Recent events have led to an explosion of economic uncertainty, and analytics has become the “number one pandemic technology” — because businesspeople don’t want to navigate in the dark. In this session we’ll take a look at how latest analytics technologies provide more opportunities than ever to let organizations know where they stand today, and what’s going to happen in the future. Illustrated with real-world examples, we’ll take a look at how leading-edge organizations are overcoming some of the age-old barriers to analytics success thanks to technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.
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Timo Elliott is an innovation evangelist and international conference speaker who has presented to business and IT audiences in over forty countries around the world. A 23-year veteran of SAP BusinessObjects, Elliott works closely with SAP development and innovation centers around the world on new technology directions. His popular Business Analytics blog at timoelliott.com tracks innovation in analytics and social media, including topics such as big data, collaborative decision-making, and social analytics. Prior to Business Objects, Elliott was a computer consultant in Hong Kong and led analytics projects for Shell in New Zealand. He holds a first-class honors degree in Economics with Statistics from Bristol University, England.