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Tuesday, March 20
 

8:30am PDT

Analytics and Data Summit 2018 Opening Remarks Tuesday
Dan Vlamis will introduce Analytics and Data Summit 2018 and Spatial Summit leaders will introduce the Spatial Summit during opening talks on Tuesday.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Hornick

Mark Hornick

Senior Director, Oracle
Mark Hornick is the Senior Director of Product Management for the Oracle Machine Learning (OML) family of products. He leads the OML PM team and works closely with Product Development on product strategy, positioning, and evangelization, Mark has over 20 years of experience with integrating... Read More →
avatar for Tracy McLane

Tracy McLane

GIS / Engineering VPD Lead, Bechtel Infrastructure
Tracy McLane has been a Bechtel Distinguished Scientist since 2012, and served as the GIS Technical Discipline Lead for the company from March 2007 to February 2018. In this role, she was responsible for the development of the GIS Technical Center of Excellence, the Enterprise... Read More →
avatar for Nick Salem

Nick Salem

Distinguished Engineer, Neustar
A Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Neustar, Nick is the Principal Software Architect behind the ElementOne platform and has over 20 years developing enterprise geospatial analytics applications. He holds 21 Oracle Certified Professional / Expert / Specialist credentials... Read More →
avatar for Dan Vlamis

Dan Vlamis

President, Vlamis Software Solutions, Inc.
Dan Vlamis is President and founder of Vlamis Software Solutions, a boutique consultancy which has led more than 200 Business Analytics implementations for more than 25 years at many of the world’s leading organizations. Recognized by Oracle as an Oracle ACE Director, he consults with Oracle Product Management regularly. Dan covers Oracle Analytics... Read More →


Tuesday March 20, 2018 8:30am - 9:00am PDT
1-Auditorium

9:00am PDT

Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud and Oracle Analytics Cloud—Better Together!
Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud is the industry’s first self-driving, self-securing, self-repairing database cloud service, offering you high availability, performance and security without human intervention. Oracle Autonomous Analytics Cloud is the industry’s leading cloud analytics platform, empowering you to achieve broader, deeper, and faster insights with augmented analytics in a hands-free platform. Join Oracle executives Andy Mendelsohn and Waqar Hasan to hear how Oracle’s new Cloud services leverage AI and machine learning to redefine the state-of-the-art for data warehousing and analysis, so you can ask any question of any data and get better answers faster

Speakers
avatar for Waqar Hasan

Waqar Hasan

Senior Vice President, Oracle Big Data Analytics
Dr. Hasan serves as Senior Vice President with responsibility for development of analytics products. Prior to Oracle, he was Senior Vice President of Data at Visa with responsibility for Visa’s data platform and data-driven products targeted at 15,000 banks, 40 million merchants and... Read More →
avatar for Andy Mendelsohn

Andy Mendelsohn

Executive VP, Database Server Technologies, Oracle
Andrew Mendelsohn is executive vice president for database server technologies at Oracle. He is responsible for the development and product management of Oracle’s family of database products including Oracle Database, Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database, Oracle Berkeley DB, and... Read More →


Tuesday March 20, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
1-Auditorium

10:10am PDT

Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud: Easy, Fast and Highly Elastic
Oracle recently expanded its Data Management Cloud portfolio with the addition of the Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud Service to help customers and partners with the deployment of data-mart or data warehouse environments to gain faster insights from their critical business data. Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud is the first of many cloud services built on the “self-driving” Oracle Autonomous Cloud Database technology. This service is integrated with applied machine learning to deliver unmatched high performance, reliability, and instant elasticity.
Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud uses the same Oracle Database software and technology found in existing on-premises data warehouse deployment, and is compatible with Oracle’s in-database machine learning algorithms, analytics and BI tools, as well as popular 3rd party offerings. Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud is simple to deploy, enabling traditional data mart environments or new monetization use cases.\

Speakers
avatar for George Lumpkin

George Lumpkin

Vice President, Product Management, Oracle
George Lumpkin is Vice President of Product Management for Oracle data warehouse solutions.  George has been with Oracle for twenty-six years, and has a tenured experience across database, data warehouse, big data and analytics foundations. He also has a degree from Harvard University... Read More →


