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  • The Cry for Data Across the Organization... BI Future Trends
    The Cry for Data Across the Organization... BI Future Trends Marc Ramos, CMO of SplashBI Recorded: Apr 24 2017 2 mins
    SplashBI's CMO, Marc Ramos, discusses the how BI is evolving into more than just a high level analysis tool. Today, all aspects of the organization are crying out for access to data, and they want to get to it themselves. Self-Service BI tools like SplashBI are filling the gaps and helping everyone get access to their data.
  • SAP Lumira 2.0: the stunning capabilities of this upcoming data discovery tool
    SAP Lumira 2.0: the stunning capabilities of this upcoming data discovery tool Iver van de Zand Recorded: Apr 24 2017 15 mins
    SAP Lumira 2.0 combines end user storyboards with professionalized enterprise dashboards in one tool. This is a game-changer in the data discovery area. Look at the stunning capabilities in this webinar
  • Benefits of Machine Learning in IT Infrastructure
    Benefits of Machine Learning in IT Infrastructure Dan Ortega - Vice President of Marketing Recorded: Apr 21 2017 4 mins
    During the next 5 years, machine learning is poised to play a pivotal and transformational role in how IT Infrastructure is managed. Two key scenarios are possible: transforming infrastructure from a set of under-utilized capital assets to a highly efficient set of operational resources through dynamic provisioning based on consumption; and the identification of configurations, dependencies and the cause/effect of usage patterns through correlation analysis.
    In the world of IT infrastructure, it’s all about efficient use of resources. With on-premise infrastructure (compute, storage and network) utilization rates for most organizations in the low single digits, the cloud has sold the promise of a breakthrough. For those organizations moving to Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), utilization in the middle to high teens is possible, and for those moving to Platform as a Service (PaaS), utilization in the mid-twenties is within reach.
    Dynamic provisioning driven by demand is essentially the same operational concept as power grids and municipal water systems – capacity allocation driven by where resources are consumed, rather than where they are produced.
    The second part of the breakthrough relates to right-sizing infrastructure. Whether this is network capacity or compute Virtual Machine size – machine learning will enable analysis of the patterns of behavior by users and correlate them to the consumption of infrastructure resources.
    During the near term, these benefits will be much more tactical. Automated discovery combined with behavioral correlation analysis will virtually eliminate the need for manual inventory and mapping of components and configuration items in the IT ecosystem to reveal how the ecosystem is operating.
    Today, IT has the opportunity to automate the mapping of components in their infrastructure to provide a more accurate and actionable picture.
  • Analytics Modernization: Configuring SAS® Grid Manager for Hadoop
    Analytics Modernization: Configuring SAS® Grid Manager for Hadoop Mark Lochbihler, Channels Partner Engineering, Hortonworks Recorded: Apr 21 2017 39 mins
    Improve the efficiency and accelerate job execution by moving traditional SAS workloads into Hadoop to modernize and optimize SAS analytics. How can we run traditional SAS® jobs, including SAS® Workspace Servers, on Hadoop worker nodes? The answer is SAS® Grid Manager for Hadoop, which is integrated with the Hadoop ecosystem to provide resource management, high availability and enterprise scheduling for SAS customers. By moving SAS workloads inside the Hadoop cluster, efficiency is improved and job execution is accelerated. We will also cover the role of Hadoop YARN, Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) storage, and Hadoop client services. We review SAS metadata definitions for SAS Grid Manager, SAS® Object Spawner, and SAS® Workspace Servers. By attending this webinar, registrants will receive the accompanying whitepaper that covers this in more detail as presented at SAS Global Forum April 2017.
  • Let's Get Critical: The Capabilities You Need for an Analytics-Driven SIEM
    Let's Get Critical: The Capabilities You Need for an Analytics-Driven SIEM Girish Bhat, Director of Security Product Marketing at Splunk & Chris Shobert, Senior Sales Engineer at Splunk Recorded: Apr 21 2017 61 mins
    Splunk Enterprise Security (ES) is an analytics-driven SIEM that powers successful security operations teams. But did you know it is actually made up of distinct frameworks that can each be leveraged independently to meet specific security use cases?

    Join us to learn the technical details behind key ES frameworks including: asset and identity correlation, notable event, threat intelligence, risk analysis, investigation and adaptive response. Splunk experts will discuss real-world examples and demo the key frameworks, which will help you to solve your security challenges.

    Girish Bhat, director of security product marketing at Splunk
    Chris Shobert, senior sales engineer at Splunk

    10min - Overview of Splunk Enterprise Security
    40min - Demonstration of key frameworks
    10min - Q&A
  • A Natural Language Processing (NLP) Approach to Data Exploration
    A Natural Language Processing (NLP) Approach to Data Exploration Melanie Troy, Senior Research Scientist, Tableau and Vidya Setlur, Senior Research Scientist, Tableau Recorded: Apr 21 2017 49 mins
    What if you could directly ask questions of your data and the software could respond with a selection, filter, or new visualization? In this DSC webinar, the Tableau Research team explains natural language queries and how they are (already) helping you visualize your data.

    In this webinar, explore:

    • What natural language processing (NLP) is

    • Examples of how NLP is already used in Tableau's geocoding and map search

    • A demonstration of some research prototypes that you might see in the not too distant future.

    Come participate in the discussion and tell us what things you would say to or ask your visualization!
  • Tensorflow: Architecture and use case
    Tensorflow: Architecture and use case Gema Parreño Piqueras. AI product developer Recorded: Apr 21 2017 49 mins
    The webinar drives into the introduction of the architecture of Tensorflow and the designing of use case.

