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Analyst-User Roundtables

Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours. These small group discussions provide an informal setting for you and your peers to share insight, challenges and concerns on today's hottest topics.


Roundtable: Monetizing Information Business Cases (Registration required, available to end-users only.)

10 March, 2014 (11:15 - 12:15)

Information isn't just the "new oil," it's the emerging currency of business. Knowing what data to cultivate, how to enhance it, and how to package it for external consumption, are becoming critical information strategy skills.

Roundtable: How to Get Business Value from Information Management (Registration required, available to end-users only.)

10 March, 2014 (13:15 - 14:15)

Difficulties continue in relating the value of information management initiatives and strategies for the enterprise. In this roundtable, come prepared to discuss your challenges, but also bring a few ideas that worked, even in just a small degree, in keeping IT information hygiene and management aligned with business objectives.

Roundtable: Combining Structured Data and Content (Registration required, available to end-users only.)

10 March, 2014 (15:30 - 16:30)

Discovering new insights by combining structured data, collected in the data warehouse, with content, unlocks a whole new set of capabilities. However, many architectural styles and technologies are making it challenging for organizations. Come and share with peers use cases, best practices and pitfalls you have faced.

Roundtable: Negotiate with Software Vendors (Registration required. available to end-users only.)

10 March, 2014 (16:45 - 17:45)

In this session, attendees will discuss common mistakes and best practices in BI and Analytics contract negotiations.

Roundtable: SAP HANA (Registration required, available for end-users only)

11 March, 2014 (08:30 - 09:30)

You are already using or are considering using SAP Hana for one or many use cases including analytical use cases, business suite or SAP BW? This session will give you an opportunity you to exchange ideas and experiences with peers on the value and challenges you encountered.

Roundtable: Traditional BI Versus the Big Data Approach (Registration required, available to end-users only)

11 March, 2014 (10:45 - 11:45)

In many organizations, two groups compete for information management for analytics. The entrenched DW/BI professionals focusing on architected information stores and enterprise reporting, and a new breed of data scientists that question the traditional approach. How do organizations approach this and what are the best practices?

Roundtable: Experiences in Data Quality Improvement: What Works and What Doesn't? (Registration required, available to end-users only)

11 March, 2014 (13:00 - 14:00)

Join your peers for an analyst-moderated interactive discussion in which you will share challenges and ideas for addressing the data quality flaws which plague most BI and analytics efforts.

Roundtable: Data Discovery: Self Service BI: Nirvana or Spreadsheet Hell Revisited? (Registration required, available to end-users only)

11 March, 2014 (14:15 - 15:15)

What is the impact of data discovery and self service BI on organizations, users and ultimately business performance. Bring your own stories and best practices to share with the group

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