DIA Webinar Recap: Trends and Predictions for 2019

On December 6, Kelle O’Neal and John Ladley were co-presenters on DATAVERSITY’s Trends and Predictions for 2019 webinar. They were joined by Shannon Kempe from DATAVERSITY and data management professionals who were interested in hearing Kelle and John reflect on the past year and how 2018’s key industry learnings could inform and shape 2019. If you’d like to listen to…

DIA Webinar Recap: Big Data as a Gateway to Knowledge Management

Earlier this month, Kelle O’Neal and John Ladley took a fresh look at the topic of knowledge management, covering its history and how it applies today to Big Data and analytics in a Data Insights & Analytics webinar, a partnership with DATAVERSITY. What follows is a brief recap of the Big Data as a Gateway to Knowledge Management webinar. To…

DIA Webinar Recap: Lessons Learned from Building a Data Supply Chain

Our October 4 webinar with DATAVERSITY, Lessons Learned from Building a Data Supply Chain, featured Kelle O’Neal and special guest George Yuhasz, the US Director of Business Intelligence and Data Services for Keystone Foods, a global food services company with headquarters in West Chester, PA. George has more than 16 years of experience leading enterprise data initiatives in financial services,…

DIA Webinar Recap: Advanced Databases and Knowledge Management

Kelle O’Neal kicked off our September webinar, Advanced Databases and Knowledge Management, by saying she was looking forward to covering this topic and how it ties core, almost “low-level technology” to the knowledge management concept — “one that people have been working on for decades now and are still innovating around.” Kelle’s co-presenter was FSFP consultant John Ladley, an information…

DIA Webinar Recap: The Missed Promise of Hadoop and New and Emerging Technologies

Our August webinar, a monthly partnership with DATAVERSITY, covered Hadoop, which entered the scene with great fanfare but now seems to be on its way out. Or is it? Are the pundits just pontificating, or is there something to their end-of-life proclamations? In our webinar, The Missed Promise of Hadoop and New and Emerging Technologies, Kelle O’Neal and John Ladley…

DIA Webinar Recap: CDO vs. CAO — What’s the Difference?

Our July DATAVERSITY webinar, CDO vs. CAO — What’s the Difference?, focused on two key roles in the world of information management, the Chief Data Officer and the Chief Analytics Officer. Webinar presenters Kelle O’Neal and John Ladley talked about the digital and data-driven evolution of the C-Suite, the typical organizational structure and functions of a CDO and CAO and…

DIA Webinar Recap: Top 5 Priorities for an Analytics Leader

On June 7, FSFP consultant and data management veteran John Ladley and industry leader, speaker and author Anthony Algmin spoke to a group of  professionals who were dialed into the Top 5 Priorities for an Analytics Leader DATAVERSITY webinar. This month’s educational webinar, which was sponsored by Looker and Datawatch, focused on growing the audience’s understanding of the pivotal role and…

DIA Webinar Recap: Data-centric Analytics and Understanding the Full Data Supply Chain

Earlier this month, our CEO and Founder Kelle O’Neal and John Ladley, a consultant for our firm, spoke to a group of data management professionals in the DATAVERSITY webinar Data-centric Analytics and Understanding the Full Data Supply Chain. This educational program focused on five key areas: Understanding the data supply chain and how it impacts analytics Data-centric design considerations for…

DIA Webinar Recap: Advanced Analytics Governance – Effective Model Management and Stewardship

This month’s Data Insights & Analytics webinar focused on best practices and vetted approaches for ensuring that analytics governance is integrated with existing data governance processes, policies, operating model management and data stewardship. Nearly 200 information management professionals joined the webinar, part of our monthly series with DATAVERSITY, to hear presenters Kelle O’Neal and FSFP consultant John Ladley. Kelle started…

DIA Webinar Recap: The Importance of Effective Communications in Analytics

Nearly 200 data management industry professionals dialed in to this month’s DATAVERISTY webinar, where Kelle O’Neal and John Ladley covered the importance of effective communications in analytics. The one-hour educational program covered the topic from several angles — why it’s beneficial to share data insights to convey business outcomes and actions; the importance of data literacy; and tools and techniques…

DIA Webinar Recap: Simplifying Data Lake and Modern BI Architecture

Simplifying things doesn’t mean it’s simple or easy to do, but it’s a worthwhile effort that can deliver value. This was the underlying theme of our February DATAVERSITY webinar, Simplifying Data Lake and Modern BI Architecture, which was sponsored by Looker Data. Our webinar presenters, Founder and CEO of First San Francisco Partners Kelle O’Neal and our Chief Delivery Officer…

DIA Webinar Recap: Keys to Creating an Analytics-Driven Culture

We kicked off 2018 with another Data Insights & Analytics webinar — an ongoing series of monthly educational programs produced in partnership with DATAVERSITY. Our January 4 topic, Keys to Creating an Analytics-Driven Culture, brought in more than 100 attendees on a week where most everyone was still getting into the post-New Year’s Day work groove. Our co-presenters, Kelle O’Neal and…

DIA Webinar Recap: Trends in Data Analytics — From Database to Analyst

Our Data Insights & Analytics series ended the year with the Trends in Data Analytics – From Database to Analyst webinar on December 7. The education session focused on what’s trending in information management – the opportunities and potential obstacles for 2018 related to people, technology, data and processes. Webinar presenters Kelle O’Neal and John Ladley led webinar participants through…

DIA Webinar Recap: Keys to Effective Data Visualization

Data visualization (a.k.a. data viz) is a hot topic in the world of data analytics — and that’s why we were excited to cover it on the November Data Insights & Analytics webinar, Keys to Effective Data Visualization. Webinar presenters Kelle O’Neal and John Ladley tackled the data viz topic from a variety of angles, kicking off the conversation with…