BayBrazil & partner organization GABA presented: Big Data – Challenges and Opportunities
Date: Dec 12, 6pm-9pm
Location: Wilmer Hale, 950 Page Mill Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94034
At the beginning of this year, International Data Corporation (IDC) released a worldwide Big Data technology and services forecast showing the market is expected to grow from $3.2 billion in 2010 to $16.9 billion in 2015. This represents a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 40% or about 7 times that of the overall information and communications technology (ICT) market.
These pioneers will help make sense of the haystack and discuss the value proposition of the ever larger amount of data available.
Where is the big fish in the big pond? Is it worth searching for it? Who can profit and how?
The topics of discussion will span various areas of business ranging from social media to finance to gaming.
Byron Banks, VP, Database & Technology, SAP
Stefan Groschupf – Co-Founder and CEO of Datameer
Bruce Kenny – Executive Vice President, Technology & Hosted Operations at webtrends
Michael Hummel, Co-Founder and CEO, ParStream
Moderator: Maureen Vavra – Partner at StrataFusion
The topic discessed inlcuded:
- Business Intelligence vs. Big Data
- How to sell Big Data
- Critical Success Factors
- Future Directions and Trends
Thanks to our audience, speakers and moderator for a lively discussion! Special thanks to our partner organization GABA, Wilmer Hale and FrankfurtRheinMain for sponsoring the event.