Data Science gets thrown around in the press like it’s magic. Major retailers are predicting everything from when their customers are pregnant to when they want a new pair of Chuck Taylors. It’s a brave new world where seemingly meaningless data can be transformed into valuable insight to drive smart business decisions.
Wiley extracts at Big Data Week – the Big Data Week team will be posting extracts from great books and resources available through Wiley during the festival. Today we’re looking at infographics.
As part of Big Data Week London NoSql is hosting a meet-up will – we’ll be exploring three key points in which big data and NoSQL cross-over. We’ll have three talks, punctuated by food and drink: • Akmal Chaudhri of Hortonworks: an overview of where big data and NoSQL cross-over. Where would you use big […]
We’re bringing together people interested in big data, NoSQL, analytics and any other data-related topic for a barcamp-style unconference. Come ready with your ideas for sessions (slides optional). Whether you want to give a traditional talk, lead a group discussion or hack something together in a birds-of-a-feather session, you’ll find like-minded people, a great venue […]
An Official Big Data Week festival event. Join us on 7th May, at University College London, where the Big Data Week London team will host and chair a day of case studies, presentations, community showcases and debates with the UK data Community. We’ll have a community segment to the day, with speakers from across all […]
Co-founder of Big Data Week, Ande Gregson, will be one of the many competitors joining the annual gathering in Morocco in the Sahara desert for the Marathon des Sables in April 2014: a six-day, 250k self sufficient ultra marathon, which is the equivalent of six regular marathons, considered to be the toughest foot race on Earth.
In May 2014, Big Data Week will launch the third edition of the festival with a narrative that will bring together the many strands and domains of data into an umbrella theme: ‘The Connected Society’.
We’re very excited to announce new dates for the global festival and launch a new community website! #bdw13 saw 27 cities, 195 events and over 20,000 participants take part in the largest single gathering of a global data community. And in 2014 we’re looking to make the festival even bigger with your help! We’d like […]
The Big Data Week community are exceptionally happy to have successfully designed and curated the second edition of Big Data Week. One of the most unique global platforms of interconnected community events focusing on the social, political, technological and commercial impacts of Big Data. It brings together a global community of data scientists, data technologies, […]
We’re fast approaching a time when it becomes possible to connect everything and everyone to the internet. A web of connected documents and sites, of devices, of machines, of networks. A place where everything is connected to everything.