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Chief Data & Analytics Officer Brisbane

26-27 February 2020

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Conference Day 1 / 26 February
08:30

Registration, Morning Brew & Networking

Registration, Morning Brew & Networking

February 26 | 08:30 - 09:00

Speaking:

09:00

Chair's Welcome and Speed Networking

Let’s start how we mean to go on, in discussion making valuable industry connections.

Speaking:

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Michelle Kempster

Head of Data Governance, Tabcorp

Chair's Welcome and Speed Networking

February 26 | 09:00 - 09:20

Let’s start how we mean to go on, in discussion making valuable industry connections.

Speaking:

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Michelle Kempster

Tabcorp

09:20

Keynote Presentation: Advancing Queensland’s Economy with Data & Analytics

Keynote Presentation: Advancing Queensland’s Economy with Data & Analytics

February 26 | 09:20 - 09:45

Speaking:

09:45

International Keynote Presentation: Digital Transformation in Complex Industries - The Impediments, Impact, and Influence of Data-Driven Innovation and Talent Readiness

  • Lessons learned and practices of 5 year journey in Oil and gas industry.
  • Beyond Digitalization, the need for Digital Transformation.
  • Talent transformation. LAME reasons for failure and success of digital transformations.

Speaking:

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Satyam Priyadarshy

Technology Fellow and Chief Data Scientist, Halliburton USA

International Keynote Presentation: Digital Transformation in Complex Industries - The Impediments, Impact, and Influence of Data-Driven Innovation and Talent Readiness

February 26 | 09:45 - 10:10

  • Lessons learned and practices of 5 year journey in Oil and gas industry.
  • Beyond Digitalization, the need for Digital Transformation.
  • Talent transformation. LAME reasons for failure and success of digital transformations.

Speaking:

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Satyam Priyadarshy

Halliburton USA

10:10

Keynote Presentation: Maturing University Capabilities through an Enterprise Data Governance Program

Data is everywhere, and the higher education sector has more than its fair share. High volumes of data, stricter regulatory requirements and growing cyber threats are major challenges for many organisations. Sasenka shares how The University of Queensland (UQ) is establishing new capabilities to strengthen the governance and management of its data.

  • Articulating a strategic approach to solving data governance challenges.
  • Gap analysis and maturity assessments to highlight the need for change.
  • The importance of a strategic approach to engagement and executive buy-in.
  • Selling data governance through analytics activities.
  • Developing fit for purpose operating models for our teaching and learning, research and administrative data domains.

Speaking:

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Sasenka Abeysooriya

Senior Strategic Adviser (Data Strategy & Governance), The University of Queensland

Keynote Presentation: Maturing University Capabilities through an Enterprise Data Governance Program

February 26 | 10:10 - 10:35

Data is everywhere, and the higher education sector has more than its fair share. High volumes of data, stricter regulatory requirements and growing cyber threats are major challenges for many organisations. Sasenka shares how The University of Queensland (UQ) is establishing new capabilities to strengthen the governance and management of its data.

  • Articulating a strategic approach to solving data governance challenges.
  • Gap analysis and maturity assessments to highlight the need for change.
  • The importance of a strategic approach to engagement and executive buy-in.
  • Selling data governance through analytics activities.
  • Developing fit for purpose operating models for our teaching and learning, research and administrative data domains.

Speaking:

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Sasenka Abeysooriya

The University of Queensland

10:35

Mid-Morning Coffee and Conversation

Mid-Morning Coffee and Conversation

February 26 | 10:35 - 10:55

Speaking:

10:55

Tessa: Reducing Approval Time from 3hrs to 7 seconds and Dropping Customer Support Call by 75%

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Gavin Soebiantoro

AI Software Engineer, carsales.com.au

Tessa: Reducing Approval Time from 3hrs to 7 seconds and Dropping Customer Support Call by 75%

February 26 | 10:55 - 11:20

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Gavin Soebiantoro

carsales.com.au

11:20

Data Governance Gurus Panel: Tackling Ethical and Governance Challenges in the Age of Machine Learning

  • Managing biases, ethical AI, can you really be fair in ML?
  • Assessing risks and devising a responsible AI strategy.
  • Update: How the Federal Government’s AI Ethics doctrine is playing out in practice.

