Analytics in 2017: Trends and Insights


Howard Dresner headshot

Shawn Rogers headshotOriginal Date:
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Organizations large and small continue to struggle with making sense of all the data available to them. A few challenges facing companies today include a shortage of skilled analytic resources, the arrival of the IoT, and a proliferation of analytic technologies, tools, and coding languages. As your organization embarks on its resolution to make more data driven decisions in 2017, what questions should you be focused on to capitalize on analytics? Please join industry luminaries Howard Dresner and Shawn Rogers to review key insights from Dresner Advisory’s Flagship Research along with a forward-looking discussion on key trends in analytics for 2017. Topics include:

  • What are organizations investing in? IoT, Machine Learning, Text?
  • What roles do the Chief Data Officer and Chief Analytic Officer play?
  • How are organizations dealing with the analytics skill shortage?

Our presenters:
Howard Dresner is one of the foremost thought leaders in business intelligence and performance management, having coined the term Business Intelligence in 1989. He has published two books on the subject, The Performance Management Revolution: Business Results through Insight and Action (John Wiley & Sons, Nov. 2007) and Profiles in Performance: Business Intelligence Journeys and the Roadmap for Change (John Wiley & Sons, Nov. 2009). He lectures at forums around the world and is often cited by the business and trade press. Prior to Dresner Advisory Services, Howard served as chief strategy officer at Hyperion Solutions and was a research fellow at Gartner, where he led its business intelligence research practice for 13 years.

Shawn Rogers is Chief Research Officer for Statistica. Shawn is an internationally recognized thought leader, speaker, author and instructor on the topics of big data, analytics, cloud, data integration, data warehousing and social analytics. Shawn has more than 19 years of hands-on IT experience. Prior to joining Statistica he was Vice President of Research for Business Intelligence and Analytics at Enterprise Management Associates, a leading analyst firm. He co-founded the BeyeNETWORK, a global publication covering business intelligence, data warehousing and analytics. He was also a partner at DMReview magazine.