Future of Analytics: Make Data Actionable

The field of analytics is still emerging and retailers are working to uncover how to best leverage next-gen data to strengthen the bottom line. In today's retailing environment it is not enough to capture and analyze data — retailers need actionable insight on shopper behavior to gain a competitive advantage.

At RCAS 2015, Sahir Anand, VP, research and principal analyst, EKN Researchwill moderate a panel of thought leaders that will exploretheir perspectives on the future of analytics focusing on uncovering guided analytics. Joining Anand on stage will be: Gib Bassett, industry principal, Oracle; Stephen DeAngelis, president & CEO, Enterra Solutions; Bob Many, VP, SAP Retail; Kirk W. Wheeler, EVP and GM, CPG Practice, Manthan.

Anand’s work experience spans over 14 years as an industry line of business practitioner, media practitioner, technology industry analyst, research leader and global technology strategy/marketing executive. He is an industry speaker, blogger and technology enthusiast.

The 2015 Retail and Consumer Goods Analytics Summit will be held April 29-May 1 at The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois. The conference will feature keynotes from retail and consumer goods leaders, peer-to-peer exchanges, networking opportunities and relationship building. For more information, to view the full agenda, or to register for the event click here.