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Big Data for Good or Evil - Lessons from the NSA PRISM Scandal - Webinar By EITAGlobal

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Overview: Heroic whistleblower or villainous traitor? Regardless of how you feel about Edward Snowden's release of confidential NSA documents, there are several important lessons from the entire NSA PRISM scandal that any organization dealing with Big Data can take to heart. 

Nobody is upset the NSA has stopped terrorist attacks (except the terrorists, of course). What we're all upset about is the fact that they are collecting information on everybody else - especially non-US citizens. Lesson #1: It's not just the data you want that are important, you also have to worry about the data you don't want. Other lessons include the increased role of metadata, the role Big Data analytics play in data governance, and dealing with Big Data issues over time. 

Why should you attend: Big Data are here to stay, and Big Data sets only going to get larger and more dangerous. We must learn the lessons of NSA PRISM to understand how to deal with Big Data pitfalls before we fall into them. 

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Get a hype-free, vendor-independent definition of Big Data
  • Understand the unique data governance issues that Big Data present
  • Gain practical advice for how to deal with the risks inherent in Big Data

Who Will Benefit:

  • CIO
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Data Architect
  • Database Administrator
  • IT Manager
  • Data Scientist
  • Project Manager
  • Solution Architect

Speaker Profile:

Jason Bloomberg is President of ZapThink, a Dovel Technologies Company. He is a thought leader in the areas of Enterprise Architecture, Service-Oriented Architecture, and Cloud Computing, and helps organizations around the world better leverage their IT resources to meet changing business needs. As one of the original managing partners of industry analysis firm ZapThink LLC, Mr. Bloomberg established himself globally as an expert on Service-Oriented Architecture. Today, he applies his architecture-focused insight to the emerging Cloud Computing marketplace, helping enterprises and government agencies around the world achieve greater business agility. 

He is a frequent speaker and prolific writer. He has spoken at hundreds of conferences, seminars, and Webinars. He has over four hundred published articles and is an author of four books. He has also been quoted in the press as an industry expert on over 1,400 occasions.

Price List:
Live : $239.00
Corporate live : $479.00
Recorded : $289.00

James Richard
Phone: 800-447-9407
Fax: 302-288-6884
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