Big Data: It's Everywhere. And So Are We.

May 10, 2016

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Co-Presented By: MapR Cisco
Sponsored By: Attunity Steele Technology Partners

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Big Data: Mind the Gap

All executive teams have business questions to answer and problems to solve. Can you take actions or make changes which drive revenue or cut costs as a data-driven business? Can you in some way monetize the data...

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How Big Data is Used to Track and Manage Retail Merchandise Returns

Merchandise returns are a fact of life for retailers. While retailers can try to streamline the returns handling process, they still have to battle ongoing fraudulent returns...

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Streaming in the Extreme

Have you ever heard of Kafka? Are you ready to start streaming all of the events in your business? What happens to your streaming solution when you outgrow your single data center? What happens when you are at a company that...

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Agenda: May 10, 2016

Westin Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia

8:00am - 9:00am Registration & Breakfast
9:00am - 9:15am Introductions & Welcome
9:15am - 10:00am Streaming in the Extreme Jim Scott, Director, Enterprise Strategy & Architecture, MapR
10:00am - 10:45am Beyond Hadoop – The Next Generation Data Platform Mark Longo, Big Data & Analytics Strategy, Cisco
10:45am - 11:15am Big Data: Mind the Gap Brad Anderson, Vice President, Big Data Informatics, Liaison Technologies
11:15am - 11:45am Morning Break & Book Signing
11:45am - 12:15pm How Cardlytics Uses Hadoop to Leverage the Power of Purchase Data David Kim, Senior Principal Data Engineer & Bret Lowery, Technical Director, Data & Architecture, Cardlytics
12:15pm - 12:45pm How Big Data is Used to Track & Manage Retail Merchandise Returns Barbara Jones, Founder/CEO, Lillii RNB Inc
12:45pm - 1:15pm How One Small Bank Stood Up to DDoS Attacks by Using Rich Data & SMEs John Omernik, Sr. Research Consultant, Dell SecureWorks
1:15pm - 2:00pm Networking Lunch
2:00pm - 2:30pm How to Improve Your Technology Career by the Top IT Networker in Atlanta Ricky Steele, Chief Executive Officer, Steele Technology Partners

Featured Speakers

Barbara Jones

Founder/CEO, Lillii RNB Inc. Barbara Jones is the Founder/CEO of The Lillii RNB Corporation, a mobile application and retail services company that offers a wide range of consulting services, including EMV/Chip Card, ORPOS/360Commerce, Oracle/Micros X-Store, payment device/certification testing, and custom POS enhancements. Prior to founding Lillii RNB, Barbara served as an SME and OracleRetail (ORPOS) consultant for companies such as Metra Commuter Rail, L.L. Bean, PayPal, Cox Communications, The Gap, Circuit City, Home Depot, and IBM. Earlier in her career, Barbara was a senior software designer for Oracle, and an EI Engineer for Motorola. Barbara holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin.

Jim Scott

Director, Enterprise Strategy & Architecture, MapR Jim has held positions running Operations, Engineering, Architecture and QA teams. Jim is the cofounder of the Chicago Hadoop Users Group (CHUG), where he has coordinated the Chicago Hadoop community for the past 5 years. Jim has worked in the Consumer Packaged Goods, Digital Advertising, Digital Mapping, Chemical and Pharmaceutical industries. Jim has built systems that handle more than 50 billion transactions per day. Jim's work with high-throughput computing at Dow Chemical was a precursor to more standardized big data concepts like Hadoop.

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Big Data Everywhere

Westin Buckhead
3391 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30326

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