Tuesday March 20, 2018 10:10am - 11:00am PDT
1-Auditorium

11:15am PDT

Architecting for Analytics
This session answers architecture questions related to the overall structure and strategy for an enterprise analytics system. How do we design a data warehouse for analytics purposes? What do we integrate into a central warehouse or maintain in separate data marts? How do we integrate long term storage systems that we need to query only occasionally? Data lakes? Big Data?? What are the tradeoffs with different tools and how much do we invest in custom code? How do we integrate real-time data streaming? What ETL and integration strategies are we going to use? Where and how do we extend our raw data with calculated measures and analytic functions? How do we create a system that has a strong foundation, but can grow and evolve over time? This presentation will draw from real-world data architecture projects that were designed with analytics in mind.

Speakers
avatar for Mike Caskey

Mike Caskey

Senior Consultant, Vlamis Software Solutions
As a senior consultant, I am a veteran Oracle data warehouse architect and a Software Engineer. While I have solid experience working with transactional systems, my specialty has been data warehouse and business intelligence applications. I bring tremendous data warehouse experience... Read More →
avatar for Dan Vlamis

Dan Vlamis

President, Vlamis Software Solutions, Inc.
Dan Vlamis is President and founder of Vlamis Software Solutions, a boutique consultancy which has led more than 200 Business Analytics implementations for more than 25 years at many of the world’s leading organizations. Recognized by Oracle as an Oracle ACE Director, he consults with Oracle Product Management regularly. Dan covers Oracle Analytics... Read More →


Tuesday March 20, 2018 11:15am - 12:05pm PDT
2-Rm 102

12:20pm PDT

Lightning Round
Join us for our lightning round presentations by our sponsors. These are about 4-minute presentations by each sponsor, moving quickly between sponsors. Come have lunch with us! You can also download each of the sponsors' presentations.

Speakers
avatar for Robert Brown

Robert Brown

Kumaran
Providing Technology Engineering Services, Sales, Business Development, contract negotiations, ERP solutions, software development and IT services to enterprise and technology companies. Also, specializing in software & technology business development in the Silicon Valley and Southern... Read More →
avatar for Hayk Chakhchakhyan

Hayk Chakhchakhyan

Head of Marketing, Fivetran
Data Pipelines, ETL, ELT, Data warehousing, BI, Analytics, SQL, Snowflake, Redshift, Looker, Tableau, BigQuery.
avatar for Julie Herd

Julie Herd

Director, Technical Marketing, E8 Storage
E8 Storage is a pioneer in shared accelerated storage for data-intensive, high-performance applications that drive business revenue. E8 Storage’s affordable, reliable and scalable solution is ideally suited for the most demanding low-latency workloads, including real-time analytics... Read More →
avatar for Peter Koutroubis

Peter Koutroubis

Sr. VP of Operations, ERPA
Eighteen years of Information Technology consulting services experience with eight plus years specifically focused on Oracle technologies. Extensive experience in program and project management in data warehousing and business intelligence. Public Sector Contribution Award from the... Read More →
avatar for Kirby Lunger

Kirby Lunger

Partner, Performance Architects
Kirby Lunger is a Partner at Performance Architects, a leading business and technology consulting firm focused on enterprise analytics (analytics, BI and EPM). She maintains over 22 years of experience in the consulting, internet services, and software markets. She is the Co-Chair... Read More →
avatar for Steve MacCabe

Steve MacCabe

Application Specialist, Safe Software Inc.
Steve has been employed with Safe Software as an FMETechnology Expert since 2011.  His role is helping customers solve theirdata interoperability challenges with a particular focus on FME Server clients.Steve is also FME Certified in Desktop, Server and as a FME Trainer. Prior tothis... Read More →
avatar for Dave Madan

Dave Madan

Managing Director, Qubix, Inc.
We help businesses (big and small) maximize their return on investment for Oracle Business Analytics, Enterprise Performance Management & Big Data. Our recipe for success is our desire to innovate and re-imagine how Oracle EPM and BI solutions are deployed to reduce complexity and... Read More →
avatar for Jay Mason

Jay Mason

Associate Partner | Analytics, IoT & Cybersecurity, M&S Consulting
Digital Transformation Architect: AI, Machine Learning, Big Data, Iot and Cybersecurity20 years of IT consulting experience for commercial and government clients. Senior architect and project manager helping enterprises migrate streaming analytics to modern cloud-based architectures... Read More →
avatar for Sarath Menon

Sarath Menon

Global Partner Manager, HERE Technologies
As partners for more than 17 years, Oracle has relied on HERE Technologies to deliver high quality digital map data and robust location cloud services. Integrating mapping, analytics, geocoding, and routing, our data and location cloud services have helped power Oracle products, including... Read More →
avatar for Richard Solari

Richard Solari

Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Richard Solari is a Director in the Deloitte Analytics and Information Management Practice and currently serves as the Oracle Business Intelligence and Analytics National Practice Lead.  Mr. Solari’s primary area of focus and expertise is Oracle Data Warehousing, Business... Read More →
avatar for Tim Tow

Tim Tow

Founder and President, Applied OLAP, Inc
Tim Tow is the Founder and President of Applied OLAP and the visionary for the innovative Dodeca product line. He has been working exclusively with Oracle Essbase since 1995, specializing in the Essbase Java API. An Oracle ACE Alumni, Tim blogs on Essbase topics, leads the development... Read More →
avatar for Dan Vlamis

Dan Vlamis

President, Vlamis Software Solutions, Inc.
Dan Vlamis is President and founder of Vlamis Software Solutions, a boutique consultancy which has led more than 200 Business Analytics implementations for more than 25 years at many of the world’s leading organizations. Recognized by Oracle as an Oracle ACE Director, he consults with Oracle Product Management regularly. Dan covers Oracle Analytics... Read More →
avatar for Matt Vranicar

Matt Vranicar

President & CEO, DataRoad Technologies LLC
An entrepreneur with experience starting firms and managing them on sound business principles, I am a strong believer in optimism, positive attitude and not accepting any limits. I continually look forward to my next set of challenges, opportunities and successes. Failure is not... Read More →


Tuesday March 20, 2018 12:20pm - 1:10pm PDT
1-Auditorium

1:10pm PDT

MSET Plus Situation Awareness for Big Data Healthcare Prognostic Applications
Situation Awareness (SA) is arguably the best method to extract the highest value from data;  Oracle's KIDS (Knowledge Intensive Data-management Services) is a particularly efficient model for achieving SA.  The Multivariate State Estimation Technique (MSET) is an advanced prognostic pattern recognition method that was originally developed in the 1990's for high-sensitivity prognostic applications in complex safety-critical industries by discovering anomalies with the provably lowest-possible false positives/negatives, and with low resource consumption.  Oracle's new MSET-2 combined with SA solves issues that confuse humans in the loop, and confound the best conventional ML algorithmics. The combination of Oracle MSET-2 and SA achieves a compelling value proposition for Big Data life sciences and healthcare applications, as well as for newly emerging dense-sensor IoT applications and human-in-the-loop supervisory-control applications.

Speakers
avatar for Dieter Gawlick

Dieter Gawlick

Architect, Oracle
With almost 50 years of experience in the IT industry I was seen and contributed to many areas, e.g., databases, transaction processing, workflow, event processing, messaging, and ML. Using ML, data (base) management systems are now able to study the structure of the data values... Read More →
avatar for Kenny  Gross

Kenny Gross

Architect, Oracle
Kenny C Gross, PhD, is an AI Architect in Oracle's Physical Sciences Research Center in San Diego, CA. Kenny specializes in advanced pattern recognition and prognostic anomaly discovery for Big Data applications in IoT industries, life sciences, and business business-critical data... Read More →


Tuesday March 20, 2018 1:10pm - 2:00pm PDT
4-Rm 104

3:35pm PDT

Customer Analytics with Oracle Advanced Analytics - from reactive to proactive
Long gone are the days when mass mails with the same message and offer were sent to all customers. With the amount of data companies have on their customers together with tools such as Oracle Advanced Analytics a new world of possibilities for personalized and proactive marketing opens up. A company with customer data in an existing datawarehouse built on Oracle databases have a short time to market for an advanced analytics platform using the licensed option of Oracle Advanced Analytics. In this session I will go through the learnings along the way from being reactive to proactive using the whole offering of R together with Oracle Advanced Analytics to empower data scientists and analysts to generate cutting edge customer insights inside the database.

