Monthly Archives: November 2013

IoD Day 2 – Banking Compliance Challenges

Bank America Merril Lynch is the subject Vast number of new regulatory regimes and ill formed regulations. Questions How do regulatory systems get created How does the regulatory system create compliance challenges? Regulations lead to laws leads to compliance rules … Continue reading

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IoD Day 2 – Chief Data Officer?

Crucial message is that Data is separate from the IT. Get the data structured and architected first and then develop the IT systems. The data is the only non-depletable, non-degrading, non-depreciating, durable, strategic asset of an organisation. Durable assets are … Continue reading

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IoD Day 2 – Leading Aircraft Manufacturer Explores Big Data Across the Enterprise

Value in data not used, but what are the risks of using personal data or other data that should not be used. Also how do we connect all that raw data. Based on Airbus. Topic is connecting data and integrating … Continue reading

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IoD Day 2 – Holistic Governance

Defensible Disposal is the topic and Information Lifecycle Governance, with a focus on legal requirements. Objective is to lower the cost of Information in order to increase the value derived from it and to manage risk and be compliant with … Continue reading

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IoD Day 1 – Big Data Machine Learning: Applications, Tools and Best Practices

About Enterprise Machine Learning It is the Magic creating the insights???????!!!!!!! A complex field including a wide range of techniques, statistics, probability, speech processing, CS theory, signal processing and numerical analysis. Very complex but this needs to be hidden from … Continue reading

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IoD Day 1 – Data Scientist Expert Debate

What is a data scientist. Q1 – Definition? – many answers from the 5 members of the panel. A Data scientist deals with the data. They are excited by data and need to link the data to the problem to … Continue reading

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IoD Day 1 – Update

This is a large conference, over 12000 attendees. Over 30 presentation streams at a time. almost too much to comprehend. The world of big data analytics is vast. Large numbers of the presentations are highly technical and based around the … Continue reading

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IoD Day 1 – Analytics Transformation: a Global Perspective Session 2

This session is on the business Value case for Analytics. Can achieve massive improvements in performance, increasing sales by 43 times in Insurance industry. Uses concepts from the Zachman Enterprise Architecture levels, the business case needs to concentrate on the … Continue reading

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IoD Day 1 – Cognitive Computing – Watson

First session is about the Watson cognitive system built by IBM to understand natural language. Starts with illustrations of the difficulty of machine understanding of language. It is not based on keyword matching. Illustrated by the Jeopardy competition. Watson uses … Continue reading

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EdCon Day 2

A second day of many interesting presentations about both Analytics programme  development and also various approaches to teaching Analytics topics. Key issues are what is a Data Scientist and what should they learn. Many interesting debates.

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