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Business Intelligence and Analytics

  • How to Hire and Test for Data Skills: A One-Size-Fits-All Interview Kit
    How to Hire and Test for Data Skills: A One-Size-Fits-All Interview Kit Tanya Cashorali, Data Scientist and Entrepreneur, TCB Analytics and Jack Phillips, IIA Co-Founder and CEO Recorded: Feb 23 2018 54 mins
    Given the recent demand for data analytics and data science skills, adequately testing and qualifying candidates can be a daunting task. Interviewing hundreds of individuals of varying experience and skill levels requires a standardized approach. In this webinar, Tanya Cashorali explores strategies, best practices, and deceptively simple interviewing techniques for data analytics and data science candidates.
  • GDPR's Effect On Internet Application Developers and Security Professionals
    GDPR's Effect On Internet Application Developers and Security Professionals Eric Greenfeder Primitive Logic, Nathan Wenzler AsTech, Michael Rubin Latham & Watkins, and Robert Shields Informatica Recorded: Feb 22 2018 58 mins
    Join this panel discussion of technology solution, information security, legal privacy and data protection experts along with Informatica’s Director of Product Marketing for Data Security to find out:

    - How does GDPR change the way security is approached by both Internet application developers and security professionals?

    - What are the rights provided to data subjects by GDPR and how does this change the way Internet business applications must be designed and secured?

    - How can organizations demonstrate the GDPR requirements for Article 25: Data Protection by Design and by Default?

    Day 3 of 3 day series:
    Day 3 - Focus on Security side of GDPR from a technology perspective

    ~ Day 1 – Overview of key concepts with legal and technical discussion of suggested actions
    ~ Day 2 – Focus on Privacy side of GDPR from a technology perspective

    Speakers:
    Eric Greenfeder, Primitive Logic Chief Architect
    Nathan Wenzler, AsTech Consulting, Chief Security Strategist
    Michael Rubin, Latham & Watkins Partner – Privacy and Data Protection
    Robert Shields, Informatica Director Product Marketing for Data Security
  • Direct Query SAP Hana with Pyramid
    Direct Query SAP Hana with Pyramid Avi Perez, Pyramid CTO Recorded: Feb 22 2018 7 mins
    Pyramid allows you to combine SAP Hana data with other data sources to provide better insights for your business. This short demonstration shows how easy it is to setup and directly query SAP Hana with Pyramid.
  • Trends in the Modern Data and Analytics Market and Industry Forecasts for 2018
    Trends in the Modern Data and Analytics Market and Industry Forecasts for 2018 CTO, Ruhollah Farchtchi & Jake Flomenberg Partner at Accel Partners Recorded: Feb 22 2018 61 mins
    Silicon valley venture capitalist Jake Flomenberg gets to see, track and make investments in the evolution of big picture technology trends across areas such as big data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and emerging modern data platforms and data types that are enabling organizations to be data and analytics-driven. Data driven companies make more effective information backed decisions and tend to significantly outcompete their peers operating on guesses and gut feel. Some companies are now even selling ‘data products’, for example aircraft engine manufacturers tracking and analyzing huge volumes of engine performance data to enable predictive maintenance, fixing things before failure to avoid costs and negative impact on customers.

    Jake will discuss trends he’s seeing related to the data analytics market, such as the growing need for self-service data discovery on very large volumes of data, analytics on streams of data, analytics on unstructured data, and contextual analytics embedded inside of software vendor and enterprise applications. He’ll discuss the characteristics of these markets, where he sees these markets going in the future, and why his firm chose to invest in a company like Zoomdata.

    Zoomdata CTO Ruhollah Farchtchi will then discuss industry trends he has forecast for 2018 including the eclipsing of relational databases by modern data platforms for doing analytics, how the cloud has changed the game for application development, and how working with streaming data is becoming the new normal. He’ll also discuss trends that are more specifically relevant to Zoomdata such as how to leverage the value of company’s investments in modern elastically scalable back-end data infrastructure and how to get corresponding value on the front-end, such as the ability to analyze and get insights from huge volumes of data, streaming data, and unstructured data types.
  • Customer Support through Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning
    Customer Support through Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning Robin Marcenac, Sr. Managing Consultant, IBM, Ross Ackerman, Dir. Digital Support Strategy, NetApp, Alex McDonald, SNIA CSI Recorded: Feb 22 2018 60 mins
    Watson is a computer system capable of answering questions posed in natural language. Watson was named after IBM's first CEO, Thomas J. Watson. The computer system was specifically developed to answer questions on the quiz show Jeopardy! (where it beat its human competitors) and was then used in commercial applications, the first of which was helping with lung cancer treatment.

    NetApp is now using IBM Watson in Elio, a virtual support assistant that responds to queries in natural language. Elio is built using Watson’s cognitive computing capabilities. These enable Elio to analyze unstructured data by using natural language processing to understand grammar and context, understand complex questions, and evaluate all possible meanings to determine what is being asked. Elio then reasons and identifies the best answers to questions with help from experts who monitor the quality of answers and continue to train Elio on more subjects.

