Main Conference: Day One

21/02/2017

8.45am- 9.00am

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Speaking
Heather Savory
Deputy National Statistician and Director General for Data Capability - Office for National Statistics

9.00am- 9.30am

Keynote Presentation: Seeking the Utopia and Harnessing the Power of People to Ensure Success of Data-Driven Outcomes

Machines do not win the battle people do! How do you get your organisation interested in the benefits of viewing data as an integral component of your business? Highlight the renewed importance of people, process and infrastructure and the ability for data to define the success of these functions. Evaluating the current and future organisational… Read more.

Speaking
Roberto Maranca
Chief Data Officer - GE Capital

9.30am- 10.00am

Keynote Presentation: The Chief Data Officer as a Change Agent

We get it, but how do we get everyone else to understand the benefits of data to their operations and strategic goals. What stories can be told to get people involved and interested? Evaluating how CDO’s can champion and communicating the improved economics of building enterprise-wide data capability. Case studies from Network Rail on the… Read more.

Speaking

10.00am- 10.45am

Panel Discussion In Partnership With IsCDO: What Are The Characteristics That Create An Effective CDO?

Contextualising the different stories by which CDOs have been appointed and evangelised as well as exploring common themes to CDO success. Establishing the importance of garnering strong internal relationships with key stakeholders, clarifying responsibilities and serving the needs of internal customers to begin cohesive business reform. Reflections from CDOs on effective strategies for aligning the… Read more.

Speaking
Roberto Maranca
Chief Data Officer - GE Capital
Christopher Bannocks
Group Chief Data Management Officer - ING

11.15am- 11.45am

Keynote Presentation: Leveraging Data As A Competitive Advantage and Improve/Extend Product Offerings and Services

Understand the business case for big data products and context in developing an agile response to customer behaviour; ensuring sustained competitive advantage with the big tech giants. Connecting the dots along the customer journey and developing more from your intelligence and analytics, defining the customer experience and applying this to specific consumer use cases. Real… Read more.

Speaking

11.45am- 12.15pm

Keynote Presentation: Tackling the Data Ownership Challenge – Help or Hindrance?

Defining the concept of data ownership and how functional data ownership can exasperate silos. Citing the challenges in achieving true data ownership including: data discovery, visibility and company bureaucracy. Explaining why lack of data ownership can be an inhibitor to data quality sophistication.

Speaking
Tony Gosling
Chief Data Officer, Defence Infrastructure - UK Ministry of Defence

12.15pm- 1.00pm

Panel Discussion: Data Democratisation & Empowering Colleagues To Leverage Data To Improve The Bottom-Line

Discussing the argument of centralisation versus decentralisation and the benefits of moving beyond a centralised data function and working towards the distributed use of data analytics across an organisation. Fostering grass roots creativity and innovation through data experimentation exercises and transformation by ingraining data into the very DNA of an organisation. Using data to encourage… Read more.

Speaking

Track A – Business Transformation & Innovation Through Data

2.00pm- 2.45pm

Discussion Group 1A: The Key To Innovation Success – Harbouring Big Data To Foster Organisational Agility

Discussing how Big Data as a strategic asset and bolster business agility, responsiveness and market resilience with tactical and strategic use cases. Thoughts on the major hurdles in leveraging data for human-decision making including a perspectives on cultural resistance and corporate inertia. Critical analysis on the capabilities of real-time data process optimisation as well as… Read more.

Reza Khorshidi
Head of Special Project Lab - AIG

2.45pm- 3.30pm

Discussion Group 2A: Case Studies – Leveraging Big Data to Push the Boundaries of Disruptive Innovation

Real examples from data leaders on how they have utilised Big Data to accomplish incredible feats and reshaped traditional business models. Can Big Data perform miracles? Perspectives into the opportunities and limitations for data in revolutionising services across industry. Identifying the most critical and creative data sources available to data and business practitioners.

Reza Khorshidi
Head of Special Project Lab - AIG

4.00pm- 4.45pm

Discussion Group 3A: Monetising Data Streams and Generating New Business Opportunities

Examining the questions which must be asked in order to draw value from your data. Understanding the intrinsic connection between internal and external data and how you may bolster insight by infusing the two. Evaluating varying business models from different industries and utilising data streams. How does role fit your purpose and how can you… Read more.

