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Tuesday, November 13 • 7:00pm - 7:40pm
The Democratization of Analytics

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Got Cloud: The Democratization of Analytics

A Scenarios approach will present examples that illustrate the democratization of technology consumption, specifically focused on analytics.    Cloud Computing is a catalytic agent driving ease of consumption, with OpEx based pricing, with low capitalization costs.   These factors of ease of consumption and more of a real-time experience has also changed the behavior of how business leverages technology with data-driven decisions.

  1. Financial analytic compute that used to take a day, now takes a few minutes at 10x lower TCO due to the ability to leverage virtualization technology by VMWare.
  2. Exelon, based in Chicago leverages a large Cloud provider to compare native RISC-based computing of their enterprise financial analytics batch runs by their Finance Department to provide for a more real-time response.   Instead of taking 24 hours for batch processes to be completed over-night, these batch runs now take a few minutes. 
  3. Acme Trading Company leverages data analytics to discover key trading strategies based on a handful of simple scenarios and typical outcomes based on Market data compared in tandem with trade execution.   This historical data had taken days to perform and now takes a few minutes empowering trading staff to make changes in their trading behavior faster when encountering Market volatility.  
  4. Beer Analytics:  A distributor or bar-owner has the capability to capture analytics based on by installing flowmeters at the bar’sline at the Point of Consumption (POC). In this way, so each poured drink, brand of beer poured brand can be measured in real time.
  • KEY TAKEAWAY 1: Data-driven business decisions
  • KEY TAKEAWAY 2: A financial approach to evaluating technology scenarios
  • KEY TAKEAWAY 3: Cloud-based data analytics

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Ashley Mothershead

Cloud Account Manager, Navisite
True passion for helping IT leaders achieve their long term business objectives by implementingenterprise cloud based technologies.
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Joe Thykattil

Technology Architect, Spectrum
Joe drives technology adoption, architecture and sales. Experiences include serving as an Infrastructure Manager at Exelon, a Chicago based energy provider. In addition, Joe has held various architecture & engineering roles at Citadel, DRW Trading, and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange... Read More →

Tuesday November 13, 2018 7:00pm - 7:40pm EST
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