    You will learn:
    -What is an artificial neuron?
    -What is Tensorflow? What are its advantages? What's it used for?
    -Designing graphs in Tensorflow
    -Tips & tricks for designing neural nets
    -Use case
  • To Ops or Not to Ops: That is the Question
    To Ops or Not to Ops: That is the Question Chris Nagel, Cloud Automation Engineer (10th Magnitude) & Matt Watson, CEO (Stackify) Recorded: Apr 20 2017 61 mins
    DevOps vs. NoOps. Capulets vs. Montagues. The debate has reached Shakespearean proportions, but unlike the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, peaceful coexistence is nigh. Learn the benefits of both methodologies and how to apply them within your organization harnessing the power of Microsoft Azure.

    Join 10th Magnitude Cloud Automation Engineer Chris Nagel and Stackify CEO Matt Watson as they discuss the evolution of the two schools of thought, as well as the roles played by developers and sys admins in the process. Whether you choose the DevOps or NoOps route, you’ll leave our one-act play with a host of tools, use cases and best practices.
  • Enabling a Global Data Lake for International Banking
    Enabling a Global Data Lake for International Banking Alex Pain-Andrejin, Scotiabank, Sanjay Vyas, Diyotta, Wei Wang, Hortonworks Recorded: Apr 20 2017 57 mins
    In this webinar, Scotiabank shares their challenges and journey to create the framework that spans international borders to achieve their strategic goals of a data-driven organization.
  • A new way forward: Managing the blinding effects of visibility
    A new way forward: Managing the blinding effects of visibility Eric Ogren, Senior Analyst with the 451 Group, and Matt Rodgers, Head of Security Strategy at E8 Security Recorded: Apr 20 2017 38 mins
    Get inspired and informed by Eric Ogren, Sr Analyst at 451 Group, and Matt Rodgers, Head of Strategy at E8 Security, as they discuss how behavioral analytics is transforming security operations with improved visibility across endpoints, users, and networks. Learn how that translates into better detection and faster investigation time for security incidents.

    Behavioral analytics is about un-complicating your security environment. The information is there, but how do you make the most of it? Security analysts should understand what’s happening without having to piece an incident together from scratch.

    Topics include:
    1. Why security teams are a company’s true heroes
    2. Black holes: turning “more data” into “better data”
    3. Navigating the grey area between the binary poles of true positive and false positive
  • AmerisourceBergen: Architecting Enterprise Master Data Hub for One ABC
    AmerisourceBergen: Architecting Enterprise Master Data Hub for One ABC Pete Stormer, Director, Data Mgmt, ABC; David Lyle, VP, Informatica; Prash Chandramohan, Product Marketing Mgr, Informatica Recorded: Apr 20 2017 60 mins
    Located at the intersection of pharmaceutical manufacturers and healthcare providers, AmerisourceBergen Corporation (ABC) is a $147B global pharmaceutical services and distribution company. The company’s success rests on knowing its diversified customer mix and serving them with innovative programs and solutions.

    Formed in 2001, AmerisourceBergen had become a group of companies under one banner. Join us to hear how the company designed a data strategy to view business interactions holistically across multiple business groups to serve customers as a single company. Pete Stormer, Director of Data Management at ABC, will talk about their experience, best practices, and lessons learned to support the journey to one ABC.

    The webinar will also cover the following topics:

    • The evolution of MDM as a strategic platform to deliver trusted data to business users
    • Best practices for master data management, data quality, data governance and reference data
    • Defining the enterprise strategy for data management in complex business environments
  • The Digital Imperative: Creating the Secure and Productive Enterprise
    The Digital Imperative: Creating the Secure and Productive Enterprise Ali Mazaheri, Chief Technical Architect, Microsoft; Dean Suzuki, Technology Architect, Microsoft Recorded: Apr 20 2017 25 mins
    It’s a fact: Digital Transformation is arguably the number one growth opportunity among today’s IT and business leaders. Organizations that embrace advanced technologies are attracting the best talent, optimizing productivity and creating enduring value for customers and shareholders.

    Join us to engage with subject matter experts, network with peers and learn about new innovations that will streamline operational efficiencies and reinvent the way your organization performs with the advanced security you require in the cloud era.

    View this webcast to:
    • Learn about Microsoft’s vision for Digital Transformation
    • Explore innovations that bridge the gap between intelligence and security
    • Discuss how to optimize for teams and get the most from your biggest investment: People

    Who Should view this webcast:
    • Business leaders across Finance, Operations, Communications, Sales and Marketing
    • CISOs, and VPs of Information Security
    • CIOs and Innovation Officers
    • IT Managers
  • Building DevOps in the Enterprise
    Building DevOps in the Enterprise Jonah Kowall, VP of Market Development and Insights at AppDynamics Recorded: Apr 20 2017 44 mins
    In this upcoming webinar, Jonah Kowall, VP of Market Development and Insights at AppDynamics, will present his thoughts and opinions on the current and future state of DevOps, specifically targeting enterprises that are undergoing or experimenting with DevOps and agility.

    Jonah will explore the demands for agility in order to remain customer focused and drive digital business. He’ll then share some best practices and ideas to overcome one of the largest challenges to business utilizing DevOps — creating trust across organizations and getting your people on board with the creation of a DevOps culture.

    Key Takeaways:
    - Understand the importance of agility to meet the demands of customers and drive digital business.
    - How to build and execute on cross-functional team building.
    - Best practices for the essential process of collecting and sharing data across all teams.
    - Gain best practices for the cultural change, and how to facilitate ownership, trust, and independent decision making.

    About the presenter:
    Jonah Kowall is the VP of Market Development and Insights at AppDynamics, driving product strategy, roadmap and vision, entry into new markets, and digital evangelism. With 15 years of experience as an IT practitioner at several startups and larger enterprises, Jonah has focused on infrastructure and operations, security, and performance engineering. Jonah also previously worked at Gartner, focusing on availability, performance, and IT operations management (ITOM) and headed their influential APM and NPMD Magic Quadrants as a Research VP.
  • How to Optimize Your Infrastructure for Big & Fast Data: With Dell EMC & Splunk
    How to Optimize Your Infrastructure for Big & Fast Data: With Dell EMC & Splunk Cory Minton,Principal SE, Dell EMC, Dean Jackson, Principal Sys. Eng., Dell EMC,Jenny Hollfelder,Global Alliances SE, Splunk Recorded: Apr 20 2017 52 mins
    Are you tormented by latency or outages that lead to lost revenue? Are you frustrated with the lack of comprehensive visibility that siloed solutions create? Never fear!

