The IBM Centre for Business Analytics and Performance (CBAP) at the Telfer School of Management and IQAnalytics host an evening of discussion on the topic of analytics on September 11. This event offers a forum for anyone interested in applying analytics in organizations to discuss ideas, present solutions, and receive feedback and advice.

Professor Greg Richards, Director, IBM Centre for Business Analytics and Performance (CBAP) and Eduardo Rodriguez Taborda, Principal, IQAnalytics will lead off the evening with their introduction, “What Is Analytics? An Amorphous Monster.” 

This will be followed by a presentation by Albert Simard, “Competitive Intelligence: An Island of Structure in an Unstructured Ocean.” Dr. Simard is Knowledge Manager for the Centre for Security Science in Defence Research & Development Canada. His previous roles have included Director - Modeling Framework at Canadian Food Inspection Agency; Director, Knowledge Strategies Natural Resources Canada; and Director, Knowledge Management and NRCan Science Advisor.

CBAP, a collaboration of the University of Ottawa and IBM, supports research and curriculum development in the domains of Business Analytics (BA), Business Intelligence (BI), and Performance Management (PM).

Time and location: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. | Telfer School of Management, Desmarais Building, DMS 7170. Please register online by September 9.