How Ready are you for Big Data?

Sponsored by Talend!  www.talend.com

For many organizations, the promise of Big Data has not been fulfilled.  Many feel inundated by tools and technologies but are still unsure how to turn big data into real value.  

Most organizations cannot pinpoint where they are on their Big Data journey or where to turn next for the most valuable insights and opportunities. Yet there are many organizations that are finding tremendous ROI already. What can we learn from them?

This session will give you a sense for how mature your organization is, in terms of its ability to take advantage of Big Data.  You'll also leave with an understanding of which next steps to take in order to move further along the maturity spectrum.  

In the session we will:

-  Explain the 5-step Big Data Maturity Model 

-  Walk through the Practical Steps to develop, and then mature your Big Data capability

-  Describe the tools available to help assess / benchmark your current maturity

Imran Siddiqi is Senior Principal for Big Data and Analytics at SAP.  In his role, he is focused on "value engineering" for SAP's clients.  


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  • Mike L.

    Interesting business-focused perspective on Big Data

    January 19, 2014

  • Nevin H.

    Top notch info from trusted Advanced Analytics personnel. Can't ask much more from the group!

    1 · January 17, 2014

  • epsteinp

    Great Presentation, In the future can we leave the sales pitches to the end?

    January 17, 2014

  • Jim B.

    Great presenters and dialogue, highlighting the full scope of big data project challenges. Well done. And pizza and chocolate chip cookies were delightful.

    1 · January 16, 2014

  • Startup C.

    Have you guys strted

    January 16, 2014

  • Amrinder A.

    Worked on two large scale deployments, and exactly as the topic says, most people are unsure on where they are on the Big Data journey. So, looking forward to the Big Data maturity model.

    January 16, 2014

  • Robert M.

    Too late to make tonight's meeting, but looking forward to attending the next one.

    January 16, 2014

  • Cy C.

    Untill what time is it? Can I come later? As I have this conflicting big data event: Thursday, January 16 at 5:30pm
    Rafik B. Hariri Building, Fisher Colloquium 37th and O St., N.W., Washington
    Big Data — Fool’s Gold or the Mother Lode

    January 14, 2014

    • Jon

      Hi it's from 6.30 til 8 or so. We usually go a little past that. Hope to see you there!

      January 15, 2014

  • Arwa

    Sorry, will be out of town, it's urgent. I was really looking forward for this one!

    January 6, 2014

    • Jon

      No worries - looking forward to catching up at our next meetup!

      January 14, 2014

  • Scott A.

    Unsure if I can make the meeting, but was wondering if there was going to be a call in line or shown online?

    January 8, 2014

    • Jon

      Hi Scott - thanks for reaching out. No plans for a live screening - reach out if you know how to put this together. Many thanks

      January 14, 2014

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