New to Big Data? Come to Big Data Ignite!

Big Data Ignite is not just for seasoned data analysts.  It is also for students, people considering entering the field, and managers and decision makers who take action based on the work of others in their team. If you are new to big data, or just new to Big Data...
Reserve your seat in a workshop

Reserve your seat in a workshop

We are excited about the number and variety of workshops that are being offered at Big Data Ignite 2018.  Wednesday, September 19, will be dedicated to half and full-day workshops, and we may have an additional workshop or two on Thursday or Friday.  And we have one...

Big Data and K-12 education

Big Data is everywhere… From modeling successful venture capital support to tracking meteotsunamis on the Great Lakes, Big Data a looks to change the way we do business and interact with the world around us. But despite success in a wide variety of spaces, one...
Why did it happen that way? And what if I …?

Why did it happen that way? And what if I …?

  Causal effects measure how actions change the world Does this drug improve survival? Does portfolio diversification boost profit? Do social influencers actually influence anybody? These are causal questions, because they ask about the relative merit of one choice...
Big Data Ignite and Healthcare

Big Data Ignite and Healthcare

Increasingly big data is influencing biomedical research, the delivery of healthcare, and the assessment of our health (both as individuals and as groups). Data can have a significant impact on final outcomes for patients, as well as for the financial resources of...