    Join this webinar to learn how you can solve these problems and optimize your infrastructure with Dell EMC and Splunk. You’ll also see certified apps that Dell EMC has built in Splunk to help joint customers derive Operational Intelligence from their IT assets. We’ll share best practices, tips and tricks for successful deployments and rapid time-to-value that Splunk and
    Dell EMC have learned from working with customers around the globe.
  • Building Next Gen Networks for Streaming Entertainment Media
    Building Next Gen Networks for Streaming Entertainment Media Bo Daly, Super Evil Megacorp; Yuval Fisher, Imagine Communications; Kevin Gage, ONEMedia; Rashmi Misra, HPE Recorded: Apr 19 2017 61 mins
    Special Promotion for the TIA 5G Breakfast, April 28, in Boston. Visit TIAonline.org to learn more and use code 5G-WEBCAST for 20% discount.

    Special promotion for TIA Executive Connectivity Jam, June 5-8, Dallas, TX. Visit TIAConnectivityJam.org. Code: 2017CJ-WEBCAST for 10% discount.

    This year, it is expected that 74% of all online traffic will be video with a combination of network broadcasters and Over The Top (OTT) content providers bringing compelling content to and through the Internet. 55% of people in the United States watch video online every day. Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Tumbler have launched live streaming capabilities. Twitch, the number one online gaming video platform, sees 9.7 million daily active users (DAUs), with 2 million users broadcasting live streams each month. eSports is a huge gaming draw with some companies seeing upward of 96 million monthly average users (MAUs). And we haven’t even mentioned augmented and virtual reality, yet.

    Network speed, capacity and flexibility to meet the growing demand are improving - but not fast enough and with significant needs still not being addressed. This panel will look at the challenges facing getting video to and from end users including: how to manage the need to deliver to both broadcast and OTT; how to ensure seamless customer experiences; what to expect as 4K and higher resolution cameras become ubiquitous; what network buildout and optimization need to take place to ensure the demand for ultra high speed broadband is met.

    You can continue the conversation after the webcast during the upcoming TIA Connectivity Jam, being held June 5-7 in Dallas, TX.

    -- Bo Daly, President and Chief Business Officer, Super Evil Megacorp
    -- Yuval Fisher, CTO MVPD, Imagine Communications
    -- Kevin Gage, EVP Strategic Development and Chief Technology Officer, ONE Media
    -- Rashmi Misra, Worldwide General Manager Digital Video Services, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
  • Grow & drchrono: D.R.E.A.M. - Data Rules Everything Around Me
    Grow & drchrono: D.R.E.A.M. - Data Rules Everything Around Me Joe Durfey, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Grow Recorded: Apr 19 2017 24 mins
    By now, organizations understand that using data effectively is a key ingredient to winning. But why is it so hard for so many organizations to really use their data to gain a competitive advantage? Find out how drchrono and grow are joining forces to solve this problem.
  • Three Ways to Make Sure Your Marketing Campaigns Connect
    Three Ways to Make Sure Your Marketing Campaigns Connect Allison Stilley, Sales Consultant; Jason Medd, Sr Product Manager; Donal Dunne, Sr Product Marketing Manager Recorded: Apr 19 2017 27 mins
    Marketo helps marketers get the most relevant messages to prospects at the right time. But too many companies’ Marketo systems are full of inaccurate or outdated data—including bad email addresses, postal addresses, and phone numbers.

    You need to protect these fields’ quality and integrity if you want to communicate with your customers and prospects, and obtain a single view of them across all channels. Fortunately, this is easy to achieve with the right knowledge and technology.

    Attend this webinar to learn how you can:

    •Quickly visualize and monitor the health of your Marketo data
    •Fix the most impactful data quality problems right inside Marketo
    •Enrich your data with business and/or consumer information
  • Pattern Recognition & Disruption - Fostering a Culture of Innovative Thinking
    Pattern Recognition & Disruption - Fostering a Culture of Innovative Thinking Cary Paul, Director at gothamCulture Recorded: Apr 19 2017 53 mins
    According to a 2016 Gartner Financial Services Innovation Survey, “The biggest threat to innovation is internal politics and an organizational culture which doesn’t accept failure, doesn’t accept ideas from outside, or cannot change.”

    Successful innovation means embracing failure, challenging the status quo, and getting comfortable with being uncomfortable. It's easy to fall into a holding pattern, where your team ends up stuck in a rut, doing the same things and expecting different results. What can be done?

    Join Cary Paul, director at gothamCulture, a leading consultancy which helps clients achieve exceptional organizational performance through the lens of culture, leadership, and strategy.

    We will discuss:

    • Pattern Recognition: How to identify if your organization, teams or individuals are "stuck" (reoccurring issues, lack of innovation, etc)

    • Pattern Disruption: Exercises, approaches, and tricks for attacking challenges in new and highly engaging ways

    • Sustained Culture of Innovative Thinking: The roles of leadership, management, and personnel in fostering a change in the "way work gets done"
  • Enhanced Sub-Ledger Reporting & Discoverer Replacement
    Enhanced Sub-Ledger Reporting & Discoverer Replacement Malcolm Hewlett - Oracle Territory Manager Europe, David Rincon - Oracle Solution Specialist Recorded: Apr 19 2017 59 mins
    Many Oracle users are struggling with sub-ledger reporting or are looking for a replacement for Oracle Discoverer. In this webinar you’ll learn how to:

    1. Facilitate a conversation with your data with easy drill through to transactions across the full E-Business Suite.
    2. Better control your sub-ledger processing with control dashboards identifying open, on hold and triggering transactions.
    3. Automate reconciliations between sub-ledger and GL control accounts e.g. Fixed Asset Register.

