Acting on Analytics: How to Build a Data-Driven Enterprise
Since 2012, Big Data and Analytics have become a major topic of discussion, catalyzing attention among the C-Level executives and driving investments and projects inside the enterprise. However, there is one component that can halt any initiative: YOUR COMPANY's ANALYTICS MATURITY.
How prepared is your company to implement and use the available data, the high end modeling techniques and the data as well as analytics expertise?
From what I have learned and experienced, companies are still not adequately prepared, hurting their ability to compete in the market.
This presentation will help executives and data professionals to understand the steps needed to create an analytics organization, and provide some real life examples on companies who succeeded and some who failed miserably.
RecordedSep 11 201349 mins
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Financial data is both the most intimate and most powerful data we have about ourselves. Financial data should not kept in a silo but openly available to third parties, -- this is required for true innovation. However, security and data protection are crucial. Banks and third party providers have to work together to provide the infrastructure required to innovate.
Join this webinar where we will discuss:
-The power of APIs -- how to integrate banking data and financial sources quickly and easily
-What developers need to know about banking APIs and how to foster new services in the FinTech space
-PSD2 Post-Brexit -- what now?
-Will traditional banks be replaced by FinTech banks one day?
-Which is the biggest challenge: market education, technical issues, or regulation?
John Sweeney Director at Qbase, Francesca Hose-Berte Marketing Consultant at Apteco, Rob Jones Director at Qbase
Implementing data driven marketing techniques and methodologies is the dream of many advanced, forward thinking marketing pioneers. Attempting to tackle big data sets to perform sophisticated analyses that power data driven marketing can be very daunting. But why are so many businesses investing in data driven marketing? What is it they are trying to achieve?
In this webinar we will discuss the reasons why organisations see data driven marketing as the future for their businesses. We will examine what they are using it to achieve and how they are achieving it. In addition we will look at what companies need to successfully implement data driven marketing techniques and methodologies for their businesses and, discuss real-world examples of organisations who have done it.
The session will be hosted by John Sweeney, Sales and Marketing Director at Qbase, with panelists including Francesca Hose-Berte, Business Development and Marketing Consultant at Apteco, and Rob Jones, Head of Delivery at Qbase, who will field questions and share their knowledge and expertise with attendees.
Gartner predicts that “analytics will be pervasive … for decisions and actions across the business.” Sounds like analytics nirvana with instant access for any analysis you want to do, in other words self-service BI. Is this dream or reality?
Join this webinar to find out how clouds like AWS or Azure are moving the industry close to this nirvana today through simple assembly of cloud services combined with the appropriate consumption model of these services.
We will demonstrate how easy it is to provision your high end SAP HANA Database right next to your BI Analytics tier.
Maybe we are closer to this nirvana than you think?
Shreyas Shah, Principal Data center Architect, Xilinx
In the cloud computing era, data growth is exponential. Every day billions of photos are shared and large amount of new data created in multiple formats. Within this cloud of data, the relevant data with real monetary value is small. To extract the valuable data, big data analytics frame works like SparK is used. This can run on top of a variety of file systems and data bases. To accelerate the SparK by 10-1000x, customers are creating solutions like log file accelerators, storage layer accelerators, MLLIB (One of the SparK library) accelerators, and SQL accelerators etc.
FPGAs (Field Programmable Gate Arrays) are the ideal fit for these type of accelerators where the workloads are constantly changing. For example, they can accelerate different algorithms on different data based on end users and the time of the day, but keep the same hardware.
This webinar will describe the role of FPGAs in SparK accelerators and give SparK accelerator use cases.
Everyone loves to visualize data, but sometimes data visualizations are the wrong tools for the job. Learn to avoid common pitfalls and see how to make fast, easy, and accurate data visualizations part of your analytics mix, so everyone can make informed decisions.
Brad Peters, Birst Founder and Chief Product Officer, and Raymie Stata, Founder and CEO Altiscale
Building your Next Generation Data Architecture, a webinar co-hosted by Birst and Altiscale. Featuring Brad Peters, Birst Founder and Chief Product Officer, and Raymie Stata, Founder and CEO Altiscale, you’ll hear examples of how customers have operationalised Hadoop in the enterprise, overcoming major obstacles to make data in Hadoop available to broad sets of users across their companies.
This webinar reveals:
· How organisations are transitioning to the next generation data architecture
· Recommendations for how IT organizations can maximise the value of their existing data architectures
· How to overcome hurdles when operationalising Hadoop in the enterprise
Andy Kirk, Data Visualization specialist and Editor, VisualisingData.com
In this talk Andy Kirk will shine a light on some of the most discussed and debated aspects of data visualisation design. The aim of the talk is to expose some of the myths about data visualisation and reinforce some of the truths in order to offer practitioners, professionals and part-time enthusiasts alike greater clarity about this increasingly popular discipline.
Viewers will come away with a greater understanding of the rights and the wrongs in data visualisation as well as an awareness of the aspects of this activity that must remain tagged with the elusive notion of ‘it depends’. Along the way Andy will exhibit some of the best examples and techniques from across the field.
Lesley-Anne Wilson, Group Product Rollout & Support Engineer, Digicel Group
Many studies have been done on the benefits of Predictive Analytics on customer engagement in order to change customer behaviour. However, the side less romanticized is the benefit to IT operations as it is sometimes difficult to turn the focus from direct revenue impacting gain to the more indirect revenue gains that can come from optimization and pro-active issue resolution.
I will be speaking, from an application operations engineers perspective, on the benefits to the business of using Predictive Analytics to optimize applications.
Kirk Borne, Principal Data Scientist, Booz Allen Hamilton
I will summarize the stages of analytics maturity that lead an organization from traditional reporting (descriptive analytics: hindsight), through predictive analytics (foresight), and into prescriptive analytics (insight). The benefits of big data (especially high-variety data) will be demonstrated with simple examples that can be applied to significant use cases.
The goal of data science in this case is to discover predictive power and prescriptive power from your data collections, in order to achieve optimal decisions and outcomes.
Graham Seel (BankTech Consulting), Shirish Netke (Amberoon), Bob Mark (Black Diamond Risk), Ravi Kalakota (LiquidHub)
When it comes to tracking the flow of money, it’s no doubt that studying patterns and analytics behind the transactions are important in fighting financial crime.
Join this session where we'll discuss:
-The application of machine learning and big data in AML monitoring
-How to implement proper Know-Your-Customer (KYC) processes
-Challenges around automation and using predictive analytics to prevent future issues
Annine Nordestgaard Bentzen (Hufsy), Jeremy Light (Accenture), Stefan Weiß (Fidor), Jan Sirich (Nordea)
A successful Application Programming Interface (API) strategy relies heavily on concepts of open infrastructure and open data. The adoption of Open APIs in banking is thus an idea that has been met with excitement and, understandably, concern as well.
Attend this summit where our experts will discuss:
-What’s in it for banks/fintechs?
-What are the pitfalls when it comes to opening up APIs for banks and integrating into open APIs for fintechs?
-PSD2 - will you be ready (mostly a consideration for banks)?
-How should we (fintechs and banks) operate until the PSD2 is rolled out?
Natalino Busa, Head of Applied Data Science at Teradata
Natalino introduces a collection of machine learning techniques to extract insights from location-based social networks such as Facebook, demonstrating how to combine a dataset of venues’ check-ins with the user social graph using Spark and how to use Cassandra as a storage layer for both events and models before sketching how to operationalize such predictive models and embed them as microservices. In terms of data architecture this processing follows closely the SMACK stack.
The proposed data-pipeline is effective at detecting patterns in the sequences of visited venues and recommend relevant venues to visit next, based on the user, and friends location's history as well as the venue popularity graph. Natalino Busa explains how these predictive analytics tasks can be accomplished by using Spark SQL, Spark ML, and just a few lines of Scala and Python code.
Bruce Kolodziej, Predictive Analytics Sales Manager
Predictive analytics has gained much attention in recent years, enabling organizations to make better, faster and more accurate business decisions. These decisions are applied across virtually all industries to generate revenue, reduce costs and risks and improve processes. Join us for this session to learn about:
- Why predictive analytics is hot topic
- The business value of predictive analytics
- Striving for impact, not just insight
- Use cases across industries
- The importance of an integrated platform approach to building and deploying predictive models
- Operationalizing predicted results via business intelligence applications for end-user consumption
Ronald van Loon, Director Business Development, Adversitement
Companies today are focusing on creating a 360-degree customer view. To do so, the first step is to have your data collection up and running, making sure that you can deliver data to a centralized environment, from which it can be used for further processing. If you manage this, where do you start if you want to find patterns and insights to outperform the competition? In other words: how can you discover the predictors in your customer data that lead to churn, sales & up & cross sales?
