Future Analytics: Organizational Readiness and Successful Deployment
TDWI Speaker: David Loshin, President of Knowledge Integrity
Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. PT, 12:00 p.m. ET
To introduce this roundtable discussion, we first explore the characteristics of the future analytics environment—combining high-performance computing paradigms, access to scalable data object stores, and a broad variety of tools and technologies that allow citizen analysts to exploit advanced analytics without years of training or the overhead of complex toolkits. The future analytics environment simplifies the ability to ingest and process data from a wide variety of sources, analyze the integrated data, and produce both new data products and analytical models that drive automated profitable behaviors.
An organization must be properly prepared to achieve the goals of deploying the future analytics environment. A combination of the right analytics technologies, development partners, and good practices can motivate the development of a plan for end-to-end data orchestration supporting an integrated analytics capability. During this roundtable discussion, analyst David Loshin will talk with industry experts about organizational readiness for the future analytics environment.
Attendees will learn about:
- High-level architectural alternatives for analytics
- Understanding and prioritizing analytics use cases
- Data resource mapping
- Data pipeline orchestration
- Leveraging the right technology frameworks
Morten Loderup is the owner of SAP’s first CRM benchmark, with experience in SAP basis architecture consulting, SAP services development, and currently leads Dell EMC’s Technical SAP Alliances for North America. His current responsibilities include driving SAP solution revenue with SAP, Channel Partners and Dell EMC Sales Teams. His activities include sales team training and activation, channel development, customer target activities, partner go-to-market events and pipeline development. Morten offers a breadth of experience in this field, having worked at Dell for more than 17 years, working SAP-related projects since 2004 as an SAP Solution Architect, SAP Services Program Manager for Dell’s first SAP HANA launch and now as an Alliance Director for SAP. Morten has an Engineering Management Master’s degree from the University of Texas, Austin, a Master of Computer Information Systems degree from University of Phoenix and an MBA from the University of Phoenix, and a BS in Japanese and a minor in Statistics from BYU.
Colin Devonport is the Worldwide Partner Manager for Red Hat, focused on SAP solutions. Prior to Red Hat, Colin held alliance management positions at CA Technologies, and alliances and product management positions in IBM, commencing in the UK, then in the USA. Focus areas for the alliances have been to provide clients with integrated solutions in BI / analytics, cloud computing and enterprise architecture.
Jerry Platz is VP of Strategy for SAP and IoT at Avalon Consulting LLC. He is responsible for leading Avalon's SAP practice specializing in industry & LoB packaged content for big data & analytics. Prior to Avalon, he was head of Strategy & Product Management for GE's Predix IoT Platform that enables the "Industrial Internet". He was also the Vice President Engineering for Hewlett Packard, Vice President of Mobile Analytics and BI at SAP Labs Business Objects, and product engineering at Business Objects, Oracle and PeopleSoft. He is an author and patent holder in Database technologies.