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Centre for the Magic Arts, 12 Stephenson Way,
London NW1 2HD

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Become a Truly Connected Enterprise

Join us to learn how to empower your organization to turn data into value. No matter how many places your data lives – cloud, on-premises, mainframe, hybrid – you can liberate it to accelerate your digital transformation. Find out how to take your data projects to the next level to become a truly connected enterprise.

  • 09:30 – 10:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 – 10:30 Welcome & Lifting the Lid on the Hidden Data Problem
  • Speaker: Richard Neale
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Accelerating Time To Value From Your Data
  • Partner Session Speaker: Robin Bradley
  • 11:00 – 11:15 Break
  • 11:15 – 12:00 Building a High-Performing Data Team: Strategies for Success
  • Keynote Session Speaker: Alessandro Romano
  • 12:00 – 12:45 Executive Roundtable
  • 12:45 – 14:00 Lunch

Executive Roundtables

Your keynote speaker will host the executive roundtable, continuing the conversation around their session’s topic. Through a guided discussion, you’ll debate the challenges, discuss success stories, and share strategies for growing your organization’s data and analytics maturity.

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Get to Know the Speakers

Richard Neale | Software AG
Welcome Speaker

Session Title: Lifting the Lid on the Hidden Data Problem
Session Abstract: This session will unveil new research uncovering the hidden data problems faced by data practitioners and decision makers. Learn what your peers are saying about data friction putting the brakes on innovation and taking control of the data “wild west” while empowering lines of business.

Robin Bradley | bigspark | CEO
Partner Speaker

Robin is the CEO of bigspark, the UK’s fastest growing Data Consultancy in Financial Services. Robin has worked in the data space for 20 years, providing thought leadership on using data, AI and emerging technologies and adding value to all levels of companies. Bigspark offers strategic support for C-suite and senior management teams to reduce the risk of AI, cloud and emerging tech adoption and scale-out. In addition, Robin enjoys helping companies crystallise their emerging technology roadmap and transform their businesses during this 4th Industrial Revolution. Bigspark is a StreamSets platinum professional services partner in EMEA, with an expert team of technical leads and data engineers to help companies drive value from their data.

Session Title: Accelerating Time To Value From Your Data
Session Abstract: Everyone is looking at using data to increase enterprise value, respond to economic volatility, and changing customer expectations. But, with the migration to a cloud-based business model and the increasing complexity and volume of data, how do you extract maximum value from your data? In this session, Robin will explore how enterprises can accelerate the time to value of data using modern cloud-based techniques, referencing real-life examples of how some tier 1 banks and large financial services organisations are approaching this problem with support from bigspark.

Alessandro Romano

Alessandro Romano | Kuehne+Nagel | Senior Data Scientist
Keynote Speaker

Alessandro is a highly experienced data scientist with a Bachelor’s degree in computer science and a Master’s in data science. He has collaborated with a variety of companies and organizations and currently holds the role of senior data scientist at logistics giant Kuehne+Nagel. Alessandro is particularly passionate about statistics and digital experimentation and has a strong track record of applying these skills to solve complex problems. He shares his knowledge regularly, speaking at events like the Data Innovation Summit and DataMass Gdansk Summit.

Session Title: Building a High-Performing Data Team: Strategies for Success
Session Abstract: Building a high-performing data team is crucial for unlocking the power of data and driving business success. We will discuss the key roles and responsibilities of a data team, as well as the strategies, tools, and resources necessary for success. We will explore the importance of collaboration and communication within a data team and provide tips and best practices for addressing everyday challenges. This talk will provide valuable insights and practical advice for building a data team that can drive innovation and improve decision-making.

There is no fee to attend the Connected Enterprise Forum but space is limited. All requests will be reviewed and a response email will be sent within 24 hours. Not everyone will be accepted to attend.

Venue Details

The Magic Circle
Centre for the Magic Arts, 12 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD

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