Day 1: 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Cutting Through the Hype of Bid Data: What You Really Need to Know
Room Location: Haslam Business Building 402
This talk will cut through the hype around big data and outline what you need to know to succeed.
Included will be examples of the value big data can drive, factors that make big data both different and yet more of the same, staffing considerations, technology requirements, tips on getting started, and perspectives on the future of big data.
Chief Analytics Officer, Global Alliances
Bill Franks is Chief Analytics Officer for Teradata’s global alliance programs, providing insight on trends in the Advanced Analytics space and helping clients understand how Teradata and its analytic partners can support their efforts.
In addition, Bill is a faculty member of the International Institute for Analytics and the author of the book Taming The Big Data Tidal Wave (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., April, 2012). He is also an active speaker and blogger.
Bill’s focus has always been to help translate complex analytics into terms that business users can understand and to then help an organization implement the results effectively within their processes. His work has spanned clients in a variety of industries for companies ranging in size from Fortune 100 companies to small non-profit organizations.