Learn how to leverage big data to make better decisions and prepare for growth by joining Optimal at the SAP Innovation Forum in Boston, MA, on November 15 , 2012.
You’re not really sure how it happened, but, in the last 12 months or so, you were suddenly facing a Big Data problem, being told you were facing a Big Data problem, or, most likely, being told that you needed a Big Data solution. And, while Big Data is everyone’s problem, IT is responsible for addressing it.
Join SAP and Optimal Solutions at the SAP Innovation Forum on November 15, 2012, for an interactive exchange of ideas and insights about Big Data. Consider where to apply Big Data strategies and prepare for the challenges it brings forth, so you can optimize results.
Understand it. Define it. Identify it.
During the forum, CIO thought leader Eric Goldfarb will lead an executive conversation that explores how IT organizations can:
- Define Big Data and transform the infrastructure and services you have today to compliment your Big Data solution
- Enable your business users to make better decisions and plan for future growth by leveraging Big Data solutions to provide them with improved access to hidden and visible information
- Consider new opportunities and challenges that will present themselves as you move forward in implementing your Big Data strategic plan
- Determine what information is of value among all the information that will be available, not only at your fingertips, but everyone’s
About our speakers
Eric Goldfarb has served as CIO/EVP for public and private organizations of all shapes and sizes, from midmarket to Fortune Global 500 companies. Goldfarb is a widely published thought leader in the discipline of applying information technology to business needs. He has co-authored and published five books, including Ways to Reduce IT Spending, (2004). His articles have appeared in Computerworld, CIO Magazine, and BusinessWeek.
Kevin Fay, VP of Analytics, is responsible for driving the Business Intelligence, Enterprise Performance Management, and Governance Risk and Compliance business for SAP across the East Coast. Before joining SAP in 2012, Kevin spent 12 combined years with Oracle and Hyperion. Most recently, he served as VP of Sales for Enterprise Accounts in the Financial Services group responsible for selling ERP, EPM, and CRM. He has also held several other senior sales positions, including regional manager for New England sales for Hyperion before being acquired by Oracle in 2007.Kevin graduated with honors from Southern New Hampshire University where he earned a BA in Accounting