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Big Data Week 2015 to Attract Bigger Crowd
December 11, 2015 Blog big data

Big data practitioners across four continents are expected to converge in London beginning Nov 23, 205 for the 4th edition of Big Data Week, considered to be the World’s Largest Big Data get together.

The purpose of the 4th Big Data Week is to inspire more individuals and SMEs to start a data project and tap into the immense growth potential of big data.

After a very successful edition in 2014, when over 30 cities worldwide brought together 30,000+ participants to discuss the connected society and the internet of things, this year’s Big Data Week aims to bring together over 40,000 participants.

This year’s edition will feature two tracks – one oriented towards business decision makers, consultants and analysts, and one towards the more technical big data practitioners, such as developers, sysadmins, and data scientists.

The business track will showcase real world success stories from five industries: retail, finance, publishing, gaming and science, while the he technology track will include best practices, how-tos, workshops and case studies from big data professionals that have hands on experience in working with big data technologies such as Hadoop, NoSQL databases, visualisation and integration software.

The Nov 25 conference’s (to be held at 155, Bishopsgate, London) tickets can be bought at the festival’s website ( – both VIP & one day pass conference tickets available.

The event will bring on the stage speakers such as Kenneth Cukier (Data Editor – The Economist), Jane Zavalishina (CEO – Yandex Data Factory), Lorraine Stone (UK Country Director – Telefonica Big Data), Andy Cotgreave (Visual Analytics Expert – Tableau) and companies such as Shop Direct, Dunnhumby, Excelian, Exterion Media, Skimlinks and Hitachi Consulting.