    Elio and Watson represent an innovative and novel use of large quantities of unstructured data to help solve problems, on average, four times faster than traditional methods. Join us at this webcast, where we’ll discuss:

    •The challenges of utilizing large quantities of valuable yet unstructured data
    •How Watson and Elio continuously learn as more data arrives, and navigates an ever growing volume of technical information
    •How Watson understands customer language and provides understandable responses

    Learn how these new and exciting technologies are changing the way we look at and interact with large volumes of traditionally hard-to-analyze data.
  • Bigger, Faster, Connected and More Valuable: Where Data Is Going
    Bigger, Faster, Connected and More Valuable: Where Data Is Going Daniel Mintz, Chief Data Evangelist, Looker Recorded: Feb 22 2018 45 mins
    The world of data is changing at breakneck speed. Costs are dropping, speed is increasing, and centralization is getting easier. But getting more value from your data isn’t always easy. We’ll talk about the key trends in analytics and how to prepare your organization for this new world.

    Join this webinar and learn:

    - Which new analytic technologies and trends you need to be aware of and how they’ll impact your business;
    - How to use new technologies to actually empower business users to self-serve to answers and make better decisions using data in their day-to-day workflows
    - Pitfalls to avoid (and flashy technologies to ignore) when you’re planning your analytics strategy
  • Embracing a Data Culture: One CDO’s Journey Beyond Data Governance
    Embracing a Data Culture: One CDO’s Journey Beyond Data Governance Barry Green, Chief Data Officer, Bank of Ireland & Thomas Brence, Director of Product Marketing, Informatica Recorded: Feb 22 2018 44 mins
    Have you ever wondered how to build momentum for your data governance program? Join us for this informative webinar to hear how the Chief Data Officer at the Bank of Ireland is enabling cross-functional collaboration and helping his team to embrace a ‘data culture’. You’ll learn how, through his innovative methods, CDO Barry Green is adopting a smart approach to breaking down silos between disciplines and business functions, fostering a shift in data management culture based on collaboration and knowledge transfer across the enterprise.

    Through these new processes and solutions, the Bank of Ireland is now linking data and technology to the value chain. This shift ensures transparency and controls are in place and can support both regulatory requirements (GDPR, BCBS239, etc.) and accelerate their data-driven digital transformation. In fact, the ‘data culture’ is allowing Bank of Ireland to identify opportunities to increase customer satisfaction, re-engineer process and streamline for cost efficiency.

    During the webinar, you will hear:
    •The importance of collaboration
    •The need for executive sponsorship
    •How to get the organization moving in the same direction
    •How your program can support compliance such as GDPR and BCBS239
  • Sysdig Monitor Overview
    Sysdig Monitor Overview Eric Carter, Director, Product Marketing, Sysdig Recorded: Feb 22 2018 54 mins
    Container-based infrastructure radically changes what’s required for monitoring, troubleshooting and alerting. How do you see what’s happening inside containers? How do you monitor the performance of distributed services orchestrated by tools like Kubernetes? How do you get complete visibility without bloating your container images?

    Watch this webinar for an introduction of Sysdig Monitor, part of the Sysdig Container Intelligence Platform. In this session we will discuss and demo:

    - How to monitor services and apps built on top of containers
    - The benefits of transparent instrumentation for metric collection
    - Using dashboards to quickly see and share performance data
    - How to quickly determine the what and the why of what’s happening in your environment
  • Neural Networks/Deep Learning to Transform Modern AI Platform
    Neural Networks/Deep Learning to Transform Modern AI Platform Dr. Umesh Hodeghatta Rao, CTO, Nu-Sigma Analytics Labs Recorded: Feb 22 2018 64 mins
    AI is changing the way organizations do businesses and how they interact with customers. AI continues to drive the change. Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing will become standards in AI solutions. Deep Learning is based on brain simulations and uses deep neural networks. AlphaGo is the first AI system to defeat a professional human Go player, the first program to defeat a Go world champion, and arguably the strongest Go player in history. Baidu improved speech recognition from 89% to 99% using Deep Learning. Every AI and Machine learning scientist is required to know Deep Learning tools in his / her current job scenario.

    In this session, we will be discussing what is Deep Learning and why it is gaining popularity. We will explain AI solutions using Deep Learning with a practical example. Deep Learning has an edge over other machine learning techniques as with the increased volume of data, performance increases with Deep Learning. Further, Deep Learning enables Hierarchical Feature Learning i.e. learning feature hierarchies.
  • Four Essential Strategies for Endpoint Security and Protection
    Four Essential Strategies for Endpoint Security and Protection Richard Henderson, Global Security Strategist, Absolute Recorded: Feb 22 2018 62 mins
    When it comes to endpoint security, the playing field has changed. Threats are more dangerous and prevalent than ever before. Global security standards are more rigid, and the penalties for non-compliance more severe. Yesterday’s security strategy isn’t going to protect you from tomorrow’s attacks.

