IoT MasterClass – The Evolution and Ethics of Edge Analytics


Edge applications have the potential to harness the IoT’s full potential, power Industry 4.0, enable immersive experiences and improve the utility of dispersed or sensitive data. They are not, however, without complication or risk. This masterclass will review the current state of play in edge analytics. We will review current and emerging applications, intersections with other technology trends and requirements for deploying applications on the edge. This session will also explore the role of edge analytics in addressing or heightening key aspects of the ongoing discussion of responsible and ethical technologies.


Kimberly Nevala is a Strategic Advisor at SAS. She is responsible for market analysis, industry education, emerging best practices and strategies in the areas of advanced analytics, information governance and data-driven culture. Prior to SAS, Kimberly was a Principal Consultant for Baseline Consulting Group, a premier management consultancy specializing in business and data strategy.
Kimberly’s current focus is advising clients on the strategic value and practical realities associated with artificial intelligence (AI) and digital transformation (DT). A popular speaker and author, Kimberly has published numerous eBooks and white papers including “Internet of Things: Understanding the Adventure”, “Rationalizing Risk in AI”, “The 3Rs of AI Adoption”, “The Machine Learning Primer” and “Sustainable Data Governance”.