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Make Data Work
22–23 May 2017: Training
23–25 May 2017: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK

Making the future happen sooner

Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting)
16:0016:30 Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Data Case Studies
Location: Capital Suite 15

Business advantage used to come from scale. Today, it comes from adaptivity. In this session, Strata conference chair and Lean Analytics author Alistair Croll shares case studies from Tesla, Blockbuster, Waze, and others that demonstrate how companies can put data—and first-mover advantage—to work in competitive markets.

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Alistair Croll

Solve For Interesting

Alistair Croll is an entrepreneur with a background in web performance, analytics, cloud computing, and business strategy. In 2001, he cofounded Coradiant (acquired by BMC in 2011) and has since helped launch Rednod, CloudOps, Bitcurrent, Year One Labs, and several other early-stage companies. He works with startups on business acceleration and advises a number of larger companies on innovation and technology. A sought-after public speaker on data-driven innovation and the impact of technology on society, Alistair has founded and run a variety of conferences, including Cloud Connect, Bitnorth, and the International Startup Festival, and is the chair of O’Reilly’s Strata Data Conference. He has written several books on technology and business, including the best-selling Lean Analytics. Alistair tries to mitigate his chronic ADD by writing about far too many things at Solve For Interesting.