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Big Data Processing and Parallel Computing Track

Big Data is so much more than a buzz word. With the maturing of cloud and map reduce technology; the question has changed from simply, "What is it?" to a more complex, "How do we connect, store and process vast amounts of data using the most cost effective and secure ways and as close to real-time as possible?". There are many infrastructure and connectivity choices to wade through to find the right combinations of technologies and architectures to make it all work together. In this track, you'll hear industry leaders and visionaries tackle the issues on the forefront of the big data and cloud marketplace.


Track Chair

Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor

Author, Successful Workplace

Re-imagining the way work is done through big data, analytics, and cloud, Chris is the cofounder of Successful Workplace. He believes there's no end to what we can change and improve.

Chris flew for the US Navy before finding a home in technology and software, first in application development with Perot Systems. His career has taken him from code to business strategy with Accenture, ILOG (now IBM) and TIBCO, where he leads Industry and Customer Marketing.

An avid outdoorsman, Chris is passionate about technology and innovation and speaks frequently about creating great business outcomes at industry events. Chris also contributes to the Harvard Business ReviewForbes, and the PEX Network.

Wednesday, April 3
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Thursday, April 4
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

Friday, April 5
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
  Big Data Lessons from the Cloud - Location: Grand Ballroom G

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Vendor Sessions

For additional information associated with this track topic, check out our Vendor Sessions which are open to all attendees.

Wednesday, April 3
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM

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