<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none;" alt="" src="https://dc.ads.linkedin.com/collect/?pid=182706&amp;fmt=gif">

DataCon Africa 2020

CTICC | Cape Town, South Africa
11 - 12 March 2020 Main Conference
10 March 2020 Focus Day
Join the conversation at #dataconafrica

Download Agenda Book Now View All Speakers State of Data & Analytics Report
BI 10 March 2020
07:30

BI 3.0 - Focus Day

Registration Opens

BI 3.0 - Focus Day

March 10 | 07:30 - 09:00

Registration Opens

Register

Speaking:

09:15

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

Speaking:

Junior Muka-1

Junior Muka

Data Architect - Business Intelligence, Woolworths

Glen Eaves

Head of Business Intelligence, Ringier AG

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

March 10 | 09:15 - 09:45

Register

Speaking:

Junior Muka-1

Junior Muka

Woolworths

Glen Eaves

Ringier AG

09:45

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

Speaking:

Esther Steyn

Esther Steyn

Head of Analytics, Intelligent Debt Management

Julien

Julien Ghighi

Senior Data Analyst, Yoco

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

March 10 | 09:45 - 10:15

Register

Speaking:

Julien

Julien Ghighi

Yoco

Esther Steyn

Esther Steyn

Intelligent Debt Management

10:15

Reserved for BI 3.0 Focus Day Partner 1

Reserved for BI 3.0 Focus Day Partner 1

March 10 | 10:15 - 10:40

Register

Speaking:

10:40

Get Refreshed! Mingle

Get Refreshed! Mingle

March 10 | 10:40 - 11:10

Register

Speaking:

11:10

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

Speaking:

Pauline de Kock

Pauline De Kock

Business Intelligence Team Lead, Impact

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

March 10 | 11:10 - 11:40

Register

Speaking:

Pauline de Kock

Pauline De Kock

Impact

11:40

Reserved for BI 3.0 Focus Day Partner 2

Reserved for BI 3.0 Focus Day Partner 2

March 10 | 11:40 - 12:05

Register

Speaking:

12:05

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

Speaking:

Junior Muka-1

Junior Muka

Data Architect - Business Intelligence, Woolworths

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

March 10 | 12:05 - 12:35

Register

Speaking:

Junior Muka-1

Junior Muka

Woolworths

12:35

Lunch & Networking

Lunch & Networking

March 10 | 12:35 - 13:35

Register

Speaking:

1:35

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

Speaking:

Louise de Beer

Louise de Beer

Head of BI & Data Science, Leadhome

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

March 10 | 13:35 - 14:05

Register

Speaking:

Louise de Beer

Louise de Beer

Leadhome

2:05

Reserved for BI 3.0 Focus Day Partner 3

Reserved for BI 3.0 Focus Day Partner 3

March 10 | 14:05 - 14:30

Register

Speaking:

2:30

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

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

March 10 | 14:30 - 15:00

Register

Speaking:

3:00

Close of BI 3.0 Focus Day

Close of BI 3.0 Focus Day

March 10 | 15:00

Register

Speaking:

Future Data Governance 10 March 2020
07:30

Future of Data Governance Focus Data Hosted by Anwar Mirza

Registration Opens

Future of Data Governance Focus Data Hosted by Anwar Mirza

March 10 | 07:30 - 09:00

Registration Opens

Register

Speaking:

09:00

Welcome & Opening Address

Welcome & Opening Address

March 10 | 09:00 - 09:15

Register

Speaking:

09:15

Reserved for Data Governance Focus Day Partner 1

Reserved for Data Governance Focus Day Partner 1

March 10 | 09:15 - 09:45

Register

Speaking:

09:45

Session 1

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

Speaking:

Session 1

March 10 | 09:45 - 10:15

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

Speaking:

10:15

Workgroup 1

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 1

March 10 | 10:15 - 11:00

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

Register

Speaking:

11:00

Freshen Up & Mingle!

Freshen Up & Mingle!

March 10 | 11:00 - 11:15

Register

Speaking:

11:15

Session 2

  • The Data Governance Operating Model
  • Data Governance Pre-requisite Initiatives
  • Launching Data Governance as Business Imperative

Speaking:

Session 2

March 10 | 11:15 - 11:45

  • The Data Governance Operating Model
  • Data Governance Pre-requisite Initiatives
  • Launching Data Governance as Business Imperative
Register

Speaking:

11:45

Workgroup 2

Workgroup 2

March 10 | 11:45 - 12:30

Register

Speaking:

12:30

Reserved for Data Governance Focus Day Partner 1

Reserved for Data Governance Focus Day Partner 1

March 10 | 12:30 - 13:00

Register

Speaking:

1:00

Lunch & Networking

Lunch & Networking

March 10 | 13:00 - 13:45

Register

Speaking:

1:45

Session tbc

Speaking:

Kaizer Manasoe

Kaizer Manasoe

Head of Master Data, Reference Data & Metadata Management, Standard Bank

Session tbc

March 10 | 13:45 - 14:15

Register

Speaking:

Kaizer Manasoe

Kaizer Manasoe

Standard Bank

2:15

The Importance of Strong MDM Frameworks for Driving Business Performance

Speaking:

Grant Satram

Grant Satram

Technical Team Lead: Integration & Master Data Management, Clicks

The Importance of Strong MDM Frameworks for Driving Business Performance

March 10 | 14:15 - 14:45

Register

Speaking:

Grant Satram

Grant Satram

Clicks

2:45

Discussion Session: Taking a Step into the Future - How to Modernise Data Governance to Match Businesses

Speaking:

Discussion Session: Taking a Step into the Future - How to Modernise Data Governance to Match Businesses

March 10 | 14:45 - 15:15

Register

Speaking:

3:15

Close of Future of Data Governance Focus Day

Close of Future of Data Governance Focus Day

March 10 | 15:15

Register

Speaking:

Day 1 11 March 2020
09:00

DataCon Africa 2020 Lead Partner Opening

Speaking:

Neil Thorns

Executive: Country Manager & Sales Director - South Africa & Africa, Microstrategy

DataCon Africa 2020 Lead Partner Opening

March 11 | 09:00 - 09:15

Register

Speaking:

Neil Thorns

Microstrategy

09:15

Opening Keynote: Architecting the Future of High Speed Analytics

Speaking:

Paul Morley

Paul Morley

Executive: Group Data Service, Nedbank

Opening Keynote: Architecting the Future of High Speed Analytics

March 11 | 09:15 - 09:45

Register

Speaking:

Paul Morley

Paul Morley

Nedbank

09:45

Data Analytics Leaders Panel: Purposefully & Deliberately Leading Data Analytics Driven Change for Enhanced Business Performance

Speaking:

Maciej

Maciej Kaliszka

Chief Data Officer: CIB, absa

Data Analytics Leaders Panel: Purposefully & Deliberately Leading Data Analytics Driven Change for Enhanced Business Performance

March 11 | 09:45 - 10:15

Register

Speaking:

Maciej

Maciej Kaliszka

absa

10:15

Associate Partner Presentation: How and Why Organizations Are Now Embedding AI in Their DNA

The 4th industrial revolution is upon us. The AI revolution will dwarf previous industrial revolutions in the scope and impact of disruption - - across industries, economies, even whole countries. And this time around the first mover advantage is magnified. Companies that get out in front early may create an insurmountable lead over their competition. But how do you accelerate the development and implementation of AI? And how do you scale AI across every line of business and function in your organization? In this session we will share perspectives from our work with 100's of organizations all over the world in virtually every industry and provide practical advice for accelerating your AI journey

Speaking:

H.P. Bunaes

General Manager: Financial Services, DataRobot

Associate Partner Presentation: How and Why Organizations Are Now Embedding AI in Their DNA

March 11 | 10:15 - 10:45

The 4th industrial revolution is upon us. The AI revolution will dwarf previous industrial revolutions in the scope and impact of disruption - - across industries, economies, even whole countries. And this time around the first mover advantage is magnified. Companies that get out in front early may create an insurmountable lead over their competition. But how do you accelerate the development and implementation of AI? And how do you scale AI across every line of business and function in your organization? In this session we will share perspectives from our work with 100's of organizations all over the world in virtually every industry and provide practical advice for accelerating your AI journey

Register

Speaking:

H.P. Bunaes

DataRobot

10:45

Freshen Up & Mingle!

Freshen Up & Mingle!

March 11 | 10:45 - 11:15

Register

Speaking:

The Big Question

11:15

Session 1: Advanced Analytics for Social Good - Using ML & Predictive Analytics to Improve Ambulance Response Times

Speaking:

Session 1: Advanced Analytics for Social Good - Using ML & Predictive Analytics to Improve Ambulance Response Times

March 11 | 11:15 - 11:30

Register

Speaking:

The Big Question

11:30

Session 2: Leveraging Advanced Analytics for Optimal Workforce Management

Speaking:

Jillian Monahan

Jillian Monahan

People Analytics Manager, Standard Bank

Session 2: Leveraging Advanced Analytics for Optimal Workforce Management

March 11 | 11:30 - 11:45

Register

Speaking:

Jillian Monahan

Jillian Monahan

Standard Bank

11:45

R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Changing the Organisational Mindset to Achieve Respect for Data Governance, Quality & Management

Speaking:

Mathabo Thaele

Mathabo Thaele

Chief Data Steward, Sasol

R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Changing the Organisational Mindset to Achieve Respect for Data Governance, Quality & Management

March 11 | 11:45 - 12:15

Register

Speaking:

Mathabo Thaele

Mathabo Thaele

Sasol

12:15

Case Study: Transforming Bank One into a Data Driven Enterprise through a Six Pillar Data Roadmap

Speaking:

Case Study: Transforming Bank One into a Data Driven Enterprise through a Six Pillar Data Roadmap

March 11 | 12:15 - 12:45

Register

Speaking:

12:45

Associate Partner Presentation: The Journey of Modern Enterprise Analytics

  • The traditional analytics methodology
  • What problems arise from this way of doing things
  • The modern approach to analytics and the benefits
  • Mythbusting common blockers to the modern approach

Speaking:

