Big Data: Who Needs It and Why? Tableau, Spiral 16, Open Data KC

Rick Usher, Assistant City Manager KCMO will share the reasons behind and what the city is learning from their vast sea of data.

Aaron Weber will share the trials and tribulations of implementing one of the areas first Big Data platforms and how the work their doing at Spiral 16 is benefiting its customers.

Brad Welch of Tableau will review Tableau Software's expanding offering and how its connecting legacy and Big Data sources. 

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  • Jessie W.

    Hi, this is Jessie and it is great to have a group like this in KC! I am excited to learn from everybody and exchange ideas here.

    November 8, 2013

  • Sriharsha P.

    Brilliant. Can't wait to get hands on KCMO data to play around with.

    September 6, 2013

  • Bill M.

    Great chance to move into another of the great KC talent pools and see what's happening

    September 5, 2013

  • MARK N.

    Great event - thanks to Don Peterson and DST for putting on event.

    September 5, 2013

  • Lisa G.

    All speakers were interesting! It's great to hear other views.

    September 5, 2013

  • Rick U.

    September 4, 2013

  • MARK N.

    Looking forward to the Big Data Summit and learning more about how we can apply this to provide lower cost and better outcomes in healthcare.

    August 26, 2013

  • MARK N.

    Maybe few minutes late.

    August 26, 2013

  • betty ann s.

    The PARKING is in the garage under the building located at 333 W 11th (corner of Broadway and 12th, just next to the Folly) Park in the garage, take the elevator to the Lobby, then proceed directly north across the street to our 1055 Broadway Building, where the meetup will be held. Check in at the guard's desk and you will be directed to the 3rd floor room # 306. Food /drinks will be provided beginning at 5pm

    August 21, 2013

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