Victor Hu
Head of Data Science - QBE Insurance
Alex Kewley
Director, Head of Client Insights & Solutions, Europe - ANZ

4.45pm- 5.30pm

Discussion Group 4A: Getting Value From Unstructured Data And Exploiting the Explosion of Data Sources

Delving into the strategies being set forth by organisations approach incorporating in integrating new sources of data into their data sets. Gaining Insights from unstructured data and contextualising the most important sources in the near future. What the increase in data variety means for you – identifying and acquiring untapped potential in alternative data sources.

Victor Hu
Head of Data Science - QBE Insurance

Track B – Data Foundations

2.00pm- 2.45pm

Discussion Group 1B: Establishing Enterprise-Level Best Practices And Approaches To Business-Driven Data Governance

Assessing strategies to prioritise Data Governance and sustaining stakeholder engagement in the value of effective Data Governance. Debating data ownership – how to overcome data territorialism to ensure a consistent approach to Data Governance. Answering key questions, including: how do you build a Data Management office? How often should a Data Governance team meet and… Read more.

Lynn Watts
Head of Data Governance - Lloyds Banking Group
Christopher Bannocks
Group Chief Data Management Officer - ING

2.45pm- 3.30pm

Discussion Group 2B: IT and Data Functions – Collaborating for Data Architectural Success

Working with internal stakeholders to drive support and examining the importance of relationships with CEO/CIO/CTO. Discussing the importance of involving the IT department in your activities, clearly explaining the benefits and strategies for keeping them on side. Where do you draw the line between analytics and IT, in what ways do the functions overlap and… Read more.

Raveendra Bharadwaj
Chief Data Architect, Asset Management - Deutsche Bank
Rob Lee
Head of Business Data Architecture, Chief Data Office - Lloyds Banking Group

4.00pm- 4.45pm

Discussion Group 3B: Embedding Data Quality Principles Into the Fabric of Your Data Management Strategy

Defining the meaning of “high quality data”, use data quality that can be trusted. Identifying the main culprits that lead to low quality data and best practices to rectify these issues. Evaluating the strategies which can allow for a strong foundation of data quality responsibility from operational to corporate levels.

4.45pm- 5.30pm

Discussion Group 4B: Connecting The Dots and Mastering Data Lineage for Improved Security and Operational Efficiency

Providing visibility into the analytics pipeline and simplifying tracing the source of errors. Enriching data lineage with additional business value through strong Master Data Management. Reaping the regulatory reporting benefits of trustworthy data sources and breeding an agile response to an increasingly strict legislative environment.

Stephen Magora
Director, Analytics - Credit Suisse

CDO-X: Main Conference Day 1

2.00pm- 2.45pm

CDO-X Session 1: Data – Can we have our cake and eat it?

Too often, thinking about data has been zero- sum: assuming that unlocking the immense value and potential for innovation offered by personal data must come at the expense of individual freedoms, like our privacy But increasingly the evidence doesn’t support this idea. Just as technology creates the opportunity to gather data at a large scale,… Read more.

Stephen Deadman
Global Deputy Chief Privacy Officer - Facebook

2.45pm- 3.30pm

CDO-X: Business Meetings

Pre-scheduled 1-2-1 Business Meetings between CDOs. Pre-scheduled 1-2-1 Business Meetings between pre-qualified solution providers and senior decision-makers.

4.00pm- 4.45pm

CDO-X Session 2: Building Data-Driven Applications & Products to Improve Your Organization’s Offerings

Critical assessment of the burgeoning role of Blockchain and measuring the likely impact data executives as well as the bottom-line. Blockchain – Why is it so unique and what does it mean for data? Assessing the various applications of Blockchain technology and potential use cases in the context of varying industries. Discussing the cultural changes… Read more.

4.45pm- 5.30pm

CDO-X: Business Meetings

Pre-scheduled 1-2-1 Business Meetings between CDOs. Pre-scheduled 1-2-1 Business Meetings between pre-qualified solution providers and senior decision-makers.

5.30pm- 5.45pm

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Speaking
Heather Savory
Deputy National Statistician and Director General for Data Capability - Office for National Statistics