Singapore, February 10, 2014 /ChinaNewswire.com - Xinwengao.com/ - With the vast amount of data now available, Big Data is a top priority for the world’s leading organizations. However, 40% of companies based in Asia have admitted that they do not have a big data strategy in place. The Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit this February 27 and 28 is the ideal platform to share challenges and best practices with those leading big data & analytics initiatives. This executive led summit will include keynote presentations from the Singapore Post, Lenovo, CERN, AbbVie, Standard Chartered Bank & many more.

The summit will explore themes such as ‘How to Turn Big Data into Big Revenues,‘ ‘How to See and Understand Big Data’ and ‘Leveraging Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence Technologies.’ Brian Hills, Head of Business Intelligence at Skyscanner is just one of the keynote speakers set to share their insight working in the complex Big Data environment.

In his presentations entitled, ‘Creating Analytics Teams to Deliver Success,’ Brian will discuss how the key ingredient to a successful data-driven culture is the support of a highly effective analytics team. In his role Brian was responsible for creating the new analytics team at Skyscanner and he will share his experiences and challenges with the audience.

Key topics in this presentation include creating an effective team calibrated to the business, recruiting and growing talent, using the team to drive change within the business and the common pitfulls and challenges that the team faced. Having established a data science team, attendees are sure to learn from the way that challenges were overcome at Skyscanner and how these solutions can be applied to their own data science teams, however well established.

Understanding and implementing data technology is crucial for organizations like Skyscanner to achieve a competitive advantage. Investing in big data and predictive analytics has become a top priority for modern businesses and this summit provides the perfect opportunity to network with the top minds from Fortune 500 organizations.

“This summit will help your business understand and utilize data-driven strategies” said Jing Jia, International Events Director for IE. – Innovation Enterprise “Data is changing many business functions and now is the time to understand and take control of your data.”

For more information please visit: http://theinnovationenterprise.com/summits/big-data-singapore-2014 or contact Ryan Yuan at [email protected]

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Source: Innovation Enterprise