Governance Strategies for Succeeding with Analytics
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  Anthony Algmin   Anthony J. Algmin
Chief Data Architect
Uturn Data Solutions
  John Akred   John Akred
Silicon Valley Data Science
  Kelle O'Neal   Kelle O'Neal
Founder and CEO
First San Francisco Partners
  Kasu Sista   Kasu Sista
Chief Information Officer


Wednesday, September 21, 2016
03:45 PM - 04:45 PM

Level:  Business/Strategic

In order to be successful with your Analytics effort over the long haul, you need to be able to demonstrate its value and effectiveness to the right people. How do you know your Analytics Strategy is working? How do you know you’re analyzing the right things, or that the analysis you’re doing is accurate, and that the quality of the data going into your process is appropriate to the outputs you need? What metrics and governance strategy do you need in place to manage these objectives? Our closing panel will reflect on the exciting possibilities you’ve heard from the past 3 days and offer advice on next steps to make sure these possibilities can become a reality.

Anthony J. Algmin helps businesses use data to get better at what they do. He is currently the Chief Data Architect at Uturn Data Solutions, a company specializing in helping businesses move to the cloud. Learn more at Previously, Anthony was the Chicago Transit Authority's first Chief Data Officer, developing data analytics capabilities to help the CTA improve transit services for millions of Chicagoans. Anthony also spent several years as a data strategy and management consultant with experience across many industries. His early career was in the capital markets industry performing technical and management roles to improve business performance with data and analytics. Anthony frequently speaks at national and local events, and contributes to the data governance and data management communities. He has a BA in Business Administration from Illinois Wesleyan University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

With over 15 years in advanced analytical applications and architecture, John is dedicated to helping organizations become more data-driven. He combines deep expertise in analytics and data science with business acumen and dynamic engineering leadership.

Having worked with the software and systems providers' key to the formulation of Master Data Management (MDM), Kelle O'Neal has played important roles in many of the groundbreaking initiatives that confirm the value of MDM to the enterprise. Recognizing an unmet need for clear guidance on the intricacies of implementing data solutions, she founded First San Francisco Partners. Under her leadership, FSFP immediately established a reputation as the first-call resource for companies looking to tap the value of Enterprise Information Management (EIM), MDM and Data Governance (DG). Kelle developed her ability to work through organizational complexity, build consensus and drive results in senior roles at companies such as Siperian, GoldenGate Software, Siebel Systems and Oracle. Kelle's strong background enables her to provide expert counsel to organizations seeking to execute an EIM, MDM or DG project. Kelle holds degrees from Duke University and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Kasu is the CIO of Consilink, a startup in the healthcare analytics space that combines deep health care experience, technical expertise and effective tools to create valuable insights for care coordination. He has more than twenty-five years of experience in business intelligence, information technology, strategic/solution alignment, and project/program management. An innovative entrepreneur, Kasu is both a strategic thinker as well as a hands-on tactician. His achievements have enabled him to be positioned as a savvy innovator in the high tech space and regarded as a true business professional. At Consilink, Kasu is focused on building the next generation reporting and analytics platform to handle the anticipated deluge of data in the healthcare arena. He is uniquely qualified to deliver this vision, based on a 25+ year career spanning many industries and technologies. Kasu has a Master of Science degree in Computer Science and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. He has a broad technology, and methodology portfolio. He has contributed to numerous industry publications, spoken at national conferences, conducted boot camps, authored a book and several white papers.

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