    Register now for this important webinar that takes a deep dive into the four essential strategies for endpoint security and protection. Featuring Richard Henderson, Global Security Strategist at Absolute, you’ll learn how to:

    • Get ahead of threats and prevent incidents before they happen
    • Implement continuous assessment for regulatory compliance
    • Dramatically minimize risk through effective technologies and processes should an incident occur

    Learn the key strategies for building and maintaining a comprehensive ecosystem of management and security controls for all of your endpoints. Register to watch this webinar now.
  • Pontos chave para o sucesso do Machine Learning na sua organização
    Pontos chave para o sucesso do Machine Learning na sua organização Tom de Godoy Recorded: Feb 22 2018 58 mins
    O machine learning está mudando a forma como organizações de todos os setores lidam com análises preditivas. Mesmo com toda a movimentação e jargões de mercado — machine learning, inteligência artificial, deep learning e modelagem estatística — é cada vez mais difícil separar o fato da ficção à medida que você avalia soluções de machine learning.

    Em meio ao desafio de contratar e reter de talentos — cientistas de dados, engenheiros, analistas, profissionais de TI — torna-se um pesadelo decidir quem pode alavancar e implementar tecnologias de análises preditivas e adotar com sucesso o machine learning.
  • A New Era of Analytics: Combine the Best of Mind and Machine
    A New Era of Analytics: Combine the Best of Mind and Machine Jen Underwood, Founder & Principal Analyst, Impact Analytix, Brad Scarff, Chief Technology Officer, Yellowfin Recorded: Feb 22 2018 61 mins
    The future is here. We have entered a new era of analytics. Data volumes and complexity have exceeded the limits of current manual drag-and-drop solutions. Data is moving at the speed of business but speed-to-insight lags behind. It is time to adopt intelligent next generation, machine-powered analytics interacting with human context to retain your competitive edge.
  • Multichannel Marketing Attribution with Automated Machine Learning
    Multichannel Marketing Attribution with Automated Machine Learning Colin Priest Recorded: Feb 22 2018 47 mins
    Companies are spending more than ever on marketing. According to the Harvard Business Review, it is estimated that global spending on media is expected to reach $2.1 trillion by 2019. But is all that money effective in producing improved ROI? Without knowing which channels are driving sales, or more specifically, which individual marketing activities are working, marketing spending is a black box.

    On this webinar, Data Scientist Colin Priest of DataRobot explains the importance of multichannel, multi-touch attribution to accurately measure the success of your marketing efforts – and how automated machine learning offers the shortest path to success.
  • UC Optimization for Pros
    UC Optimization for Pros Tim Poindexter, VP Marketing | Dave Bottomley, Senior Solutions Engineer Recorded: Feb 22 2018 53 mins
    In today’s business world, communication matters more than ever. People want to communicate in new ways everyday: more channels, more devices, more flexibility. But these demands rely on a new generation of technology, operating in real-time. What happens if the technology isn’t reliable? Digital services to customers are unreachable. Phones stop working. Video conferences crash.

    A small outage can have a big impact. Businesses need to react quickly and get to the root cause to find a solution. They need to ensure their UC is reliable, and optimized.

    Unified communications are the arteries and veins of your organization and its connection to the outside world. Internally, you can’t function properly when there are problems. Externally, you’re paralyzed when there’s an outage. Unified communications keep the heart of the organization pumping.

    Without effective communications and collaboration capabilities, employees are at a competitive disadvantage with slower product development and decision making overall. Reliable communications and collaboration infrastructure that helps employees work efficiently enables your organization to breathe.
  • Machine Learning for Mission Success: Data Science for the Federal Executive
    Machine Learning for Mission Success: Data Science for the Federal Executive Erin Hawley Recorded: Feb 22 2018 60 mins
    Within the federal sector, machine learning and artificial intelligence are treated like a distant possibility rather than an immediate reality. Considerable confusion exists about how the government can implement technology to automate predictive analytics and free data scientists to make educated decisions in real time, rather than crunch algorithms.



