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7574: How a Major Retailer is Transforming Its Business with IBM Analytics

Business Analytics and Planning Analytics

Hear how IBM Business Partner Veracitiz, a performance management consulting leader focused on financial analytics, empowered a major retailer to transform its business with capabilities like driver-based planning, centralized master management, unified reporting and integrated planning between finance and merchandising. Benefits include cutting the Annual Operation Planning (AOP) cycle from 24 days to 5 days, and improving the data accuracy of reporting from 70% to 97%. The discussion will cover business challenges, solution architecture/design, benefits and plans to extend the solution to deep analytics via AI and machine learning.

Core Curriculum Data and Analytics Business Analytics and Planning Analytics
Data & AI Theater C
Fri (February 15), 11:30AM PT


Jaydeep Vasani

Director - Sales, Veracitiz Solutions Private Limited

An Entrepreneur and Techno-Functional leader, driving Sales & Business development team of Data Science & Analytics at Veracitiz.

David Albert

Global BP Segment Lead - Business Analytics, IBM

Based in Ottawa, Dave is responsible for WW Sales for the Business Analytics segment in IBM’s business partner organization. Dave has 20 years experience in the BI and analytics space. His focus is on partner success and growth of IBM’s business partner community. His experience in sales, marketing and technical services have allowed him to be a positive influence in the BA space.

Jacky Patel

Director - Analytics, Veracitiz Solutions Pvt Ltd

Business process mapping in a most effective and agile way is the key to success for Analytics. The step by step approach to solve any complex challenges gives the best comfort to clients and easy adoption to new business process change. Using these base principles, implemented Business Intelligence, Corporate Performance Management & Data Warehouse projects for all Industry verticals since 2005.