Talk Abstract: AI in action. Organisations across a spectrum of industries are utilising the latest capability that technology provides in the area of Artificial Intelligence. Let’s look to separate the hype from reality and talk about real life use cases where AI is now delivering value when in automating decisions.
Bio: John Spooner is Head of Analytics, SAS UKI with 2 decades of experience in applying advanced analytical techniques across a number of different industry areas. His main responsibility lies in leading the SAS UKI advanced analytics practice, a team that enables organisations to apply data and text mining techniques, as well as forecasting and optimisation routines, to increase profits and reduce costs through fact-based decision making. Computers, numbers, statistics and logical problem solving have always been his main passions so it is of no surprise that he has spent the majority of his career working for a company that specialises in solving business problems using advanced analytics.