The agenda for Chief Analytics Officer, Fall will be made available next year. To register your interest in the event please contact [email protected]
Please see below for the 2016 agenda, to see what topics were covered, and the speaker faculty for the 2016 event.
In a world where everyone is using analytics how do you really compete? Discussing strategies for maintaining your competitive edge. Discussing data vs. modeling – which is going to gain you a bigger advantage in your market place? Assessing the availability of new data sets, how do you decide what is relevant for your business?Speaking
How to transform into a data-driven organization; inclusive of people, process, and technology. Examine the importance of Data Science and Machine Learning in Big Data and Hadoop and how users are modernizing their efforts. Discussing leading projects in the Hadoop ecosystem which are driving adoption of Data Science and Machine Learning within it, as well… Read more.Speaking
Discussing strategies you can employ for promoting an analytically driven culture within your business. Examining the importance of tailoring the communication of your knowledge and insights for your audience. The art of storytelling – why this skill is so important for your team. What tools are available to help analytics proliferation throughout the business? Visualization… Read more.Speaking
In a world where data is exploding and regulation is struggling to keep up, just because it’s legal does it mean you should use/do it? What are the ethical considerations for using certain types of data? With so many means of collecting data, should we? And should data be collected even if there is no… Read more.Speaking
Keynote Presentation: From Big Data to Big Business Value – Gaining competitive advantage by building smarter organizations
Exploring the ways in which leading high-tech, high-growth organizations convert their data into actionable insights Examining the ways in which you can learn from mistakes and overcome roadblocks to develop more mature analytic cultures Looking at the ways in which leading companies improvise and reorganize to capture the competitive value of their ‘Big Data’.Speaking
Discussion Group Session 3
What are the key characteristics an Analyst needs? – Discussing the importance of critical thinking, culture and industry knowledge…it’s not all about the maths! Assessing the quality of university programs, are students graduating with the correct skills for the workplace? Examining the impact of Millennial’s becoming a major part of the workforce and how to… Read more.
Discussion Group 3B: The ‘creepy factor’ – How far is too far when trying to better serve your customers?
Discussing the availability of consumer data and the benefits and pitfalls of its different uses. Helpful vs. invasive – considering how an action might make you or a customer feel – is there such a thing as being too helpful? Who owns the data? Is your anonymous data truly anonymous – privacy rights – does… Read more.
Discussing approaches and strategies for gaining budget and buy in. Justifying the business case and making it tangible for your organization. How do you pitch to senior management to justify expanding your team? Once you have attained the budget how do you balance delivery and managing expectations?
Discussion Group Session 4
Discussion Group 4A: Interdepartmental relations – Building positive relations with internal stakeholders
Establishing remit and avoiding territorial conflict Growing salaries and expectations – discussing the ways in which you can maintain the balance between investment and deliverables whilst keeping the business on your side. Creating internal evangelists to help departmental buy in, support, trust and understanding.
Examining which company dynamics impact the way in which you structure your team and why they matter? Defining the operating model – what is the best way to organize your teams to be effective and deliver services in the most efficient way? Discussing the challenges around business integration, how do you embed analytics within your… Read more.
Examining the ways in which new movements such as the IoT and smart mobility etc. is impacting business, changing competition and the ways in which you organize your company. What opportunities do new data sources such as IoT, web, social, mobile, and ecommerce present? How can Chief Analytics Officers ensure their organization is successfully exploiting… Read more.
Discussion Group Session 5
Discussion Group 5A: Attracting customers and keeping them happy – advanced analytics as your competitive edge
Discussing the ways in which advanced analytics can help your business to attract new customers and retain existing ones. Measuring the links between business performance and customer satisfaction – is there a link and should you care? Keeping pace with the connected consumer – discussing the challenges and solutions for real-time customer interaction. Discussing the… Read more.
Discussion Group 5B: The importance and challenges of analytical understanding and education within your organization
Discussing the importance of identifying and framing the analytical problem correctly, promoting cross disciplinary partnerships and encouraging quantitative people to work with non quantitative people to promote understanding Internal education, knowledge management and data literacy -Discovering where in your business, knowledge is lacking and assessing what level of knowledge is needed. Assessing the importance of… Read more.
Data is exploding, the number of analysts is flattening and expectations and demand are growing – how does one best manage in this scenario? Should the focus be on processes or business problems? Determining the demarcation between nice to know and critical to know. What working approaches can you employ and benefit from within your… Read more.
Exploring the mechanics of aligning business and analytics strategies whilst prioritizing analytics projects and resources. Now you have the business backing and buy-in, what can you do to keep adding value? It’s not all about cost cutting. The CAO as a leader who can look beyond the boundaries of what belongs to whom and decide… Read more.Speaking
What is the next generation of technology for the delivery of analytics? In what ways can these new and disruptive technologies transform and innovate your business and provide new opportunities? Case study examples – what are the future use cases, and what exciting projects are already in the pipeline?Speaking