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January 15, 2021

Business Analyst Innovation Online Summit - North America

Global Online Live Conference
All time mentioned in Eastern Time (New York / Atlanta / Toronto) zone

January 15, 2021

Business Analyst Innovation Online Summit - North America

Global Online Live Conference
All time mentioned in Eastern Time (New York / Atlanta / Toronto) zone

January 15, 2021

Business Analyst Innovation Online Summit - North America

Global Online Live Conference
All time mentioned in Eastern Time (New York / Atlanta / Toronto) zone

Briefly Know About This Event

We did 30 events on technology and innovation in 2020 across the globe and compiled a list of some of the top business analytics trends for 2021 and beyond to help you stay agile in the analytics space.

Some of the BA trends we will look out for in the Business Analyst Innovation Online Summit to cover are Data Quality Management,Data Discovery/Visualization,Artificial Intelligence,Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics Tools,Collaborative Business Intelligence,Data-driven Culture,Embedded Analytics etc. The experts will take us through a deep dive into using a comprehensive approach at all times, for the successful development and execution of strategy helping an Organisation to effectively achieve its current and future objectives.

Business Case Writing Day
Theme - Get to know what makes a business case work!
Overview - A well-crafted business case can set you on the road to project success. The business case, whether a formal document or a compelling pitch deck, is the story that every new product idea is born from. Learn the crucial four stages of business case development to capture new ideas and opportunities, validate them with the marketplace and then confidently and compelling communicate your business case to financial and non-financial stakeholders. Business Case Writing Day is designed to provide you with a practical understanding on how to write compelling business cases to best suit organizational objectives and achieve targets. Sharpen your presentation skills and get the stakeholders on your side through our Business case writing Day. Get experiential learning from the industry experts sharing real life project scenarios.

Business Process Improvement / Operational Excellence Day
In today’s rapidly changing global environment, every company and business leaders are faced with daily challenges of optimizing their performance through continuous improvement, quality assurance, and operational excellence.
What are the methodologies and tools that are right for your organization to inspire a lasting cultural change?
What are some of the lessons learned from top industry leaders who strived towards transformation from inside out?
Learn how to identify, create and select the best approach in meeting your organizational needs in this one day event.
The Summit will comprise of case study presentations from business leaders, dynamic panel discussions, interactive sessions and workshops.

Change Management Day
How will organizations embrace change management in 2021? And next year? And the year after that? And how will the change management discipline respond?
Change Management Day, features insightful talks by recognized thought-leaders addressing the actual developments and trends in Change Management. Discussions and presentations by a variety of speakers at a series of past and upcoming events elucidate solution based details that will help you face Change Management challenges with confidence. You will find a mix of speakers from diverse organizations sharing their real experiences and expert insights with the event participants.

Who Should Attend The Summit:
Service Systems
Manufacturing Excellence
Performance Improvement
Manufacturing and IT
Lean Manufacturing
Continuous Improvement
Production Systems
Site and Plant Managers
Quality and Safety
Energy Efficiency
Continuous Improvement
Production Systems
Manufacturing Strategy and Quality
Manufacturing Driven Processes
Manufacturing Coordination

From The Following Industry
Aerospace and defence, marine
Hi-tech and consumer electronics
Consumer Goods
Food & Beverage
Heavy industrial engineering
White goods and appliances
Machinery, agricultural equipment
Computer hardware
Telecom, medical, industrial equipment
Industrial automation
Mechanical and industrial engineering
Construction equipment
Oil & Gas
Financial Institution

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Conference Schedule (January 15, 2021)

Theme : Business Case Writing, Business Process Improvement & Change Management.

Timezones : New York - 11:00AM, Seattle - 08:00AM, Denver - 09:00AM, Boston - 11:00AM, Toronto - 11:00AM, Chicago - 10:00AM

X Topic Abstract

Demo of industry adopted AI usecases and Impact on how manufacturing industry changing with AI.

Speaker Profile

Rahul Lodhe is the Senior Director for SAP Machine Learning / Analytics. In his current role, he is responsible for building Machine learning data intelligence platform for realizing / scaling AI and ML usecases. In the past he was responsible for conceptualizing and technical delivery of Leonardo accelerators working across IoT, Machine Learning, Analytics cloud and S4 applications.

He has 17 years of experience in SAP and has worked across various departments in SLI and in multiple roles. His area of expertise  is the SAP Analytics portfolio, Global Tests center, SAP ERP  and SRM (procurement)  areas.  Before joining SAP he has worked extensively in the Database Administration area. He has over 18 years of software industry experience in various companies like TCS, Indiamarkets and now SAP.

