Join Industry Leaders When The London Data Festival Returns This November

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Innovation Enterprise hosts the Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit, as part of the London Data Festival at the ILEC Conference Centre on the 16th & 17th of November. Learn how to turn your data into a competitive advantage from industry experts including Spotify, eBay, Expedia, Sky & more.

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This year, the scale is even bigger, and we’re excited to give attendees access to an ever greater pool of knowledge than ever before

In a recent PwC survey of senior business leaders at 1800 large companies in North America and Europe, just 4% were classified as being ‘data elites’ and successfully using data to improve business performance. More than a quarter reported seeing ‘no or little benefit’ from their data initiatives.

It is clear that many decision makers are still not leveraging data to its full potential. This year, the Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit will see more than 25 industry-leaders take to the stage to discuss how to successfully implement data initiatives and exploit the wealth of information at their disposal. The summit, set to take place over November 16-17 at the ILEC Conference Centre in London, is especially unique because it is co-located with the Chief Digital Officer Summit and the Data Visualisation Summit as part of The London Data Festival, providing attendees with access to 50 more speakers from a diverse range of companies, including Lloyds Banking Group, Sony, and eBay, offering an even broader range of insights to help confront every challenge.

Among the speakers at BDA London will be Calvin Dudek, Head of Data Science Research at the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP). Government agencies face a unique pressure in that every penny spent is scrutinized because it belongs to the taxpayer. He will discuss how the DWP is investing in data-driven research to operate a more efficient, streamlined, and resilient organization.

In a recent interview with The Analytics Channel, he noted that "all departments are investing into new infrastructure and tools for data science and analytics. The biggest challenge is getting the right talent." However, of equal importance is ensuring that non-analytics decision makers are involved and not intimidated by the technical details required. Angelos Oikonomopoulos, Head of RM Analytics at Global Radio, will present on how to bridge this gap, making analytics useful and welcomed by every employee who could benefit from them.

Others speaking at BDA London include the Head of Analytics at AI, Head of Data Partnerships at Sky, and the Head of Analytics at Spotify. There will be more than 400 delegates across the 3 events, with open networking sessions providing space for discussion between talks. Curator of the BDA summit, David Barton, said: “Previous BDA London Summits have seen speakers push the envelope when it comes to new ideas. This year, the scale is even bigger, and we’re excited to give attendees access to an ever greater pool of knowledge than ever before.”

Limited Early Bird Passes are available until Friday, the 16th of September. For further information about speakers, schedule and registration details at the Big Data and Analytics Innovation Summit, check out the website here:

About Innovation Enterprise:

Innovation Enterprise Ltd, a division of Argyle Executive Forum, is a business-to-business media brand specializing in delivering the most innovative business solutions to executive-level decision makers. Innovation Enterprise produces a range on online and offline content, including, but not limited to, summits, online learning, webinars, and white papers, as well as offering other additional services such as lead generation and bespoke research.

Innovation Enterprise focuses on seven key channels - Finance, Supply Chain, Analytics, Big Data, Strategy, Digital, Innovation & Sports - to ensure that organizations are furnished with all the cutting-edge insights necessary to driving growth in the evolving business environment.

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