Agenda Day One

08:00am

Registration and welcome coffee

9:00am

Conference Chair’s Welcome Keynote

Build a strong foundation for your Enterprise Information Management and the creation of a data-driven culture at your organization

A data driven approach to Enterprise Information Management is the key component to success and competitive advantage of organizations. This keynote explores major trends and approaches to building a strong data strategy and optimizing Data Governance processes with an aim of leveraging data as an enterprise asset.

Speaker:

Peter Aiken, Founding Director, Data Blueprint

SESSION 1: LEADERSHIP AND DATA – ADJUST YOUR ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR DATA ASSETS
10:00am Key Panel

Chief Data Officer – an emerging role delivering data-centric information solutions in the context of increasing business value

  • Hear real stories of why organizations in heavily regulated industries are introducing a new Chief Data Officer role to their C-Suite
  • Understand a starting point for a CDO and his/her role in bridging the disconnect between IT and business units.

Moderator: Larry Shiller, Founder and CEO, Learner’s High

Speakers:
Ursula Cottone, Chief Data Officer, KeyBank
David Gleason, Head of Data Strategy, Chief Data Officer, BNY Mellon
 

10:30am Case Study

CIOs vs. CDOs – navigating internal politics and establishing a data-centric, analytic culture

  • Explore best practice for bringing the Data Governance conversation from the IT break room to the executive conference room.
  • Mobilize resources and build a receptive partnership between IT and business leadership teams to adopt a powerful and dynamic data strategy

Speaker:

Peter Aiken, Founding Director, Data Blueprint
Mario Faria, Big Data TPN Advisor, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

11:00am

Networking coffee break

11:30am Case Study

3 steps to becoming a successful Chief Data Officer

  • Ready: obtain a better understanding of internal and external data to make sharper decisions about enterprise information assets
  • Steady: develop and implement a data strategy that works
  • Go: Mobilize cultural change and accelerate frontline data strategy adoption

Speaker:

Mario Faria, Big Data TPN Advisor, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

12:00pm

Lunch break

SESSION 2: ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW OF DATA ASSETS: MAP OUT EXISTING DATA FLOWS AND MAXIMIZE EFFICIENCY IN YOUR OPERATIONAL INVESTMENTS
1:15pm

Sustainable Data Governance: develop multichannel organizational data consistency

  • Key recommendatios on overcoming the dangers of siloed data
  • Learn how to recognize sources of data-driven advantage
  • Consolidate multichannel databases and achieve organizational data consistency

Speaker:

Kira Chuchom, Lead Data Governance, Microsoft

1:45pm Case Study

Key components of Data Governance program initiation - perspectives from healthcare industry

This panel discussion is coordinated effort of a group of healthcare organizations that have been serving as peer advisors to BJC Healthcare. Mercy, UPMC and St Luke’s Health System have established data governance programs and offer many insights on key components of data governance, including people, processes, policies and planning.

Moderator: Angela Boyd, Data Steward, BJC

Healthcare Panelists:

Laura A. Tellmann, Director of Clinical Informatics, WUSM and BJC HealthCare
Paul Boal, Director, Enterprise Architecture, Mercy
Matt Slavonic, Data Architect, UPMC

 

2:25pm Case Study

The Data Management Maturity Model (DMM) – build a comprehensive framework for the evaluation and assessment of an organization's capabilities in enterprise data management

As key first step towards the real-time enterprise, Microsoft IT selected the Data Management Maturity Model to assess the maturity level of Microsoft IT. The maturity assessment was conducted working closely with the CMMI Institute appraisers. The Capability Enablement Plan was developed to define the method to improve the maturity of data management in Microsoft IT. Data Management Strategy & Governance, and Data Quality are areas of focus. While achieving significant organization-wide change is an evolutionary process, 3 key points from the IDM work are:

  • Data Management is raising as a Pillar of organization effectiveness, DMM is a key tool to accelerate organization’s maturity
  • Include Data Management specific functionality in your initiatives
  • Build on Strengths!

Speakers:

Melanie Mecca, Product Manager, DMM, CMMI Institute
Luisa Recalcati, Enterprise Architect, Microsoft

3:00pm

Networking coffee break

3:30pm Case Study

Driving excellence into Master Data Management (MDM)

Are you looking at starting an MDM program? Or have you tried for 3 years to get a program up and running? This presentation will share ideas on how to drive excellence into delivery of your MDM, from laying the foundation to operationalizing your master data. Topics include:

  • What makes MDM Successful?
  • Beyond the technology, the operating model for success
  • Selling the need for MDM - Meeting business expectations; Relevancy, Timeliness, Accuracy
  • Planning your MDM for the future - what role does MDM play in Big Data?

