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December 6th 2013: Big Data Applied

We cordially invite you to attend our upcoming TDWI St. Louis Chapter meeting on December 6th from 8:00am - noon at the BJC Learning Center. We will have two sessions discussing: Big Data Applied and a Big Data Panel Discussion.

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Q4 2013 St. Louis Area TDWI Chapter Meeting
The TDWI St. Louis Chapter cordially invites you to attend our upcoming meeting on Friday, December 6, 2013. Come meet other local BI/DW professionals, swap business cards, share ideas, and exchange career advice while listening to quality presentations in a vendor-neutral setting, which is the hallmark of TDWI education.


Friday, December 6, 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.


BJC Learning Center
8300 Eager Rd
Brentwood, MO 63144

This event is open to all interested BI/DW professionals. Breakfast will be provided.

This portion of the meeting will consist of two sessions separated by a networking break so attendees can choose to participate in any two topics that interest them.

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8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks
Paul Boal, Chapter President

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Session 1:
 "Big Data Applied", By David Strom,  President - David Strom, Inc.


The use of Big Data is growing rapidly as companies seek to use its power to help improve business efficiency and look for new business opportunities. In this presentation David will discuss how big data is being applied across a variety of industries.

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Networking Break

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

 "Big Data Panel Discussion"
By Monsanto, Juristat, and Splice Machine


Several organizations have embarked on the Big Data path to tap into its potential for better business outcomes. Our expert panelists - John Leach (Splice Machine), Jeff Melching (Monsanto), and Jordan Woerndle (Juristat) will discuss their viewpoints on how they are using Big Data technologies to meet their business challenges.

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Raffles and Closing Remarks

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Bios of Presenter

David Strom
David Strom is one of the leading experts on network and Internet technologies and has written and spoken extensively on topics such as VOIP, convergence, email, cloud computing, network management, Internet applications, wireless and Web services for more than 25 years. He is also the creator of an innovative series of video screencast product reviews of enterprise IT products that can be found on and syndicated to various other Web sites.
He has had several editorial management positions for both print and online properties in the enthusiast, gaming, IT, network, channel, and electronics industries, including the editor-in-chief of Network Computing print, Digital, and Tom’s He currently writes for GigaOM Pro, ITWorld, Network World, Techtarget, Dice and Slashdot, among others.

Posted on 11/13/13

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