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Select Workshop Atlanta, Georgia

Orange calendar 03.05.2019 at 8:00 AM EST Through 03.06.2019 at 4:00 PM EST NOREXselect
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Business Intelligence and IT Process Automation


Crowne Plaza Atlanta – Midtown
590 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
404.877.9000

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Bob Stolt
Director, NOREX Select
BobS@norex.net
952.447.8898 ext. 239

Joe Johnson
Account Executive – Select
JoeJ@norex.net
952.447.8898 ext. 237

Zac Miller
Vice President, Sales
ZacM@norex.net
952.447.8898 ext. 230

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Topics

Roundtable topics are submitted by participants and commonly include:

What are the best platforms and tools to support a modernized BI architecture?

Do you have a Chief Data Officer (CDO)?

What leading technologies have you moved forward with in support of BI? (AI, IoT, machine learning, etc.)

Can you share examples of how BI initiatives have proactively addressed customer needs?

What best practices and lessons learned can you share from traditional BI projects that mine your internal ERP and data warehouses?

How and what benefits were received from investing in BI/Big Data sales and marketing initiatives that analyze external data?

Have you found metrics to more easily report BI return on investment?

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About the event

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This event was held on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 5th & 6th, 2019. 

Adopting an effective business intelligence culture results in faster and more accurate reporting, analysis and planning. Organizations rich in this trusted data can use innovative technologies and analytics to drive impactful business decisions. The large company IT professionals attending are tasked with continually building a portfolio of analytic applications and a data-centric culture that supports digital business transformation. You will benefit from the sharing of experiences and strategies.  

NOREX Select is a private network of technology professionals from large organizations who exchange information in a highly confidential, vendor-free environment.  This is a no cost Workshop for NOREX Select members and invited guests.  

Crowne Plaza Atlanta – Midtown
590 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
404.877.9000
(A room rate of $169 is available until February 8th)

Agenda

Agenda

TUES., MARCH 05

8:00 am

Breakfast provided by NOREX

9:00 am

Attendee Introductions and Company Overviews

9:30 am

Session 1: Designing the Architecture for a BI and Data Integration Process

10:30 am

Session 2: Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation
This session includes a presentation by Scott Teeple, Chief Technology Officer at Agilify Automation (subsidiary of Ascension Health). Scott is responsible for the internal delivery and external commercialization of RPA and RDA, cognitive and AI practice, and center of excellence for the organization. As a  practitioner first and foremost, this subsidiary of Ascension Health now specializes in advisory services of the use, best practices and execution of an organization’s successful AI journey.

12:00 pm

Lunch provided by NOREX

1:00 pm

Session 2: AI and RPA discussion resumes 

2:30 pm

Session 3: Secure Data Ownership and Data Sharing

4:00 pm

Adjourn

5:30 pm

Evening social and dinner provided by NOREX – Mary Mac’s Tea Room

WED., MARCH 06

8:00 am

Breakfast provided by NOREX

9:00 am

Session 4: Modernized BI and Data Analytics
This session includes a presentation by Jason "JD" Duigou, Chief Information Officer at Medxcel (a subsidiary of Ascension Health). Jason will share the Medxcel business intelligence and data analytics journey of visioning, design, and implementation of an enterprise data solution. The discussion will include sharing best practices, building a data analytics center of excellence and establishing data governance capable of responding quickly to business needs.  Learn about pitfalls and key takeaways from their journey that will enable you to modernize your own BI and data analytics to create valued business outcomes.

10:30 am

Session 5: Self-service BI Models; Enterprise Data Analytics/Data Science

12:00 pm

Lunch provided by NOREX

1:00 pm

Session 6: BI Tools and Platforms

2:30 pm

Session 7: Organizational BI Engagement and Data Culture

4:00 pm

Adjourn

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FAQ

Who should attend the Workshop?

Key IT employees, including project leaders, managers, directors, VPs, etc.

Why should you or your staff be there?

This is your opportunity to compare best practices and find out how others have handled your current challenges. Remember, there is NO CHARGE for attending.

What happens at the Workshop?

Members submit topics of interest and receive honest feedback from other members in a relaxed, vendor-free environment. Contact your NOREX representative for example topics from previous roundtable meetings.

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NOREX has never failed me when I asked for help. One of the best things that we have going for us is having NOREX as a right had support. Thank you Kevin for having us be members of NOREX. - EH
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Good way to find networking contacts, product recommendations, solutions to common problems, real world advice, and experiences from the field. - AS
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Very worth my time, I gained a lot of information on topics that I wasn’t familiar with. - JK
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1st time attendee, I liked the free flowing volunteer of information. The facilitation of topics flow quickly. - JS
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Always a great event! I really enjoy this being a networking & sharing event without vendors. It is super beneficial to learn from each other & make new connections. - RM
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Always solid value and time well spent. - BS
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Really enjoy the interactive format. A much better investment than consultants. - JM
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Topics are very 'on-track' with the technologies we’re using or considering. - PT
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Enjoyed the session, tons of insight from seasoned professionals. - JK
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Fantastic, fast-paced discussion to get feedback & experiences from other companies. - AH
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This is my first roundtable and I found it to be very open minded, welcoming, and a great place to share ideas with great individuals. - CX
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Informative & educational to learn from others experiences in a sales pitch free environment. - AB
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Gets better each year. - SF
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A very wide group of knowledge and participation led to some fantastic ideas, discussion, and insight. - TT
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Loved the session today, seemed to have a lot of relevant content. - MW
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This was my first time participating at a NOREX roundtable. I gained a ton of good information and resources. - RP
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It’s great to have so much input on pertinent topics. My team is small so it makes my team effectively bigger. - BB
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This was the most useful user group meeting I’ve ever been to. - SY
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