Boston Event Overview – May 22nd

Big Analytics 2012 is coming to Boston in May 22nd. Check back for more information on confirmed speakers.


Who should attend

  • Executives who want to learn how leading companies leverage advanced analytics to compete and win
  • Interactive marketing innovators who want access to "game changing" insights for digital marketing optimization
  • Enterprise architects, data warehousing, and business intelligence professionals looking to provide the infrastructure for big data and advanced analytics to their business partners
  • Data scientists, business analysts, statisticians, ”quants”, hackers, or analytics professionals responsible for making data-driven business decisions.


8:30 – 10:00 am Registration
10:00 – 10:10 am
Keynote Welcome – Bill Franks
10:10 – 10:50 am
Keynote – Wayne Eckerson, BI Leader Consulting: Integrating Big Data in BI Ecosystems
10:50 – 11:20 am
Keynote – Tasso Argyros, Teradata Aster: Simplifying Big Data Analytics for the Business
11:20 – 11:50 am
Keynote – Shaun Connolly, Hortonworks: Apache Hadoop Now, Next and Beyond
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch and Exhibit Hall Networking
  Track 1: Digital Marketing,
Analytics and Testing
Track 2: Data Science and Analytics
1:30 – 2:00 pm
Alan F. Nugent, Mzinga
The Social Media Challenge to Big Data
Simon Zhang, LinkedIn
From Data Science to Business
Value – Analytics Applied
2:00 – 2:30 pm
Dustin Smith, Tableau Software
Practical Applications of Visual Analytics
Paul Bachteal, SAS
Technology Strategies for Big Data Analytics
2:30 – 3:00 pm
William Rand, University of MD
Trust and Influence in the Complex Network of Social Media
Bill Franks, Teradata Corporation What Makes a Great Data Scientist?
3:00 – 3:45pm Panel: Digital Marketing Optimization Panel: Data Science
3:45 – 5:30pm Networking Reception


Address: 510 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210
Tel: +1 617 217 5116
Fax: +1 617 217 5120

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