Rahul is passionate about driving innovation in products and quality. Having couple of patents on improvement product applications.

X Topic Abstract

Business Analysts are responsible for clear communication between all stakeholders and development team.

This talk mainly focuses on how being responsive helps attain confidence with the customer, prioritize the work and build rapport within team.

I will be also talking about how can we improve responsiveness in our communication with the customer citing examples' .

I will include some pointers on do's and do not's while working on improving responsiveness.

X Topic Abstract

Business Continuity depends on how well an organization is prepared to face internal and external risks and challenges. Survival rate of the organizations, which have succeeded to establish and maintain sound Risk, Incident and Crisis Management Frameworks are higher than the competition.

A holistic view of Business Processes and Business Process Management includes those processes used to resolve or mitigate issues at all levels of the organization that's why it’s important to consider the Risk-Control Assessment as an essential part of BPM since the performance goals, processes, risks and related controls as well as risk mitigation actions need to adapt to business changes that have occurred or anticipated based on emerging internal and external factors.

Speaker Profile

Accomplished professional with international consulting and executive management experience with significant background in Strategic Planning, Organizational Development and Design, Business Process Architecture, Program and Process Development. As well as development of the Risk, Incident and Crisis management frameworks, processes and procedures.

Specialties: Power Generation and Distribution, Energy, Finance, Insurance, Food Production, Retail.

X Topic Abstract

- Business Analytics nature is typicaly complex and often expensive. Business Owners needs to rely either on analytical department or on their "gut feeling" while running the business.
With 20 years of anayltics experience, we will be presenting (still beta version) an user-friendly Advanced Analytics solution serving Business Owners as their personal assistant.
Get clear info on blind-spots of your business in One Click. Stop money leakage & boost business perfromance where needed.
Stop overpaying underperfroming salesmans. Stop producing or ordering certain products and put money on "growing stars".-

Speaker Profile

20+years industry experience world-wide (Netherlands, USA, Serbia), from science& engineering (PhD in EE, UTwente NL) to marketing, business, analytics to Applied Data Science. In 2016 he started Data Science & Analytics team within marketing department of Telenor Serbia. He has been a keynote speaker and presenter to many Data Science conferences in Europe; promoting applied data science in Marketing & Business. Currently, he is as a freelance consultant on Business Convenient Analytics & Data Science.

X Topic Abstract

The successful delivery of projects is in the hands of the people. People govern and make decisions impacting the scope of the project, the benefits and also the risk profile of the project. The importance of assurance from the outset when the business case is developed or thought of, the design of the project and methodology and the actual delivery benefit from active, constructive and pragmatic risk management to avoid failure. However, it is not the silver bullet - people and their decisions, or indecision at times derail the best plans and approaches.

This session will explore a few case studies, provide generalised guidance of the lessons learned and leave you with a renewed appreciation for risk management and how it can support strategic and tactical project delivery success.

Speaker Profile

Kobus Dippenaar is a director of The Practitioners Limited and CultureXP Limited. Kobus has had roles in large programmes and projects delivering digital transformation, in senior management and executive roles responsible for complex data, application and technical infrastructure in regulated industries. Data and people are the most important assets for any organisation of any size and together with a robust and resilient delivery approach supported by every person on a project, including the executive. Kobus is a proud father of two adult sons and husband to his wife of 28 years. They all live in Wellington, New Zealand - the cutest little capital in the world!

X Topic Abstract

Customer needs to strategy
Customer needs to stakeholder selection
Strategy to KPIs

X Topic Abstract

Analytics is the practice of using data to drive strategy. The Business Analytics role of today is going through great disruptive changes. Not so much in the tooling used to perform an analysis, even though these are evolving rapidly. Change is more around the deep relevance analytics plays in strategic planning and execution in today's ever changing market dynamics, customer behavioral alterations, technologies enabling new business models and so on. Wether it is in medicine, construction, oil and gas, robotics, web applications and computing... data is the new premium, and it is data that is at the heart of analytics. It is up to the Business Analyst, to understand the data in subject, build a judgment around it, and make/suggest a decision. And you must make it fast. Data is not worth a dime without it being used to take the next step, or not to take it. It is the decision, consequence of that data analysis, that truly matters for business. It is our judgement that needs to evolve. Informed judgements often makes the best decisions, but not all judgments will be informed at a timely manner. Sometimes data will be insufficient, messy and confusing. It is then when we must trust our gut, our intuition. The meta point is, at the end of the day, you must make a call, and it must be a darn good one to drive the proper strate

X Topic Abstract

The world is changing, and changing fast. The big will not beat the small anymore, it will be the fast beating the slow. In a constantly changing and rapidly evolving world, organizations need to become more responsive and adaptive to changes while delivering value to the customers…organisations need to be more Agile. But who else should be at the centre of driving business agility if not the Business Analyst? In this presentation, I will highlight the global trends in business agility, present two case studies of Agile Transformation, the critical roles Business Analysis played and how Business Analysts would drive Agility and value delivery in organizations.

