April 29, 2014 · 5:30 PM
McKesson Medical-Surgical is an industry leader delivering cutting-edge technology, business and clinical solutions, educational resources and regulatory training for healthcare providers. Their Big Data practice leader Nick Martin will share the story of how they implemented Hadoop (and related tools) in their organization and delivered tangible business value. Topics will include key cultural, technical and organizational lessons-learned and an overview of the core components of their “Big Data” ecosystem. Although the material will not be unduly technical expect to gain an enhanced understanding of how a Big Data practice can be built from scratch, limitations of key components of the Hadoop ecosystem, use cases, fails/wins, playing nice with enterprise architects and navigating the Big Data landscape within a Fortune 14 organization.
5:30-6:15 Beer, Pizza, and Networking
6:30-7:30 Big Data from the Ground Up
7:30-8:00 Closing remarks, questions, and wrap up
As usual, it'll be a casual learning environment with pizza and beer. If you have any trouble finding the meet up, call Katie at[masked]-1005.