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TDWI Minneapolis Chapter Event: BI Strategy, KPI’s and Leading Indicators – Sept 8

Posted by denglishbi on September 4, 2014

The next TDWI Minneapolis Chapter meeting is next week Monday, September 8 and it will take place at the Courtyard by Marriot in Bloomington, MN. The meeting will feature Wayne Eckerson and he will be talking about the new analytical ecosystem.

http://tdwichapters.org/Minneapolis (or http://www.tdwimpls.org/)

Here are all of the details:

When: Monday, September, 2014, 8:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Where:  Courtyard at Marriot/Bloomington

7800 Bloomington Avenue South

Bloomington, MN 55425

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Agenda:

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. – Networking and Registration
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. – Introduction and Chapter Business
8:45 – 9:30 a.m. – The New Analytical Ecosystem, Wayne Eckerson
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. – Break and Networking
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. – Continued: The New Analytical Ecosystem, Wayne
11:00 – 11:30 p.m. – Q&A – Discussion
11:30 – 12:45 p.m. – Closing Comments & Wrap-Up

Click here to register for the next upcoming event

Abstract:

"The New Analytical Ecosystem: Bridging the Worlds of BI and Big Data"

Wayne will be talking about The New Analytical Ecosystem: Bridging the Worlds of BI and Big Data.  For too long, organizations have tried to shoehorn all analytical users and activities into a single, monolithic architecture. Forward-thinking organizations are now augmenting their classic report-centric data warehouses with real-time, analytical, and content-based engines to support multiple types of users, data, and applications. This presentation describes the fundamental business forces at work that make it difficult to deliver successful BI programs. It then describes a new organizational architecture, data architecture, and analytical architecture that enable organizations to optimize business dynamics and reap value from their data analytics assessments. In short, the presentation shows how to create a new analytical ecosystem for the 21st century.

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TDWI Minneapolis Chapter Event: BI Strategy, KPI’s and Leading Indicators – June 10

Posted by denglishbi on May 23, 2014

The next TDWI Minneapolis Chapter meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 10 and it will take place at the Hilton in Bloomington, MN. The meeting will feature Laura Madsen and she will be talking about BI strategy.

http://tdwichapters.org/Minneapolis (or http://www.tdwimpls.org/)

Here are all of the details:

When: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 8:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Where:  Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington

3900 American Blvd. West
Bloomington, MN 55437

Click here to register for the next upcoming event

Agenda:

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. – Networking and Registration
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. – Introduction and Chapter Business
8:45 – 9:30 a.m. – Healthcare Business Intelligence, Laura Madsen
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. – Break and Networking
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. – Continued: Healthcare Business Intelligence, Laura Madsen
11:00 – 11:30 p.m. – Q&A – Discussion
11:30 – 12:45 p.m. – Closing Comments & Wrap-Up

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Abstract:

"BI Strategy, KPI’s and Leading Indicators"

Laura Madsen spearheads strategy and product development for the healthcare sector and works with key accounts across the country in the provider, payer, and healthcare manufacturing markets.   Even if you are not in the healthcare industry, learning about how they proactively monitor and measure their key performance indicators will still be fascinating and give insight on how other industries could learn from their lessons.

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TDWI Minneapolis Chapter Event: Intro to Hadoop and NoSQL – Dec 10

Posted by denglishbi on November 18, 2013

The next TDWI Minneapolis Chapter meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, December 10 and it will take place at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. The meeting will feature Dr. Brad Rubin  and r. Saeed Rahimi and they will be talking about Hadoop as well as NoSQL.

http://tdwichapters.org/Minneapolis (or http://www.tdwimpls.org/)

Here are all of the details:

When: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Where:  St. Thomas University

McNeely Great Room – MCH100
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, Minnesota 55105

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Agenda:

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. – Networking and Registration
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. – Introduction and Chapter Business
8:45 – 9:30 a.m. – Introduction to Hadoop, Dr. Brad Rubin
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. – Break and Networking
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. – NoSQL: how Pig, Hive, and HBase integrate to perform Analytics, Dr. Saeed Rahimi
11:00 – 11:30 p.m. – Q&A – Discussion
11:30 – 12:45 p.m. – Closing Comments & Wrap-Up

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Abstract:

"Hadoop & NoSQL"

Dr. Rubin and Dr. Rahimi will talk about these two technologies and several others that have gained traction in the industry to deal with the increasingly massive amounts of data and the desire to efficiently analyze them and turn them into information.  The technologies provide alternatives to traditional SQL-based relational databases and are better optimized for the fast-growing amount of unstructured and semi-structured data.

