November 13, 2013

St. Paul, Minnesota—BIS² Chief Technology Officer Andrew Cardno will deliver a presentation on analytics and decision-making in the age of big data at TribalNet 14. The presentation takes place Wednesday, November 6, at 11.15 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza St. Paul – Riverfront Hotel, Minneapolis, MN.

“Decision-making today is often full of challenges and risky. On the other hand, the consequences of not making a decision can be even more dire,” said Cardno. “In the session we will explore the balance between risk and reward, the timing of business decisions, the power real-time decision making and predictive analytics. We will also see how human cognitive power can be unleashed using advanced data visualization, enabling more collaborative free-flowing faster decision-making.”

Andrew Cardno is Chief Technology Officer of BIS² and a driving force behind the creation of the company’s multi-award-winning suite of graphically enabled business intelligence tools. An established thought leader in visual analytics with two decades of experience in the field, Cardno has more than 60 patent applications and has published numerous industry and academic articles. He has provided products and consulting services to numerous companies including Monarch Casino & Resort, Illumina, Seminole Tribe of Florida, Wal-mart, Best Buy, Sabre Airline Systems, Harrah’s Entertainment Corporation, Teradata, Sybase and International Game Technology. Cardno holds a Bachelor of Surveying from University of Otago (New Zealand) and a Diploma of Computer Science from Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand).

About TribalNet
TribalNet is an industry resource for technology professionals in the Native American industry and is the connection between tribal IT leaders and technology available for this unique and specific market. TribalNet’s goal since the formation of the group in 1999 still stand today: bringing technology and tribes together.

About BIS²
BIS²’s gaming industry solution, gameViz™, enables casino operators to gain a competitive advantage by viewing and analyzing gaming-floor data. BIS² uses innovative visual data representations known as Super Graphics™ to provide sophisticated business insights, allowing casinos to rapidly adapt to changes in customer behavior. BIS² is an innovative leader in enterprise-ready, standards-based, visually enabled analytics solutions that reveal the trends and patterns in operational data so organizations can identify what actions are required today and in the future. BIS² software products have been recognized with multiple awards including Casino Journal’s Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Products, Casino Enterprise Management’s Top-10 Slot Floor products, the Data Warehousing Institute’s Advanced Analytics Best Practices Award and Gaming & Leisure Magazine’s Technology Impact Award and Product Interoperability Award, among others. BIS² also offers industry-specific solutions for the airline industry (airViz™), clubs and hospitality (clubViz™), resorts (resortViz™), telecommunications (telViz™), insurance (insuranceViz™), retail (retailViz™), entertainment (entertainmentViz™), manufacturing (makeViz™) and financial services (moneyViz™).

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Veronica Ruffo