Webinar Series

Expert Sessions 2018

In this new Expert Sessions, some of the industry’s leading analysts along with Information Builders’ experts will be on hand to answer your questions on today’s hottest topics including Artificial Intelligence, Modern Data Management, IoT and more.

  • Artificial Intelligence
    Poor data quality is enemy number one to the widespread, profitable use of machine learning.” A scary claim. Especially because so many of us know the issue exists, but we don’t know how to address it.

    In this webinar, we will first explore why the “garbage-in, garbage-out” problem in analytics and decision making has remained intractable for generations. Then we’ll explore concrete steps you can take to start getting your data quality issues under control.

    You’ll also have an opportunity to ask your own questions and get expert answers gleaned from practical experience, applying hard-won lessons to the incredibly steep quality demands of machine learning. By the end of the webinar, you’ll come away with a better insight into the challenges and approaches to creating a comprehensive and well-executed data quality program.

    Speakers: Dr. Thomas C. Redman and Michael Corcoran.
    Date: 12th of June.
    Time: 2.00pm GMT / 3.00pm CET.
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  • IoT
    The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most-hyped sectors in technology today, with everyone from hardware providers to consulting firms offering IoT solutions. But how do you separate the hype from the reality – and determine where and if IoT delivers real value for your organization? It all starts with understanding the three “Cs” of your data – currency, clarity, and consumability. Nucleus Research VP Rebecca Wettemann will share Nucleus’s framework for understanding the potential value of IoT in your own environment; guide participants on prioritizing IoT investments based on the value of data for strategic, operational, and tactical decision making; and share best practices in choosing IoT technology partners that can help maximize returns from your IoT investment.

    Speakers: Rebecca Wettemann and Jake Freivald.
    Date: 26th of June.
    Time: 2.00pm GMT / 3.00pm CET.
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  • Predictive / Prescriptive Analytics
    How can you take advantage of predictive and prescriptive analytics for improving your business models? In this webinar, Stephen Smith, a well-respected expert in the fields of data science, predictive analytics and their applications, will explore how you can operationalise data science to unlock the power of these predictive models.

    In conjunction with Information Builders’ analytics expert, Bruce Kolodziej, we will cover the definitions and use cases of predictive and prescriptive analytics, and how you can implement these models to the benefit of your organisation.

    You’ll also have the chance to pose your own analytics questions to both Stephen and Bruce.

    Speakers: Steve Smith and Bruce Kolodziej.
    Date: 10th of July.
    Time: 2.00pm GMT / 3.00pm CET.
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  • Embedded Analytics
    Embedded analytics is not new, but the technology for integrating charts, reports, dashboards, and self-service tools has evolved considerably in the past 30 years. Formerly, only software vendors embedded analytical tools into applications, but now organizations in every industry are doing so to cement ties with customers and suppliers, define a “digital identity”, and even monetize data assets. In this webinar, Wayne Eckerson, Founder and Principal Consultant will cover:

    - The definition of embedded analytics
    - Applications and use cases for embedded analytics
    - The evolution of embedded analytics

    You’ll also have the opportunity to ask your own questions to both Wayne, and Information Builders’ own embedded analytics expert, Porter Thorndike.

    Speakers: Wayne Eckerson and Porter Thorndike.
    Date: 25th of July.
    Time: 2.00pm GMT / 3.00pm CET.
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  • Data Monetization
    Data monetization is about harvesting direct financial results from having access to data that is stored, maintained, categorized and made accessible in an optimal manner. Traditionally data management & analytics has contributed indirectly to financial outcome by aiming at keeping data fit for purpose in the various business processes that produced value to the business. Today the best performers are using data much more directly to create new services and business models.

    In this webinar, Henrik Gabs Liliendahl, a seasoned data management consultant, along with Rado Kotorov, Information Builders’ data monetization expert will explain how you can adapt data management practices and use technology wisely to monetize on the data within your reach.

    You’ll also have the opportunity to pose your own data monetization questions to Henrik and Rado, enabling you to find new ways to monetize your own data and create new revenue streams.

    Speakers: Henrik Gabs Liliendahl and Rado Kotorov.
    Date: 7th of August.
    Time: 2.00pm GMT / 3.00pm CET.
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  • Modern Data Integration
    Every single item on a company mission statement relates to data at some level. It is from the position of data expertise that the mission will be executed and company leadership will emerge. The data professional is absolutely sitting on the performance of the company in this information economy and has an obligation to demonstrate the possibilities and originate the architecture, data and projects that will deliver. After all, no matter what business you’re in, you’re in the business of information.

    Organizations today need to take advantage of the numerous relevant data platforms to which they provision their data. Platforming the data correctly is a key indicator of workload success. This leaves the progressive organization with more data platforms than ever before and with a clear need to make them all work together. Throw in multiple clouds and the data integration challenge moves exponentially. Data integration is at an all-time high in terms of need and shows no signs of abating.

    The speaker will share from experience some of the hallmarks of mature, leading data and data integration environments that leaders will be guiding their data environments towards in the next few years, with the goal of helping true data leadership emerge.

    Speakers: William McKnight and Jake Freivald.
    Date: 21th of August.
    Time: 2.00pm GMT / 3.00pm CET.
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