It is Just Data but a Data Framework Modernization is Needed
Alejandro Martínez, Partner | CEO USA & Canada and Chris Ferrara, General Manager at SDG Group
Data is everywhere: It is clogging networks, ballooning storage requirements, crossing borders in multi cloud and hybrid environments, and generally placing huge demands on infrastructure, networks and applications. Whether we call it “big” or not, data is still growing and we need other means to ensure performance and governance on this architecture. In this session, we will focus on the Data Strategy and the Data Governance approach a company needs to become Data Driven by making changes in the organization structure, roles and responsibilities, changing processes and Modernizing the Data Framework. We will show examples on how Qlik Elastic, Qlik Data Catalyst, Qlik Associative Big Data Index and Attunity play a major role in this trip on Qlik deployments.
The Augmented Intelligence Showroom: Speed Up The Process Of Finding Relevant Insights Among All Your Data
Alejandro Martínez, Partner l CEO USA & Canada and Emili Bonilla, Executive Manager at SDG Group
A successful data democratization strategy requires to accompany the data access with an easy way to understand it and enable everyone to use it to uncover opportunities for the organization. Finding relevant insights among all this data can be already difficult for data experts, and that is the reason why we need to facilitate this process by delivering Augmented Intelligence assets that helps users to accomplish this goal. In this session, we will demonstrate how the combined use of those assets can speed up the decision-making path, leveraging Virtual Assistants, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality and Custom Applications. On top of that, we will also show how an Analytics Hub can help organizations to create real data literates that can speak the company's data language.
CSL Behring - Mind the Gap When Migrating from QlikView to Qlik Sense at a Corporate Level
John Bunn, Director, CRM Excellence Center, CSL Behring and Chris Ferrara, General Manager, Emili Bonilla, Executive Manager at SDG Group
Together with John Bunn (Director, CRM Excellence Center at CSL Behring) we'll review the migration process from QlikView to Qlik Sense from the Commercial Operations business user perspective, identifying key aspects in the decision making process and explaining the migration strategy that has been defined. In this session, we will explore some lessons learned in the process, best practices for a migration and some tips and tricks to facilitate the transition. In addition, we will talk about some of the enhanced capabilities that have evolved from the use of Qlik Sense.
Empowering Qlik with Automated Machine Learning for Predictive Modelling using DataRobot
Alejandro Martínez, Partner l CEO USA & Canada and Joseph Tadros, Consultant at SDG Group
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are becoming buzz words that everyone wants to use on their solutions but there are not enough of those with Data Science Skills available to make it happen. By mixing the power of the Qlik Associative and Cognitive engines with DataRobot, it's possible to bring AI everywhere providing real insights on the future ahead for every business. Automate the predictive modelling and make it accessible through Qlik solutions where it can be used as an extension and a fully integrated functionality to get insights on your data. In the session, some examples will be shared on Sales Forecasting in the the Consumer Products Industry, Fraud Detection in Financial Services and Manufacturing Planning in Life Sciences.
Veeva & Qlik: Supporting Growth in Life Sciences
Chris Ferrara, General Manager at SDG Group and Chris Larsen, Principal Solutions Architect at Qlik
When Qlik and Veeva come together there is a force multiplier effect on your success, thanks to the shared values of Agility, Flexibility, and Sustainability. Join the dynamic duo of Chris Larsen from Qlik's Partner Engineering team and Chris Ferrara, General Manager of SDG, a Veeva expert partner, to learn about the joint commitment and technical integrations between Qlik and Veeva that brought many benefits to many Life Sciences customers. Example product integrations include MyInsights, Nitro including Intelligent Sync+Refresh, and Qlik Sense Mobile + Veeva CRM for iPad.
Ashfield Healthcare’s Approach to Analytics Scale, Adoption and Monetization
Sunitha Venkta, Director, Business Insights and Rod Henning, Client Account Director at Ashfield Healthcare and Chris Ferrara, General Manager at SDG Group
Ashfield Healthcare understands the power of a collaboration. They provide commercialization services to clients in the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry and partner with client teams in Advisory, Communications, Commercial, Patient Services and Medical Affairs. With hundreds of customers, each with their own data structures and business urgencies and each with a different account management team internally, Ashfield has to move fast to create solutions that empower their teams to provide data-driven insights and shape behavior to achieve their client’s objectives. Join this session to learn more about the templated approach that Ashfield deploys to achieve success time and time again.
Governance and Self-Service Enablement
Oscar Smith, Associate Director at Merck and Samuel Martinez, Executive Manager at SDG Group
At Merck & Co, Self-Service and Fast-Delivery Insights are a must if you want to satisfy the business needs and the eagerness of consuming data and making the decisions founded in facts. In this session, we will also explain how Qlik Sense is flexible enough to accommodate the right Governance and Flexibility to enable these capabilities without compromising the SDLC policies and the integrity and quality of the data.
The Data Literacy Project and Index - Panel Discussion
- Carolin Borchert, Consultant (BI), SDG Group
- Kelly Hall, Sr Director of Communications, EMEA & Data Literacy Project, Qlik
- Chantilly Jaggernauth, CEO & Founder, Millennials & Data
- Alan Schwarz, CEO, DataPhi Communications
- Ben Jones, Founder and CEO, Data Literacy, LLC
- Jordan Morrow, Global Head - Data Literacy, Qlik
The Data Literacy Project is hosting a panel with globally recognized leaders in data literacy to explore why it is an urgent business consideration and why inclusivity must be at the heart of the pursuit to end global data illiteracy. Key themes to be explored are: Establishing the urgency of data literacy, The cost of data illiteracy, Putting inclusivity at the heart of data literacy and Why community is key to success.
Competitive Partner Panel
Carolin Borchert, Consultant (BI) at SDG Group
This panel included three Qlik partners covering implementation partners and a technology partner in an interview plus Q&A format.