Key takeaways:

• The key concept of Agile and Business Agility
• The role of Business Analysis in Agile Transformation and Business Agility
• How to support their organizations in driving Business Agility and Change that delivers value to their customers
• The right mind-set and the most effective framework for Business Agility

Speaker Profile

Bola is a multi-award winning Agile and Business Transformation Consultant, Trainer, Speaker and Coach with experience across Africa, Europe and North America supporting several organizations in transforming their businesses and products for better and faster value delivery. His experience cuts across Business Analysis, Project/Portfolio Management and Change Management in both traditional and Agile environments. He has spoken at conferences across Europe, Africa and North America for such organizations as PMI. IIBA. Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summits and so on. His research paper, Top 5 Skills in Business Analysis was the Most Popular article in 2018 by BA Times. He also won the Article of the Month on PM Times and a regular contributor to several online and offline platforms. He was nominated for the 2020 Global Leadership Prize and also RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Award

schedule 09:45AM - 10:00AM Registration / Conference Overview
Abhilasha Sinha, Director- Summits, 1.21GWS
10:00AM - 10:40AM Industry adoption of AI usecases - Click Here for More Info
Rahul Lodhe, Senior Director , Machine Learning, Data Intelligence, SAP Labs
10:40AM - 11:20AM Responsiveness during implementation of a project - Click Here for More Info
Pooja Rai, Associate Business Consultant, CGI
11:20AM -12:00PM Three Lines of Defense - Aligning Business Processes with Risk, Incident and Crisis Management - Click Here for More Info
Alex Aganov, M.Sc., Principal Consultant, Process Renewal Group
schedule 12:00PM-12:40PM Break
12:40PM-01:20PM "My Business Board on Click" Click Here for More Info
Sasa Radovanovic, Business Convenient Analytics Consultant, Telenor
01:20PM - 02:00PM Sharing failed projects, and why they didn’t turn out successful - Click Here for More Info
Mr Kobus Dippenaar, Director, The Practitioners Limited, Ex- KPMG, Deloitte
02:00PM - 02:40PM How to identify stakeholders’ needs and align your business case with strategic requirements - Click Here for More Info
Banu Raghuraman, Director, Business & Process Analysis, Info-Tech Research group
02:40PM - 03:20PM Where does the future lie for Business Analytics - Click Here for More Info
Ruben Moreno Freaner, Business Analyst - Alexa Shopping, Amazon
schedule 03:20PM - 03:30PM Break
03:30PM - 04:10PM Be Agile; The Business & the Analyst - Click Here for More Info
Bola Adesope, Scrum Master, Sonnet Insurance Company

Ticket Price & Plan

(Per Participant)


USD 249

Till 15 December, 2020


USD 299

Till 15 January, 2021



Till 15 January, 2021

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Who can attend Business Analyst Innovation Online Summit?
Manufacturing, Production, Operations, Services, Service Systems, ProductArea, IndustryAutomation, Manufacturing Excellence, Performance Improvement, Manufacturing and IT, Engineering, Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, Production Systems, Research, Innovation, Technology, Site and Plant Managers, Quality and Safety, Energy Efficiency, Continuous Improvement, Production Systems, Manufacturing Strategy and Quality, Manufacturing Driven Processes, Manufacturing Coordination

Why to attend Business Analyst Innovation Online Summit ?
- Access to Full-day event
- Talks by industry experts on different aspects of Business Analyst
- Overview of frameworks and tools that you can adopt
- Access to slide decks of all speakers
- Networking opportunities with other passionate professionals from your city

What will you learn about?
Learn latest techniques and skills required for Business Analyst from industry stalwarts themselves. Latest trends, concepts, processes and tools to understand and acknowledge challenges in Business Analyst. Meet and network with fellow HR experts from leading companies. Learn how to adapt and adopt these changes quickly and swiftly within a team and also across the enterprise.

Are there any prerequisites to attend this program?
Best practices while attending online conference:
Login to your system with the login detail 10 minutes prior to the start time
Should be connected to a good network to avoid interruptions.
Should be at a quiet place while taking your session.
Ensure all other windows are closed and no application is running. This will ensure good audio and video quality
Mute yourself if not expected to speak
Do ask the question via chat box to keep the session lively. You can Ask questions

Do I need to register for the event?
Yes, all conference attendees must register in advance to attend the event.