Thursday, April 3, 2008

Reliant Energy, Kelly Blue Book and Infosys to Speak on Analytics at DIG 2008

I am pleased to announce that Reliant Energy, Kelly Blue Book and Infosys will be speaking on the topic of Insights from Advanced Analytics at DIG 2008. Each organization will be presenting case studies on how they leverage analytics to drive better decisions.

Christi Megow and Jason Stults from Reliant Energy will discuss how they are using performance models to drive the operations planning process. Reliant Energy provides electricity and energy services to retail and wholesale customers in the United States. Reliant Energy uses driver trees, dashboards and scorecards to define and communicate corporate strategy to stakeholders and help drive the planning, forecasting, reporting and analysis process for decision-making.

Bruce Hoffman will discuss how Kelly Blue Book uses data gathered from their website to better predict market trends and vehicle pricing. has over 12 million site visits per month that are captured, cleansed and consolidated for analysis. Using the clickstream data, KBB is able to provide better analytics both internally and externally to their OEM clients.

Our final presenter in the analytics theme is Romil Bahl from Infosys. In this session, Mr. Bahl will describe how Infosys aligns strategic priorities and objectives with performance measures. Using analytic techniques, Infosys is able to model in real-time expected financial performance for strategic initiatives. Infosys integrates these analytics across industry and horizontal business units to enhance ‘One Infy’ experience and deepen Infosys transformational capabilities.

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