Speaker:

Christopher Blotto, Managing Partner and CTO, Knowledgent 

4:00pm Case Study

Big Data and Metadata – overcoming the dangers of siloed information

  • Keep up to speed: capture the potential value of structured and unstructured data flowing through your organization
  • Best practices in extracting meaningful data from the clutter
  • Step up the pace of your analytic agenda by delivering highly actionable data

Speaker:

Peter Kledaras, Chief Risk Officer, Cash Star
Saikat Mukherjee, Principal Data Scientist, ShareThis

4:30pm Panel

Improve your core business processes to deal with data deluge

  • Key takeaways on dealing with data deluge
  • Identify crucial internal and external data for enhanced information management

Moderator:

Gregory Short, Founder, DataDNA

Speakers:

Anthony Palella, VP of Data Analytics, Angie’s List
Seth Earley, CEO, Early & Associates, Inc.

5:00pm

Networking drinks reception

Agenda Day Two

08:30am

Morning coffee break

SESSION 3: REGULATIONS AND COMPLIANCE: ORGANIZE DATA TO ADDRESS NEW AND CHANGING REGULATIONS
9:00am Case Study

Build a regulatory compliance framework into your overall data management strategy

  • Regulatory compliance as a vital priority in your data strategy
  • Organize your data to navigate the portfolio of regulatory change and develop a standardized approach to tracking and reporting information
  • Align Enterprise Information Management processes to minimize uncertainty
  • Assure your customers that your organization meets regulatory standards

Speaker:

Jacklyn Osborne, Americas Chief Data Officer, HSBC

9:30am

Comply with data protection legislation/information privacy constraints

  • Practical tips on efficiently navigating complex data protection legislation
  • Double down on building a solid data protection framework to achieve security in all aspects of handling personal data
  • Ensure the compliance of data-driven initiatives with your organization’s data protection policies and standards
  • Proactively identify and alleviate privacy and data protection issues and risks

Manmeet Singh, Co-founder and CEO, Dataguise

SESSION 4: UNLOCK THE VALUE OF ENTERPRISE DATA: ACHIEVE THE GOAL OF HIGH QUALITY ACTIONABLE INTELLIGENCE
10:00am Case Study

Best practices of using data to increase enterprise productivity

This case study will highlight the fundamental steps to developing a strong data and analytics infrastructure:

  • A week in the life of an Analytic Scenario
  • Work Doctrine
  • Best Practices

Speaker:

Anthony Palella, VP of Data Analytics, Angie’s List

10:30am

Networking coffee break

11:00am

Institute an effective Data Quality (DQ) framework to provide consistent and enhanced visibility into DQ

  • Develop and implement a common DQ framework to achieve consistency and optimal data quality across all organizational units
  • Reduce costs and make sharp business decisions based on high quality actionable data
  • Minimize operational risks through improved data quality and stronger data strategy

Speaker:

Olga Maydanchik, VP of Data Quality, Citi

11:30am

Develop a logical data warehouse – create the optimal architecture to suit your data requirements and capitalize on data assets

  • Establish a logical data warehouse and gain a virtual view of your your data
  • Overcome the problem of siloed and disparate data
  • Meet your growing analytic needs through improved data management architecture

Speaker:

Tammy Tyree, Data Warehouse and Data Integration, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

12:00pm

Lunch break

1:30pm

Extract real value from your Big Data assets

  • Drive business intelligence with advanced analytics for Big Data to outperform your competitors
  • Achieve the goal of clean and consistent data delivered from vast external sources
  • Understand the latest Big Data technologies and what they can do for your data strategy

Speaker:

Matt Graves, Chief Data Officer, Infogroup

2:00pm Panel

Greater competitive advantage through actionable data

  • Cost-benefit analysis for your data strategy, understand the ROI on the data asset
  • Outperform your competitors: effective data strategy as the base for increased profitability and competitive advantage
  • Expand your customer base: Improve your interaction with existing and future clients through effective Enterprise Information Management

Moderator:

Peter Aiken, Founding Director, Data Blueprint

Speakers:

Paul Bradley, Chief Data Scientist, MethodCare, Inc.
Seth Earley, CEO, Early & Associates, Inc.
Brian Vile, Program Director of Product Marketing for Information Governance, IBM

 

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