Conference Day One

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM Registration and Coffee

8:50 AM - 9:00 AM Big Data IQ Welcoming

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM Interactive Ice Breaker

To boost networking and interactivity, the conference will begin with an opportunity for everybody to get to know one another, uncover funny facts and explore current operational challenges.

  • Exploring how private data can help achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development strategy
  • Reviewing real-world pilots and the role telco big data played in them
  • In-depth analysis of three natural disasters, demonstrating the use of telco data to support humanitarian agencies with early-alerts, critical response and recovery monitoring
  • Overcoming several key challenges before BD4SG can scale

Richard Benjamins

Group Director of Business Intelligence & Big Data

10:00 AM - 10:40 AM Delivering an Automated Customer Offer Management Strategy

james alexander, Decisioning Director, Sky
  • Transitioning from a BI-led to integrated data-led customer management
  • Deploying individual customer level offer control at scale
  • Optimising spend and ROI through machine learning

james alexander

Decisioning Director

10:40 AM - 11:20 AM Maximise Revenue Through Big Data: The Do's and Don'ts for Becoming a Data-Driven Organisation

francois bourquin, Chief Digital Officer, Orange
  • Identify and overcome the challenges associated with capturing mobile data
  • Exploit your data without damaging your customers’ trust
  • Determine how to analyse your customer data to understand their behaviours and preferences
  • Establish how to leverage customer data to diversify your product offerings and develop innovative new services

francois bourquin

Chief Digital Officer

11:20 AM - 11:40 AM Exclusive Technology Test Drive

Quick-fire test drives designed to demonstrate the latest and most effective technological innovations in big data technology, enabling you to return to the office with a fresh set of ideas to transform your strategy. All participants will be entered into a prize draw for the chance to win a bottle of champagne!

11:40 AM - 12:10 PM Morning Coffee and Networking Break

12:10 PM - 12:50 PM Standing Out From the Crowd: Managed IoT Connectivity and the Cloud

Anders Bresell, Head of Technology Department, Data Science, Telenor Connexion
  • Utilising Advanced Real-Time Trouble Shooting (ARTS) to identify device connectivity insight
  • Scalable device and data management with Cloud Connect
  • Fighting persistent but stupid machines to achieve cost and risk reduction

Anders Bresell

Head of Technology Department, Data Science
Telenor Connexion

12:50 PM - 1:30 PM Transforming Your Insights with Artificial Intelligence

  • Democratising your insights by embedding AI, big data and IoT into your analytics processes
  • Utilising new cognitive interfaces to gain clear customer insights
  • Achieving deeper contextual insights from mobile and other IoT devices

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Lunch Break

2:30 PM - 3:10 PM Interactive Roundtable Discussion: Big Data 2.0 - Delivering the Benefits

  • How can we develop a sustainable business model for data monetisation?
  • What are the most effective methods for embedding big data in your business?
  • How can we implement the right solutions quickly?

3:10 PM - 3:50 PM Integrating Multiple Data Sources to Drive Data Monetisation

Vit Soupal, Head of Big Data Strategic Initiative EU, Deutsche Telekom
  • Overcoming data-source challenges to enable data monetisation
  • Optimising data quality and accessibility to allow use by multi-national organisations
  • Examining the Trust Centre case study, and its role in addressing privacy and regulatory issues

Vit Soupal

Head of Big Data Strategic Initiative EU
Deutsche Telekom

3:50 PM - 4:20 PM Afternoon Tea and Networking Break

4:20 PM - 5:00 PM Overcoming Complexity in the IT Environment to Deliver Data Monetisation

Roland schwaiger, Team Lead Smart Data Analytics, Deutsche Telekom
  • Utilising data lakes as big data use cases to drive data accessibility
  • Removing silos in IT to enhance effectiveness of core telco services
  • Addressing customer consent to drive greater revenue generation

Roland schwaiger

Team Lead Smart Data Analytics
Deutsche Telekom

5:00 PM - 5:40 PM Enabling Active Collaboration with Third-Parties

Imre Szucs, Director of Data Science and BI Department , Telenor Hungary
  • Expanding your BI capabilities to enable enhanced collaboration with third parties
  • Achieving an expansion of technological expertise to enable new product and service provision
  • Monetising capabilities through real-time campaign management, and developing open networks to make data analytics and payments accessible to third-parties
  • Overcoming cross-border challenges to exploit regional growth strategies

Imre Szucs

Director of Data Science and BI Department
Telenor Hungary

5:40 PM - 5:50 PM Chairmans Closing Remarks and End of Conference Day One

5:50 PM - 7:30 PM Networking Drinks Reception

Please join us for some well-earned drinks, and take the opportunity to network with all attendees in an informal setting.