Recent consensus says that advanced analytics is the primary path to wringing business value from big data. Plus, many firms want or need to compete on analytics, so they need to update older analytics and build new solutions that leverage big data and new data. Fortuitously for users seeking to go deeper into analytics, the open source and vendor communities are bringing a steady stream of new tools and platforms for analytics and big data to market. Indeed, these are exciting times for advanced analytics and other practices driven by big data and other new data sources. This panel discussion will bring the audience up to speed on recent trends and new technologies.