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Game-Changing Smart Cities of the Future, Presented by SAP

Game-Changing Smart Cities of the Future, Presented by SAP

Tuesday at 9 AM Pacific /12 Noon Eastern

August 01st 2017:Smart Cities and Analytics: Tear Down That Silo!

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

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Dr. Sara Diamond

Dr. Sara Diamond is President of OCAD University, Canada’s “university of the imagination”. She holds a PhD in Computing, Information Technology and Engineering and degrees in Media Art, History and Communications. Diamond is an internationally celebrated data visualization, wearable technology, mobile media researcher, media artist, designer and historian. She is an appointee of the Order of Ontario and the Royal Canadian Academy of Artists and recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for service to Canada. She won the 2013 GRAND NCE Digital Media Pioneer Award. Diamond serves on the Toronto Regional Board of Trade/City of Toronto Smart City Task Force. She was co-principal invest
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Michele Hovet

Michele Hovet is the Client and Partner Innovation Director for KSM Consulting. Michele brings over 25 years of public sector technology leadership to KSMC. Her vast experience includes strategic technology implementation that provides clients with the ability to fully engage and serve their constituents. Her ability to empathetically understand challenges as well as uncover opportunities in the public sector stems from her experience as Deputy City Manager for the City of Arvada, Colorado. As the city’s Chief Information Officer and through empowering her staff, the City of Arvada was recognized year-after-year as a top ten digital city. She was named Top 25 Doer Dreamer and Driver by Gov
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Sara Marshall

Sara Marshall is committed to improving lives through government. She is driven to work with the public sector on leadership, innovation, and strategy to create change. Sara enjoys dissecting complex problems and boiling them down to simple solutions. In 2015, State Scoop named Sara “Top Up and Comer” in making government more efficient and effective. Under former Governor Mike Pence, Sara helped create and lead the first state enterprise-wide analytics hub to move government at the speed of business as the Director of BI and Analytics for the State of Indiana. Previously, she was the Policy Assistant for Mike Pence for Indiana. In her free time, Sara volunteers on housing, hunger, and hea
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2625/game-changing-smart-cities-of-the-future-presented-by-sap Game-Changing Smart Cities of the Future, Presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2625/game-changing-smart-cities-of-the-future-presented-by-sap 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! VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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