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Business Intelligence and Analytics

  • How to Bring BI into the Big Data World
    How to Bring BI into the Big Data World Claudia Imhoff, renowned analyst & Founder - Boulder BI Brain Trust and Ajay Anand, VP Products & Marketing - Kyvos Insights May 25 2018 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Business intelligence (BI) has been at the forefront of business decision-making for more than two decades. Then along came Big Data and it was thought that traditional BI technologies could never handle the volumes and performance issues associated with this unusual source of data.

    So what do you do? Cast aside this critical form of analysis? Hardly a good answer. The better answer is to look for BI technologies that can keep up with Big Data, provide the same level of performance regardless of the volume or velocity of the data being analyzed, yet give the BI-savvy business users the familiar interface and multi-dimensionality they have come to know and love.

    This webinar will present the findings from a recent survey of Big Data and the challenges and value many organizations have received from their implementations. In addition, the survey will supply a fascinating look into what Big Data technologies are most commonly used, the types of workloads supported, the most important capabilities for these platforms, the value and operational insights derived from the analytics performed in the environment, and the common use cases.

    Attendees will also learn about a new BI technology built to handle Big Data queries with superior levels of scalability, performance and support for concurrent users. BI on Big Data platforms enables organizations to provide self-service and interactive on big data for all of their users across the enterprise.

    Yes, now you CAN have BI on Big Data platforms!
  • How to Update Marketing Channels for GDPR - A Practical Guide
    How to Update Marketing Channels for GDPR - A Practical Guide Erik Archer Smith, Marketing Director - ABM, Treasure Data May 25 2018 7:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    The new GDPR regulation goes into effect on May 25th. While a majority of conversations have revolved around the security and IT aspects of the law, marketing teams will play a crucial role in helping organizations meet GDPR standards and playing a strategic role across the organization.

    Join us to learn more, engage with your peers and get prepared.

    This webinar will cover:

    - How complying with the GDPR will drive better marketing and raise the standard of the quality of your customer engagement
    - The GDPR elements marketers must know about
    - The elements of PII that will be affected and what marketers need to do about it
    - A deep dive on how GDPR regulations will affect your marketing channels - email, programmatic advertising, cold calls, etc.
    - Tactical marketing updates needed to meet GDPR guidelines
  • The Reality of Collaborative Banking
    The Reality of Collaborative Banking Head of Business Banking Barclays; Senior Manager, Business Model Innovation HSBC;Head of Digital Metro Bank; TIBCO Software May 29 2018 9:00 am UTC 60 mins
    Platform companies are taking over, and changing the way companies do business. And with Open Banking now on the horizon, banks cannot afford to sit back and not seize the opportunities available from collaboration.

    Panel discussion:

    Forecasting the impact of increased collaboration in banking
    What are the partnership features to look for in an over-crowded market?
    Creating a mutually beneficial relationship: what should each party bring to the table?
    Ensuring you have sufficient interoperability to deploy new technology in open banking
    Understanding the impact of Open Banking: what will the future role of the bank be?
    What strategies will be keep to retaining the customer interface?
  • Embedding Analytics in your Application
    Embedding Analytics in your Application SVP Global Marketing & Alliances, Dan Shaw-Dennis May 29 2018 3:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    In this data-driven age, the most successful companies are those who have insight into their data and can share this information across the business. Join us to hear how you can stay ahead of your competition and provide easy access to data, dashboards sophisticated analysis and reporting.
  • Blockchain — Algorithms and Data Structures
    Blockchain — Algorithms and Data Structures Shiva Kintali, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, TrueShelf May 29 2018 9:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Dr. Shiva Kintali will take you into the intriguing world of indispensable concepts of algorithms and data structures, cryptographic hash functions, digital signatures, hash pointers, Merkle trees and many other technologies that are used in making the blockchain a reality.

