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Big Lies and Small Truths: Tales from the Accidental Big Data Scientist


Big Lies and Small Truths: Tales from the Accidental Big Data Scientist Has the gargantuan hype around big data have you concerned about this "next big thing?" Curious about what connects an elephant, greek gods, missile launches and the iPhone? Join Dr. John Feland as he shares how he accidently founded a Big Data company, what he has learned along the way to separate the hype from the useful and postulate where Big Data could take us. Covering aspects technology stacks being deployed, the business ecosystems solutions are being deployed in and the impacts we are already seeing as consumers, Dr. Feland will walk through the essential elements of crafting a Big Data solution. Pulling examples from Digital Marketing, Predictive Analytics, and the Internet of Things, this smorgasbord of stories taken from Argus Insights and other companies will enable the audience to distinguish for their own opportunities the distinction between Could and Should when it comes to Big Data projects or start-ups.


Dr. John Feland is the award-winning founder and CEO of Argus Insights, a new type of market intelligence company, founded by tech industry veterans seeking to connect the dots between technology innovation and consumer adoption. John holds an S.B. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.