We had our Big Data meetup on 7th March Friday starting 4:00pm PST at Spireon office: 17600 Gillette Ave., Ste. 100 , Irvine, CA.
We had 2 very interesting session lined up with industry keynote speakers.
Session 1: Solving the Big Data problem – By Joe Baird
What’s the Problem, Man? How the kinds of answers you are wanting to
find affects all aspects of your Big Data plan. Is it just a cost reduction or larger
storage or performance? Is it answering the same questions a little
bit better or faster Is it finding some new insight about customers
or the market? Beginning with these ends in mind dictates the kind of
people, skills, technology that will be required.
About Joe Baird
Joe is a leader and innovator with track record of business formation, development and maturity. Experience includes startup of several companies including banking, real estate development and management consulting. Included growth of several of the companies to the sale of public entities. Also active in investing and coaching emerging entrepreneurial ventures. Joe is passionate about the need to innovate both technically as well in new business models that improve client competitivness.
Session 2: Big Data Analytics – By Dr. Sathi
Dr. Sathi will be presenting Big data topic around Marketing Intelligence. The Big Data tsunami is already hitting organizations—a set of disruptive technologies to drive game changers. Business leaders across the globe are seeking answers to the following questions:
• What is Big Data and what are others doing with it?
• How do we build a strategic plan for Big Data Analytics? • How does Big Data change our analytics architecture?
About Dr. Sathi:
Dr. Arvind Sathi is the World Wide Communication Sector Architect for Big Data at IBM®. Dr. Sathi received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University and worked under Nobel Prize winner Dr. Herbert A. Simon. Dr. Sathi is a seasoned professional with more than 20 years of leadership in Information Management architecture and delivery. His primary focus has been in creating visions and roadmaps for Advanced Analytics at leading IBM clients in Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment, and Energy & Utilities organizations, worldwide.
Spireon was the Gold Sponsor for our event and we thank Spireon’s Executive Management team for the support to our local community. Thanks Ronnie and Laura Miller.
Spireon, Inc., is at the summit of business intelligence and committed to going higher. Headquartered in Irvine, CA, the company emerged in 2011 as the industry leading Mobile Resource Management (MRM) company as a result of the merger of ProconGPS, Inc. with Enfotrace GPS, Inc. and Procon Fleet Services, LLC., the top three providers in the MRM space. Spireon connects companies to their mobile assets and workforce through game changing information platforms, giving them the power to manage actionable business intelligence. Inspiring companies to reach new heights with powerful Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based tools, Spireon provides a sturdy foundation on which to optimize performance.
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Couldn’t attend the meetup on 7th March, look forward to our meetup on April 4th Friday. We have interesting topic lined up by Cloudera to speak about SPARK.