What is BI & Big Data @ CeBIT 2013?
Drawing on global business intelligence and analytics expertise from the world’s most dynamic and strategic thinkers, CeBIT Global Conferences is proud to present BI & Big Data@ CeBIT 2013.
Today’s business leader has access to myriad number of technologies, sources of information and mechanisms, to the point that a major challenge has become how to leverage Big Data for the most critical and actionable insights for improved business performance alongside current Business Intelligence (BI) practices.
Attend BI & Big Data@ CeBIT 2013 to find out exactly how pillars of industry and government are applying BI, Big Data tools, techniques, and technologies to provide the means to analyse, exploit and share conclusions.
BI & Big Data@CeBIT conference will serve as an arena for senior level executives to engage in clear and focused dialogue with peers and examine their business objectives and strategic choices in a relaxed environment.
What are the topics for BI & Big Data @ CeBIT 2013?
Hear from the strategic minds at the helm that are evolving their BI approaches and shaping the direction of how Big Data is applied to fuel better decision making. Topics for discussion include how to:
- Turn Big Data into a commercial reality and define best practice
- Get a competitive advantage by understanding how Big Data can supplement the outcomes already achieved through “traditional” BI
- Create barriers to exit through understanding the advantage Big Data provides to your business
- Transition to a cloud platform with minimal disruptions to the core business
- Operationalise BI and Big Data, and applying metrics, to turn insight into action
- And more…
These and many other critical questions will be examined during this outstanding two-day event.
Who will Attend?
The content for this forum has been designed for senior business leaders who are tasked with making the decisions in the following areas:
- Business Intelligence
- Big Data
Register your interest today to be part of CeBIT 2013.
Chief Data Scientist
Obama for America 2012 Campaign
Head of Customer Relationship Marketing and Digital
Head of Commercial Development
Director of Information
Dr Rami Mukhtar
Big Data Analytics Project Leader
Echo Entertainment Group
Senior Manager Technology & Finance
Senior Director, Analytics Intelligence and Risk, Office of the Chief Knowledge Officer
Australian Taxation Office (ATO)
Country Manager Australia & New Zealand
Dr Helen Thompson
Director, Centre for eCommerce and Communication
University of Ballarat
Manager Technical Projects, Centre for eCommerce and Communication
University of Ballarat
Senior Programmer, Centre for eCommerce and Communication
University of Ballarat
Business Intelligence Manager
Vice President Virtual Office
Founder and Principal
WORKSHOP 1 | Getting Big Data Through The Door And Into Everyday Life
Wednesday 29 May 2013 | 8:30am – 11:30am
The world of big data analytics is disruptive, and it will create new competitive environments. To be competitive, organisations will require new technology with clear implementation strategies, iterative test-and-learn environments and data science talent. This workshop will detail best practices for starting the journey toward big data analytics.
- What approaches will work?
- What are the real benefits, and how can your enterprise start making sense of the vastness of the data?
- What staff and skills do we need?
- What processes and technologies do we need to implement?
The workshop will deliver a how to:
- Jump-start big data projects to grow your business
- Manage all company data: both structured and unstructured
- Deliver high performance analysis, modelling, and planning on big data
Facilitator: Dr Rami Mukhtar, Big Data Analytics Project Leader, NICTA
Morning Tea will be served during session.
WORKSHOP 2 | Spatial Representation And Visualisation Of Big Data
Wednesday 29 May 2013 | 11:45am – 2:45pm
This workshop will demonstrate the real-world application of spatial technology to support better decision making. Workshop participants will be provided with the practical know-how to effectively ‘consume’ big data using open source spatial technology. The workshop will also consider common issues associated with the use and provision of big data and spatial technologies, and the effective use of cloud-based services for big data.
The workshop will comprise a mixed format including presentation, interactive discussions and a practical exercise allowing participants to spatially enable public data or their own dataset.
- The value of interoperable data and web based spatial technologies
- Using spatial representations for decision making
- Consuming interoperable data
- Cloud based services for big data: Examples of its use and how workshop participants can adopt in their own workplaces
- Common issues associated with data use and provision (organisational constraints; privacy; legal issues etc.)
- Limitations of big data
- Activity: developing spatial maps including the overlay of participant supplied data, ABS or other open access data.
