Agenda

Day One : Tuesday, May 4, 2021

10:30 EDT

15 min

Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair

10:45 EDT

60 min
Julie Tillotson

Jack of all Trades: Requirements for a Successful Analyst

Julie Tillotson, Intelligence Analyst, RCMP

  • Critical Thinking
  • Research Skills
  • Data Visualization and Organization skills
  • Software versatility
  • Writing skills
  • Presentation and public speaking skills
  • Collaboration & support

12:45 EDT

45 min

Break

15:30 EDT

45 min

Break

16:15 EDT

60 min

Using Data & Analytics to Look Inwards: Managing Hiring & HR Practices in a Data-Driven Way

  • Understand the importance of a data-driven culture
  • Identify the tools you have
  • Guard against information being shared with unintended recipients
  • Look both internally and externally
  • Use data insights to present to business leaders to help drive decision making

17:15 EDT

Closing Remarks from the Chair

Day Two : Wednesday, May 5, 2021

10:30 EDT

15 min

Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair

10:45 EDT

60 min
Jo-Ann Yewchuk

Dashboard Fundamentals: The resources you need, the project plan that works and a game plan that empowers you and your team to create an effective and impressive dashboard

Jo-Ann Yewchuk, Business Intelligence Analyst, Edmonton Police Services

  • The Project Plan: Why 4 Month Agile Sprints Work
  • The Team: The Resource on Your Critical Path and Why You Need to Bring Them in BEFORE the Project KickOff
  • Data: The Devil is in the Details and Why Your Stakeholder Will Be Given Homework
  • Dashboard Design: Selecting the Correct Graph Takes Time…Lots of Time
  • Formatting: Why Navigation and White Space Matters
  • Deployment = Training: Implementing a Solid Training Strategy Will Define the Success of Your Project

11:45 EDT

60 min

Optimizing Data and Analytics Investments to Achieve Business Value

  • Step-by-step guide to drive operational performance improvement
  • Understand how analytics can help product management
  • Improve service level performance while driving down costs
  • Explore data and analytics strategies that support business priorities
  • Develop a toolkit that optimizes business value from data and analytics investments

12:45 EDT

45 min

Break

13:30 EDT

60 min

Cloud Computing & Business Intelligence: A Powerful Blend for 2020

  • Develop and implement an efficient data quality management strategy
  • Practical tools to utilize a data integration process
  • Ensure efficient data analysis
  • Understand your customers and construct the right business decisions
  • Use KPIs to break the quality process of data management

14:30 EDT

60 min

Leveraging Data & Analytics to Increase your Budget

  • Implement proper budget allocation
  • Discover product insights
  • Using data insights for budget allocation
  • Optimize your budget and increase ROI
  • Using predictive analytics to drive decision making

15:30 EDT

45 min

Break

16:15 EDT

60 min

Business Intelligence & Data Security: Opportunity vs Risk

  • Implement advanced data processes
  • Extract data with scheduled, or ad hoc queries
  • Effectively distribute data and manage oversight data
  • Understand the importance of presenting it in a format which is easily understood
  • Leverage business intelligence in order to gain competitive advantage

17:15 EDT

Closing Remarks from the Chair