The Big Data webinar series continues this week and will focus on how you can assess where your organization is on its Big Data journey and where to get most value from Big Data initiatives

The Big Data Maturity Model webinar will be presented by Imran P. Siddiqi  who is Senior Principal of Value Engineering at SAP America, where he advises CIOs and CFOs on business value creation from Big Data. Prior to joining SAP he was at CEB, a best practices research and analysis firm based in Arlington, VA, where he held multiple roles including Senior Director of Strategic Marketing, Chief of Staff to the Chairman and CEO, and Senior Director of Research and Content Delivery at the CFO Executive Board. Prior to CEB, Imran held roles in strategy consulting, including at Bain & Company and at Kaiser Associates. Mr. Siddiqi started his career in Finance & Planning at Engro Chemical Pakistan Ltd., where he served as Business Analyst and subsequently as Treasurer. In addition, for the past 10 years Imran has served on the Board of Directors of a national non-profit organization, a local community organization and a public charter school in Washington DC. Imran’s twitter handle is  @ImranP

Title:  Big Data Maturity Model

When: Sep 17 2013 7:30 am PST /4.30 pm CET

Abstract:

Let’s face it, the promise of Big Data has not yet lived up to the expectations most of us have had of it. For some, this topic is seen as a series of challenges or problems to be overcome, rather than a set of opportunities to take advantage of. A lot of that is because most BI practitioners have been inundated with tools and technologies. While understanding the technology aspects of big data is important, most organizations cannot pinpoint where they are on their Big Data journey, or where they can go next for the most value. Yet there are many organizations that are finding tremendous ROI already. What can we learn from them? This session will teach a Maturity Model and Architecture framework for pinpointing where you currently are, and how you can progress to get Big Value from Big Data.

Link: http://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/9727/87173

Use the hashtag #SAP #BigData to follow the conversation on twitter or share your impressions. 

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