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TDWI Minneapolis Chapter Event: Data Mining and Social Media – June 11

Posted by denglishbi on May 28, 2013

The next TDWI Minneapolis Chapter meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 11 and it will take place at the St. Thomas University Minneapolis Campus. The meeting will feature William Stentz and he will be talking about data mining and social media analytics.

http://tdwichapters.org/Minneapolis (or http://www.tdwimpls.org/)

Here are all of the details:

When: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where:  St. Thomas University, Minneapolis Campus, 1000 LaSalle Avenue, Minneapolis , Minnesota 55403

Room : MOH 201 (Minneapolis Opus Hall)
Parking: Best parking is to enter the parking garage from Hennepin on the corner of Hennepin and 10th St.
Take the elevators from the parking garage and enter the UST building and the room is right there.

Directions please click here.

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Agenda:

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. – Networking and Registration
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. – Introduction and Chapter Business
8:45 – 9:30 a.m. – Data Mining Social Media, William Stentz
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. – Break and Networking
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. – Data Mining Social Media, William Stentz (Part II)
11:00 – 11:30 p.m. – Q&A – Discussion
11:30 – 12:45 p.m. – Closing Comments & Wrap-Up

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Abstract:

The theme of the March meeting is Data Mining & Social Media.  The meeting features local executive, William Stentz, Director Marketing Analytics from Carmichael Lynch.

This is a great topic for anyone in the Business Intelligence market who wishes to learn more about Social Media and Data Analytics.

Join us as we explore this forward-looking topic.

William Stentz is the Director Marketing Analytics at Carmichael Lynch. He is a graduate of Michigan State University where he received a BA in Advertising.  William has twelve years of experience from developing brand strategies for great companies in the automotive industry to building the analytics storyline to help Carmichael Lynch better manage, pull insights from, and present data to further their business.

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TDWI Minneapolis Chapter Event: Open Source BI Considerations – March 12

Posted by denglishbi on February 17, 2013

The next TDWI Minneapolis Chapter meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 12 and it will take place in Saint Paul at The Travelers. The meeting will feature author Lyndsay Wise and she will be talking about Open Source BI Considerations and Implications.

http://tdwichapters.org/Minneapolis (or http://www.tdwimpls.org/)

Here are all of the details:

When: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where:  The Travelers, 385 Washington St., Saint Paul, MN 55102

The meeting will be held in the Jackson Room of the South Building.

Parking in the Travelers Visitors Parking ramp is NOT available to attendees.  Two other parking options are:
1. Smith Ave. Ramp – 145 Smith Avenue between 5th street and Kellogg.
2. Seven Corners Lot (surface lot) just opposite the Smith Ave Ramp.

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Agenda:

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. – Networking and Registration
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. – Introduction and Chapter Business
8:45 – 9:30 a.m. – Open Source BI Considerations and Implications – Checklist and Guide – Lyndsay Wise
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. – Break and Networking
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. – Open Source BI Considerations and Implications – Checklist and Guide – Lyndsay Wise (Part II)
11:00 – 11:30 p.m. – Q&A and Collaboration
11:30 – 12:45 p.m. – Closing Comments & Wrap-Up

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Abstract:

Many considerations exist when looking at whether to adopt open source BI as your BI platform or as a supplementary solution within a broader BI infrastructure. By taking a step back and looking at infrastructure, business, and technical requirements, your organization will be better armed to make the right BI choices – whether open source or not.

The checklist is from her book, with an excerpt found on the Information-Management web site.

Lyndsay Wise is the president and founder of WiseAnalytics. Lyndsay has ten years of IT experience in business systems analysis, software selection, and implementation of enterprise applications. She provides consulting services for small and mid-sized companies and conducts research into leading technologies, market trends, BI products and vendors, mid-market needs, and data visualization.

