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Dec 4–5, 2017: Training
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Developing a modern enterprise data strategy

John Akred (Silicon Valley Data Science)
9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)

Who is this presentation for?

  • CxOs, vice presidents of data, and data management professionals

What you'll learn

  • Learn how to implement a data strategy at your organization
  • Explore recommended tools and techniques


Big data, AI, and data science have great potential for accelerating business, but how do you reconcile business opportunity with the sea of possible technical solutions? Fundamentally, data should serve the strategic imperatives of a business—those key strategic aspirations that define the future vision for an organization. A data strategy should guide your organization in two key areas: what actions your business should take to get started with data and where to start to realize the most value.

John Akred explains how to create a modern data strategy to power data-driven business.

Topics include:

  • Why have a data strategy?
  • Connecting data with business
  • Devising a data strategy
  • The data value chain
  • New technology potentials
  • Project development style
  • Organizing to execute your strategy
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John Akred

Silicon Valley Data Science

With over 15 years in advanced analytical applications and architecture, John Akred is dedicated to helping organizations become more data driven. As CTO of Silicon Valley Data Science, John combines deep expertise in analytics and data science with business acumen and dynamic engineering leadership.

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12/11/2017 5:43pm +08

Hi John, really enjoyed the talk, is there any where i can get a copy of the presentation? and am i able to share that with a few folk in my organisation?

one day kadir ibro |
10/30/2017 3:18pm +08

Yeah I know that I have been a while