Transform: Data Week continues with an exploration into data analytics


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This year TransformThe most important event in applied AI for enterprise businesses and technology decision-makers, APPLE AI FOR ENTREPRENEURS, is back, both in-person as well as virtually. We’re digging deep with two full weeks of the most critical topics in applied AI, including data, AI and the edge.

On July 20, the Data Week will begin virtual coverage. In-depth talks and panels by industry leaders will be held every day to shed light on key topics in the data sector. On Day One, (July 20) we’ll take a deep dive into data architecture, and on Day Two (July 21), it’s all about data governance. Day Three (July 21) will focus on data analytics or the AI which turns your data into gold.

Below you’ll find a closer look at the what’s happening in the world of data analytics, from leaders at FedEx, Orangetheory, Walgreens and more. (And don’t miss the Agendas for Day One & Day Two).

Data Analytics: A Deep-Dive: July 22

The panels begin at 9:00 AM PT. They will start with a review of Uri, the historic winter storm that paralyzed most of the south and severely affected FedEx services for critical healthcare accounts. In this chat with Sriram Krishnasamy, CEO of Fedex Dataworks, you’ll learn FedEx Dataworks used AI to clear the network and send life-saving medical products to their destinations. You’ll also understand how the company’s fully automated dashboard empowers operators to manage exceptions, how data helps the team solve challenges in the face of a crisis and more.

Next up at 9:20 am PT is a look at why data is valuable to companies of every size — and Data analytics that can be simple enough to put your data into action even before you are ML ready. Ameen Kazerouni, Chief Data & Analytics Officer at Orangetheory Fitness joins Allison Ryder, Senior Project Editor at MIT Sloan Management Review to talk about why it doesn’t take large ML and AI investments to start seeing immediate value in your data. Plus you’ll learn how basic data analytics methods and the right organizational structure can help drive even smaller, less technical companies toward digital transformation, and more.  

Walgreens is one of the world’s largest retail pharmacy healthcare destinations, with more than 450,000 team members globally, 13,000 stores across 25 countries and approximately 9 million store visits and online interactions with customers every year. VentureBeat Executive editor Llanor Alleyne will talk with Mike Maresca from Walgreens Boots Alliance at 9:40 AM PT. How Walgreens is using data to transform customer experience at every touchpoint.

The morning continues with a dive in to the next era personal mobility at 10:00 AM PT. Turo, which is a peer-to–peer car sharing service, isn’t afraid to use data or AI to enhance their customers experiences. The company is now Customers can feel safer with real-time analytics. In this talk by Avinash Gangadharan, Chief Technology Officer at Turo, you’ll learn about the evolution of the company’s data feature sets to its final form: the Turo Risk Score, which is designed to deliver a safe transaction and experience for the entire community.

At 10:20 am PT, dive intoNative parallel graphs are one of the most advanced types of graph analytics.. Dan McCreary, Distinguished Engineer — AI at Optum, (the technology division of UnitedHealth Group) will sit down with Mike Booth, VP Americas Sales at TigerGraph, to talk about how UHG leverages TigerGraph technology. You’ll learn how the graph, with AI algorithms on top, can help not only monitor an enterprise but make predictions, to avoid problems before they happen, how UHG improved quality of care while lowering costs, and more.

Welcoming to the multi-cloud world. For enterprises looking to be at the cutting edge, a cloud-agile strategy is essential today. In this fireside conversation, Shiv Rajji, Chief Product Officer of Auth0, and Andrew Davidson SVP Cloud Products at MongoDB will discuss. re-engineering global platforms for a multi-cloud world. You’ll hear about what growing competitive challenges to the Big Three hyperscalers mean, the growing number of data privacy laws and how they’re impacting organizations, the migration to the edge and more.

Two full weeks of VB Transform is coming up fast, so don’t forget to Register now 

July LIVE at The Palace Hotel, San Francisco, CA19: The Data & AI Executive Summit | LIVE at The Palace Hotel, San Francisco, CA 

Meet over 500 data and AI executives face-to-face to network with your peers and hear success stories about data- and AI-related strategies from top-level thought leaders.

July 20-22: The Data Week

July 26-28: VirtualThe AI & Edge Week | Virtual 

These two weeks will cover the most important topics in Data and Al.

The complete agenda is available here.


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