Vishal Soni

Solutions Consultant: Middle East & Africa, Alteryx

Associate Partner Presentation: The Journey of Modern Enterprise Analytics

March 11 | 12:45 - 13:15

  • The traditional analytics methodology
  • What problems arise from this way of doing things
  • The modern approach to analytics and the benefits
  • Mythbusting common blockers to the modern approach
Register

Speaking:

Vishal Soni

Alteryx

1:15

Connect with your peers over lunch in the exhibition room

Connect with your peers over lunch in the exhibition room

March 11 | 13:15 - 14:15

Register

Speaking:

Stream A Data Management

2:15

Stream Partner Presentation: Modern Data Management - The Key to Digital Transformation

Speaking:

Swapnil Yemde

Digital Insights Group- Big Data, Analytics & IoT | Sales Specialist, Sub-Saharan Africa, Hitachi Vantara

Stream Partner Presentation: Modern Data Management - The Key to Digital Transformation

March 11 | 14:15 - 14:30

Register

Speaking:

Swapnil Yemde

Hitachi Vantara

Stream B Data Driven Enterprises

2:15

Reserved for Stream Partner

Reserved for Stream Partner

March 11 | 14:15 - 14:30

Register

Speaking:

Stream C Advanced Analytics

2:15

Reserved for Stream Partner

Reserved for Stream Partner

March 11 | 14:15 - 14:30

Register

Speaking:

Stream D Data Engineering and Architecture

2:15

Reserved for Stream Partner

Reserved for Stream Partner

October 11 | 14:15 - 14:30

Register

Speaking:

Stream A Data Management

2:30

Case Study 1: tbc

Speaking:

Yolanda Branca

Yolanda Branca

Head of Data Enablement: aYo, MMI

Case Study 1: tbc

March 11 | 14:30 - 15:00

Register

Speaking:

Yolanda Branca

Yolanda Branca

MMI

Stream B Data Driven Enterprises

2:30

Case Study 1: Everything I’ve Learnt & Want to Share about Setting Up a Data Office & Deploying a Formal Strategy

Speaking:

Maciej

Maciej Kaliszka

Chief Data Officer: CIB, absa

Case Study 1: Everything I’ve Learnt & Want to Share about Setting Up a Data Office & Deploying a Formal Strategy

March 11 | 14:30 - 15:00

Register

Speaking:

Maciej

Maciej Kaliszka

absa

Stream C Advanced Analytics

2:30

Case Study 1: Optimising OrderIn’s Delivery Network Using ML to Improve Customer Experience & Driver Satisfaction

Speaking:

Emmanuel-1

Emmanuel Kalunga

Lead Data Scientist, OrderIn

Case Study 1: Optimising OrderIn’s Delivery Network Using ML to Improve Customer Experience & Driver Satisfaction

March 11 | 14:30 - 15:00

Register

Speaking:

Emmanuel-1

Emmanuel Kalunga

OrderIn

Stream D Data Engineering and Architecture

2:30

Case Study 1: Building a Data Architecture that Meets Operational Requirements & Creates Trust

Speaking:

Michael Schulman

Michael Schulman

Senior Manager: Data Engineering, 2U

Case Study 1: Building a Data Architecture that Meets Operational Requirements & Creates Trust

March 11 | 14:30 - 15:00

Register

Speaking:

Michael Schulman

Michael Schulman

2U

Stream A Data Management

3:00

Case Study 2: Building Strong Data Management Principles to Drive Data Monetisation through Analytics, Data Science & AI

Speaking:

Marcel Saraiva

Marcel Saraiva

Head of Data Monetization & Analytics, Standard Bank (Mozambique)

Case Study 2: Building Strong Data Management Principles to Drive Data Monetisation through Analytics, Data Science & AI

March 11 | 15:00 - 15:30

Register

Speaking:

Marcel Saraiva

Marcel Saraiva

Standard Bank (Mozambique)

Stream B Data Driven Enterprises

3:00

Case Study 2: Defining the Focus of the Data Analytics Office

Speaking:

Case Study 2: Defining the Focus of the Data Analytics Office

March 11 | 15:00 - 15:30

Register

Speaking:

Stream C Advanced Analytics

3:00

Case Study 2: Take Your Company from Zero to Data Science in 12 Months (A Practical Guide)

Speaking:

Dino Bernicchi

Head of Data Science, HomeChoice International

Case Study 2: Take Your Company from Zero to Data Science in 12 Months (A Practical Guide)

March 11 | 15:00 - 15:30

Register

Speaking:

Dino Bernicchi

HomeChoice International

Stream D Data Engineering and Architecture

3:00

Case Study 2: Building a Data Engineering Team & Competence to Support Data Science & Analytics Efforts

Speaking:

Zjaen Coetzee

Zjaen Coetzee

Head of Data Insights Management, Telkom

Case Study 2: Building a Data Engineering Team & Competence to Support Data Science & Analytics Efforts

March 11 | 15:00 - 15:30

Register

Speaking:

Zjaen Coetzee

Zjaen Coetzee

Telkom

Stream A Data Management

3:30

Freshen Up & Mingle!

Freshen Up & Mingle!

March 11 | 15:30 - 16:00

Register

Speaking: