Industry 4.0, the current stage of digital evolution, is driving the latest business trends and reshaping enterprise practices as digitizing end-to-end processes becomes a necessity for growth. More than 70 percent of enterprises have embarked on a digital transformation, and are now seeing that building an analytics culture is the key to success in a data-driven, organization-wide digital ecosystem.
Dr. Rado Kotorov, Chief Innovation Officer at Information Builders, will explore key trends for 2017 in BI and analytics, outlining how analytics is prominently supporting the digital transformation. Dr. Rado Kotorov is global vice president and chief innovation officer for Information Builders and works both with the WebFOCUS and the iWay product divisions to provide thought leadership, analyze market and technology trends, aid in the development of innovative product road-maps, and create rich programs to drive the adoption of business intelligence (BI), analytics, data integrity, and integration technologies. He strives to make BI and business analytics more accessible, intuitive, and collaborative through the adoption of innovative Web 2.0, advanced visualization, predictive modeling, search, and mobile technologies. Prior to his current role, Dr. Kotorov was executive director of Strategic Product Management and Competitive Strategy. Active Technologies, InfoAssist, Magnify, RStat, Enable, Mobile Favorites, and the BI Portal are just a few of the products that have been developed and launched by his team.
Dr. Rado Kotorov has a Ph.D. in Decision and Game Theory, and institutional economics from Bowling Green State University. He has also published various papers and articles on business processes, emerging technologies, intellectual property rights, CRM, KM, innovation, and entrepreneurship.