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Our most recent event, "Big Data Debunked – Finding the Data Signals," was held on October 4, 2012 in New York City. Watch the discussion here.

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Larry Dignan

Larry Dignan

Editor-in-Chief, ZDNet; Editorial Director, TechRepublic at ZDNet US

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Big Data: a matter of opinion

At a panel discussion in Manhattan, we learn that BI, Hadoop, NoSQL and Data Analytics companies look at the same issues and technologies, sometimes through very different lenses.

September 26, 2012 by Andrew Brust


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Michael Cavaretta

Michael Cavaretta, Ph.D.

Title: Technical Leader, Predictive Analystics & Data Mining Organization: Ford Research & Innovation

Nicholas Skytland

Nicholas Skytland

Title: Program Manager, Open Government Initiative Organization: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Katrina Montinola

Katrina Montinola

Title: Vice President of Engineering Organization: Archimedes Inc.

James Koblieus

James Kobielus

Title: Big Data Evangelist Organization: IBM

Christine Twiford

Christine Twiford

Title: Manager, Network Technology Solutions Organization: T-Mobile

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