Who should attend:
- Business leaders and government and industry decision-makers
- Data managers and analysts
- Technology and spatial developers
Andrew MacLeod, Manager Technical Projects, Centre for eCommerce and Communication, University of Ballarat
Paul Feely, Senior Programmer, Centre for eCommerce and Communication, University of Ballarat
Dr Helen Thompson, Director, Centre for eCommerce and Communication, University of Ballarat
Lunch will be served during session.
WORKSHOP 3 | Designing Big Data Visualisation Dashboards
Wednesday 29 May 2013 | 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Built to help you to figure out what story to tell and how to tell it, this workshop will provide guidance on how to select the right data, choose appropriate layouts and encodings. This workshop is not to be missed if you want to learn, step-by-step, how to create a visualisation that conveys appropriate knowledge to a defined audience.
Whilst prior technology or graphic design experience is not necessary for this session, understanding of your specific data or types of data will be helpful. Please feel free to bring your own data sets to work with.
This workshop will cover:
- The goals we try to achieve with data visualisation
- Examining how key findings in psychological studies can be applied to improve visualisation methods and outcomes
- Creating a more balanced assessment of data by overcoming the human inclination for natural bias that occurs when collecting
- Engineering visualisation techniques based upon a psychological framework to enable the visualisation of diverse data assets
Facilitator: Neil Fraser, Director of Information, Macquarie University
Afternoon Tea will be served during session.
|BI & Big Data Agenda|
|8:35am – 8:45am||Opening Address from Conference Chair
Justin Davies, Managing Director, Emergination
|8:45am – 9:10am||Big Data, Delivered
Dan Miller, Country Manager Australia & New Zealand, Splunk
|9:10am – 9:50am||International Keynote: Data Analytics for the Presidential Elections
Rayid Ghani, Chief Data Scientist, Obama for America 2012 Campaign
|9:50am – 10:20am||The philosophy, Strategy and Practicality of Big Data
Gideon Ratner, Senior Consultant, Quantium
|10:20am – 10:50am||Morning Tea and Networking|
|10:50am – 11:30am||Panel Discussion: Practical Apps of Big Data
|11:30am – 12:00pm||Mobility: BI on the move
Neil Fraser, Director of Information, Macquarie University
|12:00pm – 12:30pm||What Does Everyone Else Think Of Big Data?
Raj Dalal, Founder and Principal, BigInsights
|12:30pm – 1:30pm||Lunch and Networking|
|1:30pm – 2:00pm||How to Use BI and Big Data to Formulate Business Strategy
Les Wigan, Head of Commercial Development, News Limited
|2:00pm – 2:30pm||Mobile Business Intelligence through Big Data in Casinos
Rob James, CTO, Echo Entertainment Group
|2:30pm – 3:00pm||Operationalising BI and Data Integration in the Cloud
Geof Heydon, Business Development, CSIRO
|3:00pm – 3:30pm||BI & Business Value: Examples of where and how business value has been achieved with BI in the ATO
Rohan Baxter, Senior Director, Analytics Intelligence and Risk, Office of the Chief Knowledge Officer, Australian Taxation Office (ATO)
|3:30pm – 4:00pm||Afternoon Tea and Networking|
|4:00pm – 4:30pm||Driving Engagement in Decision making Processes through Rapid Reporting & Analysis
Clinton McGregor, Business Intelligence Manager, Griffith University
|4:30pm – 5:00pm||Macquarie Group’s Story: Justifying BI to Business in Tough Times
Amendra Pratap, Senior Manager Technology & Finance, Macquarie Group
|5:00pm – 5:05pm||Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Conference
Justin Davies, Managing Director, Emergination
Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities
Take advantage of the opportunity to gain premium exposure to this market through a sponsorship package with BI & Big Data @ CeBIT 2013. If you offer a solution for organisations from the categories below, then BI & BIG Data 2013 will be the place to provide you with the platform to highlight your capabilities and network with key industry decision makers.
- Business intelligence software providers
- Data centres
- Database, data management software & services
- Data analysis, mining & profile software
- Marketing analytics
- Law firms
- Social Media consultants
Sponsoring BI & Big Data @ CeBIT 2013 Conference offers your organisation the opportunity to connect with leading organisations by promoting your expertise and solutions to a highly targeted audience of decision makers. Speaking opportunities are subject to strict selection criteria and approval by the BI & Big Data content management team. If you have any question regarding this year’s event or need more information on other events that Hannover Fairs Australia is organising, please do not hesitate to contact us.