IBM is a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company, backed by over a century of business and systems innovation. IBMers are dedicated to world-changing progress and building new ways to outthink challenges in a world where cognitive intelligence is infused into the systems and processes that help improve business and society. IBM Canada is headquartered in Markham, Ontario, and has nationwide responsibilities for sales, marketing and service. Canada is also home to IBM’s largest microelectronics packaging and test facility in Bromont, Quebec and the largest software development organization in the country, with sites in Markham, London and Ottawa, Ontario; Edmonton, Alberta; and Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia.
Dell EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, Dell EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset – information – in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way. Additional information about Dell EMC can be found at www.DellEMC.com.
SAP and Intel. Better Together.
Organizations of all kinds recognize the value of transforming data into insights that can be used to attract and retain customers, open up new markets, enhance services, reduce errors, mitigate risk, and drive growth. But it often takes too long to get complete, accurate, and reliable information to create the real-time insights required for accurate decision making.
Through close collaboration, SAP and Intel are giving you the ability to make better, more informed decisions in real-time by leveraging the SAP HANA® platform, powered by Intel® Xeon® processors. Together, we’re simplifying IT landscapes, redefining enterprise applications, automating analytics, and transforming mission-critical enterprises with the power and performance you need to take advantage of Big Data, the cloud, mobility, and the Internet of Things.
Their digital destinations by interconnecting everything in real time and providing augmented intelligence for everyone, from business users to data scientists. This combination delivers faster answers, better decisions, and smarter actions. For nearly 20 years, thousands of businesses around the globe have relied on TIBCO technology to differentiate themselves through compelling customer experiences, optimized assets, and innovative new business models. Learn how TIBCO brings data alive at www.tibco.com.
Information Builders provides solutions for business intelligence (BI), analytics, data integration, and data quality that help drive performance improvements, innovation, and value. Through one set of powerful products, we enable organizations to serve everyone — analysts, non-technical users, even partners, customers and citizens — with better data and analytics. Our dedication to customer success is unmatched with thousands of organizations relying on us as their trusted partner. Founded in 1975, Information Builders is headquartered in New York, NY, with global offices, and remains one of the largest independent, privately-held companies in the industry. Visit us at informationbuilders.com and follow us on Twitter at @infobldrs.
SAS is the leader in analytics. Through innovative analytics, business intelligence and data management software and services, SAS helps customers at more than 75,000 sites make better decisions faster. Since 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.
When it comes to analytics, it’s not just how advanced the technology is that matters; it’s how far it can advance your organization. SAS offers advanced analytics infused with cutting-edge, innovative algorithms that can help you solve even your most intractable problems. Gain new insights. Make the best decisions possible. And unearth opportunities you would otherwise miss.
LiteData accelerates organizations ability to make intelligent, data-driven business decisions. Our services include identifying revenue generation and cost reduction opportunities, Business Process Automation, Data Governance, Reporting and Predictive Analytics. We handle your Company Data the LiteData Way: you provide business objectives and data access, and we deliver the data platform, including data collection & integration, processing, validation, and visualization. The data platform, paired with a light, talented, cross-functional, and agile service team, enables critical insights for growth, within the timeline and budget of your choice.
Qlik®is a leader in visual analytics, providing a fully integrated, simple, and intuitive platform that allows users to see the whole story that lives within their data. Qlik delivers a complete analytics solution that includes simplified data preparation, cloud-based upstream data sourcing and delivery, self-service and governed data visualization, centralized guided analytics, collaborative analytics and reporting, and embedded analytics in any application or web page. Approximately 40,000 customers worldwide rely on Qlik solutions to gain meaning out of information from varied sources, exploring the hidden connections within their data that lead to insights that ignite good ideas.
One of North America’s premier marketing and analytical services companies, Environics Analytics helps customers turn data and analytics into insight, strategy and results. Established in 2003, EA offers the full range of analytical services—from data supplier to strategic consultancy—and provides authoritative reports, software and modelling approaches to solve business challenges. Its team of 120 marketers, modellers and geographers help organizations identify their business problems, develop data-driven solutions and achieve success along every phase of their analytics journey. EA is a member of the Environics group, a unique alliance of companies dedicated to providing intelligent research, analytics and communications.
Datameer empowers organizations to embark on a data journey that answers a wide range of new, deeper business questions to increase business agility and responsiveness. Datameer’s modern BI platform offers agile analytics on an enterprise-grade infrastructure that can rapidly answer these questions and operationalize the results across the business.
The agile, iterative data discovery and easy-to-use analyst-friendly interface of Datameer empower the organization’s citizen data scientists to explore the vast quantities of data to find answers quickly. The enterprise-ready platform allows IT teams to empower these citizen data scientists while having full governance and easy, low-cost manageability.
Pyramid Analytics is a recognized innovator in business analytics. From Day One, we have focused on helping everyone within the organization extend the reach and impact of analytics . With Pyramid Analytics there is no faster, easier way to make business analytics universally available and valuable. It’s the ultimate win for any BI initiative and it’s the key to building a data-driven business that outsmarts competitors, succeeds with customers and thrives in the marketplace. Finally, we are proud to be rated #1 in the field by leading BI analysts and end users. We have engaged with hundreds of industry-leading companies to take them from data blind to data driven, empowering more than 1M decision makers to steer their business forward.
