2017/09/06

Enabling self-service analytics is a challenge when the data is spread across multiple disparate external and internal sources. Gain an understanding of how Brooks Life Science Systems used data virtualization as a logical data warehouse to build a transformational and scalable informatics platform. Learn how Brooks uses Data-as-a-Service model to deliver self-service analytics for its customers. The discussion will focus on the challenges associated with integrating global, disparate data, building an informatics platform using data virtualization, enabling self-service through Data-as-a-Service, and a real-time use case of a customer using this platform. Walk away with best practices, lessons learned, and recommendations for agile enterprise data integration projects.

Rick Hart, Director of Technology Solutions at Brooks Life Science Systems

Rick provides leadership and expertise for global technology solutions. He led the effort to develop BioInventory – a sample management system. Currently, he is leading the effort to develop ISIDOR – Integrated Sample Intelligence Data Online Repository. He is the winner of 2016 Ventana Research Leadership Award for Operational Intelligence.

Ravi Shankar, Chief Marketing Officer, Denodo

Ravi Shankar is the Chief Marketing Officer at Denodo. He is responsible for Denodo’s global marketing efforts, including product marketing, demand generation, communications, and partner marketing. Ravi brings to his role more than 25 years of proven marketing leadership from enterprise software leaders such as Oracle and Informatica. Ravi holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.