Upcoming Event: How to Approach Big-Data With SAS VP of Big-Data, Paul Kent

Check out the InformationWeek Big-Data Analytics Virtual event on June 28 to hear how to approach big-data from a number of industry experts, including SAS vice president of big-data, Paul Kent. He'll cover considerations such as high-performance architecture, grid computing, and real-time operational analytics, as well as the future of big-data for IT, analytics, and business professionals.

To get a feel for some of the ways to work with big-data, watch this interview with Kent at the recent SAS Global Forum 2012.

For more on this topic, check out the whitepaper, "Big Data Meets Big Data Analytics."

Anna Brown, Editor, SAS Business Analytics Knowledge Exchange

As an editor on the SAS External Communications team, Anna identifies and develops communications strategies to generate awareness of the SAS brand and products. In this role, she produces various editorial campaigns to convey the company's value across industries. Prior to SAS, Anna served in account management and business development capacities at Gibbs & Soell Public Relations for the health and life sciences industry, conducting B2B and B2C corporate and product publicity. She also managed pharmaceutical business for advertising agency Rockett, Burkhead & Winslow.

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Re: the future of big-data for IT
  • 6/22/2012 1:14:21 PM

Absolutely, @Hospice_Houngbo. I recently heard a presentation from the CIO of Allianz Group talk about how he manages big data: "Complexity is not scalable, but the management of complexity is..." http://www.sas.com/knowledge-exchange/business-analytics/featured/what-do-customer-centricity-and-big-data-have-in-common/index.html 

the future of big-data for IT
  • 6/22/2012 11:16:17 AM

Talking about the future of big-data for IT will certainly be valuable for every IT professionals as they are now trying to understand and build new data management systems and hardware to handle such data. 

Re: Upcoming Event
  • 6/22/2012 9:18:26 AM

Excellent, I'm glad this article was useful to you @MDMconsult! Kent nicely explains practical ways to get a handle on big data. I hope you are able to tune in to his presentation next week.

Re: Upcoming Event
  • 6/21/2012 7:53:16 PM

@Anna Enjoyed the video and whitepaper shared for the AllAnalytics.com community. As the market transforms, information management has definitely been a topic for many industry professionals today.