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How to Survive the BIG DATA Tsunami (January 19th, 2012)


Big Data is an inflection point when it comes to information technologies. In short, Big Data is a Big Deal! In fact, Big Data is going to change the way we do things in the future, how we gain insight, and how we make decisions. The term Big Data applies to information that cannot be processed or analyzed using traditional processes or tools. Increasingly, organizations today are facing more and more Big Data challenges. They have access to a wealth of data, but they can't get value out of it because it is sitting in its most raw form or in a semi-structured or unstructured format, or because it is coming in faster than they can process, manage and analyze it. What tools are available to help you ingest, store, manage and analyze the incredible onslaught of data? In this seminar, we will explain key components of Big Data and demonstrate how they can all work together to help you harness the power of the tsunami to provide new levels of insight and value.

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Washington D.C., United States

600 14th Street, NW
Washington D.C.,
United States

Time Description
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast and Check-In
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM Welcome: Frank Stein, Director, Analytics Solution Center
9:05 AM - 9:20 AM Big Data: The Big Picture
Jon Whitman, Information Management Brand Executive - Federal
9:20 AM - 9:50 AM Big Data: Streams
Greg Porpora, IBM Federal Infosphere Streams and Analytics Enablement/Sales Leader
9:50 AM - 10:30 AM Big Data: Information Management - Infrastructure
Howard Levenson, IIndustry Solution Representative
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Break - Light Refreshments Provided
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM Big Data: Big Insights
Greg Porpora, IBM Federal Infosphere Streams and Analytics Enablement/Sales Leader
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM Big Data: Netezza
Bruce Cerretani, Netezza Federal Lead Architect
12:15 PM - 12:15 PM Conclusions and Q&A: Frank Stein, Director, Analytics Solution Center