This 1-day workshop is designed for industry participants to hear from the experts the business values and opportunities of advanced analytics. It will be held at Vistana Hotel, Penang, on 12 March 2019.
The workshop begins with environment scan, discusses the rise of analytics, and the different types of analytics, namely Descriptive, Predictive, and Prescriptive Analytics (also called Operations Research or OR).
The invited speakers, who are industry experts in these fields, will talk about Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics, its business values, and success stories. The opportunities and challenges will be discussed as well.
This is followed by demonstration on how both Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics can be done. Participants can then interact with the speakers during Panel Discussion which consists panelists from both industry and academia.
Finally, the workshop recommends how to get started in this area, e.g. upskilling employees with the right skills through short courses and/or part-time graduate study, research partnership with local universities, or leveraging third parties.