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Advanced Data Visualization

Presented by: Amit Manghani

The world produces more than 2.5 exabytes of data every day. There is just too much information out there and traditional reports using tabs, rows and columns do not paint the whole picture any longer.

Visualization is one key approach to gaining insight from this mountain of data. Advanced Visualizations Platforms have enabled the use of more dynamic and interactive business graphics, such as real-time dashboards and charts that update automatically as the data changes. It enables knowledge workers to see the trends and patterns (along with gaps and outliers) in the data that are not as easily identified in rows and columns of numbers. Even Data Scientists are leveraging advanced visualizations tools to explore, understand and communicate insights, along with the actions that need to be taken.

In this session, we will explore how advanced visualization tools are being utilized in the era of big data to draw valuable business insights and we will also delve into some of the predominant data visualization tools being used by Data Scientists.

 

Speaker

Amit P. Manghani, M.S., MBA, has more than a decade of experience in the Information Technology domain dealing with Enterprise Information Management, Business Intelligence, Web Applications and Cloud Computing technologies at leading Information Management companies such as Oracle, Informatica and SAP. Prior to joining Oracle, Amit was focused on utilizing the power of emerging data integration technologies encompassing real-time data acquisition/ movement, event processing and agile data access within Big Data usage scenarios. Now as Senior Director of Product Management at Oracle, he is responsible for enabling partners globally on the different facets of Oracle Sales Cloud ranging from Analytics to Mobile to Sales Prediction capabilities. He is an avid follower of technology trends and has published articles in leading online journals and has presented at several technology conferences. Also in 2012, Amit was certified in Hadoop which is the premier certification for Big Data processing.

 

When

January 19, 2017 (Chapter Meetings, 3rd Thursday)

Schedule

8:30 - 9:00 am - Sign In
9:00 - 10:15 am - Presentation
10:15 - 10:30 am - Break, Chapter Announcements
10:30 - 11:30 am - Presentation continued


Standard Insurance Center in the Atrium room
900 SW 5th Avenue in Portland.

The room is located at the 5th street level past the south elevator bank (as you enter from the 5th street sidewalk to the right past the elevators and then through the double glass doors into a new window-ed space).

Cost

Free for Members!
$15 for Non-Members
$5 for Students with valid student ID
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