Making Advanced Analytics Simpler: Challenges, Opportunities, and Value

TDWI Speaker: Fern Halper, TDWI Research Director

Dell Speaker: John K. Thompson, GM for Advanced Analytics

Date: Thursday, July 23, 2015

Time: 9:00 a.m. PT, 12:00 p.m. ET

Webinar Abstract

There is no doubt that even more advanced analytics is becoming easier to perform. Point-and-click, drag-and-drop, semantic, audio, and other visual interfaces are making advanced analytics such as predictive analytics less complicated. Organizations have taken notice. In a recent TDWI survey, respondents stated that business analysts and business users are becoming and will continue to become the new users for more advanced techniques, outstripping more quantitative staff. Organizations plan for non-traditional quantitative staff to analyze customer behavior, predict risk, and optimize processes.

Is this a good thing? How are organizations coping? What best practices are they putting in place to open advanced analytics up to the organization?

In this Webinar you will learn about:

  • Trends in advanced analytics 
  • Technologies that help make advanced analytics easier to use 
  • Best practices for getting started and making use of easy to use advanced analytics
  • Common pitfalls organizations face in opening up advanced analytics to a larger community
  • Understand how you can use collective intelligence to drive competitive advantage

Fern Halper, Ph.D.

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