Introduction & WelcomeAgenda and Speakers The Data Landscape - Maurice Lynch, CEO, Nathean Achieving Successful Reporting Projects - Robert Doherty, Product Director, Nathean Case Study - Dominic Byrne, Assistant Head of I.T, Fingal County Council The Agile Approach - John Pugh, CTO, Nathean Closing Commentso Mobile Phoneso Feedback Sheets twitter hashtag: #dmr_13o Collateral at Desk ROOM HIRE/chamber2012o Q&A
Irish Software Company, founded in 2001 Focused on Agile Business Intelligence & Data Consultancy Key customers in the UK, Ireland, US & Canada Multi-sector: Higher Education, Public Sector, CommercialWho We Are?
What is Data Management?“Data management comprises all the disciplines relatedto managing data as a valuable resource…”- Data Storage- Data Warehousing / Marts- Master Data Management- Reporting- Business Intelligence- Data Visualisation- Analytics- Predictive Modelling- and many more disciplines…
The Changing Landscape…* Mobile* Social* Big Data
Mobile(Workforce and Consumers) Tablet Devices will outsell PCs by 2015 (Gartner) Always Connected – More Data & Apps on the Cloud BYOD - Workforce can have betterbroadband and devices at home The Personal Cloud will replace the Personal Computer?
Social The “Digital Natives”…Growing up with Apps… Interactive Data via Comments, “likes”, Ratings, Maps, Location,Search, Voice… Real-time Collaboration and Visualisation of data to make decisions Natural Language Search – finding new questions“Who were my top 3 customersby revenue last year?”Last Year’s Budget v Actual Search
Big DataIt’s NOT just about size it’s about: Volume – large datasets across distributedservers Variety – deriving correlations from disparateun/structured data sources Velocity – streaming real-time data (sensors)……………. Value – Will Big Data deliver real business Value?
Big DataThe Elephant in the RoomIt’s NOT just about size it’s about Volume Variety Velocity
3. Learn“…because information is too big andgrowing too fast, you cant program it.The computer has to learn, by itself…”Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM IBM Watson wins $1million prize by defeating previous (human!) champions at Jeopardy Feb 2013, IBM announced first commercial application would be for management decisions in cancer treatment 90% of nurses in the field who use Watson now follow its guidance
So What?* Mobile & Social… I.T. will provide services around privacy,security and data protection not “Reporting”… new skills entering the workforce… no more “End Users”… collaborative decision making => new type of Business* Big Data…introduce analytical skills to the business…gain better understanding of customer behaviour