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Felipe Flores

General Manager of Data & Digital and Group Chief Data Scientist, Liberty Financial (Australia)

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Sinead Grant

Enterprise Analytics Enablement, NAB

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Philip Green

Privacy Commissioner, Officer of the Information Commissioner

Data Governance Gurus Panel: Tackling Ethical and Governance Challenges in the Age of Machine Learning

February 26 | 11:20 - 11:55

  • Managing biases, ethical AI, can you really be fair in ML?
  • Assessing risks and devising a responsible AI strategy.
  • Update: How the Federal Government’s AI Ethics doctrine is playing out in practice.

Speaking:

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Felipe Flores

Liberty Financial (Australia)

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Sinead Grant

NAB

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Philip Green

Officer of the Information Commissioner

11:55

Keynote Considerations: Investing and Growing the Return on ML & AI

Keynote Considerations: Investing and Growing the Return on ML & AI

February 26 | 11:55 - 12:20

Speaking:

12:45

Buffet Lunch & Networking

Buffet Lunch & Networking

February 26 | 12:45 - 14:00

Speaking:

Track A - Secure & Trusted DATA

2:00

Presentation: Advocate: Repositioning the Data Governance Function as a Facilitator of Growth

Speaking:

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Michelle Kempster

Head of Data Governance, Tabcorp

Presentation: Advocate: Repositioning the Data Governance Function as a Facilitator of Growth

February 26 | 14:00 - 14:35

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Michelle Kempster

Tabcorp

Track B - At the Forefront INNOVATION

2:00

Discussion Group – Discussion group: Customer Experience Analytics - Innovation without Adoption is Meaningless

  • An overview on the apex between digital, data, CX and value.
  • Understanding the customer digital journey, insights, going more micro on data.
  • Focusing on adoption – sustainable use of data and digital.

Speaking:

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Adam Holster

Director, Customer Research & Analytics, NAB

Discussion Group – Discussion group: Customer Experience Analytics - Innovation without Adoption is Meaningless

February 26 | 14:00 - 14:35

  • An overview on the apex between digital, data, CX and value.
  • Understanding the customer digital journey, insights, going more micro on data.
  • Focusing on adoption – sustainable use of data and digital.

Speaking:

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Adam Holster

NAB

Track A - Secure & Trusted DATA

2:35

Presentation: From Data Lakes to Data Hubs: How to Make Data Semantic!

Speaking:

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Dr Renato Iannella

Technology, Strategy & Architecture, Airservices Australia

Presentation: From Data Lakes to Data Hubs: How to Make Data Semantic!

February 26 | 14:35 - 15:10

Speaking:

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Dr Renato Iannella

Airservices Australia

Track B - At the Forefront INNOVATION

2:35

Discussion Group –Discussion group: AI Implementation: Getting Good Models into Production

Discussion Group –Discussion group: AI Implementation: Getting Good Models into Production

February 26 | 14:35 - 15:10

Speaking:

Track A - Secure & Trusted DATA

3:10

Presentation: Title TBA

Details to be announced.

Session hosted by: Denodo

Presentation: Title TBA

February 26 | 15:10 - 15:45

Details to be announced.

Session hosted by: Denodo

Speaking:

Track B - At the Forefront INNOVATION

3:10

Discussion group: Orchestrating Your AI Technologies

  • How do you integrate cognitive technologies with existing processes and systems?
  • What are the challenges in integrating your AI stack?
  • How can you build a culture that supports emerging technologies?

Discussion group: Orchestrating Your AI Technologies

February 26 | 15:10 - 15:45

  • How do you integrate cognitive technologies with existing processes and systems?
  • What are the challenges in integrating your AI stack?
  • How can you build a culture that supports emerging technologies?

Speaking:

3:45

Get Refreshed, Mingle!

Get Refreshed, Mingle!

February 26 | 15:45 - 16:15

Speaking:

4:15

Maturing Your Analytics Capability – Toward Business Value

• Structure driver: the right operating model.

• Value driver: quantifying your worth.

• Experience driver: it’s not all about reports.

Speaking:

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Bruno Braga

Director of Analytics and Transformation Hub, Mater Group

Maturing Your Analytics Capability – Toward Business Value

February 26 | 16:15 - 16:40

• Structure driver: the right operating model.

• Value driver: quantifying your worth.

• Experience driver: it’s not all about reports.

Speaking:

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Bruno Braga

Mater Group

4:40

Keynote Presentation: QUT's Data Transformation Journey

  • Data@QUT: Our journey so far.
  • Building capability: Supporting a co-created Enterprise Data & Analytics Strategy.
  • The road ahead: Innovation in driving an insight-driven workforce.

