AI & Data Intelligence Masterclass with KPMG, IBM & Hitachi Solutions (Leeds)


1 Sovereign Square, Sovereign St · Leeds

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5 mins walk from Leeds train station

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AI & Data Intelligence Masterclass on 20th of November 2019.
7:30am - 10am
KPMG Leeds City Centre

This masterclass will feature industry-leading experts from KPMG and IBM providing real-time insight into analytics, data and AI problems. Please see the masterclass itinerary below:

1. AUTOMATING DATA TRANSFORMATION Data pre-processing and data cleansing is a fundamental stage of any BI and Analytics project. This crucial stage typically takes up more than half of the time for a full end to end project. Investing into the initial transformation can significantly enhance the value of data quality and insight, especially through automation and transformation tools such as Alteryx.

2. INSIGHT & INTELLIGENCE : How to achieve it with your data
Don't let your business critical reporting get stuck behind in the age of technological disruption. Rajan Chavda examines how modern reporting and visualisation tools enable the data journey for businesses today, and how organisation decision makers can get the insight & intelligence that they need for operational and strategic decision making.

3. HOW TO DISRUPT THE AI DISRUPTION. A session to open your mind with executive thinking on “How to get started with AI, how to plan an AI journey for your business and how to implement AI without getting disrupted by the disruption”. Understand the core elements required to build an AI strategy. Learn more about the AI Architecture, Azure AI Services and if time permitting some AI Demos.

Hitachi Solutions' Will Dorrington with a live demo and intro to PowerApps

SHERIN MATHEW Microsoft Data and AI Lead at IBM GBS

Sherin works as a Microsoft AI Lead, within Microsoft Consultancy at IBM. His day Job includes assisting businesses with Aireadiness, defining cloud and AI strategies, helping with Cloud adoption, digital transformation and delivering value with Analytics solution. Also, playing the role of an Enterprise Solution Architect leading a team of architects for technical delivery and as a mentor for the development team. Sherin is the founder of the AI Tech North Community where Sherin evangelises and democratises AI within Leeds and the North. Passionate about cloud and AI technologies, and most importantly the creative and innovative side of these technologies.

MARIA BARRAGAN Management Consultant – Data & Analytics KPMG

Maria has experience in Data Consulting, Data Preparation and Testing. She has worked with multiple large scale clients to deliver data migration services focussing on the mapping and testing of Data. She has experience in SQL, Python and is a Alteryx SME.

RAJAN CHAVDA Management Consultant – Data & Analytics KPMG

Rajan has experience in Business Intelligence prototyping and development, and has worked with a range of clients in the retail and services sector to deliver dimensional models and cutting edge dashboards. He has experience in R, SQL and is a PowerBI SME.

RICHARD JONES Business Intelligence Manager – Data & Analytics KPMG

Richard has over 15 years of business intelligence and data warehousing experience across the FS, Insurance and Retail and logistics industries. Richard leads KPMG’s National Markets Business Intelligence practice.