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Ronald van Loon Interview – Choose to Be Relevant or Be Redundant

This article takes part from the interview series with our speakers for this year edition of Big Data Week. Enjoy Ronald’s 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) Big Data offers the opportunity to become more customer-centric. Data in itself is nothing, unless you can transform it into insights and information. But if you can, the possibilities are immense. Big data unfolds new opportunities – more than ever before – to really understand customer needs through the insights they give us.

Interview with Peter Bjørn Larsen – Hitachi Copenhagen City Exchange

Every day nearly 180,000 people move to cities, creating more than 60 million new urban dwellers every year. Optimizing the transport time for these people could make a real different in a city organization not to mention in each person life. Need driven, one of the most innovative applications for Big Data might be in the intersection of IoT and Smart Cities. When planning for the Big Data Week agenda for a Big Data & IoT subject one of the research area was how to find an European city that has a project in this area. This is how we discovered the Hitachi Copenhagen City Exchange project, a project that is aimed to contribute at Copenhagen’s ambitious goals of : […] Continue Reading

How to Become an Effective Data Scientist

One of the most scouted jobs lately is the Data Scientist one. But what does actually anyone need in order to become a data scientist and what tools does it need in order to become an efficient one? In Big Data Week conference we will bring on stage The ASI –  company that over the past years trained over 100 data scientists and engineers – to tell us how they see the path of becoming a data scientist, what a data scientist does and what does it take to become an efficient one. On stage with The ASI’s CEO Marc Warner will be Greg Lever, Senior Data Scientist @ Stylect and Mike Bugembe, Chief Analytics Officer @ JustGiving. Answers come […] 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

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