- August 23, 2010
What are the different methods in which data can be displayed and what tools are used to create them? What are the benfits and practical uses of presenting data visually? Finally, what are the most exicting and innovative specimens of data visualization erected around social data?
All about Infographics. How are Infographics constructed and what information can they convey beyond that of raw data?
What is probabilistic computing and how does it differ from more common types of programming? How does probabilistic computing fit into other data analysis tools?
Explains the ins-and-outs of social media monitoring tools, the techniques that work and realistic expectations of what they can deliver.
What makes Big Data so darn big? Topics of discussion range from (the necessity of) non-traditional solutions to handling Big Data, how those solutions fit into existing architecture, and common pitfalls encountered.
Oh yes, there are a new sheriffs in town. They answer to Casandra, Drivel, and Drupal. Panelists will talk about case scenarios for each, their relation to traditional, distributed, and non-relational databases, in addition to other topics of interest for folks with their head in the clouds.
How does a business discern differences between Hadoop, bulk raw data and web crawlers as big data solutions? How does the average non-programmer tap into big data’s value? What sorts of tools are available to access big data, and what are their differences? What problems with our current business systems can be fixed to more manageable handle big data? Is it feasible to make big data repositories open source?
Good question! In this panel geared for everyone with a soupçon of curiosity and a brain, the Semantic Web is defined and discussed. How do web developers become part of it and how what are the business opportunities?
Does the mere thought of open data cause you to quiver in excitement? You’re not alone. More on the open data movement than you could shake a stick at!
How is your Facebook information being used and how could it be used in the future? How concerned should we all be? Panelists will also discuss current policy on privacy issues online.