Charlotte Talks
4:02 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Big Data

Friday, August 28, 2014

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As we've come to learn, there is an immense amount of data floating around out there about everything - including us. It's called "Big Data" and finding ways to make sense of it all so it can be used for good or evil has become increasingly important. Uses for big data include everything from national defense to health care, and training a new generation to better understand it is a mission of area colleges. We crunch the big data numbers today. 

Guests:
Dr. Christopher M. Blanchette
- Associate Dean for Research at the College of Health and Human Services, Director of Data Sciences and Business Analytics, and Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences, UNC Charlotte

Sean Cassidy - Vice President and General Manager, Premier Informatics Emerging Business Unit

Dr. Richard Buttimer - Associate Dean for Faculty, Research adn Graduate Programs and Professor of Finance, Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte

Mark Armstrong - Data Science Business Analytics Industry/University Coordinator, UNC Charlotte

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