Events

IBM Insight 2014

October 26, 2014 to October 30, 2014, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV | Conference

IBM Information On Demand is now Insight 2014!

The name of the conference has changed for a reason: It's no longer just about information; it's what you can do with the information. Insight is the ideal forum to share your experiences and best practices in big data and analytics with more than 13,000 of your peers. Areas of interest will include Information Management, Business Analytics and Enterprise Content Management, plus dozens of business and industry tracks and roadmaps.

Data science using Big R for in-Hadoop analytics

October 26, 2014 - 2:00 p.m. PT, Las Vegas, NV – Delano Hotel – Sienna C | Meetups

This Meetup introduces Big R: the end-to-end integration of R into IBM InfoSphere BigInsights. Big R allows R users to seamlessly access and manipulate big data using R's familiar programming syntax and paradigm. In this Meetup, you'll learn how to perform tasks such as data exploration, transformation, statistical analysis, modeling and visualization at scale without resorting to map/reduce constructs or unfamiliar scripting languages.

Big SQL 3.0: SQL on Hadoop without compromise

October 27, 2014 - 3:00 p.m. PT, Las Vegas, NV – Delano Hotel – Sienna C | Meetups

Big SQL opened Hadoop data to SQL access, relational database optimizations and runtime performance. The next version of Big SQL represents a quantum leap in SQL support and performance, by applying decades of IBM research in optimization and query runtime technology toward the efficient execution of SQL on Hadoop. In this presentation, you learn about the architecture of this next generation Big SQL offering and key performance aspects.

The Internet of Things and geospatial analytics powered by InfoSphere Streams

October 28, 2014 - 3:00 p.m. PT, Las Vegas, NV – Delano Hotel – Sienna C | Meetups

Join us and learn about the Internet of Things and applying real-time geospatial analysis to mobile data, powered by IBM InfoSphere Streams. Learn how the Geospatial and Messaging toolkits enable significant business scenarios for connected car and other mobile sensor data. 

Getting started with Hadoop on the cloud

October 29, 2014 - 4:00 p.m. PT, Las Vegas, NV – Delano Hotel – Sienna C | Meetups

Hadoop and cloud are an almost perfect marriage. Hadoop is a distributed computing framework that leverages a cluster built on commodity hardware. The cloud simplifies provisioning of machines and software. Getting started with Hadoop on the cloud makes it simple to provision your environment quickly and actually get started using Hadoop. IBM Bluemix has democratized Hadoop for the masses! This session will provide a brief introduction to what Hadoop is, how cloud works and will then focus on how to get started.

Dev After Dark: Hosted by Cloudant

October 29, 2014 - 5:30 p.m. PT, Las Vegas, NV | Meetups

Join Cloudant for a casual drinkup! Chat data, play with the Oculus Rift and the Muse, demo Cloudant's DBaaS, geek out with our experts, have a beer on us and pick up an exclusive meetup t-shirt.

See complete agenda here: http://www.meetup.com/big-data-developers-in-las-vegas/events/202737422/

TDWI Solution Summit: Big data analytics for customer insight and engagement

November 2, 2014 - 8:00 a.m. to November 4, 2014, Scottsdale, AZ | In-Person Event

Customer intelligence and analytics initiatives are undergoing major changes with the explosion of detailed customer behavior data, including that generated by social media. This TDWI Solution Summit will address business, technology strategy, and implementation experiences focused on big data analytics for improving customer insight and engagement.

SIMposium 2014

November 2, 2014 - 4:45 p.m. to November 4, 2014, Denver, CO | In-Person Event

SIMposium is the premier practitioner-driven conference designed for and by CIOs for peer-to-peer exchange on technology and business integration best practices. Highly influential CIOs, CTOs and senior IT executives gather to discuss, learn and engage with each other on their current business issues and identify industry best practices, while laying the foundation for developing business alliances and supplier short lists.  

The new rules of data security: Charlotte, NC

November 4, 2014 - 8:00 a.m. ET12:00pm, Charlotte | In-Person Event

Mega trends like cloud and big data have introduced new data security and privacy challenges and opportunities for cybercriminals. Have you adjusted your data classification priorities to reduce vulnerabilities? How legitimate is the risk for your organization specifically? What tools must you consider—and what’s a waste of your resources? 

Get answers when you join Forrester Research, Inc. expert analysts for this complimentary half-day seminar and get access to never-before-seen research shedding light on the real world implications of data breaches.

The new rules of data security: Orlando, FL

November 5, 2014 - 8:00 a.m. ET12:00pm, Orlando, FL | In-Person Event

Mega trends like cloud and big data have introduced new data security and privacy challenges and opportunities for cybercriminals. Have you adjusted your data classification priorities to reduce vulnerabilities? How legitimate is the risk for your organization specifically? What tools must you consider—and what’s a waste of your resources? 

Get answers when you join Forrester Research, Inc. expert analysts for this complimentary half-day seminar and get access to never-before-seen research shedding light on the real world implications of data breaches.

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