Speakers
avatar for Magnus Perman

Magnus Perman

Senior Consultant / Solution Architect, SIGMA IT Consulting
Magnus is a senior consultant working for the Swedish company SIGMA IT Consulting. Magnus holds a M.Sc. in Computer Science and has over 15 years experience of working with different clients and delivered solutions within the areas of Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing and Analytics... Read More →


Tuesday March 20, 2018 3:35pm - 4:05pm PDT
1-Auditorium
 
Wednesday, March 21
 

11:10am PDT

Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics in the Oracle Analytics Cloud
This session will focus on the built-in capabilities of Oracle Analytics Cloud and OBIEE 12c to do predictive analytics and machine learning. Clustering, forecasting, anomaly detection are all available as single-click built-in functions using R. We’ll show not only the business use cases for these functions, but also how to extend and interpret the results sets from advanced analytic algorithms. We’ll cover how to leverage the power of R (the world’s most popular programing language for advanced analytics) through Oracle’s packages and through the thousands of open source packages available. We’ll also show the latest capabilities for building and scoring data using machine learning models in OAC and OBIEE 12c.

Speakers
avatar for Tim Vlamis

Tim Vlamis

VP and Analytics Strategist, Vlamis Software Solutions, Inc.
An Oracle Ace and expert in the visualization of data and the design of business analytics strategies, Tim combines a strong background in the application of Oracle-based business analytics and data mining with extensive experience in business modeling and valuation analysis. Tim... Read More →


Wednesday March 21, 2018 11:10am - 12:00pm PDT
1-Auditorium

1:00pm PDT

Using Machine Learning in OBIEE for Predictive Analytics and Actionable BI
This presentation focuses on unlocking the power of Data Science for data-driven decision support. It details the pragmatics of using Machine Learning techniques in OBIEE for actionable BI and Predictive Analytics from a business standpoint. Two industry use cases are presented to illustrate the implementation of the same using OBIEE 12c.

Speakers
avatar for Lakshman Bulusu

Lakshman Bulusu

Consultant, 1967
Lakshman Bulusu is a senior Oracle consultant with 25 years of experience in the fields of Oracle RDBMS, SQL, PL/SQL, EDW/BI/EPM,  Oracle-related Java and Oracle-related R, machine learning, Vertica and Alteryx. As an enterprise level data warehouse and BI solution architect/technical... Read More →


Wednesday March 21, 2018 1:00pm - 1:50pm PDT
2-Rm 102

3:25pm PDT

Level Up -- The technologies you need to learn to stay relevant in analytics
The world of business analytics is rapidly changing. Technology is focused on bringing more and more functionality to end users and automating or obscuring many of the tasks that were the cornerstone of a number of technology careers. As the skills that were in extremely high demand 5 or 10 years ago become less valued in the marketplace what skills should you focus your efforts on today, that take advantage of the skills you already have, to continue to advance your career as a technologist? 
In this panel discussion thought leaders from the analytics industry will exchange views on the changing landscape of business analytics and technology and share their impressions of the current and future state of the industry. The panel, with participation from attendees, will try to separate the hype from reality about what skills really matter and how to stay relevant and advance your career in the ever-changing world of analytics.

