Virtual IT Summit - Transform with trusted data

June 15, 2021 | 10:00am SGT | 9:00am BST | 9:00am PDT

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Implement, manage, and scale governed analytics to optimize business growth

Global markets have evolved in the face of crisis, accelerating digital transformation across every industry. And at the heart of every transformation is data. In this ever-changing environment, enterprises worldwide have adapted by embracing trusted data to inform decision-making across every line of business.

As IT leaders and professionals, you are the stewards to define, design, and deliver governed analytics that fuels a thriving Data Culture across your organization. At the Tableau Virtual IT Summit, we're bringing together industry experts, customers, partners, and peers to help IT:

  • Drive adoption with enterprise-ready analytics that deliver value.
  • Implement a governance policy and practices that allow security and flexibility.
  • Increase organizational agility and business resilience with scalable BI.

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Meet our featured speakers

Andrew Beers

Chief Technology Officer
Tableau

Zaheera Valani

Vice President, Engineering
Tableau

Pierre Guillaume Wielezynski

Deputy Director, Digital Transformation Services
World Food Programme

Sabih Khan

Industry Leader, Public Safety & Justice
Salesforce

Zak Geis

Tableau CoE Leader
Chase

Marc Vandeveer

Chief Innovation Officer
Air Force Installation & Mission Support Center

Courtney Smith

Senior Manager, Global Commercial Data & Analytics
Illumina

Noel Carter

Analytics Solution Engineer
Tableau

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Explore the Agenda

Breakout Round 1

Breakout Round 2

Breakout Round 3

Session Details

Keynote 1

Opening Keynote

In today’s tech-driven world, the role of IT is more important than ever. Across every organization, people need access to trusted data to quickly and effectively adapt to the rapid pace of change. For our opening keynote, join Tableau CTO Andrew Beers to hear his perspective on ways IT leaders can help their organization stay agile and rapidly innovative through data and analytics. You'll discover what IT leaders are most excited about—and what concerns them—when they consider the future of analytics.

Speaker: Andrew Beers, Chief Technology Officer, Tableau

Breakout Round 1

Realize the business and technical value of analytics with Tableau

With tons of analytics products in the market, what makes Tableau so special? We'll cover the core capabilities of Tableau and what it's unique value. Whether you're new to Tableau or looking to justify a Tableau analytics implementation, learn about the business and technical value that Tableau can provide in the enterprise.

Speaker: Charles Shaeffer, Director, Product Marketing, Tableau

Level: Introductory

Track: Implement

Manage governance for self-service analytics

Can everyone in your organization securely access the data they need to make informed decisions? Join us to learn how to overcome challenges that organizations face when implementing modern, self-service analytics at scale. We’ll dive into governance models that can help you ensure responsible use of data and transform your business.

Speakers:

  • Noel Carter, Analytics Solution Engineer, Tableau
  • Cesar Picco, Senior Software Engineer, T-Mobile

Level: Introductory

Track: Manage

Unlock your Data Culture using Tableau Blueprint

Transforming into a data-driven organization requires a strategic investment in both your technology and Data Culture. In this session, Tableau will introduce you to Tableau Blueprint, a proven methodology that provides prescriptive, repeatable guidance to broaden, deepen, and scale the use of data. In addition, Illumina will speak about their journey using Tableau Blueprint to unlock their Data Culture and grow their analytics offerings.

Speakers:

  • Jeremy Blaney, Director, Tableau Blueprint, Tableau
  • Courtney Smith, Senior Manager, Global Commercial Data & Analytics, Illumina

Level: Introductory

Track: Scale

Your modern analytics architecture, powered by Tableau and partners

Tableau works closely with third-party software vendors to complement and integrate with the Tableau platform and accelerate customers’ data initiatives. In this session, you’ll learn how Tableau integrates with our technology partners’ platforms to help you design a modern data architecture that can meet the evolving analytics needs of your entire organization.

Speaker: Nick Brisoux, Director Product Management, Tableau

Level: Introductory

Track: Integrate

Breakout Round 2

Gain flexibility and choice with Tableau in the cloud

The cloud offers many benefits to modernize and optimize your analytics. Join this session to learn about the flexible deployment options that Tableau offers you and your stakeholders—no matter your data strategy or where you are in your cloud adoption.