    We offer a unique Excel connector, meaning you can have access to real-time E-Business Suite sub-ledger data directly from Excel. In addition, the availability of 1000+ out-of-the box reports means getting started is easy.
  • [Product introduction] Introduction to Splunk Enterprise
    [Product introduction] Introduction to Splunk Enterprise Naman Joshi, Staff Sales Engineer and Phil Whild, Senior Sales Engineer, Splunk ANZ Recorded: Apr 19 2017 58 mins
    Splunk Enterprise is the data collection, indexing and visualization engine for Operational Intelligence. Splunk Enterprise 6.5 delivers fundamental advances in machine learning, data analysis, platform management and deployment TCO.

    Join this webinar to see a demo and learn how you can:

    • Apply machine learning to help detect, predict and prevent what matters most to your organization
    • Use tables to prep and analyze data without using SPL
    • Lower your storage costs by rolling historical data to Hadoop
    • Use free dev/test licenses to explore new data sources and use cases
    • Process critical data without interruption from metered license enforcement

    The latest release of Splunk Enterprise 6.5 helps you maximize the value of your data and your investment in Splunk. With the new features, doing big data analysis is now more affordable than ever. See it in action by attending this webinar.
  • Project Management, Portfolio Analysis & Resource Engagement Best Practices
    Project Management, Portfolio Analysis & Resource Engagement Best Practices Jacques Goupi, Director, PPM Works Recorded: Apr 18 2017 58 mins
    As of September 22nd, 2016, Resource Plans are no longer be available in Project Online. Resource Engagements has taken its place. Resource Engagements allow you to communicate effectively with Project Managers to avoid over-allocations.

    Join this webcast to:
    - Learn how to accept, reject and edit resource engagement requests from Project Managers
    - Utilize the Capacity and Engagements Heat map to view the discrepancies between resource capacity and committed engagements for selected resources
    - Swap generic resources for named resources and replace resources that are over-allocated for Project Managers
    - Create reports and dashboards
    - Understand how Portfolio Analysis is now affected

    Additionally, we'll have time to address your questions and share what you need to know to prep for Resource Plan depreciation.
  • How App Developers Can Drive Better Azure SQL Performance
    How App Developers Can Drive Better Azure SQL Performance Mike Kelly, CTO, SelectStar Recorded: Apr 18 2017 33 mins
    Dynamic data performance, built-in intelligence and scalability brings Azure SQL to the forefront for app developers. With layers of abstraction, your traditional health metrics can be misleading when it comes to understanding how your Azure SQL workloads are truly performing, and in turn, impacting your development timelines. In this webinar with SelectStar’s Mike Kelly, learn how you can optimize the performance of your Azure SQL performance – and in turn, drive better development in the process.

    The webinar will also cover:
    Key trends driving Azure SQL as a leader in the app development space
    Why your Azure SQL performance may lack – and how to fix it
    How to augment monitoring for key elements like DTUs and service groups for maximum performance
  • Democratizing Big Data with Microsoft Azure HDInsight
    Democratizing Big Data with Microsoft Azure HDInsight Saptak Sen, Hortonworks and Nishant Thacker, Microsoft Recorded: Apr 18 2017 62 mins
    Learn how you can use Microsoft Azure HDInsight to discover insight from new data sources such as machine logs, sensors, social media, weather and geospatial data.
  • From Guesswork to Actuary Science:  Manage Sensitive Data Risks
    From Guesswork to Actuary Science: Manage Sensitive Data Risks Erik Jarlstrom, Director Data Security Group, John Gibel, Sr Manager, Data Security Group Recorded: Apr 18 2017 48 mins
    Data professional have responsibility for one of their organization’s most valuable asset; sensitive data. With data exploding across organizations, new tools and methods are required to ensure investments are directed where they are most needed. Learn how to turn guesswork into science when it comes to managing your sensitive data.
  • Gain market advantage with multichannel retail analytics
    Gain market advantage with multichannel retail analytics Ronald van Loon, Top Big Data and IoT influencer, Ian Macdonald, Principal Technologist, Pyramid Analytics and Martin Draper Recorded: Apr 18 2017 62 mins
    In today’s retail industry, the customer service bar is set higher than ever—the nice-to-haves are now the must-haves, and if you don’t offer them, customers will turn to other retailers who do. From print ads to e-commerce to brick and mortar, customers expect a unified experience across all sales touchpoints, otherwise known as an omnichannel experience.

    How do you know what the customers want? A data-driven strategy is key to deepening consumer understanding, increasing engagement, and maintaining a seamlessly integrated customer experience.

    With the right analytics approach, you can increase efficiency and improve results through:

    • Facilitating timely, fact-based decision-making
    • Executing targeted marketing campaigns
    • Improving supply chain management
    • Maximising sales and profitability
    • Transforming store operations

    During this 45 minute webinar Ronald will propose a structured journey to achieving these goals, Ian will bring those steps to life through a practical demonstration of Pyramid Analytics’ BI Office in a retail environment and Martin will provide perspectives from his experience as Technology Director at Liberty Ltd and Head of Strategy and Architecture with Harrods.
  • Going Beyond His/tory: The Female Storytellers Shaping Immersive Tech
    Going Beyond His/tory: The Female Storytellers Shaping Immersive Tech Luciana Carvalho, VR Evangelist Apr 25 2017 12:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Humans have shared gathered around and communicated through stories throughout history. Text, pictures, images and videos have sought to capture our imagination, or portray the non-fictional in a relatable way. Now, as we move beyond the 2D flat screen to new ways of interacting/communicating with the world — virtual and augmented reality, for example — we begin to see the power of immersion in storytelling, and the impact it has, beyond anything we have ever seen, on those in the receiving end. Arguably, the ultimate empathy machine.

