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Joe Wartick

Biography: 
Joe Wartick is a Senior Reporting Developer in Enterprise Data Analytics and Business Intelligence and the Analytics Center of Excellence at Target. Joe currently is working on reporting and analytics efforts in the SmartBuildings and Flexible Order Fulfillment areas. He has undergraduate degrees in Accounting and Business Management from Iowa State University and an MBA from the University of Minnesota with an emphasis in Information & Decision Sciences. He has been building reporting and working with building management data for Target for over 5 years and has been a part of Target’s SmartBuildings initiatives for more data driven building management practices since their inception.

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.