    The objective of this webinar is to help educate the federal community about the realities, and real possibilities, data science can provide. See how agencies can start implementing machine learning for mission success.
  • What is Augmented Intelligence? - Revenue Management
    What is Augmented Intelligence? - Revenue Management David Louapre Recorded: Feb 22 2018 13 mins
    Here you can find a short video with David Louapre where he explains how Augmented Intelligence is applied in Revenue Management
  • Panel Discussion: The Road to a Data-Driven Business
    Panel Discussion: The Road to a Data-Driven Business Jen Stirrup, Gordon Tredgold, Joanna Schloss, & Lyndsay Wise Recorded: Feb 22 2018 62 mins
    Join Jenn Stirrup (Director, DataRelish), Gordon Tredgold (CEO & Founder, Leadership Principles LLC), Joanna Schloss (Data Expert) and Lyndsay Wise (Solution Director, Information Builders) as they discuss what it takes to take a business from needing analytics to leveraging analytics successfully.
  • What is Augmented Intelligence - Manufacturing Engineering
    What is Augmented Intelligence - Manufacturing Engineering David Louapre Recorded: Feb 22 2018 16 mins
    Here you can find a short video with David Louapre where he explains how Augmented Intelligence is applied in Digital Manufacturing.
  • Analytics Strategy of a 21st Century Insurance Company
    Analytics Strategy of a 21st Century Insurance Company Satadru Sengupta Recorded: Feb 21 2018 56 mins
    There is no doubt about the impact of predictive analytics in any insurance company – large, medium, or small. The question that everyone is asking: how can we bring a sustainable, cost-effective, and consumer centric predictive analytics strategy within the organization? Machine Learning Automation is the answer to that question.

    This 60 minute on-demand webinar provides an overview of predictive modeling, machine learning, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the insurance industry, offering insights into how these technologies will impact growth and profitability. You’ll also learn the three main aspects of a sustainable and cost-effective predictive analytics strategy in an insurance company:
  • How to Avoid Building Bad Models
    How to Avoid Building Bad Models Jen Underwood Recorded: Feb 21 2018 59 mins
    Don’t be naive when it comes to automated machine learning. Despite the unprecedented speed and ease of creating automated predictive models today, the human mind is still essential for generating good models.



    From selecting the right problem to solve to preventing algorithm bias, machine learning is still an art and a science. To reap the benefits of automated machine learning, Jen Underwood, Founder of Impact Analytix, will share the most common mistakes – and battle-proven practices – to help you build better models.
  • The Rise of Embedded Analytics, How To Do It Right
    The Rise of Embedded Analytics, How To Do It Right Anurag Tandon, VP, Product Management Recorded: Feb 21 2018 50 mins
    Today's most successful companies are data-driven, making informed decisions instead of guesses. Traditionally data-driven insights have been delivered in the form of standalone business intelligence applications, but in the past few years we’ve seen a big shift towards delivering contextual analytics embedded directly into other software applications and business workflows. For software vendors this means meeting high end-user expectations by infusing compelling data visualizations and analytics into every application you create and sell. Modern data visualization and analytics applications, therefore, need to be designed from the ground-up to be quick and easy to embed for a web and mobile-first world. They also must capable of handling today's rapidly evolving modern data platforms so that your analytics technology does not lock you into using yesterday's
    data stores.

    If you're a CTO, product manager, or software engineering leader, you may be curious about whether to build or buy an integrated analytics solution, how to evaluate the available offerings for embedded analytics, and how to most efficiently embed data visualization and analytics into your application. In this webcast, we will cover the following topics:

    ● Assessing the current state of your application's integrated analytics
    ● Approaching the build vs. buy decision
    ● Styles of embedding, from light to deep
    ● Considerations for deployment flexibility
    ● Security integration considerations
    ● Avoiding data platform lock-in
  • Moving from BI to Automated Machine Learning
    Moving from BI to Automated Machine Learning Jen Underwood Recorded: Feb 21 2018 56 mins
    Machine Learning has become a competitive differentiator in a big data world. Vast amounts of data are already overwhelming existing BI tools and analytics processes. When faced with hundreds of variables, a human’s ability to efficiently identify new insights or detect changing patterns manually has also been exceeded. To address these challenges, BI and analytics professionals are adopting user-friendly, automated machine learning solutions.



    In this on-demand webinar, recognized analytics industry expert Jen Underwood discusses how BI and analytics professionals can get started with automated machine learning.
  • Beyond Visualizations: Drive Revenue with Embedded Analytics
    Beyond Visualizations: Drive Revenue with Embedded Analytics Haarthi Sadasivam, Technical Product Manager, Looker Recorded: Feb 21 2018 34 mins
    Incorporate data into your product, and take advantage of word class databases and a modern data platform. And learn from companies that have been there.

    Join this webinar and learn:

    - How to incorporate data into your product, and take advantage of word class databases and a modern data platform. And hear from companies that have been there.
    - Learn how PDX improved their in house analytical solution and offered their pharmacies a premium level of service — granting them access to collaborate and share the data that they need.
    - Learn how Namely, a HR platform, was able to leverage modern technologies ---databases optimized for performance, ETL tools, BI platforms that offer customization and can scale — to build out a scalable go to market solution in 3 months.
  • The Fast Path to Success with AI
    The Fast Path to Success with AI Greg Michaelson Recorded: Feb 21 2018 54 mins
    In this webinar, Greg Michaelson, PhD, and Head of DataRobot Labs, reviews the practical first steps an organization takes towards becoming an AI-driven enterprise and remaining competitive in the coming years.
  • HGST SVR2U24 NVMe Storage Server
    HGST SVR2U24 NVMe Storage Server Manfred Berger, HGST - Sr. Mgr. Business Development Platforms EMEAI Feb 27 2018 10:00 am UTC 45 mins
    In this webinar Manfred Berger introduces the latest addition to the HGST platform portfolio, the SVR2U24 NVMe all-flash storage server.