Speaking:

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Debbie Henderson

Chief Data Officer, QUT

Keynote Presentation: QUT's Data Transformation Journey

February 26 | 16:40 - 17:05

  • Data@QUT: Our journey so far.
  • Building capability: Supporting a co-created Enterprise Data & Analytics Strategy.
  • The road ahead: Innovation in driving an insight-driven workforce.

Speaking:

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Debbie Henderson

QUT

5:05

Keynote Presentation: Data Warehouse Architecture: Why You Need a Cloud Data Warehouse

Let’s start how we mean to go on, in discussion making valuable industry connections.

Speaking:

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Adam Skinner

Chief Data & Technology Officer, Fitness & Lifestyle Group

Keynote Presentation: Data Warehouse Architecture: Why You Need a Cloud Data Warehouse

February 26 | 17:05 - 17:30

Let’s start how we mean to go on, in discussion making valuable industry connections.

Speaking:

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Adam Skinner

Fitness & Lifestyle Group

5:30

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Chair’s Closing Remarks

February 26 | 17:30 - 17:35

Speaking:

5:35

Now Cheers with Peers with our CDAO Casino fun!

Now Cheers with Peers with our CDAO Casino fun!

November 26 | 17:35 - 18:35

Speaking:

Conference Day 2 / 27 February
08:30

Registration, Coffee and Connection

Registration, Coffee and Connection

February 27 | 08:30 - 09:00

Speaking:

09:10

Strategic Positioning: Leveraging Your Data & Technology to Disrupt – Ensuring You aren’t the Last to Move!

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Bill Esteves

Chief Transformation Officer & Group General Manager HSEQ, Kings Group

Strategic Positioning: Leveraging Your Data & Technology to Disrupt – Ensuring You aren’t the Last to Move!

February 27 | 09:10 - 09:35

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Bill Esteves

Kings Group

09:35

Keynote Panel Discussion: Leading Change, Future-Proofing the Data-Driven Organisation

· Prioritisation of analytics projects: where to start?

· Cross collaboration: how does analytics fit into a cross functional world?

· AI for the real world: how is AI playing out in practice?

Speaking:

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Tony Laing

General Manager, Analytics and Data Services, Auto & General

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Vibhor Pandey

Chief Data Officer, Grand Company

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Debbie Henderson

Chief Data Officer, QUT

Keynote Panel Discussion: Leading Change, Future-Proofing the Data-Driven Organisation

February 27 | 09:35 - 10:10

· Prioritisation of analytics projects: where to start?

· Cross collaboration: how does analytics fit into a cross functional world?

· AI for the real world: how is AI playing out in practice?

Speaking:

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Tony Laing

Auto & General

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Vibhor Pandey

Grand Company

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Debbie Henderson

QUT

10:10

Collaboration and Connectivity: Leveraging Smart Data for Asset Management

Speaking:

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Alan Riesenweber

Practice Director, Data & Analytics - GHD Digital, GHD

Collaboration and Connectivity: Leveraging Smart Data for Asset Management

February 27 | 10:10 - 10:35

Speaking:

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Alan Riesenweber

GHD

10:35

Lightening Talks: Business Outcomes Success Stories

Revealed: How organisations have completed a data/analytics project that ended up providing valuable business insights – taking you step-by-step through STAR:

1.) Situation

2.) Task

3.) Action

4.) Results

Two organisations will take you through their project for 12 minutes, no waffle all substance.

Lightening Talks: Business Outcomes Success Stories

February 27 | 10:35 - 11:00

Revealed: How organisations have completed a data/analytics project that ended up providing valuable business insights – taking you step-by-step through STAR:

1.) Situation

2.) Task

3.) Action

4.) Results

Two organisations will take you through their project for 12 minutes, no waffle all substance.

Speaking:

11:00

Get Refreshed, Mingle!

Get Refreshed, Mingle!

February 27 | 11:00 - 11:30

Speaking:

Track A - LEADERSHIP & CULTURE

11:30

Discussion group: Thinking Like a Fox - Can Agile and Analytics Programs Really Go Hand-in-Hand?

Agile methodology is used to innovate at speed but in reality how many projects are left abandoned? What are the characteristics of a good analytics project?

  • Methodology: Is agile really appropriate for analytics programs?  
  • Leadership: What planning and leadership elements are necessary to support analytics projects?
  • Metrics: How do you measure success?

