ON-demand WEBINAR PANEL

How to deliver actionable insights at scale

Heather Fitzgerald
Head of Data & Business Intelligence
Brian Allen
Big Data Engineer
Barry Devlin
Business Intelligence, Author and Speaker
Larry Clark
Distinguished Solution Engineer
Dave Mariani
Chief Technology Officer, Founder
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Join data leaders from Jackson National Life, Allstate Insurance, & more for a panel discussion on strategies to translate raw data into actionable information.

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Join data and analytics leaders and strategists for a panel discussion on strategies to translate raw data into actionable information that includes common enterprise metrics (like revenue, cost, and quantities) as well as standardized dimensions to sort, group, and categorize around clear, defined concepts (like time periods, geographic locations, and products).

Our featured speakers will share practical guidance and examples on how to prepare analysis-ready information using a semantic layer without the need for complex data engineering.

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In this webinar

You will learn about:

  • Creating governed and consistent access to features, numerics, categoricals, hierarchies, dimensions and measures
  • Dimensional analysis techniques for descriptive, diagnostic, predictive, prescriptive analytics
  • Information types: process-mediated data, human-sourced information, machine-generated data, and context-setting information
  • Slicing and dicing information using business concepts like time, region, product, and price.
  • Best practices for performance optimization and simplification of data prep for your BI teams
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Who should watch

BI and Analytics leaders and practitioners (e.g., Chief Data Officers, data scientists, data literacy, business intelligence, and analytics professionals) looking to translate raw data into actionable information at scale.

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Speakers
Heather Fitzgerald
Head of Data & Business Intelligence
Jackson National Life

Heather Fitzgerald is the Head of Data & Business Intelligence at Jackson National Life. She is a data visionary and analytics leader with 20+ years in driving innovative global solutions and data-driven insights that create operational efficiencies, growth, and success. She has deep expertise in business automation, data technology platforms, digital transformation, sales, marketing, and storytelling. She leads world-class data-centric teams through full transformation by way of the usage of agile, SCRUM, and SAFE methodologies.

Brian Allen
Big Data Engineer
Allstate

Brian started his big data experience as a Hadoop platform engineer and has since leveraged that knowledge at Encompass Insurance (an Allstate Company) to build out the data lake and extend the integrated data sets. He also led the implementation of the business intelligence strategy to democratize the data with a semantic layer and familiar productivity tools. Brian earned a degree in Computer Science and certificates in Information Security and Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin. Brian was also an accountant for 13 years specializing in accounting systems and financial reporting.

Barry Devlin
Business Intelligence, Author and Speaker

Dr. Barry Devlin is a founder of the data warehousing industry, defining its first architecture in 1985. A foremost authority on business intelligence (BI), big data, and beyond, he is respected worldwide as a visionary and thought-leader in the evolving industry. Barry has authored two ground-breaking books: the classic “Data Warehouse–from Architecture to Implementation” and “Business unIntelligence–Insight and Innovation Beyond Analytics and Big Data” in 2013.

Larry Clark
Distinguished Solution Engineer
Tableau Software

Larry Clark is a Distinguished Solution Engineer and member of the Strategic Solution Engineering team at Tableau Software, a Salesforce Company. He joined Tableau in late 2018 after several years as a BI consultant with Catapult, a Microsoft partner. Prior to that, Larry worked for Microsoft for over two decades, primarily as a SQL Server and BI technical seller. He recently earned a Master’s Degree in Software Engineering from the University of Texas. Larry and his wife and two teenagers live in Austin, Texas with two dogs, three cats and four Land Cruisers.

Dave Mariani
Chief Technology Officer, Founder
AtScale

Dave is the founder of AtScale and is the Chief Strategy Officer. Prior to AtScale, he was VP of Engineering at Klout & at Yahoo! where he built the world’s largest multi-dimensional cube for BI on Hadoop. Mariani is a Big Data visionary & serial entrepreneur.