The Big Data Conference reveals latest Nemertes research results and announces Chicago-based speakers from Fermilab and Sears
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Big Data Conference, produced by UBM Tech, released the results of a survey conducted in partnership with Nemertes Research, showing nearly 60% of companies with Big Data initiatives are seeing transformative changes. Furthermore, organizations overwhelmingly perceive value in Big Data investments, and believe they are prepared to leverage Big Data's benefits. These findings will help shape the conference program, which focuses on how to extract business value and capitalize on the boom in Big Data. The Big Data Conference is happening October 22-23 in Chicago's McCormick Place and will be co-located with Cloud Connect Chicago. For more information visit: www.big-data-conference.com.
The joint survey polled over 350 IT professionals and the following top-line results were found:
Of those that have current initiatives:
"Big Data is far from overhyped," said Johna Till Johnson, President & Founder, Nemertes Research & Conference Co-Chair. "Our research indicates that the majority of organizations consider Big Data initiatives key to their abilities to innovate and drive value. Nemertes is excited to partner with The Big Data Conference to provide a forum in which end-users, vendors, and scientific research organizations can engage with, and learn from, one another. "
Partnering with Nemertes Research, the leading research-advisory and strategic-consulting firm specializing in analyzing and quantifying the business value of emerging technologies, The Big Data Conference will incorporate recent research findings into the conference program to delve deep into the transformational value of Big Data and provide two days of comprehensive content. Attendees will learn about new business models and how to use Big Data to shape and determine the future of their businesses with key insights from leading speakers from the likes of Chicago-based Fermilab, McKinsey, Oracle, Sears, Vanguard and Weather Channel, to name a few.
"The Big Data Conference is uniquely focused on the impact of Big Data on the commercial world and bringing the practical application of Big Data techniques to life," said Steve Wylie, General Manager of The Big Data Conference. "We'll be hearing from a range of Big Data users who will go beyond just examining the tools and technologies to look at funding and organizational models, best practices and partnership innovation—helping companies harness the capabilities of Big Data."
The Big Data Conference is a critical event for marketing professionals and executives in other lines of business, technology executives including CIOs and CTOs, enterprise architects, and data warehousing professionals tasked with the responsibility of capitalizing on the Big Data opportunity. The Big Data Conference is a global brand and its sister event, The Big Data Show, takes place annually in London each spring.
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