    Combining high performance NVMe SSDs and Intel®’s Purley server architecture into one tried and tested unit, the SVR2U24 enables customers to come to market quickly with a multitude of software defined storage solutions or data base servers optimized for high speed search operations, catering to a multitude of industry verticals.
  • Data Virtualization - Enabling Next Generation Analytics (EMEA)
    Data Virtualization - Enabling Next Generation Analytics (EMEA) Boris Evelson, Vice President & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research | Lakshmi Randall, Director, Product Marketing, Denodo Feb 27 2018 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Although most of today’s enterprises are data-aware, this may not be sufficient to drive tangible business outcomes.

    - Are your data-driven applications providing contextual and actionable insight?
    - Are you deriving insights from all the enterprise data?

    Embrace Forrester’s latest analytical framework for insights-driven businesses: Systems of Insight (SOI).

    Join this session to discover the key principles that differentiate data-aware or data-driven businesses from their insights-driven peers and competitors. The session will explore the roles that data virtualization (aka Data Fabric) plays in modern SOI architectures, such as:

    - A single virtual catalog / view on all enterprise data sources including data lakes.
    - A more agile and flexible virtual enterprise data warehouse.
    - A common semantic layer for business intelligence (BI) and analytical applications (aka BI Fabric).
  • Makeover Monday Viz Review - week 9, 2018
    Makeover Monday Viz Review - week 9, 2018 Andy Kriebel, Head Coach at The Data School & Eva Murray, Head of BI and Tableau Evangelist at Exasol Feb 27 2018 4:00 pm 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 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 (http://www.makeovermonday.co.uk/) and join the conversation on Twitter by following Andy (@VizWizBI) and Eva (@TriMyData) as well as the #MakeoverMonday community.
  • AI-powered customer engagement isn’t optional anymore
    AI-powered customer engagement isn’t optional anymore Brian Gross, VP Digital Innovation, Aeromexico Feb 27 2018 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    AI isn’t a nice-to-have any more, it’s a must-have. There’s a reason why corporate giants like Google, IBM, Yahoo, Intel, Apple, and Salesforce are competing to snatch up private AI companies. In the first quarter of 2017 alone, 37 AI companies were swallowed whole.

    Companies aren’t just using these AI tools to enable existing marketing strategies; they’re taking those strategies to the next level, going beyond simple retention and delivering active engagement. AI technology offers companies unprecedented insight into customer behaviors, patterns, and beliefs, allowing you to seamlessly anticipate customer needs and serve up hyper-personalized, emotionally resonant campaigns where and when they’re most welcome.

    2018 is the year to seize the AI advantage. To learn more about the technology you need, the opportunities it unlocks, and what it takes to get your ball in the game, don’t miss this VB Live event!

    In this webinar, you'll learn:
    * What’s new in AI for 2018 -- and what’s coming down the pike
    * How businesses are using AI to drive results
    * How to go beyond customer retention and power customer engagement

    Speakers:
    * Brian Gross, VP Digital Innovation, Aeromexico
    * Dan Wulin, Director of Data Science, Wayfair
    * Michael Healey, President, Yeoman Technology Group
    * Rachael Brownell, Moderator, VentureBeat
  • Sysdig Secure Overview
    Sysdig Secure Overview Knox Anderson, Product Marketing Manager, Sysdig Feb 27 2018 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Learn how you can simplify and strengthen your container security posture by combining deep kernel-level container visibility with metadata from your container orchestration tools to define your policies.

    We'll cover how the security landscape is changing, the architecture of Sysdig Secure, we will show you live how to instrument your containerized environment and then do something you'll never see from any other security tool!

    During the live demo will walk you through what Sysdig Secure can do:

    -Implement application and service aware policies
    -Block incoming attacks and container break-ins
    -Audit executed commands
    -Intrusion forensics: pre and post attack investigation
    -Unify monitoring & security workflows
  • Amplifying Human Ingenuity with Intelligent Technology
    Amplifying Human Ingenuity with Intelligent Technology Giampaolo Battaglia (Product Marketing Manger), Paul Stubbs, AI Product Marketing, Microsoft Feb 27 2018 6:00 pm UTC 75 mins
    Microsoft Cognitive Services helps day-to-day developers create powerful applications with the capability to think and process information like humans. Learn first-hand about Microsoft Cognitive Services and how you can easily build customer-facing AI applications with Vision, Language, Speech, Knowledge and Search functionality.

    We will also provide an overview of the Cognitive Services API collection (30 APIs), share how customers are using Cognitive Services APIs today and provide demonstrations of how powerful these APIs can be when combined with real world applications.

