The Evolution Of The Modern Data Platform

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“Those able to make the most progress fastest stand to capture the highest value from data-supported capabilities. Companies already seeing 20 percent of their earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) contributed by artificial intelligence (AI)” McKinsey & Company.

Without question, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the way we conduct business. However, a foundation needs to be in place to accelerate our journey towards those capabilities, and we need a flexible data platform in order to do so. This discussion will look into the evolution of the Data Platform, and understand what is needed to complete, what is seen as, The Modern Data Platform.


David Tuppen is Head of Digital, Data and AI at GFT. He has been working in the Data space for 20 years, from technical development through to business development. His area of expertise is Enterprise Data Strategy, with a focus on hybrid data architecture patterns and applications. His career experience includes working at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Athene Holding in Bermuda, and Milliman Actuarial Consultancy in London.

Wednesday, 14 September 2022

11:00 - 11:45 BST


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    Head of Digital, Data, & AI
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