Delivering Value – what mix of ‘offensive’ & ‘defensive’ measures should a CDO pursue Demonstrating Value – measuring and communicating the benefits of your data program Data as a corporate asset – repositioning the role of data in the organizationSpeaking
Keynote Presentation: Putting the ‘C’ into ‘CDO’ – Realizing Organizational Change Through Strategic Leadership
Identifying the techniques to successfully drive change in Financial Services organizations Creating the case for change – overcoming resistance, securing buy-in, and embedding the transition. Winning the culture war – instilling a data-driven cultureSpeaking
The first 90 days and beyond – identifying short terms wins and long term goals Structuring for success – what form should your function take for best results? Cementing your place within the C Suite – how you can avoid the perception of being a short-term appointmentSpeaking
Keynote Presentation: High Stakes Data Management! Approaches to Data Governance in a Heavily Regulated Industry
Ensuring that today’s decisions align with tomorrow’s needs in a world of constantly changing regulatory reporting requirements Setting the bar – establishing clear standards to simplify future compliance by ensuring the information required is quick and easy to deliver Approaches to accuracy – is perfection impossible, and when is good ‘good enough’?Speaking
Keynote Presentation: It’s Not a Project, it’s a Way of Life! Sustaining Good Governance Beyond Initial Implementation
What processes can you use to maintain high quality data over extended time periods to deliver an improvement for the long term? Developing a monitoring approach – the techniques that will help you identify and eliminate issues as part of your on-going governance program Lessons learned – how can you avoid the bumps on the… Read more.Speaking
Changing perceptions – how can we make data governance a routine activity for all, rather than an inconvenient extra task? Communicating the importance of high quality data to non-technical users Overcoming inertia – techniques to place data governance at the heart of your organizationSpeaking
Discussion Group Session 1
Using data to identify winning products based on business needs and customer demands Delivering insights to improve and personalize product pricing Creating an internal culture of no-fail, experimentation, and testing
Reducing the cost of compliance, without exposing the business to regulatory risk. Overcoming the adversarial relationship; how can financial institutions support regulators to make informed requests which are easier to satisfy, cost less, and are more useful? Beyond ‘box ticking’ – leveraging the value in your data outside of regulatory reporting
Assessing the potential impact of distributed ledger technology on the Financial Services industry Seeing beyond the hype: which problems can blockchain applications realistically solve? Can traditional compliance processes be merged with blockchain technology successfully?
Discussion Group Session 2
Discussion Group 2A: Better Service, Better Segmentation, Better Sales – Capitalizing on Insights from Unstructured Data
Getting the full picture – how can we capture, process and integrate unstructured data? Leveraging external unstructured data to get a more complete view of the customer and offer personalization. What inhibitors continue to block the greater use of unstructured data, and how might these be overcome?
Discussion Group 2B: Building an Outstanding Data Team – Sourcing, Training And Retaining Top Talent
Approaches to determine the vital skills that are required your team How to mitigate the talent shortage by sourcing good attitude and developing the skill set The key to retaining high performing staff
Assessing the potential of machine learning to enable disruptive innovation Utilizing machine learning to improve predictions and make more accurate automated decisions Could machine learning algorithms enable much greater levels of personalization than are currently available?
Keynote Presentation: Data Competency as a Competitive Differentiator – Utilizing Analytics to Transform your Business
Data as a source of innovation – utilizing your information to out-compete your opponents Leveraging analytics to deliver operational efficiencies, generate revenue, and improve product pricing Overcoming cultural, technological and skill shortage barriers to place data at the heart of your businessSpeaking
It’s all about the customer – building a customer-centric data strategy to improve customer experience and retention Is a 360 degree view of the customer possible, and what methods can get us closest to it? Data and Analytics as the key to unlock personalized service, products, and cross-selling for your customersSpeaking
Panel Discussion: The Human Dimension – To What Extent Does the Success of a Data and Analytics Function Depend on its People?
A ‘People First Approach’? What balance of people, process and technology will lead to success? How do you ensure that your core team possesses both the required business domain knowledge as well as technical expertise to make a difference to your organization? Hear how organizations have battled budgetary controls and talent shortages by re-training and… Read more.Speaking