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Big Data: Beyond the Buzz Word

Get ready for some more summer fun with a hot topic on Big Data.

Lets take a look at what Big Data means, and more importantly, means to you. How do you leverage the mountains of data from social media to external news and reports to your secure enterprise data - all of which are growing at an increasingly fast rate - to help you make better decisions faster? We\'ll EXPLORE:

-> All about Bid Data\'s volume, velocity, variety and value
-> The difference between Business Intelligence, Business Analytics, Big Data, and Data Warehousing
-> Overcoming the difficulties of turning structured and unstructured data into actionable analytics

Byte some light appetizers and get ready to 'seize the big data' with fellow WITI members and women in technology.

Featured Speaker(s)

Steve Muise is the National Director of Neudesic's Business Intelligence practice. His IT career spans almost the entire Microsoft product landscape, from operating systens, web development and portals to application integration, data, business intelligence and enterprise architecture.

Steve designs data and business intelligence solutions for organizations of all sizes, always with an eye on integrating into existing architecture, or laying the foundation for future enterprise architecture. Steve continues to invest in cutting edge technologies like big data, cloud technologies, in-memory databases, mobile BI, and high volume data management while still keeping current with foundational technologies like master data management and data quality.

Schedule of Events

6:30pm - Registration and Appetizers
6:45 - 7:00pm - WITI OC introductions
7:00 - 7:45pm - Big Data: Beyond the Buzz Word
7:45 - 8:00pm - Q&A
8:00 - 8:30pm - Mix & Mingle