Technology Executives Club
Big Data, Business Intelligence & Data Integration
How to Turn Big Data into the Right Data
Chicago, IL | April 12, 2012
IT leaders increasing believe Big Data can help their organizations better use social media for marketing, improve sales and marketing efforts, and provide better strategic business insights, according The Data Warehousing Institute.
But how do you take the 'big' out of Big Data to create flexible, intuitive business-level insights and reports like Business Intelligence tools can do? How do you overcome the challenge of integrating data to provide valuable information that helps business managers make the RIGHT decisions?
It's a problem the CEO expects you to figure out.
Join us and explore how to maximize your Big Data through Business Intelligence and Data Integration.
Join Top IT Executives from respected, area organizations ...
They'll discuss strategies to help you succeed in
- How to manage volumes of data while providing valuable management-level information on a timely basis to help managers run the organization
- Developing successful Big Data strategies and ways to connect them with existing Business Intelligence and analytic processes
- How to effectively integrate data for in-depth analytics like data mining, visualization and predictive analytics that help organizations explore 'what if' scenarios
- How to best leverage relational databases and technologies like Hadoop and NoSQL to integrate Big Data
- How to tap into machine sensor data, social media, call centers, RFID chips, and supply chain and logistics applications and other data sources
- How to find professionals with the right skills and background to effectively apply BI analytics to Big Data, and more!
LEARN HOW TO BECOME A SPEAKER / SPONSOR FOR THIS SEMINAR:
Contact Maria Tuthill at 847-837-3900 x1.
LEARN THESE BEST PRACTICES (AND MORE!) FROM OUR KEYNOTE PANEL:
||Adam Diab, Director of Contracts & Solution Delivery for SIRVA, directs technology planning, budgeting, PMO, vendor management, and support of all technology assets at SIRVA. Previously, he was a Principal / Senior Consultant at Affiliated Computer Services and Analysts International for 20 years, assisting JP Morgan Chase, Motorola, McDonalds, US Bank, and ConAgra in technology planning and assimilation.
||John Parkinson, SVP Project Management Office at Axis Capital, leads a team of program and project managers responsible for the successful delivery of all programs globally. He's also responsible for IT vendor management and procurement activities, managing the overall IT budget and guiding the evolution of AXIS's joint business and IT investment portfolio. Previously he was CTO at TransUnion and Capgemini, and Senior Partner at Ernst & Young. He is the founder and managing partner of ParkWood Advisors LLC, a member of the Technology Advisory Board at Morningstar, Inc. and US Micro, Inc., and an independent director at TAP.tv.
||Michael Szafranski, Former Director, Information Lifecycle Management, Kraft Foods Inc., was responsible for starting a series of enterprise programs involving structured and unstructured data. In 2005, he initiated Kraft's Business Intelligence Program after leading its RFID efforts with Wal-Mart and other retailers worldwide. In 2007, he launched Kraft's Enterprise Content Management program focused on collaboration and social media tools using SharePoint as the core platform. In late 2009, Mike developed and drove Kraft's Information LifeCycle Management strategy intended to reduce storage costs and information risks through deployment of new practices, policies and cloud storage solutions.
||Moderator: Pete Berg, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, ServerCentral brings to ServerCentral 20 years of sales and sales management experience across the full breadth of IT products, services and outsourcing. He has held positions of escalating responsibility with well-known companies such as NCR, AT&T, France Telecom, Global Crossing and CompuCom Systems, and has a wealth of experience in IT Outsourcing, Managed Services, Systems Integration and IP Transformation.
PLUS, BONUS FEATURES OF THIS EVENT!
Get INSIGHTS FROM THE FOLLOWING INDUSTRY EXPERT BRIEFINGS:
||Big Data Trends
Chris Willis Senior Director, Cloud and Converged Solutions, Hitachi Data Systems
Chris will outline Big Data strategies and how to connect them with existing Business Intelligence and analytic processes to benefit the business.Al Rago, Director, Analytics8
||Testing Big Data Applications: How to Devise a Scalable Approach to Assuring Quality in Big Data Solutions
Al Rago, Director, Analytics8
will teach you: How Big Data applications differ from traditional BI; How to adopt a Big Data QA strategy; What tools and techniques are effective for Big Data testing projects; and How to identify, test, and resolve performance issues.
|| The Big Data Deal About Big Data
Paul Zikopoulos, Director - Information Management , WW Technical Professionals, IBM In this chat you'll start with an introduction to Big Data so we're all on common ground as to what it is, how to spot it, and what the opportunities are. (Hint, be prepared to get shocked on Volume and more).
||"Big Data" Discussions
Terry R. Quinn, Business Critical Servers Manager, Hewlett Packard
IN ADDITION, you'll
- Network with Your Peers to make new contacts, compare notes and best practices
- Meet top vendors in the industry, and
- Earn Continuing Professional Education credit if you're a Club member
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
- Senior IT and LOB Executives
- VPs & Directors responsible for Business Architecture
- Any IT Executives and Managers who provide business alignment and analysis support to LOB functions
Here's how to REGISTER for this event:
IT Executives & Staff Members
- Members: Register Here to Use Your Ticket package or Contact Member Services at 847-837-3900 x1
- Nonmembers: Learn how to attend this event with a complimentary VIP Pass
Providers (Hardware, Software, Consultants)
- Members: Who have a ticket package, Register here.
- Nonmembers: There are a limited number of seats available. Register at the Nonmember rate of $250
Thurs., April 12, 2012
12:30 Registration & Networking
Event begins promptly at 1:00
1:00 - 5:00 Panel & Presentations
Union League Club,
65 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago IL 60604
Questions? Contact Maria Tuthill at
Professional business-casual attire required.
Final speakers and topics are subject to change.
LEARN HOW TO BECOME A SPEAKER / SPONSOR FOR THIS SEMINAR:
Contact Alex Jarett at 847-837-3900 x3.