Putting Big Data To Work

Presented by Bill Franks, Teradata

Big data is everywhere. You can’t avoid being exposed to discussions around big data, and the analysis of it, on a regular basis. The downside of this attention is that there is a lot of hype and misinformation in the marketplace. Many companies are confused about how to get started, what actions to take, and what pitfalls to avoid. Based on the content from the popular book Taming the Big Data Tidal Wave, this talk provides an overview of important themes to understand regarding big data. The talk addresses technological, organizational, and cultural points that must be considered. Most importantly the talk provides attendees with a solid direction to take their big data initiatives.