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June 7, 2013

Read a full write-up of the inaugural Big Data Insight Group Masterclass, hosted in central London on 6 June in collaboration with Teradata. Includes key points made in the sessions, helpful advice, experts' insights, pictures and a video.

On Thursday 6 June, Big Data Insight Group hosted its first Masterclass, in collaboration with Teradata, focusing on ‘extracting big value from big data’.

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 8, 2013

William Beckler is presenting at the upcoming 13th Cloud Circle Forum on social business. He tells Mark Young how and why the ideology has been adopted by, as well as detailing the company’s use of cloud and big data analytics for experimenting and innovation.


March 7, 2013

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

February 15, 2013

Key highlights from all of the sessions at Nimbus Ninety's 'Converge' event, including Wired UK,, Yammer, Aon, Microsoft and RSA.


January 11, 2013

Konstantin Boudnik joins software versioning company WANDisco, which is dual based in Sheffield, UK and California, US.


November 19, 2012

Read how the mobile phone giant used the Hadoop big data platform for mission critical insights.

This case study was written by Cloudera and the original can be read here.

October 19, 2012

Read how The Coca-Cola Company is using advanced enterprise data warehousing technology and analytics to streamline complex and high-volume data.

This case study was written by Teradata


As the world’s largest non-alcoholic beverage company, The Coca-Cola Company has a vast information footprint comprising both online and offline customer, consumer, market place, social media, manufacturing and distribution data sets.

September 6, 2012

Have a look at some of the great end user case study speakers we have booked in for next week's (13 September) Forum.

In a week’s time (13 September), Big Data Insight Group will be hosting its 3rd Forum. The all-day event, free for delegates to attend, will be held at the Park Plaza Victoria in central London and is focussed on 'seizing competitive advantage through the power of insight-driven decision making'.

August 6, 2012

Despite the purported rise of big data, research suggests storage budgets are falling while many organisations have not roadmapped a big data strategy.

Over half of companies have no big data plans even beyond 2013, according to findings by research service TheInfoPro.

TheInfoPro, a line of service from 451 Research, suggests in its report that the storage industry’s growth is slower than it has been over the last two years. The results are based on extensive interviews with storage professionals and primary decision-makers at large and midsize enterprises in North America and Europe.

August 2, 2012

‘Seizing competitive advantage through the power of insight-driven decision making’

July 27, 2012

New Masters courses at City University, London are designed to develop the CIOs and CISOs of the future.

Two new post-graduate education courses aimed at creating primed information executives of the future have been unveiled at City University, London.  
The first is a Master of Science degree (MSc) in Information Security Risk, delivered part-time over just shy of a two-and-a-half year period.

June 20, 2012

Over 150 delegates attended the forum to learn more about 2012's hottest market trend, big data, with the event proving to be a great success.

Big Data Insight Group hosted its 2nd Forum yesterday (19 June) as a range of end users and thought leaders shared their insights, views and experiences around the hottest new business technology trend that is big data.

May 31, 2012

Latest survey reveals ways government can improve the data it collects to take advantage of big data.

The government must simplify the forms it makes citizens fill out if it is to benefit from big data, research suggests.

May 16, 2012

PerDM - which works on behalf of the likes of TalkTalk and Vodafone - says that retrospective analysis of transaction data is the key to understanding customer needs.

Field sales outsourcing agency PerDM has sent a call to action to companies to focus on examining their customer data closely, claiming that 63 per cent of business struggle to understand customer needs.

May 3, 2012

Keeping check of which of your employees are looking to leave has been an inexact science up until now. Enter big data analytics...

April 18, 2012

Big Data Insight Group hits the ground running, with EMI Music, Rolls-Royce, Orange and Domino Records among the speakers at our 1st Forum yesterday.

Big Data Insight Group hosted its inaugural forum yesterday (17 April) with 150 knowledge thirsty delegates in attendance.

April 10, 2012

Bios for our speakers at next week's 1st Big Data Insight Group Forum including EMI Music, Orange, City University and Domino Records.

To book your free place for the 1st Big Data Forum at the Park Plaza Victoria, London next Tuesday (Apr 17), email or call 0207 960 6493.


David Boyle – zeebox/EMI

A self-styled ‘data geek’, David Boyle has put his customer insight expertise to use across a wide range of industries.

March 23, 2012

David Boyle loves data. And, after holding senior insight positions in a wide range of different industries, he’s learnt a few things about the best way to use it. He talks to Mark Young about the importance of partnerships, scalable infrastructure and finding inspiration for data in unusual places. David is senior vice president of insight at EMI and director of insight at zeebox.

David Boyle CV

March 19, 2012

GigaOm roundtable participants say anyone but most tech savvy companies will stuggle without standardised, open source big data development stack.

For big data to catch on in a big way, a unified stack similar to the one which enabled the web 2.0 movement is required, experts have said.

February 15, 2012

Big Data Reality Check; identifying what Big Data means to you and navigating a path to insight and business value

February 15, 2012

‘Seizing competitive advantage through the power of insight-driven decision making’

January 27, 2012

Big Data Reality Check; identifying what Big Data means to you and navigating a path to insight and business value