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Denodo CEO Vision

An informal chat with Denodo's CEO Angel Vina on the future of the data management market, his vision for how Denodo is evolving its product to be a next-generation data management platform.

Ángel Viña, CEO and founder, Denodo
Ravi Shankar, SVP and CMO, Denodo
Forrester Analyst Keynote: Driving Business Growth through Data Agility

Growth remains a top business priority for all firms - but creating explosive growth can be elusive. Join Forrester Vice President and Principal Analyst Brian Hopkins for this informative presentation where he explores how visionary business leaders are applying new agile methods of data management to unlock innovation, turning data into a catalyst for new business growth.

Brian Hopkins, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research
CTO Perspective: Denodo 8.0 - The Next Generation of Data Virtualization

Never has data been more important, more opportunistic and more challenging for organizations to effectively manage. Join Denodo CTO Alberto Pan to explore the next generation in modern data management - The Denodo Platform v.8.0. Discover the latest features supporting:

  • Cloud/mulitcloud data integration
  • Machine Learning / Data Science
  • API, Containers, Microservices
  • Data Catalogs and metadata management

Alberto Pan, Executive VP & CTO, Denodo

Customer Keynote - Prologis Leverages Data Virtualization to Modernize and Accelerate Analytics

Prologis provides efficient logistics real estate solutions across 19 countries and 4 continents to ensure the timely delivery of $1.6 trillion of materials that flow through their warehouses each year. They implemented the Denodo Platform to provide analysts and data scientists with the ability to speed up integration into logical data warehouses. Denodo provides business users with real-time access to integrated data across the organization’s diverse data sources without the need to replicate data or use ETL.

In this session you will learn how:

  • Business users answer critical business questions with speed and self-service
  • Data virtualization enables data scientists to build fast and insightful models
  • Cloud based data virtualization architecture enables automated resource and configuration deployments

Luke Slotwinski, VP Data & Analytics, Prologis

TRACK 1 - Technology Solutions:

Transitioning to Cloud Made Simple
  • Denodo Presentation: As organizations increasingly adopt cloud the challenges with data integration can increase. Learn how data virtualization can make it easier to transition data between cloud and on-premise by providing a virtual data layer that abstracts business users from the technical details of where data resides.
    Mitesh Shah, Senior Product Manager-Cloud, Denodo
  • Partner Presentation - Wipro : Discover the best practices in multicloud data integration. Learn why multicloud is the norm and the challenges it brings; how data virtualization simplifies multicloud integration, and the dos and don'ts from successful customers.
    Rajat Sinha, Sr. Director Alliances Data, Analytics & AI, Wipro Limited
  • Customer Presentation: AXA XL - Data Virtualizaion in the Cloud
    How do you insure delivering consistent and reliable information to the right audience on a timely manner, especially when your data exist in heterogeneous platforms? Moreover, how do you scale systems to provide the appropriate level of performance and availability? AXA XL will share with you their vision of how the reusable components from a Data Virtualization layer and the flexibility of Cloud Technologies combine to achieve this elusive goal efficiently and effectively.
    Paco Hernandez, CoE Lead - Semantic & Data Modeling, AXA XL
  • Panel Discussion: An informative roundtable discussion on cloud data integration with insights from partners, customers and Denodo experts.
    Panelists: Mitesh Shah, Senior Product Manager-Cloud, Denodo; Rajat Sinha, Sr. Director Alliances Data, Analytics & AI, Wipro Limited; Paco Hernandez, CoE Lead, AXA XL
    Moderator: Ravi Shankar, SVP and CMO, Denodo
Logical Architectures for Analytics
  • Denodo Presentation: Competition and the speed of change requires a new approach to data architecture – one that is real-time, agile and doesn’t rely on physical data movement. Learn how a logical data architecture can enable companies to transistion data faster to the cloud with zero downtime and ultimately deliver faster time to insight.
    Calvin Fudge, Director, Product Marketing, Denodo
  • Partner Presentation - Tableau : Virtualization and Visualization work together through an universal semantic layer. Learn how they enable self-service data discovery through data catalogs and improve performance of your reports and dashboards.
    Madeleine Cornelli, Product Management, Tableau
  • Customer Presentation - Logitech: Data Done Right = #Winning
    Logical Data Architecture in the Cloud for Analytics at Scale: Logitech, a worldwide manufacturer of personal computer accessories, relied on the Denodo Platform for a live migration from on-premise to Snowflake. They created a governed and secure data layer in their AWS cloud with Denodo, Snowflake and Tableau, not only to run analytics at scale but to create a single semantic data repository and to be able to optimize data availability to their end users in real-time. Logitech will share with you how they run self-service NLP and humanize data insights for their retail pricing, POS and sentiment analysis among many other use cases.
    Avinash Deshpande, Chief Software Architect, Logitech
  • Panel Discussion: An informative roundtable discussion on logical data architectures with insights from partners, customers and Denodo experts.
    Panelists: Vincent L'Archeveque, VP Operations SimplicityBI; Madeleine Corneli, Product Management, Tableau; Avinash Deshpande,Chief Software Architect, Logitech
    Moderator: Suresh Chandrasekaran, Executive Vice President, Denodo

