8:30 am

Registration & Breakfast

 

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 a

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 SC
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: Thursday, October 6, 2016
Registration & Breakfast:
8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Workshop: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location:
SAS Institute – Ottawa
360 Albert Street
Suite 1600
Ottawa, ON, K1R 7X7
(613) 231-8503
Cost:
Complimentary
Questions?
Questions:
Please contact Selda Uzunmehmetoglu
by email  or phone 416-307-4596.

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