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: 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: Pragmatic Data Governance – Real World examples of driving value from your Enterprise Data Governance Investments
What is Pragmatic Data Governance, and how does it differ from how some firms have attempted to launch their programs? What frameworks and models are other organizations leveraging? How to ensure your Enterprise Data Governance efforts quickly deliver business value, and also ensuring sustainment of these organizations post the initial launch and investment. Real world… Read more.Speaking
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: Real-Time Intelligence Powers Growth: High-Performance Databases Deliver Real-time Analytics in Finance
Instantaneous business insights, even as data deluges us, power growth in the highly competitive world of financial services. Database systems need to support this combination of instant decision making, with massive scalability and high performance while operating within the economic constraints of the enterprise. This talk will discuss: Characteristics needed from a high-performance database, for… 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
Head of IT Business Technology Solutions, Information Management and Data Governance - Silicon Valley Bank
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
Discussion Group 1B: 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 Session 2
Discussion Group 2A: 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
Before you can execute any data-oriented project, you must know what data you have and where it is located. Find out how to lift the data fog so business users can convert data into actionable business intelligence. This session will discuss how a data catalog enables them to meet stringent regulationsSpeaking
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