    As we shape the next 'Information Age', and given the state of the world today, never before have we been in more need of putting ourselves in other people’s shoes, and empowering diverse and inclusive voices worldwide. Never before have we seen more women jump at the opportunity to lead and make content that is all-encompassing, that touches and inspires, and that aims to build bridges not walls. Here is their story.

    Learner, maker, systems thinker, innovator and tech evangelist, Luciana splits her time between growing the Realities Centre London — a new innovation space, incubator and academy for B2B/enterprise VR, AR, MR and AI — and Unfold UK, promoting women/diversity in future in the UK. Passionate about VR and tech for good, she carries ongoing research on the possibilities and challenges immersive tech presents as re neuroscience, empathy and female empowerment.

    She was elected one of Code First Girls ‘25 Ones to Watch’, 'Top 5 Female Role Models in the Tech Industry', and Virtual Perceptions' 'Heroes of VR' in 2016.
  • Do Insurers Spend Too Much Time Understanding Data vs. Finding Value In It?
    Do Insurers Spend Too Much Time Understanding Data vs. Finding Value In It? Cindy Maike, Hortonworks, Monique Hesseling, SynerScope, Pieter Stolk, SynerScope Apr 25 2017 1:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    During this webinar you will learn how to:

    *Spend little or no time on data hygiene and data transformation
    *Make data accessible across the enterprise through data usage and collaboration
    *Quickly identify what new open data or existing data is most valuable for your risk assessments
    *Leverage deep learning on the underwriting and claims processes for a positive impact to your combined ratio
  • Five Ways to Transform Your IT With Analytics and Machine Learning
    Five Ways to Transform Your IT With Analytics and Machine Learning Priya Balakrishnan, Director, Solutions Marketing at Splunk; Alok Bhide, Director, Product Management at Splunk Apr 25 2017 2:00 pm UTC 75 mins
    The status quo of old monitoring solutions and approaches can't handle today's complex, highly distributed service-oriented architectures. We’ve all tried implementing solutions in the past, expecting that they’d offer more visibility and control. But eventually all we got was just one more tool to maintain that didn't provide much value.

    Splunk IT Service Intelligence (ITSI) solves this problem. The solution delivers an advanced data-centric approach to service monitoring driven by machine learning and analytics—taking operations and service intelligence to the next level.

    Join us in this webinar for a live demo to see how you can:
    - Gain service context by combining event and performance data
    - Get the big picture of your environment to streamline operations
    - Accelerate root-cause analysis and get ahead of customer-impacting outages
    - Prioritize incident investigation and reduce time-to-resolution with events analytics
    - Understand how analytics and machine learning can enhance service intelligence

    Featured Speakers:
    Priya Balakrishnan, Director, Solutions Marketing at Splunk
    Alok Bhide, Director, Product Management at Splunk
  • Augmented & Mixed Reality: Who is Watching Whom?
    Augmented & Mixed Reality: Who is Watching Whom? Monique J. Morrow, CTO, Chief Technology Strategist, President & Co-Founder, Humanized Internet Apr 25 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    A mixed-reality world driven by intelligent systems would have to be observing behavior and sensing physical phenomena continuously in order to provide individuals with appropriate content. Is that a sensible trade-off or a dance with the devil?

    Does the sensing possible with these technologies allow for ways to level the playing field or does it exacerbate existing power inequities? If the AI-enabled world of the future is monetized with personal data, then surveillance might well be baked into the system, but the ethical issues we see today will only be amplified in an immersive environment.

    Join this discussion with Monique Morrow, CTO & Chief Technology Strategist, President & Co-Founder of the Humanized Internet, for an in-depth look at what a true MR/AR/VR world means.
  • Open Source Cassandra: Lessons Learned from Supporting 2,000 Clusters
    Open Source Cassandra: Lessons Learned from Supporting 2,000 Clusters Brooke Thorley, SVP Technical Operations Apr 25 2017 8:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Learn the tips and tricks from the field you need to ensure application success on Cassandra

    With almost 10 million node hours of operational experience running Cassandra, and currently managing and supporting hundreds of clusters and thousands of nodes globally for a diverse range of clients, Instaclustr has seen it all.

    Our 45 minute live webinar will provide you with vital tips and "lessons learned" to ensure your cluster runs smoothly.

    What you’ll discover:
    -The most common operational problems in Cassandra, and how to solve them.
    -How to diagnose and resolve unexplained performance problems
    -How to design your cluster to maximize availability
    -How to monitor for early warning signs
    -Expert tips and tricks from the field
  • SAP Planning & Posting with the Ease of Excel
    SAP Planning & Posting with the Ease of Excel Alex Hodges - Head of SAP Practice Europe, Simon Parkes- SAP Solution Specialist Apr 26 2017 11:00 am UTC 60 mins
    Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting processes are critical to the success of the business and key in aligning day-to-day activities with long-term strategy.

    Creating and maintaining your Plans manually in Microsoft Excel® is highly popular with many SAP organizations, but requires considerable time and effort. Rolling forecasts are an additional challenge when using Excel, again due to both the time and costs involved. Tight budgets, reduced funding and the prioritisation of resources and assets add to the complexity of the overall challenge.

    In this webinar we will discuss and demonstrate live how you can now connect Microsoft Excel directly to SAP to make your Planning process far easier and be better prepared for uncertain business changes such as Brexit.