    Join us for this technical deep dive and get all of your blockchain questions answered!
  • Are you killing the benefits of your data lake? (EMEA)
    Are you killing the benefits of your data lake? (EMEA) Rick van der Lans, Independent Business Intelligence Analyst and Lakshmi Randall, Director of Product Marketing, Denodo May 30 2018 8:30 am UTC 45 mins
    Data lakes are centralized data repositories. Data needed by data scientists is physically
    copied to a data lake which serves as a one storage environment. This way, data scientists can access all the data from only one entry point – a one-stop shop to get the right data. However, such an approach is not always feasible for all the data and limits it’s use to solely data scientists, making it a single-purpose system.
    So, what’s the solution?
    A multi-purpose data lake allows a broader and deeper use of the data lake without minimizing the potential value for data science and without making it an inflexible environment.

    Attend this session to learn:

    • Disadvantages and limitations that are weakening or even killing the potential benefits of a data lake.
    • Why a multi-purpose data lake is essential in building a universal data delivery system.
    • How to build a logical multi-purpose data lake using data virtualization.

    Do not miss this opportunity to make your data lake project successful and beneficial.
  • Makeover Monday Viz Review - week 22, 2018
    Makeover Monday Viz Review - week 22, 2018 Andy Kriebel, Head Coach and Tableau Zen Master at The Data School & Eva Murray, Head of BI and Tableau Zen Master at Exasol May 30 2018 10:30 am UTC 75 mins
    Join the Makeover Monday community for a 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 https://data.world/makeovermonday by submitting your visualization in the Viz Review discussion for this week's dataset).

    VIZ REVIEW is our way to provide much more comprehensive feedback for everyone, which is always difficult within the limitations of Twitter and short-form comments in general.

    Find out more about Makeover Monday on www.makeovermonday.co.uk (http://www.makeovermonday.co.uk/) and join the conversation on Twitter by following Andy (@VizWizBI) and Eva (@TriMyData) as well as the #MakeoverMonday community.
  • UCC Series [Ep. 5]: Conference Room of the Future
    UCC Series [Ep. 5]: Conference Room of the Future Robin Gareiss, President & Founder, Nemertes Research May 30 2018 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    At most organizations, conference rooms are less than perfect--and that affects the productivity of any meeting. Inconsistency is the cornerstone of meeting room space, whether it's the power outlet locations, wired or wireless connectivity, brand of digital whiteboard, or video conferencing capabilities. That's why many companies are investing in "Conference Room of the Future" initiatives.

    Nemertes recently conducted research among 600+ global organizations, and this webinar will focus on best practices.

    It will address the following:
    • What technologies are crucial to effective meetings?
    • Who should run the meeting-room overhauls for the most success --IT or facilities?
    • What are the differences between smaller, huddle rooms and large conference rooms, in terms of user expectations?
    • How do advanced technologies, such as artificial intelligence and Internet of Things, play a role in meeting rooms?
    • What should IT leaders look for in management and monitoring tools?

    We look forward to sharing this information with you and answering your questions!
  • JLL: The Modern Approach to Managing Multiple Integration Environments
    JLL: The Modern Approach to Managing Multiple Integration Environments Pankit Patel, Senior Architect, JLL & Keshav Ramarao, Principal Product Manager, Informatica May 30 2018 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Data is the fuel and key differentiator for Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), global financial and professional services firm that specializes in commercial real estate services and investment management. Delivering valuable, actionable insights based on its voluminous data - at its clients’ fingertips - is their mantra.

    Managing multiple integration environments that combine data coming from back-end building management systems, Internet of Things sensors and public data, which is spread across on-premises, big data and cloud environments is not a trivial task.

    In this webinar, Pankit Patel, Senior Architect at JLL, will share how JLL is leveraging machine-learning-based operational monitoring and analytics to get predictive insights and recommendations across all their deployments and assets, thus maximizing resource utilization with better capacity planning and optimizing costs, while improving business SLAs.

    In this session, you will hear about:

