Speaker

Frans Vermaak, Chief technology officer

Frans Vermaak

chief technology officer

Frans Vermaak has more than 20 years’ experience in IT hardware and software environments, with extensive experience in all phases of software solution design, development, implementation and project management. He has over 12 years’ experience in business intelligence, business analytics, performance management and data warehousing. Vermaak has a personal focus on, and passion for, strategic management. He is an experienced feature and keynote speaker, and has spoken at numerous events globally. He was the founder of the IBM BA Architecture Work Group that developed the architectures for all the IBM BA products and solutions, and he initiated many new developments and product improvements at IBM.

Frans Vermaak will be speaking on the following topic:

11:40
Thought Leadership Dissecting current trends in business intelligence and business analytics: artificial intelligence, Hadoop, IOT, blockchain and cloud computing

Blockchain, together with artificial intelligence, Hadoop, IOT and cloud computing have the potential to deliver disruptive outcomes and reshape business in 2018. Any strategic decisions you make rely on intelligence gleaned from the above. Is your organisation prepared for the disruptive age in terms of its data structure, management and efficiency?

  • Gain insight into how you can use these technologies/tools to better your decision-making processes