Bridging Practice and Theory Summit

2017 Session Schedule

8-9 a.m. | Registration, Breakfast and Welcome Remarks


9-10 a.m. | Keynote Speaker

  • Scott Hallworth, Chief Data Officer and Chief Model Risk Officer, Capital One


10-10:45 a.m. | Session 1

Room A: Operational Analytics

  • 10-10:15 a.m. — Aligning Data Analytics and Supply Chain Strategy in the BioPharmaceutical Industry (AstraZeneca, StrategiK Insight Group, Drexel University)
  • 10:15-10:30 a.m. — Improving Fleet Management Strategy and Operational Intelligence with Predictive Analytics (ARI, Drexel University)
  • 10:30-10:45 a.m. — Discussion

Room B: Project Management in Analytics

  • 10-10:15 a.m. — A Review and Future Direction of Business Analytics Project Delivery (Larson Associates)
  • 10:15-10:30 a.m. — Prospects for Analytics in Project Management (Project Management Institute, Drexel University)
  • 10:30-10:45 a.m. — Discussion


10:45-11 a.m. | Coffee Break


11-11:45 a.m. | Session 2

Room A: Analytics Strategies

  • 11-11:15 a.m. — Data vs. Analytics: Who’s the Boss? (Health Research Tx)
  • 11:15-11:30 a.m. — Business Intelligence Service Delivery: How Different Strategies Allow Companies to Succeed by Failing Fast (Saint Joseph’s University, Enterprise Architecture, Anexinet)
  • 11:30-11:45 a.m. — Discussion

Room B: Business Process Analytics

  • 11-11:15 a.m. — Moving Towards Real-time Analytics to Improve Patient Care at WellSpan Health System (Loyola University, WellSpan Health System)
  • 11:15-11:30 a.m. — Applying Human Capital Analytics: A Case of Courtyard By Marriott (University of Delaware, Courtyard Newark)
  • 11:30-11:45 a.m. — Discussion


11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. | Lunch and Panel Discussion

  • Analytics Pedagogy: Academia vs. Industry (Philadelphia Water Department, Kantar Retail, Drexel University)


1-1:45 p.m. | Session 3

Room A: Financial Analytics

  • 1-1:15 p.m. — Living and Dying in the Mashup of American Financial Services (Stonecrest Partners, Seton Hall University)
  • 1:15-1:30 p.m. — Cognitive Computing: Impacts of Financial Advice in Wealth Management (SEI, Drexel University)
  • 1:30-1:45 p.m. — Discussion

Room B: Aligning Strategy and Analytics

  • 1-1:15 p.m. — Aligning Analytics with Marketing: Using Analytics to Drive Marketing Strategy through Digital Media Channels (Sogeti USA, Drexel University)
  • 1:15-1:30 p.m. — Aligning Data Analytics and Strategy in the Chemical Industry (DuPont, Drexel University)
  • 1:30-1:45 p.m. — Discussion


1:45 p.m. | Wrap Up