Speaking:

tony laing

Tony Laing

General Manager, Analytics and Data Services, Auto & General

Discussion group: Thinking Like a Fox - Can Agile and Analytics Programs Really Go Hand-in-Hand?

February 27 | 11:30 - 12:05

Agile methodology is used to innovate at speed but in reality how many projects are left abandoned? What are the characteristics of a good analytics project?

  • Methodology: Is agile really appropriate for analytics programs?  
  • Leadership: What planning and leadership elements are necessary to support analytics projects?
  • Metrics: How do you measure success?

Speaking:

tony laing

Tony Laing

Auto & General

Track B - IoT and AI in ACTION

11:30

TECH TALKS: Tech Talks Hear from two of the latest and greatest in tech making a splash!

TECH TALKS: Tech Talks Hear from two of the latest and greatest in tech making a splash!

February 27 | 11:30 - 12:05

Speaking:

Track A - LEADERSHIP & CULTURE

12:05

Discussion Group Meeting Business Needs – How to Get Corporate Backing and Lift Projects Off the Ground?

Speaking:

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Steve Nichols

General Manager, Solution Delivery, ERM Power

Discussion Group Meeting Business Needs – How to Get Corporate Backing and Lift Projects Off the Ground?

February 27 | 12:05 - 12:40

Speaking:

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Steve Nichols

ERM Power

Track B - IoT and AI in ACTION

12:05

Presentation: AI, Data Science and Analytics in Transportation: Data-Driven Business Strategies and Applications

· Driving data-driven business strategy with emergent technologies.

· Presenting business scenarios across wider transportation business units.

· Covering the entire landscape of predictive, prescriptive and cognitive analytics.

Speaking:

Presentation: AI, Data Science and Analytics in Transportation: Data-Driven Business Strategies and Applications

February 27 | 12:05 - 12:40

· Driving data-driven business strategy with emergent technologies.

· Presenting business scenarios across wider transportation business units.

· Covering the entire landscape of predictive, prescriptive and cognitive analytics.

Speaking:

Track A - LEADERSHIP & CULTURE

12:40

Discussion Group: Triaging: Analytics Project Prioritisation

· Developing a framework around project prioritisation.

· Creating accountability with the business.

· Delivering critical business data to empower the enterprise.

Speaking:

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Bruno Braga

Director of Analytics and Transformation Hub, Mater Group

Discussion Group: Triaging: Analytics Project Prioritisation

February 27 | 12:40 - 13:15

· Developing a framework around project prioritisation.

· Creating accountability with the business.

· Delivering critical business data to empower the enterprise.

Speaking:

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Bruno Braga

Mater Group

Track B - IoT and AI in ACTION

12:40

Presentation: IoT and AI Applications – Lessons from the Telco Sector

Speaking:

Presentation: IoT and AI Applications – Lessons from the Telco Sector

February 27 | 12:40 - 13:15

Speaking:

1:15

Mix and Mingle Over Lunch in the Exhibition Hall

Mix and Mingle Over Lunch in the Exhibition Hall

February 27 | 13:15 - 14:15

Speaking:

2:15

Data Skills Recruitment Interactive: Bridging the Data Talent Gap- How Universities and Industry Can Partner to Unlock Deep Insights and Recruit, Develop and Retain Top Talent

· Research: How can universities unlock deep insights to inform strategic decision making.

· Recruitment & Retention: How do you outperform your competitors? From the moment they apply to making them stay – uncover how to maximise your employee relationships and discover what graduates are looking for in a job.

· Bridging the gap: How are industry and university working together on teaching and research? What else needs to be done?

· Future Skills: What are the skills we need to master to stay on the top of the data game and in demand?

Speaking:

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Jim Hogan

Associate Professor - ‎Science and Engineering Faculty, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, QUT

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Dr David Stockdale

Deputy Director - Infrastructure Operations and Director, AusCERT, The University of Queensland

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Dr Piyush Madhamshettiwar

Practice & Capability Lead - Data Science & Analytics, Department of Transport Victoria

Data Skills Recruitment Interactive: Bridging the Data Talent Gap- How Universities and Industry Can Partner to Unlock Deep Insights and Recruit, Develop and Retain Top Talent

February 27 | 14:15 - 14:45

· Research: How can universities unlock deep insights to inform strategic decision making.

· Recruitment & Retention: How do you outperform your competitors? From the moment they apply to making them stay – uncover how to maximise your employee relationships and discover what graduates are looking for in a job.

· Bridging the gap: How are industry and university working together on teaching and research? What else needs to be done?

