2017 FACULTY

Howard Dresner

Founder and Chief Research Officer
Dresner Advisory Services

Dr. Cathy O'Neil

Author
Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

Professor Thomas W. Malone

Founding director
MIT Center for Coordination Science

Dr. Theresa Johnson

Data scientist
Supply Growth at Airbnb

David Dadoun

Director of Business Intelligence and Data Governance
Aldo Group

Jim Ericson

Vice President and Research Director
Dresner Advisory Services

Charles Hooper

Author
59 Minutes to Great Storytelling

Bill Hostmann

Research Fellow
Dresner Advisory Services

Nathan Kollett

Senior Product Manager
Analytics Group at Wayfair

Mico Yuk

Author
Data Visualization for Dummies

2017 AGENDA

State of Business Intelligence
Howard Dresner and Bill Hostmann
Performance-Directed Culture and Organization Workshop
Howard Dresner and Bill Hostmann
Secrets of Building Actionable KPIs
Mico Yuk
Expert Panel - Analytics and the Digital Enterprise
Moderator Bill Hostmann, vendor panel
Driven: Using Data to Power Your Business
Dr. Theresa Johnson
The "Dark Side" of Data Science
Dr. Cathy O'Neil
Data Science, Algorithms and Big Data: A Moderated Discussion
Cathy O'Neil, Theresa Johnson and Howard Dresner
Tapping Human Intelligence: Why Machines Will Never (Completely) Take Over
Professor Thomas W. Malone
Moving Business Intelligence to the Cloud
Jim Ericson
Understanding Traditional, Big Data and Emerging Analytical Architectures
Bill Hostmann
Great Storytelling with Data
Chuck Hooper
Creating and Sustaining a Governance Program
David Dadoun
Self-service Business Intelligence: Separating Hype from Reality
Nathan Kollett