The term "big data" seems to be everywhere these days. With the ever growing number of attendees at big data and Hadoop events, it’s clear big data is here to stay. But what does that mean for the analytics market, and how does big data fit into the picture? This session, featuring Mark Davis, Sr. Product Architect at Dell, will explore what big data means in a practical sense to the IT department. It will also explore the many ways that big data affects an organization’s picture of performance. Plus, see how big data analytics, using technologies like Cassandra and Hadoop, will converge with traditional business intelligence to create a complete picture of the enterprise's information assets, thereby giving the business a complete and insightful view of its operational efficiency.