· Future Skills: What are the skills we need to master to stay on the top of the data game and in demand?

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Dr David Stockdale

The University of Queensland

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Dr Piyush Madhamshettiwar

Department of Transport Victoria

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Jim Hogan

QUT

2:45

Competitive Edge: How to Build Analytics Teams to Align with Your Strategies

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Virginia Wheway

Data Systems and Strategy Manager, Thiess

Competitive Edge: How to Build Analytics Teams to Align with Your Strategies

February 27 | 14:45 - 15:10

Speaking:

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Virginia Wheway

Thiess

3:10

Pioneers of Collaboration: Why Data Driven Leaders Should Be Supporting Team Diversity

  • How leaders can better support diversity in an organisation – understanding differing employee needs.
  • Overcoming the potential for algorithmic bias - How a team diversity can actually produce more balanced results.
  • Analysing the traditional barriers to entry – are these beginning to change? Why aren’t more diverse groups applying?
  • How to encourage more diverse talent beyond just the recruitment phase - keeping diverse groups engaged long term.

Speaking:

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Steve Nichols

General Manager, Solution Delivery, ERM Power

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Virginia Wheway

Data Systems and Strategy Manager, Thiess

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Miranda Patten

Head of Data & Analytics Platform, Bank of Queensland

Pioneers of Collaboration: Why Data Driven Leaders Should Be Supporting Team Diversity

February 27 | 15:10 - 15:40

  • How leaders can better support diversity in an organisation – understanding differing employee needs.
  • Overcoming the potential for algorithmic bias - How a team diversity can actually produce more balanced results.
  • Analysing the traditional barriers to entry – are these beginning to change? Why aren’t more diverse groups applying?
  • How to encourage more diverse talent beyond just the recruitment phase - keeping diverse groups engaged long term.

Speaking:

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Virginia Wheway

Thiess

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Steve Nichols

ERM Power

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Miranda Patten

Bank of Queensland

3:40

Afternoon Tea & Networking in the Exhibition Area

Afternoon Tea & Networking in the Exhibition Area

February 27 | 15:40 - 16:10

Speaking:

4:10

CDAO Round Tables

During this interactive session, attendees will be split off by their individual roundtable to discuss the top 10 tips in data and analytics and what mistakes to avoid. Each facilitator will guide the discussion. Discussion will take place for 20 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of feedback to the rest of the delegates.

Topic 1: Data Governance: The Dual Challenge of Enabling Data Driven Innovation whilst Managing Regulatory and Compliance Obligations

Topic 2: ‘The First 90 Days of an Advanced Analytics Implementation’ – From Business Intelligence reports and dashboards to predictive models and AI/ML

Topic 3: Building a ‘Fail Fast’ Analytics Culture, in an Agile world.Differentiating Fail Fast, Agile and Lifetime Learning. (What are the pros and cons?)

Topic 4: Successfully Deploying Machine Learning Tech: Create list of lessons learned, Share resources/websites used, Models followed

Speaking:

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Dan Myers

President , IQ International

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Brett Born

Senior Information Quality Analyst – Data Quality and Governance , Telstra

Rick Andrews

Rick Andrews

Senior Data Quality Analyst, Data Reporting and Analytics, Telstra

CDAO Round Tables

February 27 | 16:10 - 16:40

During this interactive session, attendees will be split off by their individual roundtable to discuss the top 10 tips in data and analytics and what mistakes to avoid. Each facilitator will guide the discussion. Discussion will take place for 20 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of feedback to the rest of the delegates.

Topic 1: Data Governance: The Dual Challenge of Enabling Data Driven Innovation whilst Managing Regulatory and Compliance Obligations

Topic 2: ‘The First 90 Days of an Advanced Analytics Implementation’ – From Business Intelligence reports and dashboards to predictive models and AI/ML

Topic 3: Building a ‘Fail Fast’ Analytics Culture, in an Agile world.Differentiating Fail Fast, Agile and Lifetime Learning. (What are the pros and cons?)

Topic 4: Successfully Deploying Machine Learning Tech: Create list of lessons learned, Share resources/websites used, Models followed

Speaking:

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Brett Born

Telstra

Rick Andrews

Rick Andrews

Telstra

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Dan Myers

IQ International

4:40

Chair’s Closing Remarks and Close of CDAO Brisbane 2020

Chair’s Closing Remarks and Close of CDAO Brisbane 2020

February 27 | 16:40 - 16:45

Speaking: