International Festival of Data, Business Intelligence and Analytics Returns to Atlanta, Software Company Leading Efforts Teams Up with Local Government, Universities and Corporate Giants to Drive Engagement
ATLANTA, Apr 15, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Analytics software company Emcien was selected for the second consecutive year to organize Atlanta’s Big Data Week initiative, a weeklong series of events founded by Media140 in London and organized locally in more than 30 cities globally on May 5-11, 2014.
The Atlanta events range in experience level, industry and business case, and are taking place around the Metro area with many of them located in and around Georgia Tech’s Midtown campus. The full agenda can be viewed here: meetup.com/atlantas-big-data-week-2014/ .
“The City of Atlanta is thrilled to be a sponsor of Big Data Week,” said Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. “All across our city, we are using data to streamline and improve government services. Big Data Week offers our city a national platform to showcase our innovative approaches to creating an efficient and effective government.”
Confirmed speakers for the conference include technology leaders from Delta, The Weather Company, Home Depot, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, AirWatch, SunTrust and many more. The focus this year is around high value use cases and near-future potential from enterprise-side executives who are leading big data initiatives in their companies.