Lecture: April 25, 2017


Analytics of Things for Smart Cities

Cheryl Wiebe, Teradata


Cheryl heads up the Americas Industrial Intelligence practice, which consults in, and delivers solutions for ad Smart/Connected Cities, Connected Assets / Vehicles, Connected Factory, Industrial Internet, Connected Supply Chain. Her mission is to “operationalize data science” at scale for industrial, automotive, manufacturing clients, as well as those in other industries, seeking to leverage analytics and sensor data to start new digital business. Previously, Cheryl built the Manufacturing Data Science team for the Americas, was a Consulting Partner in supply chain, and digital media for Media & Entertainment and ecommerce clients, Demand/Supply Chain CoE. Cheryl’s supply chain analytics company was acquired by Teradata in 2002, where she was a Supply Chain Analytics VP for SageTree, a Senior Manager with KPMG Consulting, US and Canada. Cheryl received a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Science, from University of Manitoba, and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario. She is current faculty member for International Institute of Analytics (IIC), frequent blogger, speaker on the topic of IoT/Analytics of Things and industrializing analytics at scale.


This lecture explores the nature of Smart cities and explains how cities can achieve maximum value by integrating data from their operational systems to form an analytic system of systems. Our experience in assisting both public and private sector clients to extract value from data through the use of analytics suggests that the following points are crucial:

Lecture Notes

Presentation on Analytics of Things for Smart Cities by Cheryl Wiebe (pdf)