Yellowfin to support Barry Devlin data driven Business Intelligence course in Sydney

Yellowfin to support Barry Devlin data driven Business Intelligence course in Sydney

Renowned independent Business Intelligence (BI) and data warehousing expert, Dr Barry Devlin, is holding a training course in Sydney 24 – 25 August 2016, which global BI and analytics software vendor Yellowfin is supporting.

The Building the Data-Driven Business course will deliver a product-agnostic approach to solving today’s most pressing BI-related challenges, covering topics including data lakes, data integration, data warehouse automation and cognitive decision-making.

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Devlin – one of the founders of the data warehouse, practicing BI analyst, speaker and author – said the intensive two-day seminar would cover topics in the context of a future-oriented architecture, defined in his recent book, Business unIntelligence. Each attendee will receive a signed copy of Devlin’s Business unIntelligence.

“The course will explore how we need to redesign our IT environments for the business of the future,” said Devlin. “Tomorrow’s business demands a new IT architecture that reintegrates all decision-making and action-taking across all its processes.

“Attend to learn how your IT environment and organization can succeed and become a real partner with business in driving change and managing the introduction of fully integrated, real-time processes, closely linking information and activities from all areas of the enterprise.”

Yellowfin Director of Sales for APAC, Adam Chicktong, said that Yellowfin was happy to support Devlin’s course, as understanding broader trends impacting the BI market was critical in order to achieve success.

Barry Devlin has immense knowledge of Business Intelligence and related disciplines,” said Chicktong. “Barry’s course provides the necessary context and framework to understand and act on the rapid changes sweeping the industry, as organizations become increasingly data-driven and analytics more pervasive.”

Devlin’s course will run throughout Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th August 2016, held at Saxons’ conference center (level 10, 10 Barrack Street, Sydney NSW 2000).

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About Dr Barry Devlin

Dr Barry Devlin is a founder of the data warehousing industry, defining its first architecture in 1985. A foremost authority on Business Intelligence (BI), Big Data and beyond, he is respected worldwide as a visionary and thought-leader in the evolving industry. Barry has authored two ground-breaking books: the classic Data Warehouse – from Architecture to Implementation and Business unintelligence – Insight and Innovation Beyond Analytics and Big Data.

Barry has over 30 years of experience in the IT industry, previously with IBM, as a consultant, manager and distinguished engineer. As founder and principal of 9sight Consulting in 2008, Barry provides strategic consulting and thought-leadership to buyers and vendors of BI and Big Data solutions. He is an associate editor of TDWI’s Journal of Business Intelligence, and a regular keynote speaker, teacher and writer on all aspects of information creation and use. Barry operates worldwide from Cape Town, South Africa.

About Yellowfin

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