    •How JLL is unleashing the power of their operational data and analytics to drive IT productivity and business success
    •Lessons learned by JLL in managing multiple integration environments to deliver data into the hands of their clients
    •Optimally planning for the future to drive better business outcomes
  • Get Started with Machine Learning with TensorFlow on Google Cloud Platform
    Get Started with Machine Learning with TensorFlow on Google Cloud Platform Lak Lakshmanan May 30 2018 5:30 pm UTC 45 mins
    Go behind the scenes of the new “Machine Learning with TensorFlow on Google Cloud Platform” specialization on Coursera, which will teach you how to build production-ready machine learning models. During this webinar, Lak Lakshmanan, Google Cloud Machine Learning expert, will preview some of the Machine Learning techniques you will learn, walk through a demo of how to debug TensorFlow programs, and share insights on the exciting field of Machine Learning. Register now and get free access to a Machine Learning lab to jumpstart your learning. All webinar attendees will also receive a free voucher to take the first course of the Coursera specialization for free.
  • Ready for the Omnichannel Challenge in Consumer Electronics Retailing?
    Ready for the Omnichannel Challenge in Consumer Electronics Retailing? Vanessa Hodgkinson, Openbravo May 31 2018 9:30 am UTC 60 mins
    We will review in this webinar the main challenges facing electronics retailers today, such as the fast-changing purchasing habits of omnichannel shoppers, greater assortment complexity, and the growing competition from online players. To stay competitive, retailers must make a step change in agility and innovation in their retail operations, adopt greater pricing and discounting agility, and put a sharper focus on customer service.

    We will discuss how Openbravo can help these retailers achieve greater competitiveness in this more challenging environment, with tools like mobile POS with integrated RFID or mobile payment options. We will explain how Openbravo can help you achieve more accurate sales forecasts and gain enterprise-wide real-time inventory visibility with advanced warehouse management capabilities from mobile devices.
  • ¿Listo para el reto de la omnicanalidad en el retail de electrónica de consumo?
    ¿Listo para el reto de la omnicanalidad en el retail de electrónica de consumo? Vanessa Hodgkinson May 31 2018 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Revisaremos en este webinar los principales desafíos que presenta el sector minorista de productos electrónicos en la actualidad, tales como el rápido cambio de hábitos de compra de los compradores omnicanales, mayor complejidad de surtidos, y el crecimiento de la competencia online. Para mantenerse competitivos, los minoristas deben hacer un cambio en agilidad e innovación en sus operaciones minoristas, adoptar mayor agilidad en precios y descuentos, y enfocarse fuertemente en el servicio al cliente.
    Explicaremos cómo Openbravo puede ayudar a los minoristas de artículos electrónicos a competir mejor en este entorno, con herramientas como un punto de venta (POS o TPV) móvil con integración RFID u opciones de pagos móviles, a lograr una previsión de ventas más precisa y a ganar visibilidad de inventario en tiempo real en todos los puntos de la empresa con capacidad de gestión avanzada de almacenes desde dispositivos móviles.
  • Path to Cloud for Analytics
    Path to Cloud for Analytics Kevin Bogusch, Marc Clark, Brian Wood (Teradata) and Bill Franks (IIA) May 31 2018 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In today's data-fueled world, organizations are increasingly looking to the cloud for analytics to help accelerate time-to-value, spin up resources at will, and reduce financial risk while enabling in-house talent to focus on value-add.

    The path to cloud is rarely straight and wide, however, and a number of factors affect each company's journey:
    - Data gravity and migration
    - Network connectivity and latency
    - Use cases, culture, skills, and expectations

    Tune in to this exciting webcast to hear three cloud experts – an architect, an advocate, and an evangelist – engage in a lively, free-flowing conversation about the many considerations when moving analytics into the cloud. One thing's for sure: you'll pick up new knowledge and get a fun, fresh perspective on one of the hottest topics of our era.

    - Kevin Bogusch, Cloud Solution Architect, Teradata
    - Marc Clark, Global Field Enablement, Teradata
    - Brian Wood, Cloud Marketing, Teradata

    Moderated by Bill Franks, CAO, IIA
  • How to Leverage Machine Learning
    How to Leverage Machine Learning Robert Newman May 31 2018 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Predictive analytics provide SMBs with a competitive advantage by allowing them to make business decisions proactively, using predictive data, rather than reactively, using historical data. Whether building an online recommendation engine, rapid targeting for marketing, anomaly detection for security associated with credit card transactions, or automated workflows for service desks, predictive analytics can process more data faster, generate better quality results, and modify and repeat analytics tasks more efficiently than a team of human analysts.

