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October 28, 2016: Head into the Clouds for a morning – An interactive discussion about Cloud Analytics

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ATTENTION ALL BI/DW AND ANALYTICS PROFESSIONALS
Dear TDWI Carolinas BI/DW and Analytics Professionals,
We cordially invite you to attend our upcoming TDWI Carolinas Chapter meeting on Friday October 28, 2016. Come meet other local professionals, swap business cards, share ideas, and exchange career advice while listening to quality presentations in a vendor-neutral setting, which is the hallmark of TDWI education. Please see our detailed meeting agenda below.

When:

Friday October 28, 2016 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Where:

Metlife - Grace Hopper auditorium in Met1

 Met1: 101 MetLife Way, Cary, NC, 27513
GPS: If your device does not recognize the address, key in:
9000 Weston Parkway, Cary, NC 27513
From points East (Raleigh & surrounding areas) : Take I-40 West towards Durham to exit 287 for Harrison Avenue. Turn left onto Harrison, travel 0.5 miles, and turn right onto Weston Parkway. The entrance will be on your right in 1.7 miles.
From points West (RDU Airport/Durham & surrounding areas) : Take I-40 East towards Raleigh to exit 285 for Aviation Parkway. Turn right onto Aviation, travel 1.4 miles, and turn left onto Evans Road. Travel 0.7 miles and turn left onto Weston Parkway. The entrance will be on your left in 0.4 miles.
 

Topic:

Head into the Clouds for a morning – An interactive discussion about the Cloud
Description
Join us for a round table discussion on the Cloud and learn how your peers are starting to move into this technology for their businesses. More companies are moving towards cloud solutions in some aspect of their business for various reasons (flexibility, cost, disaster recovery, and analytics). This meeting will spend some time going through the current maturity state of the cloud, trends, options and considerations around security.
Who should attend:
·         Organizations utilizing (or that plan to utilize) cloud technologies for analytics
·         IT professionals interested in learning more about how to think about cloud analytics
·         Data & Analytics leaders that are building a business case for adopting cloud analytics
·         Data & Analytics Architects
Please note: Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase to consume outside of the room. The room has a no-food/drink policy.

 

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Agenda:

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Networking and Registration

9:00 AM – 9:05 AM

Introductions and Chapter Business

9:05 AM – 9:30 AM

Keith Wood, Cloud Applications Solution Manager - Cardinal Solutions

 

Data Analytics using the Microsoft Azure Platform

9:30 AM – 9:50 AM

Peter Holfelder, Principal Software Engineer, Institutional Data Warehouse, Metlife

 

Crossing Ts and Dotting Is: Policy Considerations for Cloud Implementations

9:50 AM -10:20 AM

Marc Gallman, Senior Manager, Big Data Architecture, Lenovo

 

Case Study: Understanding the Customer Experience

10:20 AM-10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM -11:25 AM

Panel Discussion

11:25 AM – 11:30 AM

Q&A and Wrap-up

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Space is limited so sign up early!

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