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TIBCO Analytics Forum Goes Fully Digital

TIBCO has announced a packed agenda and some impressive speakers for the TIBCO Analytics Forum (TAF) 2021. The two-day interactive and fully digital experience takes place May 25-26, and will focus on the latest innovations in data management, visual analytics, data science, and streaming analytics.

Attendees will hear from keynote speakers from the analytics industry elite such as:

  • Hamid Mehdizadeh, director of digital manufacturing intelligence, Pfizer: Hamid leads Pfizer’s Digital Manufacturing Intelligence initiative to transform manufacturing process data into valuable knowledge and insights, enabling Pfizer Global Supply (PGS) to become an AI-driven organisation. He has developed the company’s Digital Manufacturing Intelligence vision and strategy to enable scalable and accelerated AI/ML deployments.

  • Ben Shneiderman, six-time honorary doctorate and emeritus-distinguished university professor, Department of Computer Science, and founding director of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory at the University of Maryland: Ben is a leader in information visualisation and has made ground-breaking contributions in human-computer interaction and human-centred AI. The progenitor of TIBCO Spotfire was developed based on information visualisation research by Spotfire founder, Christopher Ahlberg, at the Human-Computer Interaction lab, under Ben’s guidance.

  • Ahmer Srivastava, director, memory product solutions for analytics and software applications, Western Digital: Ahmer spearheads strategic initiatives for big data analytics, visual analytics, and predictive analytics solutions for Western Digital’s NAND flash product engineering and manufacturing teams.

“Over the past year, we’ve seen data and analytics become even more central to business strategy, tactics, and operations. They are essential in helping customers shape the modern consumer experience and manage their global production, manufacturing, and supply chains,” said Michael O’Connell, chief analytics officer, TIBCO. “At this year’s event, we will hear from some of our most innovative analytics and data management customers, who are integrating disparate data sources and applying data science and visual analytics technologies to produce insights that move the needle for businesses. If we’ve learned anything in 2020, it is that the only trusted truth comes from data and analytics.”