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Big Data, Integration & Governance Forums - Quebec


Thursday, May 23, 2013

Welcome to the age of big data. Volume. Variety. Velocity. Increasing costs. Analytical blind spots. Greater risks. Big headache? More like big opportunity. With better big data, integration and governance solutions, you can turn your data into trusted information that can be harvested to find new insight and to answer questions that in the past were beyond reach. At the Big Data Integration and Governance Forum on Thursday, May 23, 2013 in Quebec City, industry experts will share their real-world experiences to help you learn how to take control of your ever-growing supply of data and turn it into an enterprise source of knowledge.

At the session, learn how to:

We hope to see you there!

Registration is now closed.
Quebec, Canada

Auberge Saint Antoine
8 Rue Saint Antoine
Quebec, Quebec

Time Description
7:30am - 8:30am Registration & Breakfast, BP Showcase & Tech Sales Tables
8:30am - 8:45am Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:45am - 9:45am Analyst Speaker, Big Data World
9:45am - 10:30am Smarter Analytics: How to outperform in an information-centric, insight driven big data world Recent studies confirm that leaders who use analytics have 33% more revenue growth and 12X more profit growth than laggards – and that gap is widening. These outperforming organizations make analytics personal and pervasive to ensure they can anticipate and shape business outcomes. During this session, you will hear how Big Data, Information Management and Content Management is the foundation to Smarter Analytics.
10:30am - 10:45am Break, BP Showcase & Tech Sales Tables
10:45am - 11:15am Trusted Information Is the Foundation of Smarter Decisions Data and information no longer standalone in an organization today, applications are integrated and interrelated across systems and systems of systems. This is adding new opportunities, but also new levels of complexity. For that reason, information integration and governance is a hot topic these days, but what does it really mean and how can it help your organization be successful? Information integration and governance programs provide proactive aspects beyond just managing daily activities to ensure long-term success. Aspects include automated quality controls for measurement and continuous improvement, protection of all enterprise data assets and mastering data through its lifecycle. All of this while continuing to deal with cost pressures and ensure audit and compliance mandates are met. In this session, you will learn what information integration and governance means, why organizations are investing in such programs and how to put integration and governance practices in place.
11:15am - 11:45am Improving Information Economics through ILG & The Defensible Disposal Imperative Mastering Big Data helps organizations understand and connect key pieces of information and drive smarter business outcomes by leveraging information assets. However, the explosion of data volume, velocity and variety presents cost, risk and governance challenges on a scale not previously seen. Companies and their information governance leaders are working to rapidly define programs and improve processes that enable defensible disposal of unnecessary data. This effort can curb storage growth, dramatically lower IT and legal costs, and lower the organization’s risk profile systemically. This briefing will provide you with an overview of IBM Information Lifecycle Governance and how defensible disposal enables IT to:
11:45am - 12:15pm Achieving Business Impact with Big Data Big data requires strong analytics capabilities as it does not create value, until it is put to use to solve important business challenges. This requires access to more and different kinds of data, as well as strong analytics capabilities that include both software tools and the requisite skills to use them. Successful organizations weave analytics into how they do business, informing every range of decision – from highly collaborative to fully automated with the right analytic capabilities. This session discusses how IBM Business Analytics enables:
12:15pm - 12:45pm Client Speaker
12:45pm - 2:30pm Lunch, Networking & BP Showcase & Tech Sales Tables