Posts tagged ‘big data week 2015’

The Evolution of Big Data Ethics

Join Big Data Week Conference this year where Kenneth Cukier,  the Data Editor of The Economist will have a talk on “The new ethics of big data”. The overwhelming percentage of big data ethics discussions revolve around privacy matters. World governments, legal experts, cyber security specialists, and big data scientists have long discussions, debates, and discourses on how to protect individual privacy, consumer privacy, intellectual properties, and other elements of big data that hold powerful potential, yet threaten to expose our deepest, darkest secrets (as well as our social security numbers and ATM PIN numbers). But what if we scrapped this entire debate? What if we quit trying to protect the “individual’s privacy” and opened up the vast reservoirs of big […] Continue Reading

Interview with Simon Monk from Demand Finder

This article takes part from the interview series with our speakers for this year edition of Big Data Week. Read below Simon’s Monk from Demand Finder thoughts on big data. While Big Data is already a buzz term, what does it actually mean for you? (an old question with a fresh answer) By now most organisations have heard a great deal about Big Data and what benefits are potentially available to them. Now the biggest hurdle is where organisations can start in big data projects to drive real business outcomes. So for us, the goal is to help companies define business use cases, understand what they need to implement from a skills and technology perspective and build a roadmap based on […] Continue Reading

Why attend Big Data Week conference “Big Data in Use”?

“Big Data in Use” conference brings together analytics & data executives and data scientists working in retail, e-Commerce & consumer goods, media, publishing, advertising, offering unique insights into the data innovations and new data business models that are driving these industries. Come and socialize with 350+ business and techie people. The conference will help: Business drivers understand & utilize data driven strategies and discover how their business could benefit from data; Data analysts share and discover industry related new examples; Business intelligence/ data warehouse professionals tap into what data analytics through “Data Analysts Workshop”. In the conference we will present: 1. New & innovative business models Honest Caffe case (brought by EBI Solutions): an unmanned cafe chain that shows how […] Continue Reading

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