Enrico Buffa, Presales Consultant, Information Builders Italy Dec 5 2017 9:00 am UTC 15 mins
    Una delle sfide più grandi per le aziende è quella di massimizzare l'utilizzo delle proprie fonti di dati e di fornire informazioni a molti utenti, ma tutto con un unico governo. 

    Questa sfida richiede una piattaforma robusta che consente la BI embedded e la BI operativa. 

    Questo video intende mostrare la piattaforma BI di Information Builders (WebFOCUS) per coprire questi nuovi requisiti di Busines
  • Ask the Expert Series: Analytics Strategies for Big Data and IoT
    Ask the Expert Series: Analytics Strategies for Big Data and IoT Michael Corcoran, SVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Information Builders Dec 5 2017 2:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Join this webinar where analytics and BI expert Michael Corcoran from Information Builders will cover some frequently asked questions, including:

    - How to find to find operational use cases in order to drive value to the business
    - How to check the quality of your data and measures you can take to improve it
    - How to achieve better scale with your analytics solutions so that the information you deploy to your customers becomes a market differentiator and not just another tool

    You’ll also have the chance to ask your own questions and have them answered live. Send your questions in advance to asktheexpert@ibi.com.
  • Next Generation IoT Connectivity: Combining Cellular and Wi-Fi
    Next Generation IoT Connectivity: Combining Cellular and Wi-Fi Brian Partridge Research Vice President at 451 Research, Evan Whitelock Product Marketing Executive at Aeris Dec 5 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Traditional IoT deployments have been forced to pick between cellular or Wi-Fi networks for wireless connectivity. And while each has its benefits, each also has its limitations. Meanwhile, our smartphones can seamlessly connect and transition between the two. Why can’t your IoT devices do the same? Now they can. In this webinar, we’ll cover how it’s now possible to combine both coverage and cost benefits with cellular and Wi-Fi hybrid connectivity.

    In this webinar, join 451 Research vice president Brian Partridge and Aeris product marketing executive Evan Whitelock as they:

    •Discuss today’s IoT market drivers, challenges, and new opportunities
    •Review 451 IoT survey results for which IoT use cases typically leverage cellular and which leverage Wi-Fi connectivity
    •Discuss the pros and cons of each technology and provide examples of why customers have chosen one over the other
    •Present the possibilities of combining cellular and Wi-Fi networks into a single subscription
    •Explain the value and key considerations for this new hybrid connectivity model

    Please reserve your spot today!