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Devi Kyanam

Biography: 
Devi Kyanam is a lead in Enterprise Data Analytics and Business Intelligence and Analytics Center of Excellence at Target and she is currently leading the Data Analytics efforts for SmartBuildings and Stores Supply Chain Logistics domains. She has an MS in Genetics and Statistics, an MS in Software Engineering and an MBA with specialization on Data Sciences. She is a guest speaker for the Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs at St. Mary's University of Minnesota and also an advisory board member of two startups in Twin Cities.

Recent Presentations

Visualizing IOT Data for Smarter Decision Support Systems

Target is driving an initiative from the grass roots level to achieve energy and asset management efficiencies. The key theme is to use the concept of Internet of Things to effectively manage building equipment in the stores remotely. The main challenge dealing with these kinds of decision support systems is the volume, velocity and volatility of the data and how to simplify it at the end user level to drive action.