The seminar provided very useful info to take back to management in order to make better decisions in our use of social media tools. - Web Communications Advisor, Health Canada
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Big Data and Analytics for the Public Sector

Enhancing Data-Driven Decision Making

May 30 - 31, 2017  ·  Toronto, Ontario
Special Keynote Address:
The Honourable Deb Matthews
Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development
Minister Responsible for Digital Government,
Government of Ontario

Deb Matthews is Ontario's Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development. In this role, she is implementing one the most ambitious reforms of student financial assistance in North America and is leading the government's efforts to better prepare Ontario's workforce for the jobs of today and tomorrow. As Ontario's first Minister Responsible for Digital Government, she is focused on delivering simpler, better, more convenient services for Ontarians. She also serves as Deputy Premier and Chair of Cabinet.


Gold Level Sponsor: Microsoft

Featuring These Industry Experts and Many More!
Konga Hillmer Knox Mucciacciaro Wylie
Sud Sylvester Cavoukian Zaidi Androsoff
Bener Usman Shanahan McCutcheon Hester
Tierney Robertson Sawhney Swenson Biagi
Unlock the Value in Your Data and Set Out a Strategy to Implement Big Data and Analytics in Your Organization
  • Explore different approaches for identifying useful information that can influence organizational strategy and decision making
  • Learn about different data visualization tools
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of your analytics through various measurements
  • Hear insights and predictions on the future of open data and digital government
  • Determine your objectives for collecting business intelligence data key steps in strategic planning
  • Ensure your data governance procedures are up to date and effective ensuring proper privacy and collection techniques are utilized
Plus! Take Advantage of Plenary Sessions That Include Three Hands-On Workshops:
  • Data Visualization 101
  • Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Analytics
  • Effective Communication Across Disciplines
Big Data and Analytics for the Public Sector Brochure Download Brochure as PDF File
I now know what is going on in BI space in public sector, especially with regard to big data and technology advancement.
- Senior Analyst, CRA
Provided good ideas and thoughts to take back and apply to my organization.
- Director, Finance IT,
Torstar Media Group
Excellent speakers ... Info was relevant and provided some tools I can use back on the job!
- Director, IT Management Practice,
The Economical Insurance Group
Many good ideas were presented and could be discussed in my organization.
- Senior Business Intelligence Specialist, Transport Canada
Who Should Attend This Event

  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Operations Officers
  • Directors of Analytics
  • Policy Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Officers/Analysts
  • Directors of Digital Government
  • Communications Officers
  • Data Analysts
  • Managers of Data Governance
  • Program Analysts
  • Deputy Ministers
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The amount of data that's available for public use is exploding, and as such, implementing big data projects is becoming a major priority across the public sector. Big data, analytics, and business intelligence provide limitless opportunities for improving service delivery, informing policy decision-making, and boosting organizational performance. The public sector is under increasing pressure to ensure ease of use, reliability, speed, and access to their services, for all citizens.

However, there are still numerous hurdles to overcome before you can take advantage of big data's opportunities. These challenges include securing organizational buy-in, complying with privacy and legal regulations, and breaking down silos to effectively collaborate with different departments.

INFONEX's two-day Leveraging Big Data & Analytics for the Public Sector will help you understand the benefits and pitfalls of big data and how it can be used to improve business functions and secure competitive advantage. Our faculty of leading experts will provide you with strategies for overcoming hurdles, securing buy-in, gathering and integrating your data, and leveraging your data to improve services and policy decisions.

Learn how to extract relevant information from data that can be used to make better organizational decisions. Get tips for overcoming challenges of implementing and maintaining a data governance program. Uncover ways to mitigate performance risks with business intelligence. Examine proven techniques for measuring the performance of your analytics and manage legal and privacy issues surrounding business intelligence.

Join us in Toronto to learn the best practices for collecting and leveraging big data and analytics. Register today!

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