Dan Vesset is Program Vice President of IDC’s Business Analytics research. Mr. Vesset’s research and consulting is currently focused on business analytics, business intelligence, and data warehousing software markets. Mr. Vesset is also the co-lead of IDC’s Big Data research. He has authored numerous research publications, is a frequent speaker at business analytics conferences and seminars worldwide, contributes to IDC’s Business Analytics and Big Data blog, and tweets at @danvesset.

Mr. Vesset has been published and quoted in numerous business and industry publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Computerworld, and CIO. Mr. Vesset has over 15 years experience as a user, implementer, and analyst of business intelligence software at companies such as Deloitte Consulting and State Street Bank & Trust Co. Mr. Vesset earned an MS degree in MIS and an MBA from Boston University and BS degree in Finance and Investments from Babson College.

Speaking Topic: The Real Impact of Big Data & Analytics

It's time to move beyond defining big data and discuss what it is or isn't. The broader business analytics and big data market stands at close to $100 billion and has begun to have a real impact on the world economy. Examples across industries point to projects with quantifiable benefits from unlocking existing and new information assets. In this session, you will learn best practices for creating a big data and analytics strategy. The presentation will provide recommendations on the short and intermediate-term help your organization needs to advance to higher levels of big data and analytics maturity by leveraging the shifting economics of big data resources.

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