Wall Street Technology Association (WSTA) “Analytics: Achieving a Sustainable Competitive Advantage” Seminar - An Educational Opportunity for Financial IT Professionals

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The WSTA will host a seminar on “Analytics: Achieving a Sustainable Competitive Advantage” on March 15, 2016 in New York City for Financial IT Professionals.

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Every client I speak with is trying to accelerate analytics and data science competency in a way that generates ROI out of the gate. I’ll be sharing some successful examples as part of our discussion, says keynote speaker Xena Ugrinsky, BAH

The WSTA will host a seminar on “Analytics: Achieving a Sustainable Competitive Advantage” on March 15, 2016 in New York City for Financial IT Professionals. Speakers at this event include Keynote: Booz Allen Hamilton, Premier Speaking Sponsor: NGDATA, and Speaking Sponsors: Coho Data, Knowledgent, MarkLogic, Qlik, and RoundTower Technologies. “I am pleased to be speaking at WSTA’s Analytics Seminar. Every client I speak with is trying to accelerate analytics and data science competency in a way that generates ROI out of the gate. I’ll be sharing some successful examples as part of our discussion,” says keynote speaker Xena Ugrinsky, Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton. View the complete agenda at http://www.wsta.org/events/event/analytics-achieving-a-sustainable-competitive-advantage-2/

Seminar Overview
Businesses continue their discovery of the power behind data capturing behaviors, transactions, markets, customer experiences – the data characteristics keep expanding. The challenges these businesses face is how to harness that power to produce real business value. IT partners need to help these eager business lines use data analytics to take advantage of the latest innovations in a segment of financial services technology that keeps evolving, whether leveraging more intelligent analytic engines to realize new efficiencies when managing large volumes of data to identifying trends in customer behavior/interests that can produce a real business proposition. This seminar will unveil innovations being pursued in the area of data analytics which can help financial service firms see this power behind the data they have access to and ignite ideas on how to channel that energy into tangible business initiatives.

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For almost 50 years, the Wall Street Technology Association (http://www.wsta.org) has provided financial industry technology professionals, vendors, service providers, and consultants forums to learn from and connect with each other. The WSTA facilitates educational seminars and networking events where members meet and exchange ideas and best practices that assist them in effectively capitalizing on technology advances and dealing with financial industry business challenges. Founded in 1967, the WSTA is a not-for-profit association with a long history of evolving to meet the needs of its members.

The WSTA hosts seminars, panel discussions, roundtables, and social events. These events offer many opportunities to stay on top of leading technologies, as well as network and share information with industry colleagues. The WSTA’s quarterly educational Ticker e-Zine and LimeLight e-Newsletter provide additional content and information about the WSTA and industry-related activities. The website is a dynamic resource for keeping on top of the latest information and offers access to additional resources including white papers, blogs, videos, and information about other industry events.

Financial Firm Members
WSTA financial firm members are employed at banks, brokerages, hedge funds, insurance companies and other financial firms. The WSTA currently has about 2,400 members from over 50 different firms; 81% of the members hold senior titles such as CIOs, CTOs, Vice President, Director and Manager. The remaining 19% hold other titles such as analysts, engineers, architects, etc. The WSTA also reaches over 3,200 prospective financial firm technology professionals with information about educational and networking opportunities.

Affiliates and Sponsors
Affiliates and sponsors are an integral component of the WSTA. As a not-for-profit organization, they contribute significantly by providing the resources needed to run the educational and networking programs for WSTA financial firm members. These programs strengthen the bond between members and companies that serve the technology needs of the financial community.

The WSTA currently has approximately 100 technology firms that participate in the WSTA as an affiliate or sponsor. Companies that provide cloud, big data, mobility, security, software, infrastructure, networking, social, telecom and other industry-related solutions find the WSTA an invaluable forum to create awareness, educate and develop relationships with financial industry professionals.

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