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September 24, 2013

Showcasing Solutions for a Data Driven Age

Bringing together some of the smartest and latest ideas on big data and enterprise integration.

Date: Wednesday, 2nd October 2013
Time: 09.30 to 16:00 hrs
etc Venue, 200 Aldersgate, London

August 12, 2013

CIO, Serco; CIO, Unilever; and Chief Data Scientist for the Obama for America re-election campaign among the first wave of speakers on the bill for IGNITE.

Nimbus Ninety - parent company to Big Data Insight Group and The Cloud Circle - has revealed a stellar first batch of speakers for its upcoming IGNITE digital disruption summit.  

July 22, 2013

Big Data Insight Group's parent company Nimbus Ninety will host an exclusive two-day event in November 2013 for C-Level executives to learn how to leverage the opportunities of disruptive technologies such as cloud, mobile, social, and big data.

In November 2013, 275 senior executives from UK companies will converge in London to explore the latest opportunities and threats from the rapidly developing world of digital disruption.

July 11, 2013

The MicroStrategy World conference kicked off in Barcelona on Tuesday (July 9) with a rousing address by CEO Michael J Saylor. He revealed the thinking behind the BI company’s four-fold vision: mobile, advanced analytics, loyalty and identity.

June 25, 2013

A round up of the key points from every session at the 5th BDIG Forum, including links to the presentation slides. Speakers on the day included Google, eBay, VISA, UK Sport, Aimia, GfK NOP and more...

On Wednesday 12 June, Big Data Insight Group hosted its 5th Forum and inaugural Marketing, Analytics & Customer Insight Think Tank all under one roof, with speakers from the likes of Google, eBay and Visa Europe among the key attractions.
June 21, 2013

Software development company DataArt invites delegates to London Gateway to hear from Ocado director of technology among others.

May 13, 2013

Computers are getting faster and more accessible, algorithms are getting smarter. But history and our unique capabilities suggests humans' place in the workplace will not be rendered obsolete. Mark Young explores. 


April 25, 2013

Dr Scott Drawer uses new technologies, science and big data to help GB Olympic and Paralympic sports and athletes to develop. He speaks to Mark Young ahead of his presentation slot at the 5th Big Data Insight Group Forum, central London, on June 12.


April 23, 2013

While the growth rate of the enterprise software market has slowed from the previous two years, IDC reveals that big data and cloud are providing a significant boost to sales.

April 18, 2013

Big Data Insight Group travelled to Denmark to participate in Teradata's annual conference, with this one addressing the opportunities and challenges presented by big data. Here is a review of the three-day event.

This week Copenhagen played host to Teradata Universe, a three day conference examining how big data analytics can drive business value.

Big Data Insight Group was delighted to be a media partner at the event and attended the Bella Center, located on the fringe of Denmark’s capital, to hear firsthand some of the fantastic insights on offer from the range of speakers at the event.

April 10, 2013

On 12 June Big Data Insight Group hosts its 5th Forum and we are delighted to welcome eBay’s David Stephenson as the closing case study speaker. Ahead of his presentation, he tells Dominic Pollard how eBay puts data at the heart of everything it does and offers advice for how others can do the same.

When David Stephenson takes to the stage at the 5th Big Data Insight Group Forum in two months' time he will explain how eBay uses big data analytics to ‘create new insight and improve customer experience’. As the head of business analytics for eBay’s Classifieds Portfolio (eCG) he is extremely well placed to shed light on just how important data is for the company.

March 28, 2013

The big data revolution is upon us and the time is nigh for the vast majority of organisations to make the necessary preparations to not just survive but thrive in the data driven age. Dominic Pollard looks at some useful tips for getting your house in order for the arrival of big data.

Big data is here, whether we like it or not. It is something which is going to be, and indeed already has been, impacting upon organisations of all shapes and sizes; with the wealth of data now being generated, there is a massive scope for insights and, in turn, competitive advantage. For many this means that ignoring or failing with big data will result in surrendering opportunities and ultimately market share to their rivals.

March 21, 2013

The leading job fair that has helped recruit countless skilled employees for London's Tech City booming start-up companies is now to become a start-up itself to further its work.

Silicon Milkroundabout, an up until now industry-led jobs fair for London’s ‘Tech City’ companies, has announced today that it is launching as a start-up company itself due to the ever-increasing recruitment demands in the area.

March 14, 2013

Latest research by the analyst firm has predicted that big data implementation will dramatically increase over the coming year.

New research by analyst company Gartner has revealed that 42 per cent of firms have already invested in big data or will do so over the rest of the year.

The latest study, part of Gartner’s ‘Big Data, Bigger Opportunities: Investing in Information and Analytics’ report, had led to the claim that 2013 will be ‘big data’s year’.

March 7, 2013

‘Unlock the hidden insight from your customer data, optimise your marketing performance and achieve unprecedented levels of customer engagement’

March 4, 2013

German software company releases SAP Scouting - an application to cross analyse structured and unstructured data on sports players in real time.

A new software solution from SAP allows sports teams to make faster and more efficent decsions when it comes to scouting new players, much in the vein of the popular true-story book and film Moneyball.
February 28, 2013

A new database of 160 million records about people's journey patterns and interaction with advertising looks set to transform out of home advertising in the UK.

February 22, 2013

As part of our current focus on marketing, Imogen Putler looks into the use of big data and other innovative technologies in this area and examines consumers’ reaction to and tolerance of marketing’s increasingly sophisticated advertising methods.

February 21, 2013

'The new path to business value: using the power of big data to generate actionable insights and create new opportunities'

February 20, 2013

'The new path to business value: using the power of big data to generate actionable insights and create new opportunities'

February 20, 2013

Amazon is ramping up its big data products and services as it moves to become a major player in the big data space.

February 12, 2013

The predictive insights that big data analytics can offer are being heralded as a genuine ‘game changer’ for pretty much any organisation in any sector. However, putting your faith in data and your analysis of it comes with a fair amount of risk. Dominic Pollard looks at some incidents where big data has gone wrong and examines what can be learnt from these examples.

One of the greatest benefits big data offers is the gift of foresight. By using predictive analytics, an organisation can make sound judgements as to how certain events are likely to unfold. However, relying too heavily on these predictions or taking them at face value could mean you set yourself up for a rather sizeable fall.

February 11, 2013

Big data software created by US defence giant Raytheon which allows users to create a detailed picture of an individual and predict their movements through social media activity has been met with criticism from civil rights groups.

February 6, 2013

Ahead of his speaking slot at the Nimbus Ninety Converge event on February 13, Georg Ell - general manager EMEA, Yammer - provides insight into collaborative working practices and the latest trends in emerging, disruptive business technologies.

Enterprise social networking company Yammer is one of the world's biggest start-up success stories of recent years. Founded just four years ago, the company was last year acquired by Microsoft for $1.2bn.

Georg Ell, general manager EMEA, will be speaking at our Converge event at the Science Museum on February 13. He takes a few moments out of his day to speak to us about Yammer and the uses of social networking in business, as well as giving us his unique insights into the latest developments in technology and his predictions for change in 2013.