Schulich Executive Education Centre (SEEC) at the York University offers a15-day program – Masters Certificate in Analytics Leadership that is the first of its kind, developed with the business leader in mind. Incorporating data visualization and data science techniques and empowering you with the skills you need to apply different analytical approaches to strategic business decision-making, identify market opportunities and secure competitive advantage. This tailored program provides an introduction to the concepts of analytics and enhances leadership skills for professionals interested in learning how to identify and use key insights from business analytics.
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Dundas Data Visualization, based in Toronto, is a leading, global provider of Business Intelligence and Data Visualization software. Our flexible BI platform, Dundas BI, includes integrated dashboards, powerful visualizations, reporting, and data analytics all in one solution that seamlessly integrates into your existing systems and business applications. At Dundas, we’re focused on perfecting how you interact with and visualize your data – the way YOU want to. Our BI tool automates the entire reporting process – to your exact needs – and turns your big data into stunning, interactive visualizations for better, fact-based decisions. You can create interactive, customizable dashboards, build your own reports, run ad-hoc queries and analyze and drill-down into your data and performance metrics to gain more insight from your corporate big data. With Dundas BI, you can connect to and integrate with any big data source – including Google Big Query, Amazon Redshift, Hadoop, HP Vertica, Mongo DB and many others – on any device, for access to real-time information and results. Dundas BI is Business Intelligence without Boundaries™
Municipal Information Systems Association, Ontario (MISA Ontario)
MISA Ontario was established in the mid-1970s to assist municipal government representatives and others interested in the effective use of information technology to provide better and more cost-effective services to municipal taxpayers and clients.
As a not-for-profit incorporation, our objectives are:
MISA Ontario currently has over 1450 members.
Women in Capital Markets: We connect, coach and advocate for women
Women in Capital Markets is the largest network of professional women in the Canadian capital markets industry. We are committed to attracting and developing a growing pool of talented professionals and advancing those women into senior leadership positions in the industry. On behalf of our 1,500+ members, we connect, coach and advocate for women in the Canadian capital markets and work to provide the network, skills and support required to excel at every stage of their careers.
The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) is the national voice for safe, secure and sustainable electricity for all Canadians, promoting it as a key social, economic and environmental enabler that is essential to Canada’s prosperity.
CEA members generate, transmit and distribute electrical energy to industrial, commercial, residential and institutional customers across Canada. Members include integrated electric utilities, independent power producers, transmission and distribution companies, power marketers and the manufacturers and suppliers of materials, technology and services that keep the industry running smoothly.
The Information Resource Management Association of Canada is a non-profit, vendor independent association of information management and business professionals.
Our primary objective is to provide a forum for members to exchange information, experiences and promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information and data as a key enterprise asset.
Purpose of the Association
1. To supply to our members current information in the field of information management.
2. To encourage and promote a professional attitude among members in their pursuit of the discipline of information management and in their relations to others similarly engaged.
3. To facilitate a community environment for members to develop and enrich their professional network.
4. To foster a greater understanding of the vital business role of information management and the enterprise value of well managed information assets among executives, the public, and the members of the Association.
5. To promote information management education.
6. To maintain close liaison with the vendors and developers of information management software, equipment and services and to co-operate with all organizations affected directly or indirectly by the Association.
As Canada’s national ICT business association, the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) champions the development of a robust and sustainable digital economy in Canada. A vital connection between business and government, we provide our members with the advocacy, networking and professional development services that help them to thrive nationally and compete globally. A prominent advocate for the expansion of Canada’s innovative capacity, ITAC encourages technology adoption to capitalize on productivity and performance opportunities across all sectors. A member-driven not-for-profit, ITAC has served as the authoritative national voice of the $150 billion ICT industry for 60 years.
CIPS is an association of individual IT professionals. Since 1958 CIPS has helped strengthen the Canadian IT industry by establishing standards and sharing best practices for the benefit of individual IT professionals and the sector as a whole. As Canada’s Association of Information Technology Professionals we represent thousands of members across the country.
CIPS offers Networking opportunities, Certification of IT professionals (I.S.P. and ITCP certifications), Accreditation of IT Post-Secondary programs, a niche IT Job Board , a voice to government, and represents Canadian IT professionals in international forums, encouraging and facilitating on-going professional development and safeguarding the public interest.
CIO Dive provides news and original analysis on the latest happenings in IT. Our mission is to provide busy CIOs with a bird’s-eye-view of the industry in 60 seconds. With a mobile-optimized daily email newsletter, website, and app, CIO Dive keeps you informed on the go. You’ll get coverage of topics such as IT strategy, infrastructure, software, security, big data, and more.
‘D’ of Things is a blog devoted to all things data and its value: big and small. From analytics to the internet of things, the blog provides comments, opinion and content all around the data management industry, occasionally rants on other related topics.
Martech World is a blog aiming to simplify marketing technologies for new age digital marketers. Marketing has become a technology-powered discipline, and therefore marketing organizations must infuse data analytics and automation into their DNA. Martech World helps marketers choose the best technology available for Content Strategy, Web Experience Management, Usability/Design, Mobile Marketing, Customer Engagement, Social Media, Targeting & Optimization, Content Marketing, Marketing Automation, Analytics & Data and much, much more!
Stéphane Hamel is a seasoned independent consultant, speaker and distinguished thought leader in the field of digital analytics.
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Experienced speaker and Faculty Chair, Digital Analytics, SimpliLearn / Market Motive who share his passion for digital analytics – be it technical ‘how to’, fundamental concepts, or methods to assess organizations’ digital capabilities and maturity. Teaching graduate school students the art of analytics.
Twenty-five years of relevant expertise in online strategies, digital analytics concepts, instrumentation best practices and expert at turning data into insight.