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.
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.
Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms. The Company’s mission is to provide enterprise customers with a world-class software platform and expert services so they can deploy unique intelligence applications. To learn more, visit MicroStrategy online, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Next Pathway is North America’s leading technology firm specializing in Big Data and Digital Transformation.
With progressive advances in digital technology and the need to capture and analyze big data, more than ever companies are turning to technology to innovate their product offerings. Customers are demanding seamless access to their information and faster delivery of services to meet their growing needs.
The analysis of information is increasingly central to driving strategic competitive advantages. Moreover, regulatory requirements are making it incumbent upon enterprises to retrieve, understand and act upon critical risk information.
New competitors are changing the landscape for traditional companies, making it more important than ever for companies to leverage technology.
Next Pathway helps organizations to collect, clean and prepare data for analytics.
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.
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.
Dell EMC, a part of Dell Technologies, enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC services customers across 180 countries – including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 – with the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud.
Indellient, a Top Canadian ICT and Profit500 company, empowers businesses to meet and exceed their critical business and technology objectives. As part of our data and analytics services, we help you derive actionable insights from multiple, large data sets with advanced data and analysis methodologies, innovative storytelling visualization techniques, and technology partners who maximize value.
Whether it’s determining strategic actions, improving business performance, enhancing customer experience, measuring marketing effectiveness or simply finding better ways to reach your goals, we have the tools and expertise to get you there.
CVM is a data science consultancy. We work with clients to develop strategies for leveraging their data, and help bring those strategies to life by developing statistical models, databases, and other analytical solutions. Our clients include small not-for-profits, Fortune 500 companies, and everything in-between. Whether you have big data or small data, we have the expertise to help you use it effectively.
Alteryx Inc., headquartered in Irvine, CA, offers a quick-to-implement, end-to-end analytics platform that empowers business analysts and data scientists alike to break data barriers and deliver game-changing insights that are solving big business problems. The Alteryx platform is self-serve, click, drag-and-drop for hundreds of thousands of people in leading enterprises all over the world.
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. Organizations and leaders have access to vast amounts of data, but rarely know how to leverage it for better results. This tailored program provides an introduction to the concepts of Big Data and Predictive Analytics delivered within a Leadership framework. Designed for professionals who want to learn how to interpret, analyze, communicate and present data with confidence.
The program consists of three modules, each of which can be taken stand alone or when combined, award the Masters Certificate.
To find more information, please contact 1-800-667-9380
or visit www.seec.schulich.yorku.ca
Vertica, the most advanced SQL analytics database, available on-premise, on Hadoop, and multiple clouds – delivered via one unified platform. With tight integration with Hadoop, Kafka, and Spark, and built-in advanced analytics and Machine Learning, Vertica delivers the highest performance at extreme scale. Vertica. Built for fast. Built for freedom.
247 Labs is a team of trained, certified and experienced developers, designers & product managers who help organizations implement digital transformation projects through a lean agile process. We help organizations understand what available technology options can solve their business problems, we then execute on the solutions to deliver digital transformations that improve business operations.
System Soft Technologies Big Data/Analytics practice is a full turnkey solution provider doing everything from assessments, data science, system design, system deployment and system support using on premise, cloud or hybrid implementations to suit customer needs. Big data science is about mastering the 4V’s of data, velocity, variety, volume, and veracity. SSTech’s Big Data practice has created an accelerator toolkit that speeds customers to focus generating business value by hiding much of the technical complexity associated with Hadoop open source software. We’ve pre-selected a subset of Big Data products, which work seamlessly with our framework and the accelerator tool kit.
Talend (NASDAQ: TLND), a next-generation leader in cloud and big data integration software, helps companies turn data into a strategic asset that delivers real-time, organization-wide insight into customers, partners, and operations. Through its open, native, and unified integration platform, Talend delivers the data agility required for companies to meet the constantly evolving demands of modern business. With Talend, companies can easily scale their data infrastructure and rapidly adopt the latest technology innovations in cloud and big data. Talend’s solutions support over 1500 global enterprise customers including Air France, GE, and Lenovo, across a range of industries.
Alithya is one of the most prominent privately held, strategy and digital technology consulting firms in Canada. Founded in 1992, the firm advises, guides and assists its clients in their pursuit of innovation and excellence. Alithya prioritizes the achievement of business objectives on every project, through the optimal use of digital technology. Its clients are mainly active in financial services, telecommunications, energy, transportation, health care and government services. In addition to the prominent roles it provides to women, most notably in executive positions, Alithya is known for its deep social commitment. Alithya has more than 1,600 professionals in Canada, the United States and France.
Dundas Data Visualization, based in Toronto, is a leading, global provider of Business Intelligence, Analytics 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™.
At viadata.io, we’re obsessed with using verified data to understand the behaviours behind the metrics. Leveraging our growing Publisher Partner Network of niche websites across key lifestage events, we’re building a unique profile of the Canadian consumer. With this data, a powerful analytics team, and a commitment to campaigns that test to learn, we’re helping enterprises look beyond the cost of a campaign to get to the real reasons why audiences click. Visit viadata.io to learn more and connect.
The Marketing Research and Intelligence Association (MRIA) is a Canadian not-for-profit association representing all aspects of the market intelligence and survey research industry, including social research, competitive intelligence, data mining, insight, and knowledge management. Members include over 1,800 practitioners, small to large research houses, and the many buyers of research services, such as financial institutions, major retailers, insurance companies and manufacturers. The industry accounts for almost three quarters of a billion dollars in market research activities annually.
The MRIA was founded on November 21, 2004, after the membership of the three Canadian associations representing the industry voted overwhelmingly in favour of merging. The newly-created body, which began operations on January 1, 2005, presents a unified voice for the industry; pulling together all of the products and services formerly offered to the public and the respective members of the now dissolved Canadian Association of Market Research Organizations (CAMRO), the Canadian Survey Research Council (CSRC) and the Professional Marketing Research Society (PMRS).
NIHI is a Canada-wide institute bringing together experts in Health Informatics (HI).
NIHI has a dominant focus on the problems and issues that are perceived as important by the health system and by private industry as it seeks to deliver the basis for products and services that are needed by the health system.
NIHI serves as a co-ordinator and facilitator in fostering and developing initiatives in academia and industry dedicated to HI research and education.
NIHI offers professional education programs and other outreach initiatives that complement existing programs.
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.
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!