Friday, January 04, 2013

BIWA Summit 2013

The Oracle Business Intelligence Warehousing and Analytics Summit (aka the BIWA Summit) is taking place at the Sofitel Hotel in Redwood City in California next week, from the 8th - 10th Jan, 2013. You can register here.

This promises to be a fruitful and informative conference, and not only do you get six tracks to choose from, but also an impressive array of speakers, as well as a combination of presentations and hands-on labs.

For instance, the keynote speakers are Vaishnavi Sashikanth, Vice President of Development for Advanced Analytics at Oracle (speaking on "Making Big Data Analytics Accessible"), Tom Kyte, Senior Technical Architect at Oracle (speaking on "What's new from Oracle in BI and Data Warehousing"), Balaji Yelamanchili, Senior Vice President for Business Analytics and Web Center at Oracle (speaking on "Fast and Furious: A Sneak Peak into the Future of Oracle BI"), Mark Rittman, ACE Director, Author, Technical Director Rittman Mead, and Ari David Kaplan, leading authority in sports analytics (speaking on "Sports Analytics in Action"). Use the Keynotes link to view more information about these keynotes and to also add these to your calendar.

The focus areas are a mix of the established, like "Business Intelligence and Visualization", "Data Warehousing and Data Integration", "Spatial Technologies", and also new and upcoming areas like "BigData", and "Advanced Analytics". Add to this Hands-on Labs where you can get to try out well-designed exercises to guide you, step-by-step, through the product and technology, and it should be a must-attend for people interested in the intersection of existing analytics and upcoming technologies. And you will get to meet and talk with the product experts from Oracle, including technologists, leaders, developers, and product managers, who will be as excited to meet with you.

Learn. Enjoy.
Jan 04, 2013