Data / Analytics Strategies


Strategies to help leverage full value from your design and implementation of an effective Business Intelligence / Analytics / Big Data framework.


November 18, 2021


9:00am-5:00pm CDT; 10:00am-6:00pm EDT


7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded


Conference location: ONLINE 





Data is the lifeblood of every business, but to empower the organization, it needs to be used carefully and strategically. How can IT leverage BI initiatives to become a stronger partner and ally to business units? What pitfalls should be avoided?

What You Will Learn


In this one day conference attendees will learn:

  • Data Science, AI & Machine Learning: How to Break Through the Hype
  • Unifying Analytics – Changing Data Architecture to Unite BI and Data Science
  • How to Build a Modern Data Analytics Platform
  • How to Evolve Your BI and Analytics Architecture
  • Cloud BI Success Strategies
  • The Future of Analytics in the Cloud
  • KPIs, Performance & Execution: Building and Sustaining an Effective Data and Analytics Strategy

Conference Price: $0.00 per person


Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)², Inc.

9:00am-10:00am: Strategies to Modernize Your Data & Analytics Architecture


Data warehouses were analytics workhorses for decades, but couldn’t handle modern data volumes, types, and advanced analyses like machine learning. Big Hadoop promises about the data lake didn’t pan out. Learn how successful past, current and future architectures combine strengths of data lakes and data warehouses to make something better than both.


10:00am-10:30am: Refreshment Break


10:30am-11:30am: The Dashboard Paradox: Breaking the Adoption Barrier with Infused Insights


It’s time to think differently about data and analytics strategies. While many organizations have progressed from relying on static reports generated by IT teams to using some version of a self-service model, most still struggle to reap the world-changing benefits long-promised by experts. Unfortunately, each evolution has delivered only incremental improvements over the last wave of analytics, leaving the biggest problems half-solved, and data assets underleveraged.  With analytics infusion, you can create a better way to work and a better customer experience.


Learn more about:

  • The future of business intelligence and how your organization can stay ahead of the curve by thinking about life beyond the dashboard
  • Enhancing your data strategy to get more out of your data
  • How other companies are infusing analytics to not just meet, but exceed their hardest business objectives


11:30am-12:30pm: The Journey to Trusted Data  


Business Leaders struggle with immature data environments and cultural obstacles when shifting to a data-driven organization. Learn how your peers are automating the foundation of trusted data to deliver business value and enable compliance, data privacy and modernization efforts through AI and Machine Learning.


During this session we will discuss:

  • How to derive value from your Immediate Data Strategy on the road to your Target Strategy
  • What cultural challenges exist and feedback on how to overcome them
  • The value of automated tooling such as data inventory and lineage
  • What role can technology play in regulatory compliance and audit?


12:30pm-1:30pm: Luncheon


1:30pm-2:30pm: The Future of Analytics in the Cloud


The world of data warehousing and analytics has changed. With the advent of big data, streaming data, IoT, and the cloud, the changes never cease. It may seem to be a very different world with different concepts, terms, and techniques. Or is it?


While lots of people still talk about data warehouses and data marts, the conversation now includes data lakes. data science, machine learning, and AI! How do these things bring value and data-based decisions to our organizations? Is there a coherent architecture we can define? Let’s explore these topics to see what the data analytics platform of the future might look like.


2:30pm-3:00pm: Refreshment Break


3:00pm-4:00pm: A BI Journey – From “Why do we need a BI Analyst?” to “He is literally amazing at his job… period?”


  • Moving from data requests to self-service data pulls
  • Non-traditional uses of a BI platform
  • Data quality for better reporting – The Story of AQuA Man!


4:00pm-5:00pm: Maturing Analytics in a ‘Metrics Driven Organization’


Analytics is of critical importance for an organization’s roadmap. Good analytics helps create the metrics which shape the roadmap of an organization and drive actionable results. Analytics also gives insights into history, competitive differentiation, and predictions about the future.

In this panel discussion, attendees will learn how a panel of Data Executives have leveraged their analytics programs to create significant value for their respective organizations.


Deborah Hoffler, Founder and Managing Partner, Enterprise Integration

Panelists will include Data Analytics Executives sharing strategies, tactics, and lessons learned




Conference Price: $0.00 per person


Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)², Inc.



As is always the case at CAMP IT Conferences events, the talks will not include product presentations.  During the breaks, you will have the opportunity to informally meet representatives from the following sponsoring companies, who have solutions in the area of the conference.