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**2019 AGENDA** 2020 agenda will be finalised in mid-March
BI Focus Day
16 July 2019
07:30

BI 3.0 - Focus Day

Registration Opens

BI 3.0 - Focus Day

July 16 | 07:30 - 09:00

Registration Opens

Speaking:

09:00

Welcome & Opening Address

Welcome & Opening Address

July 16 | 09:00 - 09:15

Speaking:

09:15

BI Reimagined: What does the Future of BI Look Like & What’s Driving the Change?

Speaking:

Richardt

Richardt Schoonwinkel

Chief Data Officer, Bayport Financial Services Group

Rob Zagey

Rob Zagey

Head of Business Intelligence, Stanlib

Daniel Seymore

Daniel Seymore

Head of Business Intelligence Private Bank, Investec Bank

BI Reimagined: What does the Future of BI Look Like & What’s Driving the Change?

July 16 | 09:15 - 10:00

Speaking:

Daniel Seymore

Daniel Seymore

Investec Bank

Richardt

Richardt Schoonwinkel

Bayport Financial Services Group

Rob Zagey

Rob Zagey

Stanlib

10:00

Focus Day Partner Presentation: Cloud Data Tools - Dealing with Disruption & Reaping the Rewards

Speaking:

Norah

Norah Wulff

Head of Technology & Operations, WeDoTech

Focus Day Partner Presentation: Cloud Data Tools - Dealing with Disruption & Reaping the Rewards

July 16 | 10:00 - 10:30

Speaking:

Norah

Norah Wulff

WeDoTech

10:30

Get Refreshed! Mingle

Get Refreshed! Mingle

July 16 | 10:30 - 11:00

Speaking:

11:00

BI as the Data Translation Team & the Bridge to Business: Using Historical Trust to Drive Action from Insights

Speaking:

Jacqui Greeff

Jacqui Greeff

Head of Business Intelligence & Strategic Planning, Suntory Beverage & Food

Farai Ticharwa

Farai Ticharwa

Head of BI & Sales Force Effectiveness, Adcock Ingram

BI as the Data Translation Team & the Bridge to Business: Using Historical Trust to Drive Action from Insights

July 16 | 11:00 - 11:45

Speaking:

Farai Ticharwa

Farai Ticharwa

Adcock Ingram

Jacqui Greeff

Jacqui Greeff

Suntory Beverage & Food

11:45

Taking Out the Trash: How to Build an Enterprise-Wide Awareness & Appreciation of Data Quality

Speaking:

Pinkie Meyiwa

Pinkie Meyiwa

Head of Specialised Services, Liberty

Taking Out the Trash: How to Build an Enterprise-Wide Awareness & Appreciation of Data Quality

July 16 | 11:45 - 12:30

Speaking:

Pinkie Meyiwa

Pinkie Meyiwa

Liberty

12:00

Putting Power in the Hands of the User: How to Successfully Deploy SSBI for Owner Driven Insights

Speaking:

Putting Power in the Hands of the User: How to Successfully Deploy SSBI for Owner Driven Insights

July 16 | 12:00 - 12:45

Speaking:

12:30

Lunch & Networking

Lunch & Networking

July 16 | 12:30 - 13:30

Speaking:

1:30

AI & BI - A Perfect Fit? How to Embed Advanced Analytics in to BI for Enhanced Decisioning

Speaking:

Arno van der Merwe

Arno van der Merwe

Head of MI Technology Enablement , Absa

AI & BI - A Perfect Fit? How to Embed Advanced Analytics in to BI for Enhanced Decisioning

July 16 | 13:30 - 14:15

Speaking:

Arno van der Merwe

Arno van der Merwe

Absa

2:15

Open Discussion: Cloud & BI - Valuable or Risky? Debating the Pros & Cons of Cloud-Based BI

Speaking:

Russel Clarke

Russel Clarke

Head of Business Intelligence, F.N.B. iDigi-Tech Infrastructure and Operations

Open Discussion: Cloud & BI - Valuable or Risky? Debating the Pros & Cons of Cloud-Based BI

July 16 | 14:15 - 15:00

Speaking:

