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Conferences that solve current IT challenges

Business Intelligence/Master Data Management and Big Data Strategies

How to create a BI strategy that drives actionable insight out of Big Data

December 8, 2011

9:00am-5:00pm

7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded

Bios

Conference location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont (O'Hare) Illinois

Overview

Data is the lifeblood of every business, but to empower the organization, it needs to be used carefully and strategically. How can IT leverage BI initiatives to become a stronger partner and ally to business units? What pitfalls should be avoided?

What You Will Learn

In this one day conference attendees will learn:

  • How to Design and/or Modify Your Business Intelligence Strategy to Tackle Big Data

  • Big Data Trends and Technologies: What Are They and How Can They Help You?

  • How to Design Your BI Architecture to Capitalize on MDM and Big Data

  • Data Governance: How to Prevent Your MDM Plan from Failing

  • Testing Big Data Applications: How to Devise a Scalable Approach to Assuring Quality in Big Data Solutions

  • How to Partner with the Business to Best Leverage Big Data for Operational Benefit

Conference Program

8:00am - 9:00am - Registration and Continental Breakfast

Bell

9:00am-10:00am

How to Design and/or Modify Your Business Intelligence Strategy to Tackle Big Data

Jim Bell, CMO, Jaspersoft

According to industry analysts, less than 25% of large organizations described their master data management projects as being successful. So how do you design or modify your business intelligence strategy to succeed with the challenges of Big Data and MDM.

In this session attendees will learn how to:

  • Design a strategy to focus on big data
  • Impose discipline and consistency in your data
  • Determine whether the value of the data is actionable
  • Map out your enterpriseís information landscape
  • How to align MDM discipline with your BI programs

10:00am -10:30am - Refreshment Break

Wiseman

10:30am-11:30am

Big Data Trends and Technologies: What Are They and How Can They Help You?

David Wiseman, Director of Business Development, SAP/Sybase

There are a lot of buzzwords in BI today, but what do they mean and who is using which technology? How do you make sense of what is right for your organization?

In this session attendees will learn how to decipher between MPP, MDM, Hadoop, MapReduce, In-database analytics, in memory databases, predictive analytics etc. 

Topics that will be covered include:

  • What are they
  • What is the value of each one
  • When to consider them
  • What verticals are using which technologies

Karabush

11:30am-12:30pm

How to Design Your BI Architecture to Capitalize on MDM and Big Data

Reid Karabush, President, Decision Systems, Inc.

There are great benefits to be found by the BI organizations that embrace the MDM discipline and that revisit the architecture and processes from an MDM perspective. But how do you accomplish this?

In this session attendees will learn :

  • What a master data repository is and how to leverage it for your BI projects
  • Where to address the challenges of data quality and data transformation
  • How to manage cross-references
  • How to reuse the master data definitions from the enterprise information
  • How to migrate the solution of data transformation and quality challenges from a BI environment to an MDM environment

12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon

Jain

1:30pm-2:30pm

Big Data Design for Performance

Vinay Jain, Technical Strategist and Advisor, Morningview Technologies

There is no one size fits all approach to performance in a big data environment. This presentation will discuss many of the primary considerations associated with a performance design approach to big data and scale.

In this talk you will learn:

  • How to design an end to end Big Data system?
  • What choices exist for the "data computation" layer?
  • Which choice is best suited for various business cases with performance and scalability considerations in mind?
  • What are other such considerations that should be accounted for when designing Big Data architectures?

2:30pm - 3:00pm - Refreshment Break

Rago

3:00pm-4:00pm

Testing Big Data Applications: How to Devise a Scalable Approach to Assuring Quality in Big Data Solutions

Al Rago, Director of Data Centric Quality, Analytics8

Do you know how to successfully test Big Data business intelligence projects? Can you take your traditional testing methods and scale them up to the 4 Vís (volume, velocity, variety, and variability) of Big Data solutions? Do your solutions produce information fast enough to meet the needs of your business?

In this session, attendees will learn:

  • How Big Data applications differ from traditional BI
  • How to adopt a Big Data QA strategy
  • What tools and techniques are effective for Big Data testing projects
  • How to identify, test, and resolve performance issues

Croft

Seidman

Sherlock

4:00pm-5:00pm

How to Partner with the Business to Best Leverage Big Data for Operational Benefit (panel discussion)

Moderator: David Wiseman, Director of Business Development, SAP/Sybase
Panelists will include:
Jonathan Seidman, Lead Engineer, Business Intelligence/Big Data Team, Orbitz Worldwide
Eric Sherlock, Data Services Team Lead, Redbox
John Croft, Director, Business Intelligence and Analytics, Affirmative Insurance Holdings Inc. and
Kevin Murphy, Data Analyst, Sun-Times Media Group
other professionals from enterprise IT and BI departments

IT's role is changing considerably. They are both trying to reduce costs and at the same time help drive new business models for the enterprise. Many IT leaders now feel that business intelligence and big data will help their organizations become more competitive.

In this session attendees will learn from several IT BI executives as to how they are executing on their missions to reap gold from big data.


Conference Price: $249.00 per person


Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)≤, Inc.

Exhibits

As is always the case at CAMP IT Conferences events, the talks will not include product presentations.  During the continental breakfast, coffee breaks, and the luncheon break you will have the opportunity to informally meet representatives from the following sponsoring companies, who have solutions in the area of the conference.