Gartner BI & Analytics Summit 2015
Las Vegas, NV
Monday, March 30, 2015
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Gartner BI & Analytics Summit 2015 shows you how to cross the analytical divide so you can go beyond management reporting to remaster and gain new analytical skills –descriptive, diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive—that you can take to the next level for success.


Analyzing Data for an "As It Happens" Business

Jack Norris View Bio

March 30, 2015 at 3:00pm

To get value out of today’s big and fast data, organizations must evolve beyond traditional analytic cycles that are heavy with data transformation and schema management. Achieving an “as-it-happens” business requires flexible, real-time data access, collapsing data silos and automating data-to-action for immediate operational benefits. Come see how innovations in Apache Hadoop such as the new Apache Drill project enable faster action from data while leveraging your existing BI tools and SQL skills.


Jack Norris

Jack drives understanding and adoption of new applications enabled by data convergence. With over 20 years of enterprise software marketing experience, he has demonstrated success from defining new markets for small companies to increasing sales of new products for large public companies. Jack’s broad experience includes launching and establishing analytic, virtualization, and storage companies and leading marketing and business development for an early-stage cloud storage software provider.