The world has changed. In the last two years more data was captured globally than in all of history. The volume continues to grow exponentially resulting in massive economic and societal disruption. Traditional business processes are being totally transformed and more than half of the Fortune 500 have disappeared since 2000. Data-driven business and evidence-based decision-making are key drivers to success and sustainability. Forward-thinking organisations are leveraging their data assets – and embracing analytics to drive innovation, attract talent and to overtake their competitors. Against this backdrop we have created the Business Analytics Tech Fest.