Conferences that solve current IT challenges
Big Data Strategies
Strategies to help the business and IT to understand how best to leverage big data soon, since the amount of data being generated shows no signs of slowing down.
May 23, 2013
7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded
Conference location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont (O'Hare) Illinois
But still many do not understand at its basic level a true definition of Big Data. What is it? How do you make sense of it? Who are the different stakeholders? How do you leverage Big Data to help reap gold for the enterprise?
What You Will Learn
In this one day conference attendees will learn:
How to define Big Data as it relates to your organization
What are the drivers of Big Data
How to involve the different stakeholders
How to design your architecture
How to build a project plan for handling this disruptive technology
How to implement Big Data in your infrastructure
How to modify your DR and Security plans
How to avoid implementation and management pitfalls
How other IT departments are working through these challenges
How to implement a comprehensive risk management strategy to support the needs of the enterprise
8:00am - 9:00am - Registration and Continental Breakfast
Leveraging & Transforming Big Data: What Every CIO/IT Executive Needs to Know
Jim Vaselopulos, Partner, PSC Group
Effectively managing ‘Big Data’ presents huge
opportunities for IT to deliver business value.
By leveraging a continuously connected community
of buyers and sellers, data can be mined to
deliver relevant offers to an enterprise’s
target base of customers. IT can show tremendous
value to the business by having a well
implemented big data program.
In this session attendees will learn how to:
- Convince business leaders that the cloud will not put the organization at risk
- Design a framework to target responses to customer behavior
- Leverage technologies that are designed to support Big Data
- How to work with business leaders to derive value from the data
10:00am -10:30am - Refreshment Break
Where to Start and How to Succeed: Answers from Around the World
Eng Lim Goh, Ph.D., Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, SGI
Organizations globally are faced with the
challenges of managing the deluge of data from a
myriad of sources. There are many factors
causing this but the solution lies in
identifying all the different sources and then
finding a breakthrough in dealing with them.
Dr. Goh, CTO, of SGI, a well renowned researcher, engineer and architect, will share his experiences of managing this challenge and how global enterprises are getting ahead of the problem.
Enterprise Big Data Architecture: How to Integrate Structured and Unstructured Data
Rob Peglar, CTO-Americas, EMC Isilon
The promise of Big Data technologies is that
they can bring all of the unstructured data to
help empower better decision making.
What considerations should your organization make with respect to its IT architecture to support and integrate structured and unstructured data?
In this session attendees will learn:
12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon
Big Data and DR/BC: Rethinking Your Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Strategies
Ed Narvaez, CMM, Dot Hill Systems
The explosion of big data is having a tremendous
effect on organizations both domestically and
internationally. Given the exploding data
volumes, IT business and leaders are struggling
with how to specifically store all the
information required for regulatory compliance
and daily operations.
In this session, attendees will learn how they should refine their storage, backup and recovery approaches due the big data onslaught.
2:30pm - 3:00pm - Refreshment Break
Era of Big Data: How to Parse Fact from Fiction
Brian Greenberg, VP of Technology Operations, Total Attorneys
In this session attendees will learn from a
leading expert in this area. Brian
Greenberg will cover the international issues
surrounding Big Data in light of recent events.
Content will include:
Big Data Security- Didn't We Used to Call it SIM?
Derek Milroy, Senior IS Security Engineer, US Cellular
This presentation will examine what Big Data
is/may be as it relates to Information Security.
Many times, there is a lot of data that must be
optimized/put in use, prior to implementing Big
Data. The presentation will then focus on steps
to reaching a point where Big Data analytics may
A structured approach will be presented so that Organizations can optimize and use existing data while preparing for a Big Data initiative or implementation.
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.
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.