Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Bill Franks

Bill Franks
Chief Analytics Officer, Teradata Corporation

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Bill Franks is chief analytics officer for Teradata, providing insight on trends in the analytics and big data space, and helping clients understand how Teradata and its analytic partners can support their efforts. In addition, Bill is a faculty member of the International Institute for Analytics and the author of the book Taming the Big Data Tidal Wave (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., April 2012).

He is also an active speaker and blogger. Bill’s focus has always been to help translate complex analytics into terms that business users can understand, and to then help an organization implement the results effectively within their processes. His work has spanned clients in a variety of industries for companies ranging in size from Fortune 100 to small non-profit organizations. Learn more about Bill at http://www.bill-franks.com.

Sessions

9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Data-driven Business
Location: 1 E14 / 1 E15
Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting), Farrah Bostic (The Difference Engine), Mark Madsen (Teradata), krish venkataraman (Syncsort), Amy O'Connor (Cloudera), Bill Franks (Teradata Corporation), Jake Kendall (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), Tricia Wang (Constellate Data ), Cecile Barbaroux (Schibsted Classified Media), Kristi Marotta (Allstate), Adam Devine (WorkFusion), Rahel Jhirad (Hearst), Alexander White (Next Big Sound), Jana Eggers (Nara Logics), Vincent Dell'Anno (Accenture), Fredrik Backner (Telia Company ), Bill Moschella (Evariant), Florin Trandafir (Nokia)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
All-day: For business strategists, marketers, product managers, and entrepreneurs, Data-Driven Business looks at how to use data to make better business decisions faster. Packed with case studies, panels, and eye-opening presentations, this fast-paced day focuses on how to solve today's thorniest business problems with big data. It's the missing MBA for a data-driven, always-on business world. Read more.
12:10pm–12:30pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
DDBD
Location: 1 E14/1 E15 Level: Intermediate
Bill Franks (Teradata Corporation)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 5 ratings)
In this talk, Teradata chief analytics officer Bill Franks considers the changes we need to make in order to complete a second industrial revolution centered on the analysis of data. Read more.