MapR Technologies’ Executives to Speak About Big Data Use Cases for Business Advantage at Upcoming December Conferences

November 25, 2013

MapR Technologies, Inc., the leader in Hadoop technology for Big Data deployments, today announced it will present sessions about Big Data use cases and showcase its distribution for ApacheTM HadoopR at several events in December, including:

• Big Data & Analytics for Banking Summit• Southern California Big Data Executive Summit• Minneapolis Big Data Executive Summit• Data Marketing 2013
Highlights include:

Big Data & Analytics for Banking Summit**When: December 4, 2013 at 9:05 AMWhere: Marriott Downtown in New York, NYWhat: MapR Solutions Architect Brad Anderson will present a workshop titled, “Prominent Big Data Use Cases in Banking.” Banking institutions are one of the most advanced users of Big Data technologies such as Hadoop and NoSQL. This session will review in detail some of the prominent real-world use cases that are being implemented to solve critical business problems in the financial industry. MapR is a sponsor and will be exhibiting at the event.Visit here for more information about Big Data for & Analytics Banking Summit. Southern California Big Data Executive Summit**When: December 4, 2013 at 9:20 AMWhere: Omni Hotel Los Angeles at California Plaza in Los Angeles, CA What: MapR Vice President of Product Management Tomer Shiran will moderate a panel titled, “The Digital Gold Rush.” In the mid-19th century, the discovery of gold in California’s hills sparked the westward migration of hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs. In 2013, organizations find themselves in the middle of a digital gold rush, as organizational data proves to hold the secrets to improving customer relationships, increasing operational efficiencies and decreasing costs. However, in both gold and data mining, luck tends to be reserved for those with a detailed understanding of the terrain. In this boardroom session, this interactive discussion will discuss how analytics teams are partnering with the business to identify the “right” data in order to heighten their chances of striking gold.Visit here for more information about Southern California Big Data Executive Summit.

Minneapolis Big Data Executive Summit**When: December 5, 2013 at 1:50 PMWhere: Hyatt Regency Minneapolis in Minneapolis, MinnesotaWhat:** MapR Chief Marketing Officer Jack Norris will present a session titled, “Big Data Operational Impacts.” Hadoop is changing how businesses fundamentally operate. While there continues to be discussions about SQL access, data queries, and data warehouse offloading, the real power of Hadoop is in operations, where high arrival rate data is processed and analyzed to better respond to revenue opportunities, risk mitigation and cost optimization. This session will explore case studies at the forefront of the Hadoop paradigm shift and discuss how companies are processing high volumes of diverse data.Visit here for more information about the Minneapolis Big Data Executive Summit.

Data Marketing 2013**When: December 9, 2013 at 1:30 PMWhere: Hyatt Regency Toronto in Toronto, CanadaWhat:** MapR Senior Director of Interactive Marketing & Demand Generation Tracy Roccasalva will present a session titled, “Solving Big Data Problems with Hadoop.” As organizations begin to collect large volumes and variety of customer and operational data, they are relying on Hadoop to solve their marketing and business intelligence needs. The session will discuss the ways Hadoop can help target customers better by recommending the right products in order to improve customer retention.Visit here for more information on Data Marketing 2013.


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