IDC Advanced Analytics & Cognitive Day 2017 | Events | IDC CEMA

Big Data and analytics (BDA) is one of the pillars of IDC's 3rd Platform, a set of business-transforming technologies and applications that also includes cloud services, mobility, and social business. The use of BDA to support business strategies is a multifaceted subject. On the one hand, it is a matter of collecting and aggregating internal and external sources of information — often in real time — as seamlessly as possible to enable analysis. In another sense, it's about developing the insights from analytics to extract value from those enormous data stores. On yet another level, it's a question of where and how those insights are applied within the enterprise.

Each year sees new investment to manage and harness the value of data of all types and forms that could be relevant to drive business value - a sign of continuing interest and increased opportunity. Yet big data and analytics is not one thing, so there is not one future or one opportunity. Big data/analytics is being applied in diverse solution contexts: people (customers, employees), things (products, materials), and money (accounts, investments). And analytics is being deployed in various workloads - real-time operations to offline discovery/exploration to prospective planning and strategy.

Ultimately, however, BDA, used effectively, enables a continuous process of leveraging massive streams of structured and unstructured information for business value.

Topics to be covered:

  • Hadoop, MapReduce, and the technologies behind Big Data analytics
  • Forecasting, Mobile Analytics, Predictive Analytics
  • Enterprise information management (EIM)
  • Cloud-based and service-oriented technologies in business intelligence (BI)
  • The complexity and compatibility of data
  • Data protection, privacy, and confidentiality

This event is best suited to:

  • CIOs, COOs
  • IT Directors
  • Business Intelligence Managers
  • Business Development Managers
  • Data Warehouse Managers
  • IT Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Other C-Level Executives

Representatives from the following industries:

  • Finance
  • Telecommunications
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Utilities
  • Wholesale and Retail
  • Public sector