5 December 2012 | Lion Court Conference Centre, London, UK
About the seminar
“The expanding mountains of data and the realisation that it might hold answers to crucial problems if dissected correctly, will make data storage one of the growth industries for years to come."
’From Forbes article ‘Big Data: The Hidden Opportunity’
The “big data” phenomenon is driving transformational, technological, scientific, and economic changes and “information taming” technologies are driving down the cost of creating, capturing, managing and storing information.
Organisations have an insatiable desire for more data as they believe that this information will radically change their businesses. However it’s only the effective exploitation of that data, turning it into really useful information and then into knowledge and applied decision making that will realise the true potential of this vast mountain of data.
Data by itself is useless, it has to be turned into useful information and then have effective business intelligence applied to realise its true potential. Big data analytics can reveal insights hidden previously by data too costly to process, such as peer influence among customers, revealed by analysing shoppers' transactions, social and geographical data.
Being able to process every item of data in reasonable time removes the need for sampling and promotes an investigative approach to data, in contrast to the slow and static nature of running predetermined reports.
This case-study driven seminar day will equip you with insider-know-how as to how to implement your big data strategy and furnish you with contacts from across the big data industry to support your work going forward.
‘"Most organisations probably haven't realised just how big the Big Data wave is going to be and the extent to which it will bring conventional IT architecture to its knees." - Jonathan Goldman, Director of Analytics and Applications, Aster Data
Reasons to attend
- Be amongst the first to hear about the Open Data Institute and discover what its formation could mean to you and your business
- Hear about the engineering solutions behind market-leading big data solutions
- Rub shoulders with the leading minds in data handling
- Immerse yourself in the latest legal know-how surrounding the storage, analysis and extrapolation of big quantities of data
Bringing together researchers, designers, developers and practitioners interested and involved in extracting value from today’s data deluge.
Who should attend?
Joining you on the day will be approximately 50 delegates from across the ICT sector. Below is a selection of the job titles contacts you can expect to meet on the day:
- Chief Information Officer
- Chief Technology Officer
- Head of Data Architecture
- Data Architecture Engineer
- Algorithms Engineer
- Lecturers in Marketing
- Lecturers in Computer Science
- Senior Software Engineer
- Software Engineer
- Solutions Architect
- Engineering Manager
- Group Leader – Analytics
- Professor of Visual Computation
- Test Engineer
- Digital Imaging Researcher
- Technical Consultant
- Data Scientist
- Technical Manager
- Programme Directors / Heads
- Project Directors / Heads
- Data Scientists
- Heads of IT / IT Directors, Directors
- Heads of Technology, ICT Transformation, Shared Services, Data Assurance, Cloud Computing, Information Governance, Modernisation and Performance, Efficiency and Reform
- Business Change Directors, Heads of Business Continuity, IT Infrastructure, Information Assurance, Civil Contingencies, IT Security, Data Security
- Heads and Directors of Supplier Management / Commercial Contracts
- Heads of Procurement
- Drivers of Efficiency and Shared Services, Business Change