DevOps with IBM UrbanCode & application deployment automation

Meetups | 8:30 a.m. MST

At this event we will cover:

  • The pitfalls of manual deployments
  • Cultural barriers to improving deployment processes
  • Best practices, such as self-service deployments
  • How IBM Software Group implemented DevOps practices

The unstructured data Meetup

Meetups | March 12 at 7:00 p.m. DST

At this meetup, we will explore the nature and various flavors of unstructured data, the challenges it raises for the developers and data scientists, and its importance in the big data landscape.

First, we will look at the "semi-structured data" field with an overview of JSON (one of its major representative), its use and impact on both the relational and NoSQL big data worlds, and what it means for the future of the industry and its practitioners. We will then dive into the area of free text, with a developer in the natural language processing field walking us through some of the technical opportunities, challenges and solutions that it has to offer.

Mumbai Big Data Meetup

Meetups | March 14 at 9:30 a.m. IST

This meetup will focus on data analytics, infrastructure, process, technology and culture, all of which need to be in place and working cohesively to maximize the return of big data and analytics. We are going to have an action-packed powerful CTOs panel discussion session: leveraging big data to monetize customer interactions and gain insights hosted by SBI's CTO - Shri. Shiv Kumar Bhasin. Additionally we will discuss the latest on big data technology covering Hadoop, streaming analytics and Bluemix, and explore why such alternate technologies have become an area of keen interest for many organizations to finding alternates to improvising operational efficiencies by maximizing savings.

Big data and analytics for the Internet of Things (IoT)

Big Data Developer Days | March 24 at 8:30 a.m. CST

The Internet of Things (IoT) is hot, but many are tired of the chatter and ready for action. Today’s applications are expected to manage a variety of structured and unstructured data, accessed by massive networks of users, devices and business locations, or even sensors, vehicles and Internet-enabled goods. Join us to learn about how IBM and Perficient are helping clients rapidly deliver solutions to Capture, Analyze and Act on IoT data in real time. 

This Developer Day kicks off with food and beverages. Also, bring your laptop because after the morning session, our subject matter experts will help you get hands-on with the technology.