Russel Clarke

Russel Clarke

F.N.B. iDigi-Tech Infrastructure and Operations

3:00

Close of BI 3.0 Focus Day

Close of BI 3.0 Focus Day

July 16 | 15:00

Speaking:

Governance Focus Day
16 July 2019
07:30

How to ‘Data’ - Kick Starting Your Data Governance Program - Focus Day

Registration Opens

How to ‘Data’ - Kick Starting Your Data Governance Program - Focus Day

July 16 | 07:30 - 09:00

Registration Opens

Speaking:

09:00

Welcome & Opening Address

Welcome & Opening Address

July 16 | 09:00 - 09:05

Speaking:

09:05

Data Governance: A Line-of-Business Imperative for Owning & Protecting What is a Key Production Asset

Speaking:

Alex

Alex Stamp

Director & Principal Consultant, Entity IM

Data Governance: A Line-of-Business Imperative for Owning & Protecting What is a Key Production Asset

February 20 | 09:05 - 09:50

Speaking:

Alex

Alex Stamp

Entity IM

09:50

PRESENTATION

  • Articulating the Data Dilemma
  • Outlining a Data Strategy & Vision to guide the C-suite
  • Promoting the right Data Principles for the masses

Speaking:

PRESENTATION

July 16 | 09:50 - 10:20

  • Articulating the Data Dilemma
  • Outlining a Data Strategy & Vision to guide the C-suite
  • Promoting the right Data Principles for the masses

Speaking:

10:20

WORKGROUP

Groups will be tasked to produce a data strategy & vision for their own company using the guidance given in the preceding presentation. If the table prefers, the group will produce a single data strategy & vision using one industry sector. Groups will then produce a set of data principles as above

WORKGROUP

July 16 | 10:20 - 10:45

Groups will be tasked to produce a data strategy & vision for their own company using the guidance given in the preceding presentation. If the table prefers, the group will produce a single data strategy & vision using one industry sector. Groups will then produce a set of data principles as above

Speaking:

10:45

Get Refreshed! Mingle

Get Refreshed! Mingle

July 16 | 10:45 - 11:05

Speaking:

11:05

PLAYBACK

Each table will be given some time to feedback its output

PLAYBACK

July 16 | 11:05 - 11:30

Each table will be given some time to feedback its output

Speaking:

11:30

PRESENTATION

  • The Data Governance Operating Model
  • Data Governance pre-requisite initiatives
  • Launching Data Governance as business imperative

Speaking:

PRESENTATION

July 16 | 11:30 - 12:15

  • The Data Governance Operating Model
  • Data Governance pre-requisite initiatives
  • Launching Data Governance as business imperative

Speaking:

12:15

WORKGROUP

Modifying the data governance operating model to suit your organisation. Discussion group - Deciding what to do first

WORKGROUP

July 16 | 12:15 - 12:45

Modifying the data governance operating model to suit your organisation. Discussion group - Deciding what to do first

Speaking:

12:45

Lunch & Networking

Lunch & Networking

July 16 | 12:45 - 13:30

Speaking:

1:30

Close of Focus Day

Close of Focus Day

July 16 | 13:30

Speaking:

Day 1
17 July 2019
07:00

Breakfast Masterclass - Treading Business Unusual: A Data-Driven Organisation Risking Everything, How to Prepare Through Change Management?

(registration required – limited seats available) .

Being Data-Driven opens the organisation to certain risks. Risks that can be mitigated and others unavoidable. Facilitators will share some examples when data controls fail and how organisations are role-playing scenarios to prepare themselves for when these events do happen. We will be exploring another aspect of Change Management in a Data-Driven Organisation.

Speaking:

PJ Bezuidenhout-1

PJ Bezuidenhout

CDO, WesBank

Marisa Bennett-1

Marisa Bennett

Deputy Privacy Officer, WesBank

Breakfast Masterclass - Treading Business Unusual: A Data-Driven Organisation Risking Everything, How to Prepare Through Change Management?

July 17 | 07:00 - 09:00

(registration required – limited seats available) .

Being Data-Driven opens the organisation to certain risks. Risks that can be mitigated and others unavoidable. Facilitators will share some examples when data controls fail and how organisations are role-playing scenarios to prepare themselves for when these events do happen. We will be exploring another aspect of Change Management in a Data-Driven Organisation.