    Specifically, you’ll see:

    - Our collection of 30 APIs and how to get started in minutes
    - A real-world demo of using AI to solve business problems
    - All the API Keys you can take advantage of, falling under Vision, Speech, Language Knowledge and Search and how to leverage these to innovate your existing technologies.
  • How CPGs Can Use AI to Find Growth
    How CPGs Can Use AI to Find Growth Pete Reilly and Ryan Goodpaster, AnswerRocket Feb 27 2018 6:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    If you’re tired of spending 30 minutes to answer simple questions using POS and syndicated data, learn how to leverage the latest advances in artificial intelligence to get targeted insights in seconds. Hint: Think Siri or Google search to get answers and insights from your own data.

    Also, hear how one of the largest CPG companies in the world is finding new growth opportunities through augmented analytics.
  • Container Forensics & Troubleshooting with Sysdig Inspect
    Container Forensics & Troubleshooting with Sysdig Inspect Jorge Salamero Sanz, Technical Marketing Manager, Sysdig Feb 28 2018 10:00 am UTC 60 mins
    Join us for a 1 hour use-case driven training session on container forensics, postmortem analysis and error troubleshooting with the Sysdig open source tool, Sysdig Inspect.

    In this session, we'll demo:

    -How to troubleshoot a 502 Bad Gateway error on HAproxy

    - A postmortem analysis to understand how a hacker broke into your containerized app

    - How to do deep forensic analysis and understand how your system was breached and what data was taken
  • Shift Happens! The power of Performance Testing
    Shift Happens! The power of Performance Testing Jeff Bradley, Pre-Sales Advisor, CA Technologies Feb 28 2018 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Performance testing is more relevant than ever. It’s even more prominent in the software development life cycle than in the past. What’s changed is that development and testing teams now can test component level performance earlier than ever with tools such as Service Virtualization.

    It’s now easier to identify and fix performance-related issues as they are being worked much earlier than before, when performance testing was done during a formal performance testing cycle in the stage environment after multiple code builds have hidden those issues deeper across several application layers.

    This session will cover the basics of how to shift performance testing left so that development and testing teams can test component level performance using CA Service Virtualization and CA BlazeMeter.
  • BI on the Data Lake Checklist
    BI on the Data Lake Checklist Jen Underwood, Founder of Impact Analytix, LLC; Bruno Aziza, CMO of AtScale Feb 28 2018 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Join Big Data Analytics expert Jen Underwood as she shares some of the best practices data-driven organizations use to select and deploy Big Data Analytics solutions.

    In this interactive session, you’ll learn how:

    *Better understand key analyst reports like the Gartner Magic Quadrant or the Forrester Wave
    *Build a Business Case for BI-on-The-Data-Lake, based on analysts insights
    *Create a Checklist to better select the software you truly need to succeed

    Finally, Jen will give each registrant access to her latest “BI-on-The-Data-Lake” deployment guide, a must-read resource for you and your team.
  • Today’s AI/ML: Analyzing and Acting on Your Real-time Data
    Today’s AI/ML: Analyzing and Acting on Your Real-time Data Matt Aslett of 451 Research, Matt Bushell, of Aerospike & Brent Keator of Nielsen Marketing Cloud Feb 28 2018 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Businesses are getting smarter by leveraging as much data as they can as fast as they can. To do this, they’re using artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques in order to automate decision-making and predict behavior. For example, payment processors are slashing fraud, online retailers are increasing purchase rates and financial services organizations are delighting their online customers. These enterprise industry applications have some common data architecture principles that can be adopted by virtually any industry to create smarter, more innovative businesses.

    Join us in this webinar, where Matt Aslett, Research Director for Data Platforms and Analytics at 451 Research, together with Satish Iyer, Head of Product and Solutions Marketing at Aerospike, will review:
    - The differences between Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
    - The types of predictive behaviour, decision making, automation and efficiencies can be derived from AI/ML
    - Customer case study, and why systems of engagement are the first, best application of AI/ML
  • Data Center Security - Group Test Results
    Data Center Security - Group Test Results Bhaarath Venkateswaran, Phuong Nguyen Feb 28 2018 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Data center intrusion prevention systems (DCIPS) and data center security gateways (DCSGs) help enterprises protect their end users as well as the intellectual property and mission-critical applications that reside in their data centers. NSS Labs’ 2018 DCIPS and 2017 DCSG group tests include data center network security solutions from Cisco, Fortinet, Juniper Networks, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, and Trend Micro and measure how effective they are at protecting against today’s exploits and evasions. In addition, performance is measured and total cost of ownership over a three-year-period calculated. Check out this webinar to find out which of these data center network security solutions offer the best protection and overall value.
  • Balancing Risk, Compliance, and Performance in Data Analytics
    Balancing Risk, Compliance, and Performance in Data Analytics Scott Jeschonek, Director of Cloud Products (Avere) and Leonord Law, Product Manager (Google Cloud) Feb 28 2018 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this webinar, Avere Systems and Google Cloud explore the ways in which alternative asset managers are leveraging technology to drive improved profitability data without large capital investments in infrastructure.

