Listen to analytics thought-leader Thomas Davenport and leading industry experts discuss how—and why—organizations like yours use business analytics to empower more timely and precise decisions by bringing new insights into daily operations.

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Delivering Value Through Business Analytics: How People, Process and Technology Work Together

Listen to analytics thought-leader Thomas Davenport and leading industry experts discuss how—and why—organizations like yours use business analytics to empower more timely and precise decisions by bringing new insights into daily operations. 

Discussion topics include:

  • A look at leading organizations and how they derive value from business analytics
  • What changes must be made in corporate culture to improve efficiency
  • How to integrate people, process and technology into a more productive end-to-end solution
  • Why it’s important to launch your own initiative now

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About the Panel:

Thomas H. Davenport
President’s Distinguished Professor, Babson College

Image Thomas H. Davenport holds the President’s Chair in Information Technology and Management at Babson College. He has published widely on the topics of analytics in business, process management, information and knowledge management, and enterprise systems. He pioneered the concept of “competing on analytics” with his 2006 Harvard Business Review article and book by the same name. Tom is also the co-founder and research director of the International Institute for Analytics, which brings together the world’s leading analytics practitioners and researchers to provide unique insights to business and IT leaders on the most current research findings and industry best practices.
 (www.iianalytics.com )

Tapan Patel 
Global Product Marketing Manager – Predictive Analytics and Data Mining, SAS

Image Tapan Patel is Global Marketing Manager at SAS. With more than 10 years in the enterprise software market, Patel leads product marketing for Predictive Analytics and Data Mining as well as In-Database Analytics and High-Performance Computing. He works closely with partners, industry analysts, press and internal stakeholders to ensure that SAS continues to deliver high-value solutions to meet the needs of customers worldwide. Patel is a graduate of the Jenkins Graduate School of Management at the North Carolina State University, where he concentrated on Information Technology Management and earned an MBA degree. 

Tho Nguyen
Business Solutions Manager, Teradata

Image Tho Nguyen is a Business Solutions Manager at Teradata Corporation. With more than 12 years in the information technology industry, Nguyen works closely with R&D, partners and customers to drive and deliver value-added business solutions in data warehousing and data management. His combined technical and business background includes extensive experience in product management, global marketing and business alliance management. Nguyen holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University and an MBA degree in International Business from the University of Bristol, England.

Robin Carey, Moderator

Image Robin Carey is the co-founder and CEO of Social Media Today, LLC. A veteran of the big-book print media world that included Fortune, Newsweek and BusinessWeek, Carey introduced Social Media Today in 2007 as an online B2B community model, connecting leading influencers across a variety of business conversations.  As one of the first online B2B marketing models, Social Media Today pioneered innovative online strategies to drive customer recruitment, cultivation, engagement and management. Carey also serves the non-profit world, offering expertise and leadership as the co-chair of the Women's Refugee Commission, member of the International Rescue Committee Board of Overseers, and Business Advisor to the Society for New Communications Research.