TRACK 2 – TECHNICAL DEEP-DIVE:

Exploring Microservices and Containers
  • Denodo Presentation: Today, you need the agility to deploy integration where it can deliver the most impact. Discover Denodo’s location-agnostic platform for building capabilities that can be seamlessly executed, containerized and managed with cloud /microservices architectures. Learn how to set-up, upgrade, promote, monitor, and auto scale Denodo to gain increased efficiencies in the cloud.
  • Product Demonstration: See how data virtualization can be effectively deployed using containers in support of cloud and microservices architectures
  • Q&A Session Quiz the experts to gain a better understanding of the session.

  • Pablo Álvarez, Global Director, Product Management, Denodo

Enabling Fast Data Delivery
  • Denodo Presentation: Data virtualization delivers the enterprise class performance needed to handle today's data volumes. Explore the best practices for query optimization in a logical data warehouse. This session will take a deep dive into data modeling, configuration, tuning and strategies for optimizing cache and metadata management.
    Pablo Alvarez, Global Director, Product Management, Denodo
  • Product Demonstration: Experience how easy it is to access Denodo in the cloud. You will receive a guided tour through the process of access the cloud marketplace and accessing Denodo data.
    Pablo Alvarez, Global Director, Product Management, Denodo
  • Q&A Session: Quiz the experts to gain a better understanding of the session.

TRACK 1 - Technology Solutions:

Removing the Bottlenecks from Data Science
  • Denodo Presentation: Data scientists need lots of data, and end up spending a lot of time acquiring and manipulating data. Learn how Denodo removes the bottleneck in data science initiatives by accelerating data acquistion, and data prep, and through a self-service catalog, making it easier to search, tag and use their data.
    Juan Lozano, Director, North America Presales Engineering, Denodo
  • Panel Discussion: An informative roundtable discussion on data science, data catalogs and data science with partners, customers and Denodo experts.
    Panelists: Juan Lozano, Director, North America Presales Engineering, Denodo; Dr. Adnan Masood, Chief Architect, AI and Machine Learning, UST Global
    Moderator: Ravi Shankar, SVP and CMO, Denodo
Real-time Data APIs to Underpin Digital Transformation
  • Denodo Presentation: Learn how data virtualization can enhance your API strategy delivering agile data services and APIs that can access a broad range of real-time data sources; discover how customers are using DV to create data services marketplaces for faster access to trusted data.
    Alberto Pan, AVP and CTO, Denodo
  • Panel Discussion: An informative roundtable discussion on APIs and data services market places with partners, customers and Denodo experts.
    Panelists: Shrirang Achyut Pande, Global Operations Director, HCL; Doug Minnix, IT Architect, Application Integration, DaVita Healthcare
    Moderator: Suresh Chandrasekaran, Executive Vice President, Denodo

TRACK 2 - Technical Focus:

Powering Denodo via Cloud Marketplaces (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Denodo Presentation: Learn about the multi-cloud architecture and its benefits, followed by options to build a data virtualization instance with minimal risk and with utility-based pricing. Leverage self- education tools such as Denodo Test drive and Free Trial to build confidence before signing up for cloud marketplace subscription; see a demo of how you can deploy Denodo on any of the major cloud marketplaces.
  • Product Demonstration: Experience how easy it is to access Denodo in the cloud. You will receive a guided tour through the process of access the cloud marketplace and accessing Denodo data.
  • Emma Stein, Senior Data Engineer, Denodo

Exploring the Benefits of the Denodo Data Catalog
  • Denodo Presentation: Explore a deep dive into the Denodo Catalog and examine its capabilities for enabling self-service, governance, and security; learn how it allows you to set a consistent set of security and governance policies independently of the changes in your infrastructure; explore how it can seamlessly integrate with other enterprise data catalogs.
    Phoebe Bakanas
    , Senior Sales Engineer, Denodo
  • Product Demonstration: Take a guided tour through the Denodo Data Catalog and see how easy it is to explore, prepare and manage your data.
    Phoebe Bakanas, Senior Sales Engineer, Denodo
  • Partner Presentation: Customers' Perspectives on Using Data Catalog: Denodo Partner Simplicity BI explores customer adoption for data catalogs and their perspectives on the benfits of using Denodo's data clatalog.
    Arif Rajwani, VP Data Management, SimplicityBI
Denodo Data Innovation Award - Customer Successes

Attend this session to hear some of the most innovative use cases of data virtualization. Includes three customer case study presentations – get a chance to vote for most innovative use case to select the winner for this innovative award category.

Speakers: Kurt Jackson, Operations Architect, Autodesk; Mike Sofen, Enterprise Data Architect, Illumina; Ram Vasireddy, Entreprise Information Architect, GE Capital
Moderator: Saptarshi Sengupta, Director of Product Marketing, Denodo

Forrester Analyst Keynote: The Future of the Next Generation Information Fabric Is Closer Than You Think

Enterprises are transitioning from running on process to running on algorithms. Real time decisions, events, and automation are pushing the limits on the today’s data fabric. See how data virtualization, microservices, and APIs are converging and advancing to transform into the next generation of information fabric for the Adaptive Enterprise.

Michele Goetz, Principal Analyst, Forrester

Data Virtualization Hands on Labs

08:30 - 09:00

08:30 - 09:00
Networking Breakfast

09:00 - 12:30

09:00 - 12:30
Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning

Instructor: Pablo Álvarez, Denodo

Advanced data science techniques, like machine learning (ML), have proven an extremely useful tool to derive valuable insights from existing data. Data scientists spend most of their time looking for the right data and massaging it into a usable format.

Join this session to achieve the skills with the Denodo Platform for accelerating data acquisition and preparation to enable data scientists with the data they need. Learn how to create data inputs for a ML model; transform and clean data; utilize Denodo Catalog to find data needed for a ML model; access training and test data sets. Attendees will learn to load data into a ML model algorithm; make use of Apache Zeppelin to run interactive queries to the Denodo Platform, draw charts and run Python code.

09:00 - 12:30

Data Virtualization in the Cloud
Instructor: Emma Stein Denodo

This session will introduce you to the modern world of data integration tools and how to easily create unified virtual data models for today's information needs.Join this workshop to achieve the set of skills necessary to efficiently use the Denodo Platform for data virtualization in a cloud environment. Attendees will gain first-hand experience with the end-to-end flow: connect, extract, transform, structure and publish specific targeted data using the Denodo Platform as well as visualize the data using a business intelligence tool.

Join this workshop to achieve the set of skills necessary to efficiently use the Denodo Platform for data virtualization in a cloud environment. Attendees will gain first-hand experience with end-to-end flow: connect, extract, transform, structure and publish specific targeted data using the Denodo Platform as well as visualize the data using a business intelligence tool.

12:30 - 13:30

12:30 - 13:30
Networking Lunch and Dismiss