Speakers
avatar for Charlie Berger

Charlie Berger

Sr. Dir. Product Mgmt, Oracle Machine Learning, AI, Oracle
Charlie Berger is the Sr. Director of Product Management, Machine Learning, AI and Cognitive Analytics in Oracle Server Technology. Since 1999, he has been responsible for Oracle’s machine learning—starting when Oracle acquired Thinking Machines Corporation where he was VP of... Read More →
avatar for Stewart Bryson

Stewart Bryson

Owner, Red Pill Analytics
Stewart is the Owner and Co-founder of Red Pill Analytics, and has been designing and implementing BI systems since 1996. He is an Oracle ACE Director, is an internationally recognized writer and speaker in the Oracle Community, and co-host for the audio and video podcast See Data... Read More →
avatar for Arthur Dayton

Arthur Dayton

Senior Consultant, Vlamis Software Solutions Inc
Arthur Dayton is a business analytics and data integration professional who works as a Senior Consultant for Vlamis Software Solutions. He teaches technology fundamentals to students at the University of Nebraska Omaha and also shares technical knowledge on his blog https://helpm... Read More →
avatar for Nick Salem

Nick Salem

Distinguished Engineer, Neustar
A Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Neustar, Nick is the Principal Software Architect behind the ElementOne platform and has over 20 years developing enterprise geospatial analytics applications. He holds 21 Oracle Certified Professional / Expert / Specialist credentials... Read More →
avatar for Wayne Van Sluys

Wayne Van Sluys

Senior Consultant, interRel Consulting
Wayne Van Sluys has been working with Business Intelligence Analysis and Reporting since 1998, both as a Developer and Lead Architect. His work has primarily centers around the integration of OBIEE and Essbase. Wayne has a master's degree in education and brings a training and development... Read More →
avatar for Tim Vlamis

Tim Vlamis

VP and Analytics Strategist, Vlamis Software Solutions, Inc.
An Oracle Ace and expert in the visualization of data and the design of business analytics strategies, Tim combines a strong background in the application of Oracle-based business analytics and data mining with extensive experience in business modeling and valuation analysis. Tim... Read More →


Wednesday March 21, 2018 3:25pm - 4:15pm PDT
1-Auditorium

3:25pm PDT

manufacturing_df.transform().fit()
Real life Manufacturing Data is not like iris or titanic. We cannot just .fit() and .score(). We need to effectively .transform() the data. In this presentation, we will look at the complexity of manufacturing data and various ways to feature engineer manufacturing data to derive meaningful variables to solve manufacturing problems. Specifically we will look at a. Methods to construct machine learning data set for different type of Manufacturing like Lot Controlled, Serial Controlled, Batch Manufacturing, Discrete Manufacturing b. Transformation method of time series data from Machine Sensor Readings c. Various binning transformations on transaction data

Speakers
avatar for Sreeram Hariharan

Sreeram Hariharan

Senior Prinicipal Applications Engineer, Oracle Corp
Application Developer working on Adaptive Intelligent Applications for Manufacturing.


Wednesday March 21, 2018 3:25pm - 4:15pm PDT
6-Bldg 500

4:30pm PDT

How to get from A to Z using multiple Oracle Products
This session will cover a real world example of multiple Oracle products being used for data projects and marketing campaigns across an enterprise level business vertical. 

A major national partner in the telecom space - with 600 retail locations and 8 million customers - needed comprehensive analytic help which required the following cloud based Oracle products:
1) OCI - Bare Metal - Housing the entire US consumer database of 260 million records with 100's of household attributes
2) OAC - Geo-spatial audit of their retail trade area currently used for prospect canvassing
3) OAC - Using Advanced Analytics to create extensive profiles/personas of who was buying their product
4) OAC - Using advanced modeling techniques to build predictive audience files to power new customer acquisition programs
5) ODC and OnRamp Services - Pushing millions of prospect and customer records into Onramp Services for use in OMC
6) OMC - Monitor existing customer buying cycles for renewal and cross-sell opportunities - and suppression against new prospect audiences
7) OMC - Monitor behavorial triggers inside BlueKai DMP for optimal promotion of client brand
8) OAC - Effective post campaign reporting with ROI and other KPI’s used for better attribution of marketing spend.