Speaking:

PJ Bezuidenhout-1

PJ Bezuidenhout

WesBank

Marisa Bennett-1

Marisa Bennett

WesBank

08:50

Welcome & Opening Address

Speaking:

Ric

Ricardo Rosa

Partner & Consulting Lead, PwC

Welcome & Opening Address

July 17 | 08:50 - 09:00

Speaking:

Ric

Ricardo Rosa

PwC

09:00

Keynote Presentation: How the Chief Data & Analytics Officer Will Drive AI & Digitisation Strategies in the 4th Industrial Revolution Era

Speaking:

Mark Nasila

Dr. Mark Nasila

Chief Analytics Officer: Consumer Banking & Chief Risk Office, FNB

Keynote Presentation: How the Chief Data & Analytics Officer Will Drive AI & Digitisation Strategies in the 4th Industrial Revolution Era

July 17 | 09:00 - 09:30

Speaking:

Mark Nasila

Dr. Mark Nasila

FNB

09:30

International Keynote: Using Data to Make Smarter Decisions – Connecting Your Marketing Teams with Your Data Science Teams

Speaking:

Tony Evans

Tony Evans

Marketing Science Director for Middle East, Africa and Gaming, Facebook

International Keynote: Using Data to Make Smarter Decisions – Connecting Your Marketing Teams with Your Data Science Teams

July 17 | 09:30 - 10:00

Speaking:

Tony Evans

Tony Evans

Facebook

10:00

International Keynote: Data – The New Business Imperative

Learn how to position & integrate data into their corporate strategies and how data can be tangibly valued from a top line revenue and bottom line profitability perspective. The session will also propose a framework which embeds data into the heart of an organisation’s roles, processes & technology. Gain valuable insights on how to be prepared to monetise your data and fully engaging it into your strategy, automation, AI/ML initiatives, innovation and IoT ready. Prerequisites for AI, ML and RPA will also be emphasised as well as how to prepare for governing innovation, disruption and changing business strategies.

Speaking:

International Keynote: Data – The New Business Imperative

July 17 | 10:00 - 10:30

Learn how to position & integrate data into their corporate strategies and how data can be tangibly valued from a top line revenue and bottom line profitability perspective. The session will also propose a framework which embeds data into the heart of an organisation’s roles, processes & technology. Gain valuable insights on how to be prepared to monetise your data and fully engaging it into your strategy, automation, AI/ML initiatives, innovation and IoT ready. Prerequisites for AI, ML and RPA will also be emphasised as well as how to prepare for governing innovation, disruption and changing business strategies.

Speaking:

10:30

Refreshments & Networking Break

Refreshments & Networking Break

July 17 | 10:30 - 11:00

Speaking:

11:00

Lead Partner Presentation: The #RobotRules for Responsible AI

Speaking:

Rob_2705

Rob McCargow

Director of Artificial Intelligence, PwC

Lead Partner Presentation: The #RobotRules for Responsible AI

July 17 | 11:00 - 11:30

Speaking:

Rob_2705

Rob McCargow

PwC

The Big Question

11:30

How Data Analytics & Reporting Capabilities Can Assist with Accurately & Effectively Managing Property in South Africa?

Speaking:

Grant Wing

Grant Wing

Head of Digital & Enterprise Risk, Attacq

How Data Analytics & Reporting Capabilities Can Assist with Accurately & Effectively Managing Property in South Africa?

July 17 | 11:30 - 11:50

Speaking:

Grant Wing

Grant Wing

Attacq

The Big Question

11:50

How to Get the Best from Your Data Science Team – WesBank's Evolving Journey

Speaking:

Bernard Spies

Dr. Bernard Spies

Head of Lifecycle Analytics, WesBank

How to Get the Best from Your Data Science Team – WesBank's Evolving Journey

July 17 | 11:50 - 12:10

Speaking:

Bernard Spies

Dr. Bernard Spies

WesBank

The Big Question

12:10

How Vast Networks (AlwaysOn) Uses Big Data Analytics to Improve Their Network Accessibility, Security and Other Services?

Speaking:

Grant Marais

Grant Marais

CEO, Vast Networks

How Vast Networks (AlwaysOn) Uses Big Data Analytics to Improve Their Network Accessibility, Security and Other Services?