    What we will cover:
    •Understand how the Excel4apps add-in enables direct plan posting into FICO
    •Retrieve financial and non-financial data from SAP in real-time to report on actuals and budget via Excel
    •Shorten the Planning Process by automating the distribution of plan templates and real-time actuals
    •Achieve Rolling Forecasts with the tools you already have.
  • Using 3D, Virtual Reality and Social Virtual Worlds for Data Visualisation
    Using 3D, Virtual Reality and Social Virtual Worlds for Data Visualisation David Burden - CEO, Daden Limited, An Immersive Learning and Visualisation Company Apr 26 2017 12:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    This presentation will look at the new opportunities being opened up for the visualisation of data within both personal and collaborative 3D spaces, delivered to mobile, browser, desktop, virtual reality and social virtual world/social virtual reality environments. The pros and cons of both 3D and VR environments for the creation and sharing of data visualisations will be considered, tools which let you do dataviz in 3D and VR today presented, and future development pathways discussed.
  • Enhancing Your Security Infrastructure with Infoblox Threat Intelligence
    Enhancing Your Security Infrastructure with Infoblox Threat Intelligence Jonathan Abbe, Security Product Managerment, Infoblox; Sam Kumasarmy, Senior Product Marketing, Infoblox Apr 26 2017 3:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    If your organization is like many, you've subscribed to external intelligence and/or you're using internal patchwork of threat intelligence within various departments—some information here, some information there that can't be used anywhere else—no way to integrate. And that means, you end up with gaps in your view of the threat intelligence and your defense across your infrastructure.

    Join us for an upcoming webinar and learn how Infoblox Threat Intelligence Data Exchange (TIDE) can help you:

    • Get what you need: Easily create threat intelligence data feeds to combine Infoblox’s high-quality data with the data you already have.
    • Easily deploy data: Obtain, manage and distribute data across your infrastructure from a centralized point.
    • Prevent malicious activity: Deploy threat intelligence directly within Infoblox DNS Firewall and other security technologies.

    Register today and get the complete picture.
  • How Scale-Out Storage Enables the Next Frontier of Life Sciences Breakthroughs
    How Scale-Out Storage Enables the Next Frontier of Life Sciences Breakthroughs Joel Groen & Dave Kaminsky Apr 26 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Workflows in life sciences and bioinformatics are characterized by massive volumes of machine-generated file data that is pipelined into downstream processes for analysis. With today’s sequencer technology, most experts agree that about 100 GB of data is generated for each human genome that is sequenced.

    With the Earth’s population predicted to eclipse 8 billion people by 2025, some researchers believe that Life Sciences and Genomics in particular will soon become the single largest producer of new data across all media types — outpacing today’s leaders like YouTube, Twitter, and astronomical research.

    Legacy file storage fails to provide researchers with acceptable performance and cost effectiveness at petabyte scale, especially with the wide mix of file sizes that characterizes modern research workflows.

    But it’s not all bad news.

    Balancing researcher, IT, and executive team concerns, watch this video case study about the Department of Embryology at the Carnegie Institution for Science, and see why they turned to Qumulo’s modern scale-out storage to deliver the performance, scalability, and simplicity needed to keep pace with evolving research data requirements.
  • Why the BI & Big Data Gap is Smaller Than it Seems
    Why the BI & Big Data Gap is Smaller Than it Seems Surya Mukherjee, Senior Analyst at OVUM, Dave Mariani, Co-founder & CEO, AtScale Apr 26 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    How do you bridge the gap between high expectations of entrenched BI users and the rapidly changing big data landscape? Diverse data types are now mainstream in every organization and analytics are a ubiquitous enterprise priority. Many companies struggle with reconciling the investment of proven BI with the power of modern big data lakes. But the solution is more obvious than you think.

    Join this session to learn from Surya Mukherjee of OVUM as he shares:

    ● How to leverage your SQL / OLAP / BI investments together with big data for immediate value
    ● What to do and what to avoid for success with BI on Big Data (with real-life customer stories)

    SURYA Mukherjee is a senior analyst for Ovum’s Business Intelligence and Information Management team, responsible for analysis of enterprises’ business intelligence technology investment priorities, market forecast models, and product and vendor evaluations. Based in London, he is a thought leader and keynote speaker at events globally. Prior to Ovum, Surya worked with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and Evalueserve, earning an MBA in finance and bachelor’s in engineering, specializing in Electronics.

    DAVE Mariani, co-founder and CEO, started AtScale based on his many personal experiences building Business Intelligence solutions on Hadoop at companies like Yahoo! and Klout. As VP of Business Analytics at Yahoo!, he managed data pipelines and analytics ingesting 20TBs of data per day across multiple 4,000 node Hadoop clusters. At Klout, he created the world’s largest data warehouses including a petabyte Hive warehouse. After struggling with BI on big data existing technologies he decided it was time build what he couldn’t buy. As a BI guy who believes in and has been a hands-on with Big Data for over a decade, Dave has walked in his customers’ shoes. Dave started his journey with an Economics degree from UCLA.
  • How to use blue ocean strategy to build a strategic patent portfolio
    How to use blue ocean strategy to build a strategic patent portfolio Peter Cowan, Northworks IP | hosted by Kirsty Bell at patsnap.com Apr 26 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Building a patent portfolio today which will have strategic value in the future is an innovation challenge facing all heads of R&D and IP. Generating value from intellectual property is difficult – appetites for licensing and litigation are changing, legal challenges are reshaping validity and appeals processes, and technology abandonment is happening faster than ever before.

    As an innovation leader, how can you build and shape a strategic patent portfolio that will sit in tomorrow’s growing market place, positioning your company to take advantage of new and emerging opportunities – in the blue ocean?

    PatSnap will be joined by Peter Cowan, IP strategist and Founder of IP strategy advisory firm Northworks IP, for a live webinar on how to use blue ocean strategy to build a strategic patent portfolio.