Speakers
avatar for Jerry Gearding

Jerry Gearding

Chief Technology Officer, DX Marketing
Multi-disciplined technology, cloud, marketing and business leader with a consistent track record of driving increased levels of profit, productivity, ROI and overall customer satisfaction. Recognized as a technology evangelist and change agent who designs and implements best of class... Read More →
avatar for Ray Owens

Ray Owens

CEO, DX Marketing
Data-driven decisions are all the rage nowadays, but DX Marketing's founder and CEO Ray Owens has long been a numbers guy. His three decades of data analytics experience and real world customer insight form the foundation of both the capabilities as a business and the marketing philosophies... Read More →


Wednesday March 21, 2018 4:30pm - 5:00pm PDT
4-Rm 104

4:30pm PDT

Anomaly Detection in Medicare Provider Data using OAAgraph
Graph analysis is an effective methodology in data analysis which considers fine-grained relationships between data entities. This session presents an example of anomaly detection using graph analysis on data stored in Oracle Database with Oracle R Enterprise and the OAAgraph package, using a real-world public data set.
Specifically, we analyze the public information of medical transactions from CMS (United States Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) for the year 2012. We load this data set as a graph into Oracle Database, and use the OAAgraph package to apply graph analysis algorithms whose results are be visualized using R's ggplot2 visualization package. 
Our analysis successfully identifies suspicious records in the data set -- medical providers who perform procedures far from their specialties. We also discuss techniques how to reduce false positive outcomes. 

Speakers
avatar for Sungpack Hong

Sungpack Hong

Research Director, Oracle
Research Director at Oracle Labs.Leading projects regarding large-scale graph and data analysis -- platforms and applications
avatar for Mark Hornick

Mark Hornick

Senior Director, Oracle
Mark Hornick is the Senior Director of Product Management for the Oracle Machine Learning (OML) family of products. He leads the OML PM team and works closely with Product Development on product strategy, positioning, and evangelization, Mark has over 20 years of experience with integrating... Read More →
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Francisco Morales

Software Developer, Oracle Labs


Wednesday March 21, 2018 4:30pm - 5:00pm PDT
2-Rm 102
 
Thursday, March 22
 

1:30pm PDT

Using Oracle R Enterprise for Event Registration Modeling and Propensity to Buy
Oracle Marketing Advanced Analytics team has been using Oracle R Enterprise(ORE) for propensity to buy modeling for the past few years. We have recently expanded our use of ORE to event registration. The models allow Oracle to target the right contacts for email marketing for product events. We have shown up to 4X increase in registration rates from model targets over the baseline. The presentation will cover an overview of the results of our modeling as well as some key insights we have learned on how to model using ORE.

Speakers
avatar for Joseph Darschewski

Joseph Darschewski

Sr. Data Scientist, Oracle
Sr Data ScientistOracle Marketing Advanced AnalyticsMS Statistics15+ years experience


Thursday March 22, 2018 1:30pm - 1:55pm PDT
1-Auditorium

1:55pm PDT

Oracle Machine Leaning & Adaptive Intelligent Applications for Manufacturing
In this session learn about Oracle's soon to be released prepackaged "SaaS on PaaS" cloud applications called "Adaptive Intelligent Applications for Manufacturing". This product is built directly on top of several Oracle’s PaaS components to collect, store, and analyze massive amounts of Operational Technology (OT) data coming from shopfloor systems such as MES, quality systems, LIMS, Equipment, Test stations and contextualizes this data with Information Technology (IT) data residing in HCM/CRM/SCM/ERP applications in a single consolidated operational data store and analyzed by applying advanced analytics, data mining/data science, and AI techniques to discover key patterns and correlations from historical data related to manufacturing efficiencies and also provide actionable predictive analytics to improve yield, reduce defects, reduce scrap, minimize cycle times, manufacturing costs, and equipment downtime.

Speakers
avatar for Gopal Ratnam

Gopal Ratnam

Sr. Director, Product Management & Strategy, Oracle
Software leader with proven track record of product ideation, execution, and management of cutting edge SaaS solutions that enable business and digital transformation for enterprises. Drive performance through dynamic leadership, strategic planning, process design, product innovation... Read More →


Thursday March 22, 2018 1:55pm - 2:20pm PDT
1-Auditorium
 

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