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Cutting Big Data Down To Size


Cutting Big Data Down to Size: Extracting Real Business Value from Big Data

Executive Breakfast Briefing
Date and time: 19 June 2013, 8.30am
Location: IBM London Analytics Solution Centre

The term ‘Big Data’ is everywhere, yet the notion still engenders confusion. It is used to convey all sorts of challenges – from processing huge quantities of internal data, to social media analytics, next generation data management capabilities, real-time data, and much more.

Whatever the label, some organisations are starting to learn how to harness Big Data and generate real value. By doing so, a growing group of pioneers is starting to achieve breakthrough business outcomes. To help cut through the hype, IBM teamed with the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford to understand more clearly how organisations are embracing Big Data.

Our groundbreaking report, ‘Analytics: the real world use of big data’, provides a compelling and detailed insight into how organisations are building capabilities to tackle Big Data. The study’s findings lead to five key recommendations to help you derive the greatest value from your Big Data projects.

Join IBM, along with Rob Elsey, Head of Business Intelligence, Vodafone UK and Dr Janet Smart, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, for breakfast on 19 June, where we’ll present, debate and consider the findings.

This executive briefing will help you find objective answers to the most important Big Data questions, and will provide valuable opportunities for knowledge exchange with peers across many different industries, at all stages of Big Data adoption. Using real-world case studies and unique business insights, our team of experts will identify common barriers preventing companies gaining advantage from their investments, and give you the knowledge you need to begin mapping your own journey through the key stages of Big Data deployment, towards successful business outcomes.

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London, United Kingdom

London Southbank Analytics Solution Centre

South Bank
United Kingdom

Time Description
8.30 - 9.00 Registration and Breakfast
9:00 - 9:05 Introduction - David Robson, BAO Service Line Leader & Executive Partner, IBM Global Business Services
9:05 - 9:45 Analytics: The real-world use of Big Data. How innovative enterprises extract value from uncertain data. Dr Janet Smart, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
9:45 - 10:25 Vodafone: Exploring the value of Big Data. How Vodafone is pioneering the use of Big Data for commercial success. Rob Elsey, Head of Business Intelligence, Vodafone UK
10:25 - 10:45 Cutting Big Data down to size - navigating your path towards success. Matin Jouzdani, Big Data Leader and Associate Partner, Global Business Services
10:45 -11:00 Panel Q&A session
11:00 Coffee & depart