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Unlocking the Magic of your Data
Hear from several Barcelona-based companies who will share their experiences with the data analytics stack. In addition, discover the fantastic new features that these three tools have pulled out of the hat this year and learn how CIS Consulting can provide you with the formula to apply these benefits to your own organisation.
Alea and King , two companies who have embraced the data-driven business culture, will showcase the ways that they are using the components of a data analytics stack (data pipeline, data warehouse, and data visualization) and will explore the tangible impact they are having on day-to-day decision making.
Event purpose: Create awareness and provide new insights. Doing something genuinely beneficial for the data community which is useful at a learning level for experts and explorers of these data platforms in Barcelona. We invite you to share your experiences and use cases!
When and where?
Thursday 28th November from 6:30 to 9:00PM
Spaces 22@ Mar
Carrer de la Marina, 16, 08005, Barcelona (Mapfre Tower, 27th floor).
- 6:00PM – Welcome
Estimated time to register, pass security and get to the 27th floor is 15 mins.
- 6:30PM – The Magic Stack: Tips and Tricks
There has been an explosion in data analytics and there is certainly potential for the newcomers to get in on the action. This snapshot session will explain the different components of a data analytics architecture as well as the new features of the different tools.
- 7:00PM – Migrating to the Cloud: Leaving a Legacy
Serdar Adali, Head of Analytics at Alea
In this session you will learn how Alea, the online gaming company, quickly moved from a legacy BI system to a modern analytics stack with Fivetran, Snowflake and Looker.
Serdar will reveal how a single person can manage the overall migration in a matter of weeks and drive a company towards more self-service analytics.
- 7:30PM – Cynic to Champion: Fueling User Adoption
Osian Jones, BI Manager and Product owner at King
Listen to Osian BI Manager and Product owner at King talk on how the company went from Cynic to Champion: Fueling User Adoption.
“Data has little impact without buy-in from everyday users. To truly reap the benefits of Looker it is essential to bring your stakeholders & end users on board. Unfortunately this is often one of the most challenging parts of a successful roll out.”
In this session Osian will provide a framework for driving adoption within your organisation, drawing upon his experience rolling out Looker to hundreds of users across King today.
- 8:00PM – Discussion panel
Get ready for an interactive session with super users, data wizards and thought leaders, who will be sharing insights on how to optimize your stack, reduce time-to-value, maximize returns, implement best practices, and a time for Q&A.
- 8:30PM – Magic Mix
Pizza, magic potions (beer) & free demos!
About Looker: A new kind of analytics platform that lets everyone in your business make informed decisions – from anywhere. Across industries, today’s most data-driven businesses use the Looker platform to do more with their data.
About Snowflake: A fully-managed data warehouse service with a pay-as-you-go-model that works on structured and semi-structured data. Its unique architecture delivers proven breakthroughs in performance, concurrency and simplicity.
About Fivetran: Shaped by the real-world needs of data analysts, Fivetran technology is the smartest, fastest way to replicate your applications, databases, events and files into a high-performance cloud warehouse. Fivetran connectors deploy in minutes, require zero maintenance, and automatically adjust to source changes – so your data team can stop worrying about engineering and focus on driving insights.
About CIS Consulting: Solution Partners of Looker, Snowflake and Fivetran in Spain. A dedicated local team offering the training, resources and support your business users need to succeed. Helping companies to adopt, implement and maintain a modern data architecture and analytics environment, using a proven-agile methodology and its deep knowledge to simplify the technical challenges of system integration.
About Alea: An award-winning leader in the field of online gaming, with more than ten years of experience in the industry. They are dedicated to delivering fully licensed, multi-platform casinos to their customers, offering high-performance gaming solutions and top-quality services to the marketplace.
About King: A leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people playing its games globally. The Candy Crush Saga creators have developed more than 200 fun titles, and offer games that are enjoyed by millions of players around the world every day. King is an independent unit of Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI).