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Eduserv Symposium 2012: Big Data, Big Deal?

10:00 - 18:30 10 May 2012 Royal College of Physicans, London

Our annual Symposium is the must-attend event for IT professionals in Higher Education. This year it focused on the issues surrounding Big Data. #esym12

Eduserv Symposium 2012 Big Data, Big Deal?

"The hot IT buzzword of 2012, big data has become viable as cost-effective approaches have emerged to tame the volume, velocity and variability of massive data" - Edd Dumbill, O'Reilly Radar.

The 2012 Symposium will investigate Big Data, uncovering:

  • what Big Data means across research, learning, and operations in HE.
  • what makes it different from what has gone before and considering the strategic issues it brings.
  • its implications in government, health, and the commercial sector, where large-scale data is driving the development of a whole new set of tools and techniques.

Why you should attend this event:

  • Learn about Big Data - what it is and what challenges it presents.
  • Hear about the latest approaches to Big Data from inside and outside the academic community.
  • Find out how Big Data can be processed to provide valuable insights into many areas relevant to the success of your organisation.
  • Find out how recent technology developments are impacting on the management use of Big Data.
  • Meet and network with peers working with and interested in Big Data.

Who should attend:

Anyone responsible for managing research data or planning to work with Big Data, especially:

  • Pro-Vice-Chancellors responsible for research, learning and operations
  • Directors and Assistant Directors of IT
  • Data Centre Managers
  • Senior Researchers
  • Research Councils

Please contact Events Manager Sadie Redman if you would like to know more about the event.

 

    Agenda

    Speakers

    • Andy Powell

      Andy Powell

      Head of Product Marketing, Cloud Services - Eduserv

      Andy is Head of Product Marketing for our Cloud Services business unit, responsible for the positioning of our cloud products and for communitcating how they help customers solve their business problems.
    • Stephen Butcher

      Stephen Butcher

      Eduserv

      CEO