Meetings

North Texas DAMA Chapter Meeting

May 16, 2019 (6-8:00 PM)

Location

IBM Innovation Center
1177 South Beltline Rd
Coppell, TX 75019
(972) 906-3746

Registration:  https://www.meetup.com/North-Texas-DAMA-Meetup/events/260911944/

Agenda

6:00pm – 6:15pm: Meet and Greet Fellow Attendees
6:15pm – 7:00pm: Overview of IBM Cloud Private for Data
7:00pm – 7:20pm: Pizza, drinks and networking
7:20pm – 8:00pm: Overview of IBM Cloud Private for Data

AI is Coming!  Get Ready!

[Session 1] Overview of IBM Cloud Private for Data
by Sunil Patel, Client Technical Professional, IBM

To get ready for AI, you must have a solid IA (Infrastructure Architecture).  Simplify and automate how your organization turns data into insights within a unified — all in one — design called IBM Cloud Private for Data.

  • Collect – virtualize to make data simple and accessible
  • Organize – create a trusted, governed analytics foundation
  • Analyze – scale insights on-demand with AI everywhere
  • Infuse – operationalize AI with trust & transparency

Customize to your unique data landscape with an open and endlessly extensible architecture, on any cloud.

Sunil is a Transformational technologist/leader/manager with 18 years experience in Big Data, Analytics, Security, and Cloud software. Cross-industry expertise leading teams in Financial Services, Retail, Public and Healthcare.

[Session 2] Art of the Possible AI Demo: Using Watson AI with SPSS, Cognos and Decision Optimization
by Nitin Singhal, Client Technical Professional, IBM

We will demonstrate an example of the type of transformational business solutions it's possible to build leveraging the capabilities of IBM Cloud Private for Data.  The demonstration will show how a business analyst can interact with KPI/metrics via a intelligent chat interface and be guided by Watson and Analytics technology to make educated decisions about inventory, customer sat, marketing promotions, etc.  We'll give a behind the scenes on how it all comes together!

Nitin has been with IBM for 8 years as a Data Scientist with a depth of experience in Predictive Analytics and Decision Optimization solutions.

IBM will be sponsoring the meetup and there will be plenty of food and drinks.

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