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Interview with Carme Artigas from Synergic Partners

This blog post is part of the Big Data Week Speaker interviews series. Enjoy reading! Why is it important for businesses to be more data driven nowadays? In the past, business decisions were made based on speculations and intuitions that lead to misleading results. Today, thanks to Data Science and Advanced Analytics we rely more on accurate data that makes the business decisions approach from being reactive to becoming predictive. This predictive approach leads to gaining new insights from your business and customers and it gives the possibility of adapting your product or service to what the customer requires making you stand out from your competitors. What are the main challenges a company encounters when trying to leverage their data? […] Continue Reading

Interview with Jonny Voon, Lead Technologist Innovate UK – IoT, Cyber Security and Blockchain

This blog post is part of the Big Data Week Speaker interviews series.  Jonny shares his thoughts about the impact of big data in the IoT field, offering a sneak peek into his talk at Big Data in use Conference, where he will cover the challenges that our cities face when it comes to enabling and emerging new technologies. Why is it important for both private and public sector organisations to be more data driven nowadays? Data allows us to understand and rationalize decisions that might be seen as irrational. For example a city deciding to put a pedestrian crossing on a road that causes long traffic delays could use data to help understand the usage of the crossing and vehicle emissions […] Continue Reading

Interview with Roland Major, Enterprise Architect, TfL

This blog post is part of the Big Data Week Speaker interviews series.  Roland shares his thoughts about the impact of big data in the public transport field, also offering a sneak peek into his talk at the “Big Data in Use” Conference. Why is it important for businesses in your industry to be more data driven nowadays? The intensity of movement in London is expanding over time and TfL has to identify anomalies and react to them at ever increasing velocity, reducing reaction times in order to minimise the impact of disruption across transport modes. This ensures an optimization of services, increasing security and trustworthiness of our organisation, these being cornerstones of success in any business, as a matter of fact. What […] Continue Reading

“A Good Understanding of Human-Machine Interaction, a Key Component of a Business Technologist”– Interview with Wael Elrifai, Pentaho

This blog post is part of the Big Data Week Speaker interviews series. Wael shares his thoughts about the impact of big data in the business landscape, also offering a sneak peek into his talk at the “Big Data in Use” Conference. Why is it important for businesses to be more data-driven nowadays? Everything still begins with the synthesis and analysis of data.  So let’s start by asking, “What kind of business challenges are data challenges?” The short and unsurprising answer is that they’re all data challenges. There may also be matters of operational change, business process, compliance, and so on – it still begins by knowing where you are, knowing the state of the world around you and sourcing the ever-richer set of data […] Continue Reading

Interview with Andy Cotgreave from Tableau

Andy Cotgreave is one of the speakers for this year edition of Big Data Week Conference. This article opens a series of interviews with Big Data Week Conference speakers. “You’ve got your insight data, now what?” Definition of Big Data? –  A continuation of the norm and a 100 years old problem Big Data means anything to anybody specially if you are like me, in marketing department. In 2015 we have more data then before and more technology then we had before, but those are a still a little behind where we want to take it. According to a 1914 data visualization book “million of dollars are spent each year in the complexion of data with the assumption that having the data […] Continue Reading

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