Data is the raw material for tomorrow's business. And just like any manufacturing process, transforming and refining that raw material is key to unlocking its value. This opening session looks at the creation of the data supply chain, from collecting and cleaning various data sources, to correlating and analyzing them, to delivering them when and where they're needed.
Panel: Who Owns Data?
Jeff Jonas (IBM Entity Analytics)
In the world of Big Data, nothing's more controversial than ownership. Some data is best shared; other information loses value as it leaks. Benjamin Hayes, Accenture's data compliance lead, will discuss this hot topic with experts from the frontlines of the debate.
Session: Bio Break/Sponsor thanks
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Real-World Applications: Tracking the World, One Thing at a Time
Peter Laird (Tendril)
We're connecting the world. Not just people: we're checking into places, putting chips in cars, measuring houses, tracking food, and instrumenting every aspect of our lives. Tendril's Peter Laird takes us on a tour of the Internet of Things, showing us how in a few short years Big Data will be inextricably linked to every transaction in every industry.
Real-world Applications: Finance and Insurance
Steve Hirsch (NYSE Euronext)
Financial markets run on data. In this session, Steven Hirsch of NYSE Euronext looks at how financial information flows through some of the largest trading centers on the planet, where accuracy is everything and transaction speed is measured in microseconds.
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Tech Stack: Blending Private and Public Data Sets
Ian White (Urban Mapping, Inc)
Location, location, location. From maps to satellites to tagged images, it's never been this easy to infuse location into data. Urban Mapping's Ian White looks at the technology stack enterprises use to link in-house intelligence with geographic systems, giving them immediate insight into their channels, customers, partners, and competitors.