Agenda Highlights

TRENDS IN ANALYTICS: What You Need to Know in 2019 and Beyond

Explore new research by analysts Fern Halper, Ph.D., and David Stodder on the state of the analytics market including technology adoption, trends, where companies are gaining value, and what this means for your organization.

WORKSHOP: Building the Business Case for Advanced Analytics

Advanced analytics starts with a business case. Without one, it is hard to get started and even harder to succeed. Day two will feature a hands-on workshop with expert Chris Adamson, who will guide you through the process of building a business case with fellow leaders, using real-world techniques you can bring back to your organization and use with your own teams and stakeholders.

Activating AI: How to Launch a Data Science Practice

Start up your journey in data science and accelerate into AI, with this presentation by Tim Long, Micron’s Director of Enterprise Analytics and Data. During this expert case study, hear how to overcome the overwhelming nature of launching a data science team, plus learn Long’s recipe for moving one step further to deliver meaningful AI solutions.

TOOLS, TECHNOLOGIES, AND PLATFORMS FOR ANALYTICS: The TDWI Vendor Landscape

Which analytics tools are all hype and which are just right? Get a full view of the solutions and technology fueling self-service analytics, machine learning, text analytics, data prep for analytics, and more with the TDWI Vendor Landscape, only available at the Las Vegas Strategy Summit.

CASE STUDIES

Learn from experts in the field like the VP, Data Science at Quicken Loans, the Director of Data Integration at Walt Disney, and the Senior Program Administrator, Enterprise Analytics at Cleveland Clinic. These success stories will dive into building a high-performing data science team, using a framework to operationalize analytic insights with a unified community, and how to transform an organization with analytics solutions.

ROUNDTABLES

Strategy Summits bring together an esteemed, seasoned group of executives and thought leaders – learn from your peers and share your own insights on implementing advanced analytics and how to overcome common challenges during roundtable discussions.

Track Key :
 Agenda Highlights Breaks/Lunch
 Strategy Summit
Monday, February 11, 2019
TIME EVENT
Monday
9:15 am - 9:45 am
 
WELCOME AND DAY 1 KICKOFF

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Sr. Research Director, TDWI

David Stodder, Senior Research Director, TDWI

Monday
9:45 am - 10:30 am
 
TRENDS IN ANALYTICS: What You Need to Know in 2019 and Beyond

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Sr. Research Director, TDWI

David Stodder, Senior Research Director, TDWI

Monday
10:30 am - 10:45 am
 
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
Monday
10:45 am - 11:15 am
 
ROUNDTABLE: Opportunities and Challenges for Analytics

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Sr. Research Director, TDWI

David Stodder, Senior Research Director, TDWI

Monday
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
 
Activating AI: How to Launch a Data Science Practice

Tim Long, Director of Enterprise Analytics and Data, Micron Technology, Inc.

Monday
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
 
SPONSOR INTRODUCTIONS

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Sr. Research Director, TDWI

Monday
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
 
SUMMIT’S PEER NETWORKING LUNCH
Monday
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
 
TOOLS, TECHNOLOGIES, AND PLATFORMS FOR ANALYTICS: The TDWI Vendor Landscape

Claudia Imhoff, Ph.D., President and Founder, Intelligent Solutions, Inc.

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Sr. Research Director, TDWI

Monday
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
 
SPONSOR PANEL DISCUSSION: TBD

David Stodder, Senior Research Director, TDWI

Various Sponsor Representatives

Monday
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
 
PREMIER PRESENTATION: TBD

Speaker To Be Announced

Monday
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
 
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
Monday
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
 
CASE STUDY: Succeed Where 85% Fail

Dan Jones, VP, Data Science, Quicken Loans Inc.

Monday
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
 
CASE STUDY: Applying a General Framework for Operationalizing Analytics

Eric Hixson, Ph.D., Senior Program Administrator, Enterprise Analytics, Cleveland Clinic

Monday
4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
 
THE WRAP: Closing Roundtable Discussion of Today’s Topics

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Sr. Research Director, TDWI

David Stodder, Senior Research Director, TDWI

Monday
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
 
TDWI STRATEGY SUMMIT NETWORKING RECEPTION
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
TIME EVENT
Tuesday
8:30 am - 8:45 am
 
WELCOME AND DAY 2 KICKOFF

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Sr. Research Director, TDWI

David Stodder, Senior Research Director, TDWI

Tuesday
8:45 am - 9:30 am
 
ROUNDTABLE: Moving Forward with Analytics
Tuesday
9:30 am - 10:15 am
 
EXPERT SESSION: A Framework for High-Value Big Data

Asha Saxena, President and CEO, Future Technologies Inc.

Tuesday
10:15 am - 10:30 am
 
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
Tuesday
10:30 am - 11:15 pm
 
TDWI FACULTY PANEL: Strategies for Success in Analytics

Various TDWI Faculty Representatives

Tuesday
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
 
CASE STUDY: The Analytics Transformation - The Disney Story

Teddy H. Benson, Director of Data Integration, Disney

Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
 
TDWI EXHIBIT HALL AND LUNCH
Tuesday
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
 
CASE STUDY: Building an Analytics Platform and Team from Scratch

Sam Wong, Head of Analytics and Data Science, QuadReal Property Group

Tuesday
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
 
CHALLENGES FOR ANALYTICS: Best Practices Research from TDWI

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Sr. Research Director, TDWI

David Stodder, Senior Research Director, TDWI

Tuesday
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
 
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
Tuesday
3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
 
WORKSHOP: Building the Business Case for Advanced Analytics

Chris Adamson, CBIP, Founder and BI Specialist, Oakton Software LLC

Tuesday
4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
 
THE WRAP: Closing Roundtable Discussion of Today's Topics

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Sr. Research Director, TDWI

David Stodder, Senior Research Director, TDWI

Tuesday
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
 
TDWI EXHIBIT HALL RECEPTION

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