The Secrets of Analytical Leaders: The Keys to Succeeding with BI and Analytics "Wayne Eckerson" [+]
How do you bridge the worlds of business and technology? How do you harness big data for business gain? How do you deliver value from analytical initiatives? Based on Wayne’s book, “Secrets of Analytical Leaders: Insights from Information Insiders,” this session will unveil the success secrets of top information leaders from companies such as Zynga, Netflix, US Xpress, Nokia, Capital One, Kelley Blue Book and Blue KC, among others. The session will cover both the “soft stuff” of people, processes, and projects and the “hard stuff” of architecture, tools, and data required to create and sustain a successful analytics program.
You Will Learn How To:
Deliver value quickly
Span business and technology
Translate insights into business impact
Create an agile data warehouse
About Wayne Eckerson
Wayne Eckerson is an internationally recognized thought leader in the business intelligence and analytics field. He is a sought-after consultant and noted speaker who thinks critically, writes clearly and presents persuasively about complex topics.
Eckerson has shared his insights and advice with a wide range of companies. Recent clients include Avalon Bay Communities, TE Connectivity, MetLife, Zipcar, Guardian Insurance, Nordeus, Grange Insurance, and KARL STORZ. He has also conducted many groundbreaking research studies, chaired numerous conferences, and written two widely read books: “The Secrets of Analytical Leaders: Insights from Information Insiders.”(2012) and “Performance Dashboards: Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing Your Business” (2005/2010).
Eckerson is principal consultant of Eckerson Group, LLC, a business-technology consulting firm that helps business leaders use data and technology to drive better insights and actions. His team of researchers and experienced consultants provide cutting-edge information and advice on business intelligence, analytics, performance management, data governance, data warehousing, and big data. They work closely with organizations that want to assess their current capabilities and develop a strategy for turning data into insights and action.
For many years, Wayne served as director of education and research at The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) where he oversaw the company’s research and training programs and chaired its BI Executive Summit. He has also served as an industry analyst at the Patricia Seybold Group and TechTarget. He has a bachelor’s degree from Williams College and a master’s degree from Wesleyan University.
Cancellations must be received in writing at least two weeks before the commencement of the seminar and will be subject to a 15 % administration fee. Unfortunately, cancellations received within two weeks of the seminar date will be liable for the full seminar fee. Substitutions can be made at any time. [-]