Real-time Analytics and the Role of the Individual: Major Themes at GigaOM Big Data Event
To be human and living in the 21st century is to rely on data, whether it is generated organically through some miracle of neurotransmission or produced by some electronic device. The most ardent technophiles among us believe – and they may be right – that for every problem in life there exists an electronically enhanced solution. Both people and computers need data to make decisions, and the collection, managing and parsing of that data along with the symbiotic relationship that exists between man and machine is what makes the big data space so compelling as well as complex.
The GigaOM Structure Data conference series, which kicked off in New York City March 20th and 21st, provided ample opportunity for attendees to catch more than 30 presentations and panel discussions, mix with other attendees and dialogue with a variety of Big Data solution providers. While there were too many presentations, vendor booths and opportunities for serendipitous interactions for one individual to absorb, I’ve tried to encapsulate what were, for me, some of the more meaningful moments at the event.
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