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Data and Analytics: Moving to the Cloud

  • Wed, January 26, 2022
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Virtual Zoom Meeting

You’re Invited to an informational Virtual Meeting.   (See Registration link below)

Topic:  Data and Analytics: Moving to the Cloud

Which Cloud and how to decide

    • How to compare one Cloud offering to others
    • How to look at cost advantages and comparisons
    • How to compare technical aspects
    • What about performance, capabilities, manageability and integration

What workload is moving to the Cloud in data warehousing and analytics

Are firms using multi-cloud?

Migrating to from on-premise legacy systems to cloud

  • Considerations and limitations
  • What about ETL and data integration
  • How to schedule and maintain coherence with hybrid on-premise/Cloud
  • Things that work well without change
  • Things that do not work well without change
  • Tuning workload on the Cloud
  • BI tool considerations
Speaker:  Dr. Phil Shelley, President, datametica


As a former EVP, CIO, and later CTO of Sears Holdings, Dr. Phil Shelley is an experienced business and IT practitioner with a track record of innovation in analytics and modernization initiatives. Phil pioneered the use of Big Data \ techniques in large companies, to modernize analytics, mainframes, and data warehouses: Starting a decade ago, he drove the use of Open-Source, and Cloud technologies as enablers for transformation and modernization.

Building on this hands-on experience, Dr. Shelley and his work colleagues formed Datametica, which has become a global leader in digital modernization of analytics, data warehouses, and data management, with a particular focus on leveraging Cloud platforms. Datametica has world-leading automation technologies, accelerators, and reference architectures that speed the migration of on-premise systems to the Cloud; typically in less than half the time and cost, combined with the lowest risk by parallel running across Cloud and on-premise at petabyte scale.

Dr. Shelley has a degree in mechanical engineering, a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, having worked in the UK, Germany, and the USA; he has led Businesses, Research and Development, Quality and IT organizations and has held positions in various technical and business leadership roles including CEO, CIO, EVP, and CTO.

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