9:00 am

Introductions and Session Objectives

 

9:15 am

The Analytic Agenda
Review proven techniques for developing an analytic agenda that aligns with corporate strategies and enlisting ongoing support and commitment.

SAS

9:45 am

Working Session: Aligning Business and Analytics Strategy
Participations will identify potential areas of opportunity based on  facilitated evaluation of their company’s business strategies and tactical pain points. SAS will provide perspectives on potential areas of opportunity based on industry and like clients.

All, SAS - Facilitate

10:45am

BREAK

 

11:00am

The Small Controlled Project (SCP)
Discuss characteristics and considerations for selecting the right  analytic pilot project(s).  Discussion will include considerations for identifying likely sponsors, creating an effective “lab” environment and expectation management.

SAS

12:00pm

LUNCH>

 

1:00pm

Working Session: Prioritizing Your SCP
Participants will evaluate and prioritize identified projects using SAS proven methodology including ‘back of the napkin’ assessment of likely business value, ability to consume, technical readiness and data availability.

All, SAS - Facilitate

2:00pm

Planning for Execution
Considerations for implementing a successful analytic pilot.

SAS

2:30pm

BREAK

 

2:45pm

Working Session: Back of the Napkin Pilot Project Planning
Participants will work through key steps, actions and potential roadblocks to be addressed in pitching and executing identified pilot project(s).

All, SAS - Facilitate

3:45pm

Conclusions & Next Steps Discussion
Review key lessons learned and next steps.

 

4:00pm

Adjourn

 

Date:
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Registration & Breakfast:
8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Workshop:
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location:
SAS Institute – Toronto
280 King Street East
5th Floor
Cost: Complimentary
Questions? Contact Selda Uzunmehmetoglu or phone 416-307-4596.

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