In this webinar Ronald van Loon, Director at Advertisement, will:
•Discuss several case studies
•Elaborate on the challenges
•Define the impact for organizations and professionals responsible for online sales and customer retention
•Show how a new approach and technology can solve these challenges
•Discuss the result for organisations
Understand the journey required to implement a successful Data Driven Strategy;
1. Why your business needs a data driven strategy
2. What a data driven strategy consists of
3. How you can accelerate your data driven strategy
Sirpa Nordlund (Mobey Forum), Kasper Sylvest (Danske Bank), Amir Tabakovic (BigML), Nick Jetten (VODW)
This first white paper of the new series discusses the value of predictive analytics for the financial industry and answers the
question why this is the right time to start with predictive analytics and how to empower entire organisations to use it.
As mobile technology evolves and everything around us – not just our mobile devices– is becoming connected we are
entering a new era of connected experiences. The customer journey in the financial industry is completely digitized. This
exponentially increases the number of interactions between a financial service company and its customers.
Customers expect banks to understand their context and the challenge for financial industry is to be relevant at all these interactions.
In this webinar, we will discuss:
-How predictive analytics will lead to vast improvements of existing static business rules and achieve progress like reducing cost, increasing revenues and improving customer experience
-Why Mobey Forum expects that predictive analytics skills will soon be essential for banks to keep their position in the market
against non-banks but also other banks that will be using predictive analytics as a competitive weapon
-Why we should not just focus on a "rear view mirror" approach, but also identify and address questions concerned with the future
-Areas of application for predictive analytics in financial institutions
-Case studies of card-linked offers, next best action, pricing, claim handling, risk assessment
Steve Donatelli/ Matt Beck/ Noah Brooks, SolarCity
A core element of successful customer engagement is not just a comprehensive understanding of an individual’s preferences and interests, but also any and all interactions with your brand. That sounds basic enough when dealing with known customers, but the critical piece is the ability to associate previously anonymous behavior with those known customers. In this session, Steve Donatelli and team of SolarCity detail the arduous process of stitching together data across systems – including web analytics, customer relationship management (CRM), and digital marketing applications – to finally build a comprehensive view of the customer journey for the first time. They also explore the profound impact of this unified customer view on their business, from better understanding hits and misses to lower acquisition costs.
In this keynote session at Digital Velocity 2016, Daryl Acumen, Senior Manager of Digital Analytics at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, explores how HPE went from mounds of dirty data to a stream of crystal clear insights, and how they're addressing data quality across their spectrum of digital channels.
Are you lost in the social wild—trying to understand how to cut through the noise of all the tweets and status updates to reach your target accounts? How do you even find your target audience on social media?
Join us for this free seminar to learn how to identify your target audience and then find and engage them on social media. We'll teach you best practices as well as ways to measure your success. Get ready to take your account-based marketing to the next (social) level.
Kris Applegate, Big Data Solution Architect, Dell; Tom Phelan, Chief Architect, BlueData
Watch this webinar to learn about Big-Data-as-a-Service from experts at Dell and BlueData.
Enterprises have been using both Big Data and Cloud Computing technologies for years. Until recently, the two have not been combined.
Now the agility and efficiency benefits of self-service elastic infrastructure are being extended to big data initiatives – whether on-premises or in the public cloud.
In this webinar, you’ll learn about:
- The benefits of Big-Data-as-a-Service – including agility, cost-savings, and separation of compute from storage
- Innovations that enable an on-demand cloud operating model for on-premises Hadoop and Spark deployments
- The use of container technology to deliver equivalent performance to bare-metal for Big Data workloads
- Tradeoffs, requirements, and key considerations for Big-Data-as-a-Service in the enterprise
Managing and analyzing data to inform business decisions
Data is the foundation of any organization and therefore, it is paramount that it is managed and maintained as a valuable resource.
Subscribe to this channel to learn best practices and emerging trends in a variety of topics including data governance, analysis, quality management, warehousing, business intelligence, ERP, CRM, big data and more.
JMeter is popular with developers for creating tests that can be run easily during development. With the SOASTA CloudTest Spring release, it's easy to run JMeter tests in CloudTest from low-levels during development all the way to full scale load in production, with all of the great CloudTest features. Come learn how easy it is to shift-left and shift-right and make testing continuous.
CISOs are often asked to justify a growing budget by showing ROI. But at the end of the day the security organization spends a lot of money and the answer to what is the ROI is that nothing happened. Because when the security leader is doing their job they are invisible. That is a very difficult conversation to have when you are trying to justify growing budget. The challenge is to change the perception as a cost center and become visible. This webinar will explore how to overcome these challenges by influencing the larger company’s budget to eliminate security concerns.
•Thinking Differently about ROI as companies build IoT businesses and move into cloud-based environments where there are no walls
•Mind Mapping the Business: The ROI Mind-Set of Security
•How Threat Detection and Incident Management Becomes a Competitive Advantage
•The Vision for Next Gen Automated Cybersecurity
Speaker: Michael Schiebel
45 Minutes Presentation/15 Minutes for Q & A/Crowdchat
Archaic analytics approaches can create bottlenecks, generate unreliable data, and make it hard for everyone at your organization to get the insights that they need. In this webinar, learn how modernizing your analytics practices from the bottom up can help you make smarter decisions with data.
Data-driven companies are always striving to provide more meaningful customer engagement across multiple channels by better understanding their customers and prospects. The challenge is how to harness the wealth of data not just from peoples' transactions, but also generated by interactions from social, mobile, and IoT. Successful organizations are modernizing the data architecture to access, integrate, match, and analyze all types of data to understand customer behavior so marketers can drive more effective and relevant campaigns.
In this webinar, you’ll hear from the CTO’s at Cloudera, Teradata, and Informatica as they describe how to successfully build a marketing data lake as part of a unified data architecture that drives customer insights and revenue.
Join us to find out the perfect blend of creative freedom and data governance that comes from leveraging the power of SAS Visual Analytics and the familiarity of Microsoft Office. We'll load data from Office applications to SAS Visual Analytics, analyze the data to get insights in seconds, and empower you with smarter presentations to tell the best story about your business.
The new competitive battleground for business is customer experience. Your success hinges on ensuring every customer interaction is the best it can be, but for businesses undergoing digital transformations, that means developing comprehensive monitoring across a growing number of channels while gaining valuable insights into all aspects of the customer experience. To successfully deliver a five star experience you need insights that will allow you to optimize the complete buyer’s journey across web, mobile, and wearables and provide flawless operational performance.
This recorded demo introduces a new offering brought to you by the creators of CA Application Performance Management.
Every time you turn around, you hear about yet another organization’s successful Agile transformation – so what are you waiting for? Join Andy Jordan, ProjectManagement.com as he discusses the benefits of Agile (even if your organization is predominantly waterfall-focused) and how you can help get your organization on the path to Agile success. By attending, you will gain practical knowledge on how to help your organization quickly and confidently respond to change, deliver value faster than your competition, and build high-quality products - that your customers really want!
This session is approved for 1 Project Management Institute (PMI) PMP Credit.
As online applications become more sophisticated and consumer transactions continue to sky rocket, our customers are finding that data volumes are also spiraling and that all too often customer experience is going in the opposite direction as performance levels start to drop off.
Join us on this webinar to find out how Informatica has already helped a number of online organization's tackle this problem.
Worried that storage infrastructure can’t support petabyte growth or next-generation workloads? Do you want to move more workloads to the cloud to help reduce costs and enable new opportunities for your business? If so, this webinar is for you!
Red Hat Ceph storage is a massively scalable (we’re talking petabytes and beyond), software-defined storage solution that delivers unified storage (block, file, object) for your cloud environment. However, the challenge with PB scale, is maintaining high-performance and data center efficiency. That’s where Red Hat and SanDisk come to play!
Red Hat and SanDisk have partnered to deliver a Ceph-tested, Red Hat approved, and SanDisk flash-accelerated solution that delivers extreme performance, boundless scale, efficiency, and resiliency for Ceph and OpenStack environments. In this webinar Brent Compton of Red Hat and Venkat Kolli of SanDisk will discuss:
•Challenges faced within cloud environments
•Benefits of Red Hat Ceph for file, block and object storage
•Benefits of Running Ceph on the InfiniFlash™ System
•Configuration and use-cases
Don't let limitations stop you, and imagine the impossible today. To petabytes and beyond!
Ingesting and extracting data from Hadoop can be a frustrating, time consuming activity for many enterprises. DataTorrent Data Ingestion is a standalone big data application that simplifies the collection, aggregation and movement of large amounts of data to and from Hadoop for a more efficient data processing pipeline. DataTorrent Data
Ingestion makes configuring and running Hadoop data ingestion and data extraction a point and click process enabling a smooth, easy path to your Hadoop-based big data project.