    Today’s hedge fund managers are consistently analyzing greater volumes of data, with more speed, from a plethora of sources, with the end ambition of generating more alpha. Balancing the growing risks associated with proprietary data, compliance and regulatory restrictions, while supplying top-level performance is a dilemma facing IT managers everywhere.

    In this webinar we will discuss:

    – The trends driving increased demand for analytics in the alternative asset management sphere
    – Considerations for leveraging the cloud for short-term backtesting workloads
    – Practical tips for overcoming potential obstacles of latency, data movement, and lock-in
  • Adoptez l’ Omnicanalité avec Openbravo Commerce Cloud
    Adoptez l’ Omnicanalité avec Openbravo Commerce Cloud Anne Bardon, Lead Generation Manager at Openbravo Mar 1 2018 10:30 am UTC 60 mins
    Ce webinar expliquera comment les fonctions omnicanal d'Openbravo Commerce Cloud vous donneront, à vous détaillants spécialisés, un avantage compétitif sur le marché français du Retail.
  • The Road to Optimization - UPS's Analytics Success Story
    The Road to Optimization - UPS's Analytics Success Story Jack Levis, Senior Director of Process Management, UPS and Bill Franks, IIA CAO Mar 1 2018 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    UPS has gone through a long evolution in moving up the analytical hierarchy, which required organizational commitment and significant process change. UPS has seen a reduction of 185 million miles driven per year by integrating analytics within its operations’ systems. Its award-winning dispatch optimization tool ORION (On Road Integrated Optimization and Navigation) completed deployment in 2016 and is saving $300M to $400M annually. In this webinar, Jack Levis will share his experiences and best practices to compete with analytics, requiring organizational support in the form of data, tools, and senior management commitment.
  • Monitoring Kubernetes with kube-state-metrics
    Monitoring Kubernetes with kube-state-metrics Eric Carter, Product Marketing & Jorge Salamero Sanz, Technical Marketing Mar 1 2018 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Kubernetes simplifies deployment, scaling and maintenance of container-based services within and across clouds. At the same time, its dynamic nature adds complexity to app and infrastructure monitoring and troubleshooting. How can you ensure visibility into the health of application services in addition to the Kubernetes cluster itself?

    Using Kubernetes metadata and metrics - including kube-state-metrics - you can get critical insight into how your cluster is performing to ensure your users get the best experience.

    Join us for this webinar to discover how to effectively monitor Kubernetes. In this session we will discuss and demo:

    - How to correlate infrastructure, container, and orchestrator metrics for a complete picture of service performance
    - How to use kube-state-metrics to answer important questions about the condition of your Kubernetes cluster
    - How to detect, troubleshoot and resolve common scenarios you will face in your Kubernetes-based cloud
  • Hybrid Data Analytics Live TechTalk
    Hybrid Data Analytics Live TechTalk Walt Maguire - VP of Systems Engineering at Actian Mar 2 2018 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    An interactive webinar featuring Actian Vector analytics database. Walt will provide a product overview and demo. Submit your question during the event for the live Q & A. Download the Evaluation Edition at https://www.actian.com/lp/try-vector/
  • How to Drive Adoption of Search-Driven Analytics Across your Organization
    How to Drive Adoption of Search-Driven Analytics Across your Organization Cindy Villamil & Taylor Culver, Sterling Talent Solutions, Sean Zinsmeister, Head of Product Marketing, ThoughtSpot Mar 2 2018 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Sterling Talent Solutions, the world's largest background screening provider performs over ten million background checks a year. This ultimately left the firm with millions of transactional events that need to be trove through to conduct analysis and insights into how their product and performance is delivering for customers. In the past, the team went through an expert reporting team where everything lived in Excel. With only a small group of data experts to service the business users, the results were a massive backlog and long waiting time for managers who needed answers.

    To solve this challenge, Sterling turned to search-driven analytics which gave non-technical business users the ability to answer ad-hoc questions fast – helping reduce their BI backlog by 60%.
  • Data vs. Goliath: how the rest of us can win in the age of Amazon
    Data vs. Goliath: how the rest of us can win in the age of Amazon Rob Glickman, CMO Mar 6 2018 6:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Disruption from a few data behemoths and agile startups has forced the retail, CPG and eCommerce industries to innovate and retrain themselves to be data-driven. Join us as we look at two repeatable success stories about how Wish decided to use their data to close the data gap and give their customers an excellent mobile shopping experience.

