The Big Data Multi-platform Analytical Ecosystem

Date/Time:
7 November 2013, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Venue:
St James Park, Centenary Suite, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4ST.

Cost:
Free of charge for BCS Members and non-members

Speaker:
Mike Ferguson

Event description:

This session looks at how organisations are extending their traditional data warehousing and analytical environments to deepen their insights for competitive advantage. It looks at the need for new data sources and the challenges this brings in terms of data volume and variety. It looks at how the need to enhance what you already know is driving companies to adopt Big Data analytics and new platforms and how these need to integrate with existing analytical environment to maximise business value. The session includes:

  • New business requirements driving Big Data multi-platform analytics
  • The drive for deeper insight and Big Data
  • Deeper insight example - social media multi-platform analytics
  • Beyond the data warehouse - new Big Data analytical workloads
  • New analytical platforms for new Big Data analytical workloads - Hadoop, NoSQL DBMS, Analytical DBMS and stream processing
  • The danger of siloed analytics
  • Extending existing environments - The Multi-platform analytical ecosystem components and integration
  • Platform integration between RDBMSs and Hadoop
  • Multi-platform data access and global optimisation
  • Conclusions

Mike Ferguson is Managing Director of Intelligent Business Strategies, an independent IT analyst and consulting company specialising in business intelligence, information management, big data and business integration to build the Intelligent Business.

The branch AGM will be held before the event at 6pm.

Drinks and a light supper will be available from 6:30 with the main event kicking off at 7:00.

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