Setting Up Analytics for Success

erhaps your organization is starting a new analytics project and your team doesn’t know where to begin. Maybe you’re concerned you do not have the necessary skills in-house to start-up and lead a new BI program. Maybe your current program is stagnant, appears to be headed in the wrong direction or has no direction at all. No matter your circumstance, our next ALN event can help provide the guidance and direction needed to move your analytics program forward.

Come hear the many valuable lessons learned by our distinguished panel of leaders. All attendees will have the chance to ask questions of our panel on various topics like:

• Selling the analytics business case
• Starting up an analytics program and maintaining positive momentum
• Organizing BI and analytics to best support the organization
• Recruiting and retaining top analytics talent
• Preparing for future growth and upcoming industry trends

Date & Time

  • June 22, 2016
  • 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Featured Speakers:

Chuck Sample

VP of Insights and Analytics at US Foods

Chuck currently serves as the insights and analytics leader for the Merchandising, Marketing and Sales organizations including predictive modeling, forecasting, business analytics, customer insight, primary research and MDM. Chuck also acts as the engagement leader for the ‘CookBook’ initiative to drive customer-centric predictive intelligence including pricing, assortment, direct marketing and promotional intelligence throughout the company.

Dave Ficken

CIO at HAVI Global Solutions

Dave has more than 25 years of IT experience and has worked in multiple industries with experience in Restaurant/Retail, Manufacturing, and Consulting. Dave has an extensive background in complex large-scale system development, e-commerce and IT leadership. While at HGS he led the development of the Restaurant Order Proposal (ROP), a system that supports demand and supply planning services for over 14,000 McDonald’s restaurants in the U.S..

Jim Woods

Executive VP, Analytics and Supply Chain at HAVI Global Solutions

Jim has more than 25 years in supply chain management and logistics experience. Within HGS, Jim is responsible for the business unit that provides managed services for supply chain integration and analytics. Under Jim’s leadership, HGS has become McDonald’s Supply Chain Integrator, utilizing point-of-sale (POS) and key supply chain data to drive restaurant replenishment, inventory planning and business analytics. Jim and his team have received many awards from McDonald’s including the U.S. Innovation Award for their work on the Restaurant Order Proposal (ROP) initiative.

Joe DeCosmo

Chief Analytics Officer at Enova International

As CAO, Joe leads a multi-disciplinary analytics team that provides end-to-end data and analytic services including data warehousing, business intelligence, fraud, credit risk, marketing and business analytics. His team supports the global online financial services offered by Enova International and delivers on-demand decision-making technology and real-time predictive analytics services to clients through the Enova Decisions™ brand.

Kevin Glynn

CIO at DSC Logistics

Kevin is responsible for all information technology (IT), including IT operations, new system developments and telecommunications. He leads DSC’s capabilities in leveraging information technology to enable optimization across the enterprise and deliver innovative solutions to DSC’s industry-leading customers. Through his active involvement on the executive leadership team, Kevin supports DSC’s continued ability to proactively respond to evolving customer needs with compelling logistics and supply chain management solutions.