    Who Should Attend:
    Retail, CPG and eCommerce executives, marketing operations, digital marketers, or data analysts who want to learn how a startup founded in 2011 beat Amazon to become the #1 shopping app on iOS and Android.
  • Makeover Monday Viz Review - week 10, 2018
    Makeover Monday Viz Review - week 10, 2018 Andy Kriebel, Head Coach and Tableau Zen Master at The Data School & Eva Murray, Head of BI and Tableau Zen Master at Exasol Mar 7 2018 3:30 pm 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 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 (http://www.makeovermonday.co.uk/) and join the conversation on Twitter by following Andy (@VizWizBI) and Eva (@TriMyData) as well as the #MakeoverMonday community.
  • Adapting App Testing & Release to the Modern, Cloud-Based Software Factory
    Adapting App Testing & Release to the Modern, Cloud-Based Software Factory Marta Benach, Principal Engineering Services Architect, CA Technologies Mar 7 2018 4:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Most enterprises today are adopting a cloud first strategy or undergoing some level of cloud transformation. And cloud adoption, whether public, private or hybrid, inevitably changes the game for software development and delivery, encompassing modern application architectures, agile development practices and new deployment models. The downside is that your apps can become too unwieldy to release and your testing can’t scale.

    Come see how CA Continuous Delivery Director SaaS can help you meet and manage these challenges. CA Continuous Delivery Director is an enterprise-class planning and pipeline management solution built to enable continuous testing and easy application release to any cloud or hybrid environment. You’ll learn how to exploit the advantages of shifting cloud with a fully orchestrated DevOps toolchain. And the payoff is clear. A recent study by Freeform Dynamics showed that when you combine cloud and DevOps, teams can experience an 81 percent improvement in overall software delivery performance.
  • Fast and Reliable ETL Pipelines with Databricks
    Fast and Reliable ETL Pipelines with Databricks Prakash Chockalingam, Product Manager at Databricks Mar 7 2018 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Building multiple ETL pipelines is very complex and time consuming, making it a very expensive endeavor. As the number of data sources and the volume of the data increases, the ETL time also increases, negatively impacting when an enterprise can derive value from the data.

    Join Prakash Chockalingam, Product Manager and data engineering expert at Databricks, to learn how to avoid the common pitfalls of data engineering and how the Databricks Unified Analytics Platform can ensure performance and reliability at scale to lower total cost of ownership (TCO).

    In this webinar, you will learn how Databricks can help to:
    - Remove infrastructure configuration complexity to reduce DevOps efforts
    - Optimize your ETL data pipelines for performance without compromising reliability
    - Unify data engineering and data science to accelerate innovation for the business.
  • 2018 Cloud and DevOps trends – The barriers and the breakthroughs
    2018 Cloud and DevOps trends – The barriers and the breakthroughs Shashi Kiran, CMO, Quali Mar 7 2018 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    As part of its annual survey, Quali received inputs from over 1300 practitioners working in mid-to-large enterprises – all in different stages of their journey to Cloud and DevOps. We learnt about maturity of their own processes, their challenges and learnings, the barriers they’re still challenged to pull down and where they’ve made headway compared to the past couple of years. The survey, now entering into its fourth year provides a great way to look at the industry landscape over a 3-year and map it to the maturity of the transformation that enterprises are experiencing.

    We encourage you to join this webinar and learn what you’re peers in the industry shared. Here’re a few things you will walk away with:

    •What are the top careabouts for enterprises in their quest for agility? Where are the existing bottlenecks?
    •How is the cloud strategy shaping up and what are the top automation tools?
    •Is DevOps adopting maturing? What are the barriers? Has the culture evolved?
    •How does this compare to the past 2 years?
    •How should you prioritize your efforts for 2018?

    Register now to hold the spot.
  • Unlocking Data Insights with Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence
    Unlocking Data Insights with Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence Daniel Shaw-Dennis, SVP Global Marketing & Alliances at Yellowfin Mar 8 2018 3:00 pm UTC 30 mins
    What is the potential of AI, machine learning, algorithms, natural language, and augmented analytics? How far have we come when it comes to adoption and realising the benefits? What are the common use cases? And how can you accelerate adoption in your organisation on a budget?

    This webinar will reveal brand new research from Computing Magazine, from February 2018. It highlights the barriers that organisations are facing when it comes to mastering data-driven decision making, and looks at how the next generation of BI and analytics tools can use machine learning to automate insight. Join us for some real insight into what the potential of this breakthrough might be.
  • From Data to Movie-Style Story: How to Take your Presentation to the Next Level
    From Data to Movie-Style Story: How to Take your Presentation to the Next Level Ted Frank, Principal, Backstories Studio Mar 8 2018 4:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    In analytical reporting, often the data and presentation of it are perfect, but the data story falls flat. Looking to storytelling techniques from Hollywood, one can effectively drive home the point of their data and take their data visualizations to the next level.

    Join Ted Frank, Principal at Backstories Studio for this webinar as he shows you the quick wins in storytelling, so right away, you can have your stakeholders understanding more and eager, on the edge of their seats. It starts with finding your key story and staying out of the weeds, then how to visualize it, and finally, how to deliver it so you get heard and make a bigger difference.

    You can reach Ted at the following:
    - ted@backstories.tv
    - www.backstories.tv

    Discover his book Get to the Heart below:
    - ted@getotheheartbook.com
    - www.gettotheheartbook.com