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The Dow Chemical Company at the 21st Annual ARC World Industry Forum


Northwest Analytics’ customer, The Dow Chemical Company, will be a featured speaker at the 21st Annual ARC World Industry Forum in February.

Recognized as one of the global leaders in the application of real-time analytics to manufacturing process data to predict and prevent potential process issues, Dow Chemical’s Mary Beth Seasholtz will drive the discussion about best practices for implementing manufacturing analytics to drive value from existing process data.

As a data services technical leader at Dow, Ms. Seasholtz’s focus will be on how to best implement and leverage analytics including:

• Analytics as a means of organizational transformation
• Importance of data transparency
• Analytics as a collaboration change-agent
• Top 5 best practices to ensure analytics success
• Sustainable analytics

Session information:
Best Practices for Implementing Analytics for Digital Transformation
Wednesday, February 8th, 2017, 4-5:30P

Description: Analytics is the key to implementing data driven decision making and tapping the business transformation possibilities enabled by connected and smart devices, the Internet of Things. However, getting started with analytics has proved exceedingly challenging for many organizations. It can be hard to determine in advance what technologies, skills, and resources you may need. In this session, we'll hear from organizations well into their analytics journey. They'll review lessons learned and how they designed best practices to overcome cultural obstacles to implement and grow their analytics capabilities.

For more information about the ARC World Industry Forum visit the ARC Advisory Group website at