Making Big Data Actionable: How Data Visualization and Other Tools Change the Game
There is a lot of hype and misinformation about big data in the marketplace. Many companies are confused about how to get started, what actions to take, and what pitfalls to avoid. Additionally, focus is shifting from simply capturing and discovering new insights with big data to operationalizing those insights.
The industrial revolution took manufacturing processes from an artisanal practice to a modern technological marvel that is able to manufacture quality items at massive scale. The same type of revolution must happen with analytics and big data.
Based on the new book The Analytics Revolution, this talk will address technological, organizational, and cultural points that must be considered to succeed in making big data actionable and operational and will aim to provide attendees a solid direction to take their big data analytics initiatives.
Bill Franks is Chief Analytics Officer for Teradata, where he provides insight on trends in the analytics & big data space and helps clients understand how Teradata and its analytic partners can support their efforts.
In addition, Franks is a faculty member of the International Institute for Analytics and the author of the books Taming The Big Data Tidal Wave and The Analytics Revolution.
He is also a sought after speaker and frequent blogger. His work has spanned clients in a variety of industries for companies ranging in size from Fortune 100 companies to small non-profit organizations.
Learn more at bill-franks.com
6:30p - Doors open - Networking, food, & drinks
7:05p - Welcome & Announcements
7:15p - Keynote
8:30p - Networking
9:00p - Goodnight & Thanks!