Save the date for Gurus Of BI 2014: June 2nd in Oslo Spektrum! Stay tuned for more info...
GOBI is the most comprehensive business intelligence, analytics and big data event ever to be held in Norway. It comprises all major technologies, and spans all areas from technology to business to R&D.
GOBI is a one-stop-shop for first-time BI buyers. It provides in-depth knowledge into emerging technologies. And it caters to the most demanding BI professionals through highly competent speakers.
GOBI showcases international thought leaders giving key note adresses, never before seen at a Norwegian event.
Post-conference seminar June 11th.
Want to get the most out of the gurus while they’re in Oslo? Would you like to have a deep-dive seminar with BOTH keynote speakers? Attend the GOBI post-conference seminar on June 11th.
Secrets of Analytical Leaders: Insights from Information Insiders
Wayne Eckerson, Principal, BI Leader Consulting
How do you bridge the worlds of business and technology? How do you harness data for business gain? How do you deliver value from BI and analytical initiatives? Based on Wayne’s book, “Secrets of Analytical Leaders: Insights from Information Insiders,” this session will unveil the secrets to success of top BI and analytical leaders from companies such as Zynga, Netflix, US Xpress, Nokia, Capital One, Kelley Blue Book and Blue KC, among others. The session will cover both the “soft stuff” of people, processes, and projects and the “hard stuff” of architecture, tools, and data required to create and sustain a successful BI and analytics program.
You Will Learn:
• How to organize a BI and analytics team for optimal performance
• How to deliver value quickly and earn credibility among business sponsors
• How to translate insights into business impact
• How to create and deploy analytical models
• How to create an agile data warehouse
BI Market Update and How to Choose a Visual Data Discovery Tool
Cindi Howson, founder of BI Scorecard
As the face for the data warehouse, the BI tool is the most visible component to business users. BI tools continue to evolve to be more appealing, to reach new classes of users, and to speed the time to insight. At this session, BI tools expert Cindi Howson will offer strategies for managing your BI tool portfolio. She will highlight recent trends, the state of the market, differences in core modules, with a focus for selecting and deploying the right tool for the right user. The second half of the seminar provides an evaluation framework for evaluating dashboards and visual data discovery tools.
You Will Learn:
• State of the BI tools market and key trends
• State of BI standardization, motivations and challenges
• User segments, use cases, and tool positioning
• Differences in core modules
• Dashboard and visual data discovery use cases
• Strengths and weaknesses of leading products
The post-conference seminar is open for both GOBI-participants and others.
Attend both GOBI main event and post-conference seminar and get discounts.
The post-conference seminar will take place at Dronning Eufemias gate 16, Bjørvika (Visma-bygget), on June 11th.
0830-1200: Wayne Eckerson: Secrets of Analytical Leaders: Insights from Information Insiders
1300-1630: Cindi Howson: BI Market Update and How to Choose a Visual Data Discovery Tool
TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE!
The Norwegian BI barometer: A survey of BI maturity in the Norwegian market
Are Norwegian companies best in class when it comes to using information for management purposes? Or are they laggards compared to other countries, relying on gut feeling and experience? For the first time there will be a large scale survey of BI maturity in Norway. The survey will give an indication of the level of maturity in using BI in Norwegian companies. The survey will point out which areas are more mature, and which require more attention, both in total and divided by industry and company size. Is your company more or less mature than the industry average? Which areas are most and least mature? Get useful pointers for your own BI efforts at this presentation.
Click here to answer the survey. Your opinion counts!