Day 2 - 1 December 2023



Grace Zheng

Data Analyst

Canon | Kosh Duo

Associated Talks:

10:00AM - Day 2

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Optimised Data & Analytics: Chairpersons Welcome

Chairpersons welcome and opening remarks. 

. Grace Zheng, Data Analyst, Canon | Kosh Duo



Presentation: Data Democratisation – Distributing the Workflow

  • Centralised Vs de-centralised models – allowing for self-service analytics and non-technical users to access insights and make strategic decisions quickly.  
  • Allowing for job growth and diversity as those without technical backgrounds can utilise data-led decision making.  
  • Where data models need to alter to fit this de-centralised shift – is data mesh architecture the answer for irregular, scattered data? 



Keynote Presentation: The State of Play for DaaS Business Models

This session will delve into the current Data as a Service (DaaS) models, and how enterprises can capitalise on these services within markets.  



Panel: Making the Most of Data

  • Identifying and breaking down silos across departments and business data stacks.  
  • How to maximise data sets and data pipelines.    
  • Aligning data with specific business goals – making use of insights for targeted business e.g. seasonal buying cycles and customer demand. 
  • Collection, storage, exchangeability and security – how to ensure optimised processing of data for optimum response and actions. 


Networking Break



Massimo Belloni

Data Science Manager

Bumble Inc.

Associated Talks:

03:30PM - Day 1

View Panel: Talking Digitally with NLP

12:10PM - Day 2

View Presentation: Do Not LLM Before You Can Walk: AI strategy in light of NLP breakthroughs

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Presentation: Do Not LLM Before You Can Walk: AI strategy in light of NLP breakthroughs

This presentation, while providing some historical insights into Natural Language Processing (NLP) advancements, highlights the risks of hastily jumping onto the AI bandwagon without a well-defined strategy. We explore the possible challenges in neglecting key factors such as data quality, monitoring and domain expertise while building data products. By understanding the past, attendees will gain a sharper perspective on building reliable and impactful AI data products. Let’s walk confidently before sprinting into the AI revolution, ensuring a solid foundation for success.

. Massimo Belloni, Data Science Manager, Bumble Inc.



Presentation: Back to Basics – Creating a Strong Data Mesh Strategy

  • The advantages of decentralizing data  
  • Utilising the enterprises strategic advantage – how to unlock data’s value.  
  • Studying current processes for capturing data and looking at next steps.  



Anshul Bansal

Commercial Director

Yum Foods (KFC)

Associated Talks:

01:00PM - Day 2

View Presentations: Data and Analytics in strategic decision-making

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Presentations: Data and Analytics in strategic decision-making

  • Leveraging data and analytics to inform and shape strategic priorities 
  • Harnessing data to identify solutions and create a plan 
  • Using analytics and visualisation to operationalise and track execution 
. Anshul Bansal, Commercial Director, Yum Foods (KFC)


Lunch & Networking Break



Panel: Real Time Responses through Real Time Intelligence

  • How to get the most out of real time intelligence – what process need to be in place to aid this?  
  • Tackling the issues around legacy systems and the lack of available data for intelligent decision making – what are the current market solutions that can help?  
  • How being adaptable can lead to optimised services, reduced downtime and in some industries, help save lives.  
  • Taking the next steps to semi and fully autonomous systems enabling advanced analytics. 



Presentation: Reducing Data Risks – Governance, Security & Compliance

  • Understanding regulatory and data privacy obligations – how to maximise trust and compliance across assets. 
  • How to ensure your data environment is giving you the best opportunity to govern access and storage.  
  • Best practices in DataOps for governance and compliance.  
  • A future with synthetic data generation.  



Ilya Yakovlev

Head of Data & Analytics

Stonegate Group

Associated Talks:

03:00PM - Day 2

View Presentation: Pricing Strategy Optimisation through AI

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Presentation: Pricing Strategy Optimisation through AI

  • What traditional pricing strategy looks like and its challenges
  • A more scientific approach to choosing the optimal price point
  • AI model to predict sales as a basis for the price elasticity model
  • Results validation and deployment
. Ilya Yakovlev, Head of Data & Analytics, Stonegate Group


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