Keynotes, General Sessions & Panels

Data Platform Live! Panel Discussion: The Data Professional's Lament


11:00am - 12:00pm

Level: Everyone

Bradley Ball

Sr. Azure Engineer for the Azure FastTrack CXP PG


Allan Hirt



Meagan Longoria

Data & Analytics Consultant

Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting

The data estate grows at a faster pace than anyone can keep up with. This spirited panel discussion will cover many challenges faced by data professionals today. Hosted by Thomas LaRock, panelists will discuss how to best balance idealistic expectations of data-driven decision-making and the pragmatic realities when working with data. Discussions will cover a variety of topics including the under-appreciated complexities of data collection, the ethical quandaries of data privacy, and the pressures to deliver actionable insights amidst the noise of big data and AI.

Attend this panel session and learn to navigate the challenges, leading to both personal and professional growth. Join us as we lament, learn, and look forward to the future with an open and engaging dialogue.