Managing Risk in a Data Driven World: Using Big Data Solutions for Real World Challenges- Wed, Jun 19, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
A Reliable Foundation: Data Quality for Driving Insightful Business Decisions - Wed, Jun 26, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
Putting Big Data to Work in the Utilities Industry for Maximum Business Impact- Tue, Jul 2, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
1. Utopia Research Data Insights Survey Results - 32:52
During February 2013, Utopia Research surveyed customers, data scientists, CIOs and other IT executives. This fast paced webinar presented revealing results on Big Data, Hadoop, Data Scientists, Information Technology Spending Projects, Governance and Trusted Data
Utopia's partners give you a sneak peek of the hot topics, technology and solutions that all of the companies will be showcasing at SAPPHIRE NOW.
This presentation will share the lessons learned through years of experience in implementing successful data migrations, addressing everything from making sure you understand the purpose of your data to establishing your data’s business and validation rules.
2. Data Migrations: Utopia's Best Practices - 39:42
This webinar shares the lessons learned by Utopia through years of experience in implementing successful data migrations. These valuable lessons address everything from understanding the business purpose of your data to establishing your data’s business and validation rules.
Jeffrey Knotts, Director Solutions Consulting at Utopia shares the lessons learned through years of experience in implementing successful data migrations, addressing everything from making sure you understand the purpose of your data to establishing your data's business and validation rules.
Nathaniel Rowe, Research Analyst, Enterprise Data Management, Aberdeen Group, Jeffrey Knotts, Director, Solutions Consulting, Utopia Global, Inc., Bill Towsley, GM Information Management, Canadian Pacific Railway present ideas on how leading companies are using their structured data within their Big Data initiatives. A real-life example of a large-scale migration project is presented by a Utopia customer, highlighting the impact that data lifecycle and quality tools had on its success.
5. Data Migration: Removing the Risk - 17:23
Presenter Frank Dravis shares over 20 years of enterprise data management experience and the nine major risks that organizations take throughout the data migration process. Frank shows why all of these risks are unnecessary and should be discussed within the enterprise and the migration team itself before the project begins.
6. 10 Secrets to a Successful Data Migration - 32:43
Utopia Chief Technology Officer Peter Aynsley-Hartwell shares his insights on 10 key areas within a data migration that will ensure that you won't find out that they have a data issue after go live. You'll learn how to find significantly extra time to be able to deal with and manage any issues that you may have with your data in the legacy system before you move it into your brand new system.
Learn how managing data as an asset can be accomplished and some valuable ideas and best practices around building the business case through a pragmatic approach to looking at your data. You'll gain powerful tools to leverage data and also help use it to build your business case for establishing the critical attachment between the integrity of the data and the ability to execute a process, and find reporting integrity.
1. Improve Business Processes With Trusted Data - 46:54
Presenter Frank Dravis gives a real life client case study of a large global bank based in Manhattan. With their organizational goal being to increase sales, they determined that in order to achieve that goal they were going to improve their product cross selling. You'll learn the steps of their data management process as they looked to accomplish their goal.
Learn why data can be a goldmine for retailers that can transform the way business decisions are made and enable growth and profitability. The presenters share their experiences of the challenges that retailers are facing, and how you can lay the foundations for improved data governance and enhanced performance with some simple data quality strategies.
1. Migrating Mincom Ellipse to SAP - 24:24
This webinar addresses the lessons learned and best practices for Ellipse users when considering the switch to SAP. Consolidation, standardization, cleansing and migration of legacy data may all be achieved faster and at lower cost.
2. Utopia Capital Project Solutions - 21:18
Learn how Utopia experts help enterprises achieve operationally efficient information handover in the world's largest capital projects.
Learn the inside scoop on how a successful master data governance strategy can make or break a variety of business processes.
Join experts from Utopia and SAP as we review the technology, business processes, and best practices for implementation, assigning business roles, and creating data standards as well as a governance organization. This webinar will provide you with the best approach to achieve success with MDG.
Learn how a comprehensive data management program can be set up as a project with set deliverables to ensure that business operations run smoothly and the strategic initiatives of the company are met.
John Ferraioli outlines the defining differences in functionality between SAP’s solutions for master data management and governance. He also provides the leading best practices for the people and process dimensions of enterprise data management (EDM).
7. Key Strategies for Master Data Governance - 56:26
Businesses today understand the significance of data quality and its role in sound decision making. Poor data feeds uncertainty and often leads to delayed or inaccurate decision making. Implementing a sustainable approach to better data quality requires a thorough understanding of best practices in enterprise data management and a framework for master data governance (MDG).
8. Best Practices for Managing Master Data - 22:56
John Ferraioli shares valuable ideas about how master data management processes and frameworks can be incorporated into your businesses to achieve a business result. Managing data as an asset is critical, therefore any organization will appreciate John's expertise about implementation ideas, best practices, leading practices and ultimately, some of the "gotchas" that you'll want to avoid.
1. The SAP HANA for 2013 Cheat Sheet - 44:36
Frank Dravis presents common HANA uses cases seen through 2012, and how those use cases are expected to evolve in 2013.
2. SAP HANA in the Oil & Gas Industry - 42:57
Utopia’s global practice lead for SAP HANA®, Vijay Atti, presents the latest updates on the SAP HANA® platform and how they can be used for a clear advantage in the oil and gas industry.
This case study webinar focuses on updating Firstlogic Software to SAP Data Services featuring Salt River Project (SRP), a utility company located in Arizona. You'll receive an overview of the decision involving the upgrade, the selection of business processes and benefits realized for SRP as they upgraded to SAP Data Services.