Book information – http://wiseanalytics.com/book/book.php

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TDWI Minneapolis Chapter Event: The Future of IT – June 12

Posted by denglishbi on May 24, 2012

The next TDWI Minneapolis Chapter meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 12 and it will take place in Minneapolis at the University of St. Thomas. The meeting will be talking about the future of IT.
 
http://tdwichapters.org/Minneapolis (or http://www.tdwimpls.org/)

Here are all of the details:

When: Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where:  University of St. Thomas – Minneapolis Campus, Opus Hall 201, 1000 LaSalle Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
 
Use this interactive map the St. Thomas campus to locate Opus Hall and nearby parking.

Parking tip: Use the city-owned parking lot adjoining the campus by entering on Hennepin Ave at 10th. The elevator can bring you directly to the second level where our meeting room is located.
 
Thanks to Jim O’Connor and the University of St. Thomas for hosting this event.

Click here to register for the next upcoming event

Agenda:

  • 7:45 – 8:15 a.m. – Networking and Registration
  • 8:15 – 8:30 a.m. – Introduction and Chapter Business
  • 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. – The Future of IT: Radical Changes Ahead – David Wells
  • 10:00 – 10:15 a.m. – Break and Networking
  • 10:15 – 11:30 a.m. – The Future of IT: Radical Changes Ahead – David Wells (Part II)
  • 11:30 – 11:45 p.m. – Q&A and Collaboration
  • 11:45 – 12:00 p.m. – Closing Comments & Wrap-Up

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Abstract:

A lasting effect of the recession economy is radical change for information technology organizations and IT professionals.  When the economic recovery occurs, many things will to return to pre-recession conditions. But information technology has been forever changed. Financially driven changes (“we can’t afford it”) quickly led to discovery driven changes (“we can live without it” and “we’ve found a better way”) that foretell a substantial IT shift. The change affects organizations, individuals, programs, and careers. With cloud computing, the need for large data centers is reduced. Software as a Service (SaaS) changes the developer role, and Data as a Service (DaaS) changes the DBA role. Social networking and collaboration tools redefine the nature of teamwork.  Data and technology savvy business managers change relationships and expectations.

The next generation of IT must be lean, agile, and responsive. Expect to see many traditional IT responsibilities spin off to business units, and many IT jobs absorbed into business roles. Not just another cycle of decentralization, this is a fundamental change in the positioning of IT – a convergence where Business/IT alignment is no longer enough and Business/IT integration is the new goal. This change raises many big questions and many hard questions. What does it mean for your organization, for your BI and MDM programs, for data governance and for IT governance? These are but a few of the critical questions. Perhaps most importantly you need to know what it means for you and your IT career.

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TDWI Minneapolis Chapter Event: Extreme Scoping – Dec 13

Posted by denglishbi on December 2, 2011

The next TDWI Minneapolis Chapter meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, December 13 and it will take place in Minneapolis at the University of St. Thomas. The meeting will be talking about agile data warehousing and business intelligence. Here are all of the details:

http://tdwichapters.org/Minneapolis (or http://www.tdwimpls.org/)

When: Tuesday, December 13, 2011, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where:  University of St. Thomas – Minneapolis Campus, Opus Hall 201, 1000 LaSalle Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Use this interactive map the St. Thomas campus to locate Opus Hall and nearby parking.

Parking tip: Use the city-owned parking lot adjoining the campus by entering on Hennepin Ave at 10th. The elevator can bring you directly to the second level where our meeting room is located.

Thanks to Jim O’Connor and the University of St. Thomas for hosting this event.

Click here to register for the next upcoming event

Agenda:

  • 7:45 – 8:15 a.m. – Networking and Registration
  • 8:15 – 8:30 a.m. – Introduction and Chapter Business
  • 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. – Extreme Scoping™, An Agile Approach to Enterprise Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence – Larissa Moss
  • 10:00 – 10:15 a.m. – Break and Networking
  • 10:15 – 11:30 a.m. – Extreme Scoping™, An Agile Approach to Enterprise Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence – Larissa Moss Part II
  • 11:30 – 11:45 p.m. – Q&A and Collaboration
  • 11:45 – 12:00 p.m. – Closing Comments & Wrap-Up

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Abstract – There is unanimous agreement among agile authors, experts, and practitioners that agile development works well for building small, stand-alone systems, including front-end BI applications, for one user or one department. However, there is considerable disagreement among these experts whether agile can work for large, complex systems like an enterprise data warehouse, which requires an enterprise perspective across many users and many departments for activities like data standardization, data integration, enterprise data modeling, business rules ratification, coordinated ETL data staging, common metadata, collectively architected databases, and so on. Today’s popular agile methodologies were not designed to address any of these additional EDW/BI-specific complexities and interdependencies. But the Extreme Scoping™ approach presented by Larissa Moss was specifically designed for enterprise data warehouse solutions because it merges agile principles with a robust EDW/BI methodology.

