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Open Source Data Visualization for Big Data + Q&A + Raffle

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  • AdvantEdge Business Center

    2101 L Street NW
    Suite 440, Training Room
    Washington, DC (map)

    38.904137 -77.047240

  • Join us for Open Source Data Visualization for Big Data, DC Metro BIRT Developers’ first Meetup on Tue Dec 10th, 2013 between 6-9pm. We will explore the big data landscape as it relates to data visualizations and analytics and have discussions exploring techniques for accessing various Big Data repositories using BIRT, an open source technology.

    This event is free, and is open to anyone interested in Open Source Business Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, Data visualizations, and related topics.

    We will have two presentations:
    Using BIRT to Create Data Driven Web Apps - BIRT is a powerful framework for adding data visualization and reporting capability to your application. However, creating BIRT designs is only part of the story. To create a seamless application experience, you must integrate BIRT into your application. This presentation will walk you through the BIRT architecture and demonstrate several different ways to integrate BIRT into your application from running reports with the APIs to integrating BIRT into Web Applications.
    Speaker: Virgil Dodson - Director, BIRT Evangelists
    Big Data and Business Intelligence - This session will explore the big data landscape as it relates to Business Intelligence (BI). We will share some notes from the trenches, and a few options related to BI with Big Data. We'll cover how BIRT can access various Big Data repositories using currently available tools and technologies.
    Speaker: Prasun Sinha - Director, Client Services with Impetus Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of Big Data solutions to large enterprises.

    • 6-6:30pm: Register, meet & greet (pizza, drinks and cookies will be ready and waiting)
    • 6:30-7:15pm: Presentation - Data driven Web Apps using BIRT
    • 7:15-8pm: Presentation - Big Data and Business Intelligence
    • 8-9pm: Q&A "Office hour" – bring your questions for BIRT Experts

    Raffle and giveaways:
    Every attendee will get a free USB drive. We will also have a raffle at the end of the event for a set of Bluetooth speakers. We might have other giveaways too :)

    Location: 2101 L Street NW, Washington, DC 20037 (Suite 440 - Training Room)
    Google Map:
    The venue is metro accessible, with the nearest stops being Foggy Bottom (Blue/Orange lines) and Farragut North (Red line)
    For those driving, there is street parking around the venue, as well as plenty of parking garages nearby -

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  • Aamir K.

    Hello everyone, I hope my update about this meeting today being canceled has reached you via email. We will be rescheduling to a new date as soon as feasible.
    If there are any thoughts/suggestions on any upcoming date(s) that are preferable, let me know via email - [masked]

    - Aamir

    December 10, 2013

  • Aamir K.

    Hello everyone, please make sure you bring a photo ID to the venue. There is a security desk just inside the building entrance where you would sign-in and a photo ID is needed to get to the meeting room. - Aamir

    December 9, 2013

  • Aamir K.

    Hello everyone, if there are any questions about this Meetup's agenda, or the meeting venue, please feel free to send me a message here, or email me directly.
    - Aamir

    November 27, 2013


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