    Key takeaways from this webinar include:
    - Understanding the business advantages gained through utilizing Machine Learning
    - See how Machine Learning is currently being utilized
    - Gain insights into how Machine Learning can be tailored for you business
  • Hybrid Data Analytics Live TechTALK
    Hybrid Data Analytics Live TechTALK Pradeep Bhanot - Director of Product Marketing at Actian May 31 2018 5:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    In this webinar you will learn what makes Actian's Vector the fastest available, along with use cases and customer examples. Pradeep will step through how easy it is to evaluate the product to see for yourself.
  • Unleash Your Inner Data Analyst with Search & AI-Driven Analytics
    Unleash Your Inner Data Analyst with Search & AI-Driven Analytics Siva Singaram, Director of Product Management, ThoughtSpot & Andrew Yeung, Sr. Director of Product Marketing May 31 2018 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Search and AI-driven analytics is vastly expanding the reach of data-driven insights by bringing ad-hoc data access to the masses. Anyone can easily find answers to their data questions, including those questions they may not have thought to ask.

    Tune in to this live webinar as we show you what it’s like to be your own data analyst with advances in Search and AI-driven analytics.
  • The Path to a Successful Cloud Migration with AWS Marketplace
    The Path to a Successful Cloud Migration with AWS Marketplace Hasan Usmani, Global Sales Enablement Lead, AWS Marketplace Jun 5 2018 1:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    AWS Marketplace helps customers migrate their workloads to AWS through a variety of ISV solutions and aids and accelerates the journey to the cloud. AWS Marketplace provides the tools and software for each step of the migration process and post-migration to sustain a cloud operating model. In this session, we explore the various stages of migration into AWS, common challenges that exist in each stage, and how AWS Marketplace helps our customers address some of these challenges.

    Guest Speakers

    Sean Catlett. SVP Emerging Services at Optiv Inc.
    Chris Ortbals, ‎Executive Vice President, Product & Marketing - ‎QTS Data Centers
  • Why You Should Go Serverless with AWS and TIBCO
    Why You Should Go Serverless with AWS and TIBCO Chris Munns, Senior Developer Advocate - Serverless, AWS & Leon Stigter, Developer Advocate & Serverless Enthusiast, TIBCO Jun 5 2018 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Serverless offers huge potential to transform the way businesses build and architect cloud applications. No need to provision infrastructure or deal with maintenance, updates, scaling, or capacity planning – simply upload your apps to Amazon Web Services (AWS) Lambda and everything required to run and scale your apps is automatically taken care of (including high availability).

    Join AWS and TIBCO to understand what a serverless architecture is all about and the benefits of running your apps in the serverless environment.

    What we’ll cover:
    - Serverless overview
    - Microservices to functions
    - When and where to use a serverless architecture
    - What TIBCO is doing to ease the transition to serverless
    - Cost savings and other benefits
  • Sysdig + Grafana, Dashboards or Metric Exploration, Which One Should You Use?
    Sysdig + Grafana, Dashboards or Metric Exploration, Which One Should You Use? Eric Carter Jun 5 2018 5:00 pm UTC 30 mins
    Visualization of container metrics and time series data with dashboards and graphs using tools like Grafana and Sysdig can give valuable insight into what’s happening in your microservices environment.

    Join us for a discussion of what each of these solutions provides to help simplify monitoring and troubleshooting across a wide scope of technologies including Prometheus, Docker, and Kubernetes.
  • What's Next for Data-Driven CMOs in Consumer Goods
    What's Next for Data-Driven CMOs in Consumer Goods Pete Reilly, AnswerRocket and Laura Braunecker, Zeerio Jun 5 2018 5:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Is your organization ready to face unprecedented challenges in the marketplace? Join our discussion with CPG industry expert Laura Braunecker to hear her findings on:

    - The most pressing obstacles facing CPG marketers today
    - The approaches leading CPGs are taking to stay competitive
    - The enhanced role analytics is playing
  • Informatica Hero Session - Mastering your Data
    Informatica Hero Session - Mastering your Data Joseph Sullivan,Senior Solution Specialist - APJ, Informatica Jun 6 2018 2:00 am UTC 45 mins
    Become a hero in your office.
    Informatica has evolved. In our 25th year, and with a number of latest best-of-breed solutions, we want to ensure you continue to be an Informatica Hero in your business.