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TDWI Minneapolis Chapter Event: Best Practices Data Management – Sept 13

Posted by denglishbi on August 11, 2011

The next TDWI Minneapolis Chapter meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, September 13 and it will take place in Eagan, MN at Blue Cross and Blue Shield.  The meeting will be talking about getting the most out of your data to enable success within your business.  This is going to be a very interesting discussion and I can’t wait to attend.  Here are all of the details:

http://tdwichapters.org/Minneapolis (or http://www.tdwimpls.org/)

When: Tuesday, September 13, 2011, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, River Park I, 3400 Yankee Drive, Eagan, MN 55121

Directions please click here

We are pleased that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota will host the September 13 meeting.
Preregistration will facilitate your entry to the meeting.

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Agenda:

  • 7:45 – 8:15 a.m. – Networking and Registration
  • 8:15 – 8:30 a.m. – Introduction and Chapter Business
  • 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. – “Enabling Business Success with Best Practices Data Management” by Darren Taylor
  • 9:45 – 10:00 a.m. – Break and Networking
  • 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. – “Enabling Business Success with Best Practices Data Management” by Darren Taylor (continued)
  • 11:30 – 11:45 p.m. – Q&A and Collaboration
  • 11:45 – 12:00 p.m. – Closing Comments & Wrap-Up

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TDWI Minneapolis Chapter Event: Competing on Analytics – June 14

Posted by denglishbi on May 23, 2011

The next TDWI Minneapolis Chapter event is scheduled and the agenda has been posted.  This month they will be talking about analytical technologies and you will get to hear how Kelley Blue Book has enhanced these capabilities and has transformed their company.

http://tdwichapters.org/Minneapolis (or http://www.tdwimpls.org/)

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2011, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where: The Travelers, 385 Washington St., Saint Paul, MN 55102

Directions please click here

We are pleased that the Travelers will host our June meeting. A special thanks to Sriram Pidaparti.
Preregistration will facilitate your entry to the meeting.

Click here to register for the next upcoming event

Agenda:

  • 7:45 – 8:15 a.m. – Networking and Registration
  • 8:15 – 8:30 a.m. – Introduction and Chapter Business
  • 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. – “Competing on Analytics” by Dan Ingle
  • 9:45 – 10:00 a.m. – Break and Networking
  • 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. – “Competing on Analytics” by Dan Ingle (continued)
  • 11:30 – 11:45 p.m. – Q&A and Collaboration
  • 11:45 – 12:00 p.m. – Closing Comments & Wrap-Up

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TDWI Minneapolis Chapter Event: The Human Side of Data Modeling – December 14

Posted by denglishbi on December 10, 2010

The next TDWI Minneapolis Chapter event is scheduled and the agenda has been posted.  This month they will be talking about data modeling and techniques to use this to communicate with everyone that is involved with the project.

http://tdwichapters.org/Minneapolis

When: Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where: Target Corporation, 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402

Directions please click here

We are pleased that Target Corp will host our December meeting. Please check in at the Skyway level Security Desk.

Click here to register for the next upcoming event

Agenda:

  • 7:45 – 8:15 a.m. – Networking and Registration
  • 8:15 – 8:30 a.m. – Introduction and Chapter Business
  • 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. – “The Human Side of Data Modeling – Improving Communication with Mere Mortals” by Alec Sharp
  • 9:45 – 10:00 a.m. – Break and Networking
  • 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. – “The Human Side of Data Modeling – Improving Communication with Mere Mortals” by Alec Sharp
  • 11:30 – 11:45 p.m. – Innovation Roundtable, Q&A and Collaboration
  • 11:45 – 12:00 p.m. – Closing Comments & Wrap-Up

Click here to register for the next upcoming event

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