Professionals who work in BI and Data Warehousing aspire to transform their organizations by using analytics to achieve breakthrough results and help the organizations out-think and out-execute the competition.
The June 14, 2011 TDWI Minneapolis meeting will feature Dan Ingle, who has led this transformation at Kelley Blue Book. Dan will share how Kelley Blue Book has embraced analytical technologies and techniques to transform the company to a data driven analytics organization. You will learn best practices and pitfalls on the path to virtuosity with data.
This meeting is our opportunity to learn from Dan’s insight, meet other local professionals, swap business cards, share ideas, and exchange technical and career advice while listening to a quality presentation in a vendor-neutral setting, which is the hallmark of TDWI education. Our meeting agenda is below.
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|When:||Tuesday, June 14, 2011, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.|
|Where:||The Travelers |
385 Washington St.
Saint Paul, MN 55102
The meeting will be held in the Jackson Room of the South Building.
Parking in the Travelers Visitors Parking ramp is NOT available to attendees. Two other parking options are:
1. Smith Ave. Ramp - 145 Smith Avenue between 5th street and Kellogg.
2. Seven Corners Lot (surface lot) just opposite the Smith Ave Ramp.
Directions please click here.
We are pleased that the Travelers will host our June meeting. A special thanks to Sriram Pidaparti.
Preregistration will facilitate your entry to the meeting.
|7:45 - 8:15 a.m.||Networking and Registration|
|8:15 – 8:30 a.m.||Introduction and Chapter Business|
|8:30 – 9:45 a.m.||Competing on Analytics - Dan Ingle|
Kelley Blue Book, a privately-held automotive information company, is transforming itself into a data-driven analytics company with data as its key competitive asset. To meet market demand and maintain its competitive edge, the company creates analytical models against large volumes of internal and external data to drive nearly every facet of its business. To achieve greater efficiencies and maintain a strong advantage in the market, the company has embraced new analytical technologies and techniques. It has moved its data to new platforms, embedded analytical functions inside its database and established new models that efficiently deliver the most current vehicle forecasts possible. The company has also reorganized the majority of its development projects to bridge the divide between analysts and data management teams. This session will examine best practices and pitfalls in delivering big data analytics.
|9:45 - 10:00 a.m.||Break and Networking|
|10:00 - 11:30 a.m.||Competing on Analytics – Dan Ingle|