| Speak to
many leading corporations and ask them to grade themselves on how well
they extract value from the large amounts of data they have in their
database systems, and you might be surprised to hear many
organizations grade themselves as a C-, or maybe worse. It’s a common
lament; as databases get larger and larger at an ever increasing pace
the problem is getting worse not better.
This month Mike Johnson, director
of Business Intelligence at HCA/Healthtrust, will speak to us about how
there is a huge need for IT departments and Business divisions to forge
a close partnership in order to leverage the data assets they have at
their disposal. Mike will share with us strategies to meet the
challenge many corporations face.
works at HCA/Healthtrust. Healthtrust are a group purchasing
organization, providing its members deep discounts on medical and non
medical supplies and services thanks to the leverage group purchasing
Mike’s career is well rounded having
worked in a variety of industries such as manufacturing, at ITI
Manufacturing as research director, IT software and services
organization PRO V where Mike served as their analytics consultant. He
also served as Marketing Director at JFisher Ltd, and business
intelligence lead at Autodesk, manufacturers of CAD/CAM software.
Mike is a native of Brentwood Tennessee and is married to Anj, they
have two children Murphy and Mack. Even though Mke’s career took them
all over the nation, they have re-settled in Tennessee in 2012 when
Mike took a job with HCA/Healthtrust.
passion is to fly radio controlled aircraft, later this month he will
attend a large meeting in North Carolina, the biggest gathering of its
kind in the world.
Mike is a great speaker having
presented at major conferences such as MicroStrategy World, so please
join us for this interesting and enthralling presentation.