Smart Cities and Analytics: Tear Down That Silo!
August 1, 2017
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham
The buzz: “The truth about ‘Smart Cities’ is that there is only going to be one way that they can become truly ‘smart’: through data and analytics” (David Barton, 7 Uses For Analytics In Smart Cities). Jennifer Bachner, author of Analytics, Policy, and Governance, estimates that “2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created each year.” The real value for cities and local governments gathering data comes when analytics insights are turned into beneficial actions. But some city Chief Data Officers report that “the soft stuff is the hard stuff” as they attempt to coordinate silo’ed data. The experts speak. Dr. Sara Diamond, OCAD University: “The most effective way to do it, is to do it!” (Amelia Earhart). Michele Hovet, KSM Consulting: “What is now proved was once only imagined” (William Blake). Sara Marshall, SAP: “I said, ‘Somebody should do something about that.' And then I realized I am somebody” (Lily Tomlin. Join us for smart Smart Cities and Analytics: Tear Down That Silo!
Game-Changing Smart Cities of the Future, Presented by SAP
Tuesday at 9 AM Pacific Time/12 Noon Eastern Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel
Game-changing technology strategies are transformational, exciting and disruptive for a reason. They shake up your status quo. They get you thinking about new ways to scale, compete and grow. They move you in amazing new directions.
Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional Coffee Break with Game-Changers for our special series on Game-Changing Smart Cities of the Future.
We’ll explore everything from drivers for smart city digital transformation and business models, to technology trends in smart cities which will improve people’s lives.
Learn how you can become the savvy Leader who takes your organization across the finish line as you look ahead to the next wave of business innovation.
Game-Changing Smart Cities of the Future, presented by SAP, broadcasts live on Tuesdays on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.
Bonnie D. Graham
Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.
SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.