Speakers:

  • Scott Smith, Product Manager, Tableau Online, Tableau
  • Tom Friedlander, Senior Director of Business Development, Tableau

Level: Introductory

Track: Implement

Enable self-service with Data Management

Tableau spearheaded self-service analytics with an intuitive platform that empowers people of all skill levels to use data to make informed decisions. Now we’ve expanded our vision for self-service into data management. In this session, we’ll discuss how the modern data environment is shifting, and how to overcome the barriers to self-service and a more mature Data Culture.

Speaker: Greg Koumoundouros, Business Development Manager, Tableau

Level: Introductory

Track: Manage

Enable Tableau Creators with a center of excellence at Chase

Data skills are critical to driving value with analytics. At Chase, the Tableau center of excellence expanded its training opportunities with the “Tableau Academy”—a boot camp-style course that takes users from beginner to expert in 16 weeks. Learn how Chase implemented the academy, its lessons learned, and the path forward.

Speaker: Heather Gough, Vice President, Business Analytics, Chase

Level: Intermediate

Track: Scale

Keep your Tableau platform and users secure

Securing your data and analytics environment is one of IT’s most critical functions in enabling a data-driven organization. This session will cover the various identity, authentication, authorization, and row-level security considerations for your users within Tableau Online or Tableau Server, as well as touch on network and hardware security at a high level.

Speaker: Miranda Osterheld, Senior Manager, Product Management, Tableau

Level: Advanced

Track: Integrate

Keynote 2

A journey to success with data transformation

In this keynote, Zaheera Valani, VP of Engineering at Tableau, will speak with Pierre Guillaume Wielezynski at World Food Programme about their data transformation journey. You’ll learn how WFP used Tableau Blueprint to create a framework for strategic implementation and ongoing business conversations.

Speakers:

  • PG Wielezynski, Deputy Director, Digital Transformation Services, World Food Programme
  • Zaheera Valani, Vice President, Engineering, Tableau

Breakout Round 3

Empower users to know, use, and trust governed data

Sharing trusted data with the organization begins with governance. Join us to hear about Tableau’s journey in implementing a data governance framework to support the analytics community. We’ll share our lessons learned, where we are today, and where we are going next.

Speakers:

  • Nathan Cho, Product Manager, Data Governance & Community, Tableau
  • Nirav Kamdar, Governance Program Manager, Tableau

Level: Introductory

Track: Implement

Manage Tableau Server at scale

There are many ways to deploy and manage Tableau Server, including on-premises and in the cloud. In this session, you’ll learn important considerations and benefits across various deployment scenarios, including best practices for security, maintenance, monitoring, and optimizing performance of your Tableau Server environment.

Speaker: Darren McGurran, Principal Solution Engineer, Server Management, Tableau

Level: Advanced

Track: Manage

Tableau roadmap and platform strategy

The Tableau platform is continuously evolving to deliver the range of experiences required to empower everyone in your organization with data. In this session, we’ll explore how Tableau innovation impacts how you curate and govern data while managing the platform for self-service analytics at scale.

Speakers:

  • Francois Zimmermann, EMEA Field CTO, Tableau
  • Juha Teljo, Vice President, Solution Engineering, Tableau

Level: Advanced

Track: Scale

Integrate all your data with MuleSoft

Data is the key to uncovering insights about customers, employees, and your business—but it can also create huge challenges because data lives everywhere. Join this session to learn how you can unlock your data, wherever it resides, to power impactful insights and analytics that drive business growth.

Speaker: Sarah Bendich, Senior Product Marketing Manager, MuleSoft

Level: Introductory

Track: Integrate

Keynote 3

Customer Roundtable: Why scalable, flexible governance is vital for today’s businesses

For our final keynote, Sabih Khan of Salesforce will host an intriguing roundtable discussion about scalable governance structure and business agility. The panel includes Marc Vandeveer, Chief Innovation Officer at the United States Air Force, and Zak Geis, VP of Software Engineering at Chase Bank.

Speakers:

  • Zak Geis, Tableau CoE Leader, Chase
  • Marc Vandeveer, Chief Innovation Officer, Air Force Installation & Mission Support Center
  • Sabih Khan, Industry Leader, Public Safety & Justice, Salesforce

Networking Roundtables

Networking Roundtables: Connect with your IT peers

New to the Tableau Virtual IT Summit - Networking Roundtables! This is a great opportunity to hear from your IT peers and relate over common goals and shared experiences. Roundtables will take place over video call in small groups up to 15. Join a topic or create your own.

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