Data Analytics as a driver for business process transformation

31st August 2017
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Venue: STK Atlanta

Synopsis

Enterprises world-over are waking up to the multitude of opportunities of using data intelligently to drive business strategy as well as create newer business models to fuel their growth. Data has become the de-facto currency of business and enterprises are scrambling to find ways and means to scale out their IT environments to support the data proliferation.

With a dramatic shift towards a digital transformation, it is imperative that the leadership of every enterprise be armed with the right tools and strategies to leverage the advancements in the Cloud, Social, mobile and (big) data analytics.

The question is: What’s the best route towards securing new intelligent and insightful ecosystems that harness the true power of data?

From cultivating holistic, data-aware platforms to strategies that capitalize on emerging technologies to uncover hidden insights from enterprise data, this evening will bring together the current approaches being taken to transform data into a true business driver.

Join Meet the Boss Live in partnership with Orion, in a dynamic, cross vertical discussion as we explore the future of data analytics in enterprise business strategy.

Programme

6:30 – 7:00 pm – Welcome Reception & Cocktails
7:00 – 7:10 pm – Introduction from Master of Ceremonies
7:10 – 7:40 pm – Keynote Speaker
7:40 – 9:00 pm – Three-course dinner complemented with table discussion points 
9:00 – 9:30 pm – Wrap up discussion and closing remarks from Orion

Discussion Topics

  • Analytics for Internal audits and risk identification
  • Analytics for product/service positioning & sales process transformation
  • Analytics for employee engagement

Keynote Speaker

Tony Uphoff
Tony Uphoff, President & CEO, Thomas Publishing Co, LLC

Tony Uphoff is President and CEO of Thomas Publishing Company, LLC. Before joining Thomas in January of 2017, Uphoff served as CEO of Business.com, where he led the turnaround, build out and successful sale of the company in June of 2016. Prior to Business.com, Tony was CEO of UBM TechWeb, where he led the transformation of a declining print-centric business into a fast-growing digital media, live event and marketing services powerhouse. He also served as President of VNU Media’s Entertainment Group and Publisher of The Hollywood Reporter, building out and expanding the brands via digital media and live events. Uphoff was the founding CEO of Internet Media company Beliefnet and served as Publisher of InformationWeek in the mid-90s, growing the brand into the largest in the history of B2B media. Uphoff also served in several key management positions at Ziff-Davis during the company’s rapid growth in the early 1990s.

Tony has been named “Folio Forty C-Level Visionary” by Folio Magazine, “Top Media Innovator” by Mins B2B and is regularly named in the Top 100 business media execs by B2B Magazine. Tony is acknowledged as an industry expert on media, marketing and technology, and he is a regular speaker at industry conferences and leading business schools. Uphoff serves on the boards of NTN Buzztime, the HIMSS Media Group and as a Trustee of Linfield College. He also serves as a Business Mentor at Mucker Labs Accelerator and on the advisory boards of the data company Connotate and the programmatic radio ad platform companyJelli. Tony regularly blogs on media, marketing and technology trends on his blog Uphoff On Media.

About Orion

Orion is a global information technology services & solutions firm headquartered in New Jersey, USA; that has a long and steady history of delivering transformative business focused solutions that deliver measurable results. Since 1993 Orion has developed, integrated, deployed and managed IT services and solutions for leading organizations in the financial, telecom, education and healthcare verticals among others. While business process automation is their forte, their experience with analytics driven decisions to drive workflow solutions, have allowed clients to maximize the potential for value creation. With an emphasis on delivery excellence, Orion’s core competencies include decades of IT services experience, flexible & unique engagement models, deep domain & delivery expertise, proprietary tools & frameworks, and global technology alliances, making them a proven and valuable business partner.

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