Introductory note & videos
Thank you Evanta for the invitation to attend the 2019 Toronto Chief Data Officer Summit. To show my thanks, here is a short summary of the main points I took away from each of the sessions I attended.
You can watch the entire summary (24 minutes total across 6 sessions) or pick individual ones of interest below.
Have a great holiday,
Introductory Video (20 sec)
Full summary video (24 min)
Total time: 2 minutes
Keynote presented by: IBM
Total time: 5 minutes
Nominated partners who elect not to sponsor may not otherwise attend the conference. Qualified partner organizations may, however, submit a request for an invitation for their chief data officer to attend as a conference attendee.
Executive Thought Leader
MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise analytics and mobility software and services. Our mission is to make every enterprise a more Intelligent Enterprise™. MicroStrategy 2019™ delivers modern analytics on an open, comprehensive enterprise platform designed to drive business results with Federated Analytics, Transformational Mobility, and HyperIntelligence™.
Learn more at http://www.microstrategy.com/us
National Thought Leader
Infoworks offers the only Enterprise Data Operations and Orchestration (EDO2) system built to automate and accelerate development, deployment and orchestration of analytics projects at scale, in cloud, hybrid, multi-cloud, and premise-based environments. Through deep automation and a code-free environment, Infoworks empowers organizations to rapidly consolidate and organize enterprise data, create analytics pipelines and deploy projects to production within days – dramatically increasing business agility and accelerating time-to-value.
Infoworks automates the creation and ongoing operational management of big data solutions for:
– Automated Data Workflows for Business Intelligence & Analytics
– Automated Data Lake Creation & Management
– Automated Enterprise Data & Analytics Migration to Cloud and Multi-Cloud
Learn more at http://www.infoworks.io/
IBM is a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company, backed by over a century of business and systems innovation. IBMers are dedicated to world-changing progress and building new ways to outthink challenges in a world where cognitive intelligence is infused into the systems and processes that help improve business and society. IBM Canada is headquartered in Markham, Ontario,and has nationwide responsibilities for sales, marketing and service. Canada is also home to IBM’s largest microelectronics packaging and test facility in Bromont, Quebec and the largest software development organization in the country, with sites in Markham, London and Ottawa, Ontario; Edmonton, Alberta;and Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia.
Learn more at https://www.ibm.com/cloud/yourcloud
ASG Technologies is the only integrated platform and flexible end-to-end solution for the information-powered enterprise. ASG’s Information Management solutions capture, manage, govern and enable companies to understand and support all types of information assets (structured and unstructured) and stay compliant. ASG’s IT Systems Management solutions ensure that the systems and infrastructure supporting that information lifecycle are always available and performing as expected. ASG has over 3,500 customers worldwide in top vertical markets including Financial Services, Healthcare, Insurance and Government. For more information, visit ASG.com or connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
Learn more at http://www.asg.com
Dataiku develops the enterprise data science platform that enables entire data teams to build and deliver their own analytics and AI products more efficiently. All users, from data scientists and beginner analysts, can easily apply data science and advanced machine learning techniques to all types, sizes, and formats of raw data to build and deploy predictive data flows. More than 150 customers in industries including retail, e-commerce, manufacturing, finance, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and transportation use Dataiku on a daily basis to collaboratively build predictive dataflows to detect fraud, reduce churn, optimize internal logistics, predict future maintenance issues, and more.
Learn more at http://www.dataiku.com
DataStax delivers the always-on, active everywhere distributed hybrid cloud database built on Apache Cassandra™. The foundation for full data autonomy and personalized, real-time applications at scale, DataStax Enterprise makes it easy for enterprises to exploit hybrid and multi-cloud environments via a seamless data layer that eliminates the issues that typically come with deploying applications across multiple on-premises data centers and/or multiple public clouds.
We help many of the world’s leading brands across industries transform their businesses by eliminating data silos and powering modern, mission-critical applications. For more information, visit www.DataStax.com and follow us on Twitter @DataStax.
Learn more at http://www.datastax.com
Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG) helps innovators build a better world with data. Pure’s data solutions enable SaaS companies, cloud service providers, and enterprise and public sector customers to deliver real-time, secure data to power their mission-critical production, DevOps, and modern analytics environments in a multi-cloud environment. One of the fastest growing enterprise IT companies in history, Pure Storage enables customers to quickly adopt next-generation technologies, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, to help maximize the value of their data for competitive advantage. And with a Satmetrix-certified NPS customer satisfaction score in the top one percent of B2B companies, Pure’s ever-expanding list of customers are among the happiest in the world.
Learn more at http://www.purestorage.com
DataOps is the data practice for the AI era, connecting data consumers with data creators to accelerate collaboration and digital innovation. Data is your competitive edge. But it is becoming less accessible as it becomes more dense, diverse and distributed. We help you place the right data in the right place at the right time. We are analytics, industrial expertise, technology and outcomes rolled into one great solution partner. We are POWERING GOOD through social values, environmental values and economic values. We listen. We understand. We work with you. Get Your DataOps Advantage with Hitachi Vantara
Learn more at http://www.hitachivantara.com/en-us/home.html
Neo4j is the leading graph database platform that drives innovation and competitive advantage at Airbus, Comcast, eBay, NASA, UBS, Walmart and more. Thousands of community deployments and more than 300 customers around the globe harness connected data with Neo4j to reveal how people, processes, locations and systems are interrelated. Using a relationships-first approach, applications built using Neo4j tackle connected data challenges including artificial intelligence, machine learning, fraud detection, real-time recommendations and master data.
Learn more at http://www.neo4j.com/
OmniSci (formerly MapD) is the pioneer in GPU-accelerated analytics, redefining speed and scale in big data querying and visualization. The OmniSci platform is used to find insights in data beyond the limits of mainstream analytics tools. Harnessing the massive parallel computing power of GPUs, the platform is available in the cloud and on-premise. OmniSci originated from research at Harvard and MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
Learn more at http://www.omnnisci.com
Talend, a leader in cloud data integration and data integrity, enables companies to transform by delivering trusted data at the speed of business.
Talend Data Fabric offers a single suite of apps that shortens the time to trusted data. Users can collect data across systems; govern it to ensure proper use,transform it to new formats and improve quality, and share it with internal and external stakeholders.
Over 3,500 organizations across the globe have chosen Talend to help them turn all their raw data into trusted data to make business decisions with confidence — including GE, HP Inc., and Domino’s.
Learn more at http://www.talend.com/
ThinkData builds and operates Namara.io, which provides a secure and collaborative way for any organization to access, manage, and integrate with the data they need to fuel business intelligence and machine learning solutions. Deployed as a tool for the data and analytics divisions, Namara can significantly reduce the amount of time data scientists and analyst spend on data discovery and processing tasks that, although required for most deliverables, monopolize their time and limit output. As more data flows through Namara, it becomes Mission Control for these data science teams, enabling them to rapidly deploy data and launch new projects with a fraction of the time and effort traditionally required.
Learn more at https://www.thinkdataworks.com