July 17 | 12:10 - 12:30

Speaking:

Grant Marais

Grant Marais

Vast Networks

12:30

Case Study: The Future of RealTime Fraud Machine Learning Capabilities Are Here Now

The Data Science and Big Data team in Standard Bank Group Data Services have developed and deployed real-time streaming detection models for fraud, this case-study will be centred around the various components and capabilities required to achieve this outcome and some of the common misconceptions.

Speaking:

Zakeera Mahomed

Kristel Sampson

Platform Owner: Hadoop Platform & Data Science Workbench, Standard Bank

Jason Petzer

Jason Petzer

Head: Data and AI Design & Engineering, Standard Bank

Zakeera Mahomed-1

Gerrard Errappa

Solutions Architect - Big Data, Standard Bank

Case Study: The Future of RealTime Fraud Machine Learning Capabilities Are Here Now

July 17 | 12:30 - 13:00

The Data Science and Big Data team in Standard Bank Group Data Services have developed and deployed real-time streaming detection models for fraud, this case-study will be centred around the various components and capabilities required to achieve this outcome and some of the common misconceptions.

Speaking:

Jason Petzer

Jason Petzer

Standard Bank

Zakeera Mahomed

Kristel Sampson

Standard Bank

Zakeera Mahomed-1

Gerrard Errappa

Standard Bank

1:00

Associate Partner Presentation: Surviving the Half Life of the Enterprise

  • Describing the data challenges organizations face
  • Challenging the technologies available to win in Digital Transformation
  • Techniques for building a data and analytics culture

Speaking:

Ashley top choice (1)

Ashley Kramer

SVP: Product, Alteryx

Associate Partner Presentation: Surviving the Half Life of the Enterprise

July 17 | 13:00 - 13:30

  • Describing the data challenges organizations face
  • Challenging the technologies available to win in Digital Transformation
  • Techniques for building a data and analytics culture

Speaking:

Ashley top choice (1)

Ashley Kramer

Alteryx

1:30

Lunch & Networking

Lunch & Networking

July 17 | 13:30 - 14:30

Speaking:

Stream A Data Governance

2:30

Stream Sponsor Presentation: Data Lakes for Financial Services

Reserved for Oracle

Speaking:

Yogendra

Yogendra Singh

Global Head OFSAA Solution Consulting, Company

Stream Sponsor Presentation: Data Lakes for Financial Services

July 17 | 14:30 - 15:00

Reserved for Oracle

Speaking:

Yogendra

Yogendra Singh

Company

Stream B Strategy & Operations

2:30

Stream Sponsor Presentation: How Modern & Agile Data Pipeline Acceleration Strategies Enables Self-service, Value-driven BI

Speaking:

Grant Bingham Portrait

Grant Bingham

Managing Director, Autumn Leaf

Stream Sponsor Presentation: How Modern & Agile Data Pipeline Acceleration Strategies Enables Self-service, Value-driven BI

July 17 | 14:30 - 15:00

Speaking:

Grant Bingham Portrait

Grant Bingham

Autumn Leaf

Stream C Data Science - AI - ML

2:30

Stream Sponsor Presentation: AI is Not Magic!

Speaking:

Ahmed

Ahmed Shanab

Analytics - Unified Information Governance & Integration Leader - Middle East, Africa & Turkey, IBM

Sandip

Sandip Roy

Data Science & Business Analytics Sales Leader, IBM

Stream Sponsor Presentation: AI is Not Magic!

February 20 | 14:30 - 15:00

Speaking:

Sandip

Sandip Roy

IBM

Ahmed

Ahmed Shanab

IBM

Stream D Customer Analytics & Experience

2:30

Stream Sponsor Presentation: Accelerating Customer Analytics & Insights to Transform your Customer Experience

Speaking:

SteveK_2090

Steve Killick

Partner, PwC

Giri

Giridhar Joshi

Associate Director, PwC

Stream Sponsor Presentation: Accelerating Customer Analytics & Insights to Transform your Customer Experience

February 20 | 14:30 - 15:00

Speaking:

SteveK_2090

Steve Killick

PwC

Giri

Giridhar Joshi

PwC