    This year we are launching a 5-part series, where we will take your current skills on Informatica combined with the latest business imperatives to take your skills to the next level.

    In this session Master Data Management (MDM) expert, Hany Eid from Informatica will cover:
    * How does MDM help drive your digital experience
    * How can MDM Improve customer experience?
    * What are the trends in customer, product, supplier?
    *What are the current key drivers for MDM within organisations
  • Innovative cloud software procurement with AWS Marketplace
    Innovative cloud software procurement with AWS Marketplace Mor Hezi, AWS Marketplace, Principal Business Development Jun 6 2018 12:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    As companies plan the migration of different workloads to the cloud, software procurement is being challenged to meet the new demands of the business, such as agility and fast pace of innovation.

    AWS Marketplace is a curated digital catalog helps customers find, buy, and immediately start using the software and services they need to build products and run their businesses. With free trials, pay-as-you-go models, annual and multi-year subscriptions- all consolidated in one bill from AWS, procurement has the tools to meet their business demands. This live webinar, dedicated to businesses in the Nordics, will illustrate how companies can innovate their software procurement with the AWS Marketplace.
  • Actian Vector Accelerating Analytics
    Actian Vector Accelerating Analytics John Bard - Senior Director of Product Marketing Jun 6 2018 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    John provides an overview of the key performance features of Actian Vector with use cases and customer examples. John's presentation will be followed by a live demo and Q & A.
  • Scientific Data Explosion: Adapting IT Infrastructure So Research Can Thrive
    Scientific Data Explosion: Adapting IT Infrastructure So Research Can Thrive Adam Kraut, BioTeam - Scott Jeschonek, Avere Systems - Tim Carroll, Microsoft Azure Jun 6 2018 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The advancements in scientific computing and healthcare are coming fast—from next generation sequencing onto precision medicine, “big data” and artificial intelligence. We’re embarking on a massive convergence of clinical analysis and information systems, and many are not prepared. With these advancements in technologies, comes higher demand for both compute and storage to degrees difficult to comprehend. An NCBI published study predicts that up to 40 exabytes of storage capacity will be needed by 2025 just to support the growth of sequenced human genomes.
    Adapting to this exciting shift in science will require changes in the way we think about IT infrastructure. In this webinar, BioTeam’s Adam Kraut will discuss…

    •How science changes faster than IT infrastructure, and what we can do to keep pace.
    •Converged infrastructures and their impact on research productivity.
    •How machine learning and microservices are changing the way we architect Cloud solutions.

    In addition, you’ll hear how companies are already supporting HPC workloads in hybrid cloud environments to increase analytic throughput efficiently. These workloads supply adaptability to changing research needs, integration into existing resources, and scalability to support growing demand for both compute and storage capacity.
  • Analysis for Office is Not the Only Option – Upgrade your Planning and Financial
    Analysis for Office is Not the Only Option – Upgrade your Planning and Financial Nicholas Gerber, Simon Parkes Jun 7 2018 11:00 am UTC 60 mins
    Are you an SAP® Analysis for Office user who wants some tips for getting around the frustrations you’ve experienced with reporting? Are you considering a move to this application but would be keen to see a cost effective alternative that leverages native Excel and installs easily?

    Join us on Thursday, 7th June, 2018 at 12:00pm for our Webinar and lean how you can update your Planning and Financial Reporting.

    Although Analysis for Office is positioned as an ad hoc and multi-dimensional analysis tool that makes it easy to filter and manipulate data in Excel, this is not always the reality. Many finance teams still run into roadblocks that make real-time reporting and analysis difficult.

    Who is this webinar for?
    - Anyone who uses BEx Analyser (or older) but is considering moving to Analysis for Office
    - Anyone who uses Analysis for Office and has experienced the frustrations of reporting and analysis within this tool.
    - Anyone looking for a more stable and reliable environment

    In this webinar, we will focus on four key areas that can help you retain and enhance the Excel reporting you already have.

    In this webcast, you will learn:

    1. Beyond PIVOT tables – How integration with native Excel can bolster planning and reporting functionality;
    2. Create real-time reports directly from SAP®;
    3. Create and maintain reports...without the help of IT;
    4. Empower users to use reports to their full potential – including modelling, analysis and drilldowns.