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December 5-6, 2016: Training
December 6–8, 2016: Tutorials & Conference

Financial services conference sessions

1:45pm–2:25pm Wednesday, 12/07/2016
Julie Rodriguez and Piotr Kaczmarek provide a fresh take on data visualizations with an extensive set of case studies that contrast traditional uses of charts with new methods that provide more effective representations of the data to produce greater insights.
4:15pm–4:55pm Wednesday, 12/07/2016
Santander was one of the last big banks in the UK to start using Hadoop and other big data technologies. However, the maturity of the technology made it possible to create a customer-facing data product in production in less than a year and a fully adopted production analytics platform in less than two. Antonio Alvarez shares what other late entrants can learn from this experience.
9:05am–9:25am Thursday, 12/08/2016
OCBC has long been recognized as a leader in traditional analytics within Southeast Asia, investing over $100M to build its capability. Donald MacDonald shares how OCBC determined that what had worked in the past may not succeed in the future and how it built support for its next-generation platform.
4:15pm–4:55pm Wednesday, 12/07/2016
Jorge Pablo Fernandez and Nicolette Bullivant explore Santander Bank's Spendlytics app, which helps customers track their spending by offering a listing of transactions, transactions aggregations, and real-time enrichment based on the categorization of transactions depending on market and brands. Along they way, they share the challenges encountered and lessons learned while implementing the app.
9:05am–9:30am Tuesday, 12/06/2016
Lyudmila Lugovskaya and Stuart Coleman discuss some of the many challenges that organizations face on their journey to become data-centric and share lessons learned from their experience doing and promoting data science within organizations of different type and size while dealing with restrictions imposed by traditional governance structures and policies.