    In this webinar, you will learn:

    -What blue ocean strategy looks like in today’s world of IP and innovation

    - How to analyse the intersection of technology, patents, and market direction to find innovation blue oceans

    - How market incumbents as well as start-ups can use their current position to leverage new growing markets

    -The practical considerations and challenges of applying blue ocean strategy to your business objectives
  • How Customers are Optimizing their EDW for Fast, Secure, and Effective Insights
    How Customers are Optimizing their EDW for Fast, Secure, and Effective Insights Paige Roberts, Big Data Product Manager, Syncsort Wei Wang, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Hortonworks Apr 26 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Hortonwork’s Hadoop Powered EDW (Enterprise Data Warehouse) Optimization Solution with Syncsort DMX-h enables organizations to liberate data from across the enterprise, quickly create and populate the data lake, and deliver actionable insights.

    Customer case studies across a variety of industries will bring to life how organizations are using this solution to gain bigger insights from their enterprise data – securely and cost-effectively – with faster time to time value.

    Join our webcast to learn how:

    - Lower cost storage for EDW Data
    - Lower cost processing of non-critical loads
    - Fast BI of full data set
  • Web Application Firewalls in the Global 2000
    Web Application Firewalls in the Global 2000 Matthew Chips, William Fisher, Michael Lynge Apr 26 2017 6:00 pm UTC 30 mins
    Web application firewalls (WAFs) are designed to filter, monitor, and block HTTP conversation from web applications and protect against HTTP, or web-based, attacks.
  • Entrez dans l'analytique en temps réel sur Hadoop grâce à Tableau et Hortonworks
    Entrez dans l'analytique en temps réel sur Hadoop grâce à Tableau et Hortonworks Matthieu Lamairesse, Hortonworks; Nicolas Lerose, Tableau Apr 27 2017 9:00 am UTC 60 mins
    Vous pensez qu’Hive rime avec batch et latence ? Vous pensez devoir systématiquement extraire vos données de votre datalake pour pouvoir les analyser avec un outil de BI agile ?

    Alors ce webinar est fait pour vous !
    Plongez avec nous dans le monde de l’analyse interactive sur Hadoop
    Nous couvrirons :

    • Les principales fonctionnalités de Hortonworks Data Platform et Tableau.
    • Où Tableau s'intègre à la plate-forme de données Hortonworks dans le cadre d'une architecture de données moderne
    • Comment utiliser Tableau avec Hortonworks pour l'exploration et la visualisation de données lors d’une démonstration à couper le souffle.
  • Introduction to the Openbravo Commerce Cloud for Specialty Retailers
    Introduction to the Openbravo Commerce Cloud for Specialty Retailers Xavier Places Apr 27 2017 9:30 am UTC 45 mins
    This webinar will explain why Openbravo Commerce Cloud is the right choice for retailers who want to leverage the rich feature set of a fully-managed retail solution via the cloud, thus avoiding the investment and other IT overheads associated with traditional on-premise deployments, while enjoying the same level of support for uninterrupted sales operations in stores and guaranteed performance as in traditional solutions.
  • Solutions for Energy Management and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in the ICT field
    Solutions for Energy Management and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in the ICT field Jean-Marc Alberola, Fadri Casty & Tereza Lévová, Berina Delalic Apr 27 2017 10:00 am UTC 60 mins
    ICTFOOTPRINT.eu is organising its 5th webinar on 27th April 2017, 12:00 CEST to help you manage the energy consumed by ICT and know how Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) can guide you to make your ICT more sustainable. All those who want to become more sustainable in ICT are welcome to join us in this exciting webinar.

    Jean-Marc Alberola, Group Energy Strategy leader at Airbus & Vice Chairman of ETSI ISG OEU (Industry Specification Group Operational Energy Efficiency For Users). Jean-Marc will speak about the work developed by ETSI ISG-OEU, operative KPIs that enable the monitoring of the energy management performance in data centres and ICT sites. After a short description of the global KPI DCEM, the presentation will focus on the implementation of these KPI’s in an industrial area of corporate ICT sites.

    Fadri Casty & Tereza Lévová, both from EcoInvent, , the world's most consistent & transparent Life Cycle Inventory database. The ecoinvent database provides well documented process data for thousands of products, helping you make truly informed decisions about their environmental impact. Fadri and Tereza will demonstrate the value of doing LCA on ICT equipment.

    Berina Delalic, from multEE will introduce the Monitoring & Verification Platform (MVP), a web based tool developed to calculate and store data about energy and CO2 savings resulting from implemented energy efficiency measures. Having in mind central role of ICT especially in the commercial sector, some methods are developed for improving ICT’s energy efficiency, and therefore achieving CO2 emission reduction. The presentation will show how MVP can be used for measuring results from the activities that enable more efficient use of energy for ICT in commercial buildings.

    The webinar will be moderated by Silvana Muscella (Project Coordinator of ICTFOOTPRINT.eu and CEO of Trust-IT Services) who has broad experience in stimulating topics in the ICT sector.
  • Privileged accounts: the most powerful backdoor used by hackers
    Privileged accounts: the most powerful backdoor used by hackers Grant Burst and Chad Carter Apr 27 2017 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Privileged accounts can be some of the most serious threats your company can face. As more and more processes are digitalized and activities externalized, the number of accounts accessing critical and strategic information escalates, extending the cyber threat across continents. Meanwhile, companies and individuals are becoming increasingly aware that any data or server can be accessed with the right privileges; it is therefore imperative to know who accesses critical resources, as well as when and why they do so to avoid any leak. By monitoring the users holding the keys to the kingdom - the privileged users, we are able to know what exactly happened on a system at any given time and how. Whether malicious or negligent, incidents caused by internal or external threats can be avoided quickly if visibility over the IS is restored. Session monitoring and recording dissuades malicious or negligent users while offering real-time alerts, traceability, and post-mortem analysis. Discover how some of the most dramatic cyberattacks to date could have been prevented had there been a Privileged Access Management solution in place to protect and secure target systems.
  • Introducción a Openbravo Commerce Cloud para minoristas especializados
    Introducción a Openbravo Commerce Cloud para minoristas especializados Xavier Places Apr 27 2017 3:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Este webinar explica por qué Openbravo Commerce Cloud es una opción adecuada para minoristas que quieran aprovechar el rico conjunto de características de una solución totalmente gestionada en la nube, evitando así la inversión y otros gastos generales de TI asociados a implementaciones tradicionales on-premise, a la vez disfrutando de el mismo nivel de apoyo a operaciones de ventas ininterrumpidas en las tiendas y a la garantía de rendimiento que ofrecen estas soluciones tradicionales.
  • Best Practices for Reinventing Your Data Protection Strategy in the Digital Era
    Best Practices for Reinventing Your Data Protection Strategy in the Digital Era Nick Sundby, IDC, Consulting Director and Julita Kussmaul, HPE, Sr. Product Marketing Manager Apr 27 2017 3:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Are you prepared to tackle the challenges of the new digital economy? Many organizations have underinvested in backup, running legacy solutions that are unable to keep pace with business demands. An explosive growth of data, increasingly demanding SLAs, new regulations and emerging security threats such as ransomware are putting pressure on businesses to reinvent current backup systems.

