SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, today announced that two of its transportation big data experts, Slaven Sljivar, vice president of analytics, and David Forney, data scientist, will present at the 2015 Tableau Conference (TC15), which will take place Oct. 19-23 in Las Vegas, Nev. Sljivar and Forney will discuss SmartDrive's innovative use of Tableau, a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, to help clients visualize the outputs of SmartDrive's advanced analytical models, such as those used to predict highest risk drivers, better understand customer value propositions through system dynamics, and assess actual improvements in risk through complex data transformations. SmartDrive is the only technology solution provider for commercial transportation selected among a broad array of data analytics professionals to speak at the conference.
Session title: How SmartDrive Systems Visualizes Results from Advanced Analytical Tools with Tableau
Date: Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015
Time: 10:15-11:15 a.m. PT
Location: MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Conference Center 205, Las Vegas, Nev.
At SmartDrive, gathering, analyzing and presenting complex data sets are critically important aspects of delivering the most advanced video-based safety solutions. Given the significance of this data to SmartDrive customers, the company's use of Tableau is pervasive and enables the presentation of essential business insight to fleet managers in a visually appealing, easy-to-understand format. In this session, Sljivar and Forney will show examples of this work, complete with architectural diagrams that show how Tableau fits with analytical models.
Sljivar has spent 20 years in the automotive and telematics industry and is experienced in analytics, business consulting, corporate finance, IT management, and engineering. He earned an MBA at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Forney, a PhD in mechanical engineering from MIT, currently analyzes the largest database of naturalistic driver behavior data based on nearly one million hours of in-vehicle footage.
Held at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino and Conference Center Oct. 19-23, the Tableau Conference provides attendees a platform to share their passion, connect with other data enthusiasts and extract the tools and tactics that help build better data relationships. To learn more about the 2015 Tableau Conference, please visit http://tc15.tableau.com/.
About SmartDrive Systems
SmartDrive Systems, the recipient of Frost & Sullivan's Customer Value Leadership Award for Video Safety Solutions, gives fleets and drivers unprecedented driving performance insight and analysis, helping save fuel, expenses and lives. Its video analysis, predictive analytics and personalized performance program help fleets improve driving skills, lower operating costs and deliver significant ROI. With an easy-to-use managed service, fleets and drivers can access and self-manage driving performance anytime, anywhere. The Company, which is ranked as one of the fastest growing companies by Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, has compiled the world's largest storehouse of more than 80 million analyzed risky-driving events. SmartDrive Systems is based in San Diego, Calif., and employs 450 people worldwide.
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