Drowning in Data: Uncovering the Analytics Advantage
Now more than ever, companies—and consultancies—are drowning in data. As a consequence, they’re often experiencing unprecedented pressure to make sense of all this information that’s suddenly available.
You’ll learn how to achieve better results from an expert panel of industry analysts, authors, and thought leaders—and uncover answers to such critical questions as:
- What’s the current (and future) state of big data and analytics?
- What is the potential for clients and consulting firms in the analytics market?
- Which consulting opportunities in analytics is your firm missing out on?
- How are leading consulting firms capitalizing on big data and analytics?
- What steps should you be taking right now to position your firm for success?
PLUS—get answers to your own questions during the live Q&A session immediately following the presentation.
Each presenter will offer an insider's view on “big data” and how it is driving demand in the marketplace. They will also highlight challenges and opportunities for consulting firms, as well as some of the best practices right now.
Consulting Magazine will present proprietary research and data from Consulting magazine’s sister company, Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory (KCRA). The presentation will feature KCRA’s findings on analytics’ potential market size and growth, as well as what is driving its adoption across various industry segments.
About the Presenters
Partner, North American BOA Content Management Leader, IBM Global Business Services
Jinesh Radadia has 17 years of advanced enterprise architecture and information management consulting expertise. He currently serves as leader of the enterprise content management service line for IBM Global Business Services (GBS) in North America. He is responsible for developing cross-sector solutions, competency development, and overall practice strategy for content management and analytics. His service line focuses on creating solutions that use content management architecture and emerging unstructured data analytics that help customers achieve strategic business value, operational efficiency, compliance, and business collaboration objectives.
Chief Analytics Officer, Global Alliance Program, Teradata Author, Taming The Big Data Tidal Wave
Bill Franks is the Chief Analytics Officer for Teradata’s global alliance program, providing insight on trends in the Advanced Analytics space and helping clients understand how Teradata and its analytic partners can support their efforts. In addition, Bill is a faculty member of the International Institute for Analytics and the author of the book, Taming The Big Data Tidal Wave. He is also an active speaker and blogger. His work has spanned clients in a variety of industries for companies ranging in size from Fortune 100 companies to small non-profit organizations.
CEO, Princeton Consultants
Steve Sashihara founded Princeton Consultants in 1980 upon his graduation from Princeton University, where he majored in Philosophy. Sashihara is President, CEO and leads his firm’s Optimization practice, transforming businesses by designing and installing software that makes tangible recommendations for action. He is the author of the recently released book, The Optimization Edge, as well as a director of the Association of Management Consulting Firms, for which he has served in a variety of leadership roles.
Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Consulting magazine
As Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Consulting, Joseph Kornik oversees the editorial operations and overall mission of the publication. Mr. Kornik is also responsible for the magazine’s Web site and all live and virtual events, including the Consulting Summit—the largest annual gathering of management consultants in North America.