The second day of Think 2018 is here, and there’s an abundance of things to see and do at the Cloud & Data Campus. Keynote speeches, demos, panels, training labs and other hands-on activities help make Think the biggest and most exciting IBM event of the year. Even for those of you who can’t make it in person, there are still plenty of opportunities to tune in online.
Don’t know where to start? Bookmark the Big Data and Analytics Hub homepage to find out the absolute can’t-miss moments at Think. Now, here are a few of today’s top picks:
Tuesday, March 20
- 8:30 – 10:00 AM: Chairman’s address, “Putting Smart to Work” — Ginni Rometty, IBM chairman, CEO and president, is assembling some of the top CEOs and business thinkers in the world, including Lowell C. McAdam, Verizon Communications; Dave McKay, RBC; and Michael White, IBM-Maersk joint venture, to discuss building the future of work. Attend or watch live on the IBM Facebook page. Location: Events Center
- 10:30 – 11:10 AM: “Empower Professionals across Your Enterprise to Make More Confident, Insight-Driven Decisions” — Even though data is often called “the new oil,” using data to gain real insight has proven difficult for some organizations. In this session, learn how major analytics disciplines — descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive — with cognitive, machine learning and natural language processing (NLP) can put insights into the hands of decision makers. Attend in person or watch the livestream. Location: Cloud and Data Campus Theater A.
- 1:30 – 2:10 PM: “Couples Therapy: Bringing Data Science and IT Leaders Together” — Are you a data science leader who is not seeing eye to eye with IT leadership? Or vice versa? Hear how one data science leader and one IT leader have started effectively working together, communicating their perspectives and goals. Attendees will receive a free copy of the book “Machine Learning for Dummies.” Attend in person or watch the livestream. Location: Cloud and Data Campus Theater A
- 4:30 – 5:10 PM: Data keynote, “Put Your Data to Work with AI” — Rob Thomas, IBM Analytics general manager, will explain how to use the entire spectrum of data science, artificial intelligence and machine learning to lay a foundation for a fast-approaching future where AI isn’t just an advantage. It’s essential. Attend in person or watch the livestream on the IBM Analytics Facebook Page. Location: Cloud and Data Campus Theater A
Cloud professionals, don’t miss our cloud colleagues’ recommendations for Tuesday here.
There are still two more exciting days of Think to go. Come back here tomorrow to hear our recommendations for Wednesday. Until then, enjoy another productive day at Think 2018.