    The new digital economy demands an adaptive approach to backup and recovery that addresses the dynamic nature of today’s 24x7 data center.
    Join IDC’s Nick Sundby and Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Julita Kussmaul to discuss best practices for designing data protection to support the era of digital transformation.

    • Learn why legacy data protection solutions and store-everything practices are no longer sustainable
    • Gain key insights that will shape information protection and management in the future
    • Get a step-by-step strategy for rethinking your current data protection process
    • Learn how an adaptive analytics-driven approach to backup and recovery can help you meet the demands of your business
  • Combating Phishing Attacks: How Big Data Helps Detect Impersonators
    Combating Phishing Attacks: How Big Data Helps Detect Impersonators James Siorta, Apache Metron committer and Director of Security Solutions at Hortonworks and Simon Elliston Ball, Cybersecurit Apr 27 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Join us to learn how big data and data science teams can help information security teams improve threat detection with machine learning and real-time streaming analytics.
  • Skype for Business Monitoring
    Skype for Business Monitoring David Branscome, Microsoft | John Hand, IR | Dave Bottomley, IR Apr 27 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Skype for Business deployments can be complex, particularly in a multi-vendor environment. This session will look at how organizations can best monitor the performance of a Skype for Business deployment, what the out-of-the-box solution can manage and how it works in with Prognosis. Co-hosted with Microsoft, this promises to be a fantastic session.
  • Is Hybrid Cloud Right for You? Closing the Gap from On-Premise to Cloud
    Is Hybrid Cloud Right for You? Closing the Gap from On-Premise to Cloud Imad Birouty, Director of Product Marketing at Teradata and David Alles, VP of IIA Apr 27 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The worlds of cloud computing and on-premises computing continue to grow and mature in their own ways.  Cloud has built a strong reputation for flexibility and elastic scale while on-premises systems remain the mainstay for high-performance and secure business-critical computing.
    The days of "either/or" are gone.  Companies today must learn to be successful with a hybrid environment comprised of on-premises and cloud systems.  Companies do not need to cross the chasm, but to bridge the chasm to innovate, grow and gain competitive advantage.
    Join this webinar to hear from Imad Birouty, Director of Product Marketing at Teradata, who will discuss how companies are leveraging Hybrid Cloud to build an analytics everywhere mentality.
  • 6 Best Practices to Leverage Data as a Competitive Advantage
    6 Best Practices to Leverage Data as a Competitive Advantage Doug Bordonaro, Chief Customer Evangelist & Lisa Kant, Product Marketing Director, ThoughtSpot Apr 27 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Data is an organization’s most valuable asset. But capturing that value is impossible if data is locked away from the frontline business users. Join ThoughtSpot’s Chief Customer Evangelist and former Director of BI at Disney, Doug Bordonaro, for an in-depth discussion of best practices, and top pitfalls, BI teams are deploying to deliver governed self-service analytics company-wide and improve their competitive advantage.

    In this webinar we will cover:
    * Best practices for driving analytics adoption company-wide within a governed environment
    * Top analytics use cases for building your organization’s competitive advantage
    * Live demo of ThoughtSpot’s search-driven analytics
  • Trending now in cloud: Storage that supports your Enterprise Apps
    Trending now in cloud: Storage that supports your Enterprise Apps Jacob Smith, SVP, Engagement at Packet and Ashok Rajagopalan, Head of Product at Datera Apr 27 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Discover how to create flexible, API-focused scale-out storage that supports today’s demanding enterprise applications. Join the live webinar from Datera and Packet.net for an advanced customer case study and technical deep dive.

    Viewers will get insights on how elastic block storage is evolving in on-premises clouds, challenges with current storage solutions scaling beyond a rack, and data center alternatives for service providers and cloud builders. Learn about Datera’s unique solution to scale easily across the data center and hear from Packet.net on how they are operationalizing Datera Elastic Block Storage.

    This insightful webinar is designed for service providers and data center professionals chartered with providing a high performance, consistent and profitable elastic block storage.
  • Embedded Analytics: A New Approach for Getting Value From Your Data
    Embedded Analytics: A New Approach for Getting Value From Your Data Alex Woodie, Editor at Datanami, Daniel Mintz, Chief Data Evangelist at Looker Apr 27 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Embedded analytics is not new, but the technology for integrating charts, reports, dashboards, and self-service exploration has evolved considerably in the past 5 years. Today, companies in every industry are strengthening relations with customers and suppliers by productizing their data to make it accessible where people need it, when people need it.

    In this webinar you'll learn about:

    - The evolution of embedded analytics
    - Applications and use cases for embedded analytics
    - Whether to build or buy analytics to embed in applications
    - Technology today that is making it possible to monetize data