Telco Big Data US

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Date:  9/9/2015
Time:  11:00 AM–6:00 PM
Location:  Sands Expo and Convention Center − Lido 3001

Telco Big Data US is North America’s only big data event qualified to help carriers uncover the true value of customer usage and aligning them with real time offerings. With demand for analytical intelligence growing, Telco Big Data is the hot topic in the industry.

Analytics & Data Governance
11:00 AM

Chairperson’s introductory remarks & quick fire networking

Speaker: Sheryl Kingstone, Director, 451 Research/Yankee Group

11:05 AM Audience Poll: Will Predictive Analytics transform the relationship between telco and subscriber by 2020?
11:10 AM

Data Privacy and compliance in an evolving regulatory environment

  • FCC 2.22a – what will the new regulations mean for the telco
  • Will we have to re-assess the commercial potential of subscriber data?
  • What impact will this have on network capabilities (dynamic IPs, etc.)?
Speaker: Robert Quinn, Chief Privacy Officer, AT&T
11:30 AM

Building Open Platforms for Telcos: Perspectives and Practices

  • The necessity of embracing open-source and consumer internet technologies
  • Applying vertical domain expertise into the platform to bring value to technological evolution
  • Bridging the gap between "experimental projects" and "production ready" solutions
Speaker: Bing Xiao, Head of Big Data at Huawei USA R&D Centre, Huawei
11:50 AM

PANEL DISCUSSION: Big data to small data and real time analytics

  • Cataloguing data from proliferate sources – best practice strategies
  • Monetising customer data – forging profitable partnerships
  • Building holistic picture of your customer and addressing pain-points
Moderator: Sheryl Kingstone, Director, 451 Research/Yankee Group
Sameh Yamany, CTO, Viavi
Jonah Pransky, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Revenue Management, Amdocs
Gabriel Sidhom, Vice President, Technology Development, Orange Silicon Valley
Sean Thorne, Director, Business Intelligence, Big Data, Marketing, Mobile Development & Delivery
12:20 PM Big Data in Telecoms : Hype vs. Reality
  • Big Data adoption is becoming a universally acknowledged necessity and is top of any boardroom agenda.
  • Questions remain as to what actually constitutes a successful big data implementation.
  • What cultural, technical and organizational hurdles still need to be overcome to realize Big Data’s full potential in the Telecoms arena?
Speaker: Matthew Roberts, Director of Product Marketing, Amdocs BDSI
12:40 PM Lunch and Networking
1:30 PM Internet of Things, Connected Cars – Examining Big Data use cases
  • Illustrate how Big Data is transforming decision making
  • Effectively harness the volume, velocity and variety of data to generate value
  • Explore B2B & B2G business models
Speaker: Amit Jain, Director, Internet of Things, Corporate Strategy, Verizon
1:50 PM The Data-Driven, Agile Communications Service Provider
  • Achieve more personalized marketing, enhance customer relationships and increase operational efficiencies
  • Deliver actionable, timely insights with customer profiles integrated with network usage patterns, business processes and systems
  • Leverage 100% of relevant data to faster and better integrate analytics into decision-making processes for lines of business
Speaker: Alex Gurevich, CTO, HP Enterprise Services – Analytics and Data Management (Americas), HP
2:10 PM Have your cake and eat it too: Reliable stream processing
  • Near real time insights are valuable, thus stream processing is currently a hot topic
  • Stream processing has been labelled unreliable, resulting in the Lambda Architecture to combine a streaming pipeline and a batch pipeline
  • What if you had a streaming system you can rely on? What might your architecture look like then?
Speaker: Paul Newson, Software Engineer, Google
2:30 PM Real-Time Intelligence and the Carrier Data Lake
  • Combining the value of data-in-motion and data-at-rest analytics
  • Providing operators with a platform on which they can build differentiated customer experiences, contextual services and optimized network operations
  • Accomplishing this with a focus on openness and flexible deployment options
Speaker: David Frattura, VP of Technology, EMC
2:50 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: Developing profitable data-driven business models
  • Architectural complexities for future video services
  • Managing traffic – circuit switch to IP
  • Achieving user plane mobility for service differentiation

Moderator: William Hoffman, Associate Director, World Economic Forum
Joseph Arsenault, Senior Manager, Time Warner Cable
Mike Sapien, Principal Analyst, Enterprise Telecom, Ovum
Ashish Singh, GM/VP, Products, SK Telecom Americas
William Hoffman, Associate Director, World Economic Forum

3:20 PM Coffee and networking
3:50 PM Implementing Big Data successfully throughout large organisations
  • Core business, data monetisation and infrastructure use cases
  • Creating a culture of transparency between teams
  • Ensuring customer centricity remains at the heart of your initiative
Speaker: Susan Wegner, Vice President Smart Data Analytics & Communication, Big Data, Telekom Innovation Laboratories, Deutsche Telekom
4:10 PM Leveraging Insights in Motion
  • The transition to the Networked Society requires an evolution to become a data-driven enterprise
  • Data is normally fragmented and split across logical and physical architectures – a huge task of convergence
  • An end-to-end, real-time view of your customer unlocks new business value
Speaker: Nathan Robbins, Head of Business Development, OSS/BSS North America, Ericsson
4:30 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: Ensuring customers’ network experience is optimized
  • By 2018 it’s predicted that 79% of internet traffic will be video – how can this traffic be handled?
  • Examining the roles of different players in the ecosystem – is collaboration key?
  • Ensuring customer centricity remains at the heart of your network optimisation strategy

Moderator: David C Williams, Co-Founder and Lead Organizer, Mobile Monday Las Vegas
Susan Wegner, Vice President Smart Data Analytics & Communication, Big Data, Telekom Innovation Laboratories, Deutsche Telekom
Douglas Cohen, Data Scientist, Facebook (Instagram)
Sanjay Mewada, VP Strategy, NetCracker

5:00 PM Five years forward – Exploring the influence of Big Data on the future Telco business models
  • OTT players – friend or foe?
  • Anticipating future opportunities – the 1, 3 and 5 year forecast
  • Product strategy and new business development – who to target & why
Speaker: Ashish Singh, GM/VP, Products, SK Telecom Americas
5:25 PM

Chairperson’s closing remarks & re-visitation of audience poll – Will Predictive Analytics transform the relationship between telco and subscriber by 2020?

Sheryl Kingstone, Director, 451 Research/Yankee Group

5:30 PM Close of conference – until next year’s Telco Big Data USA!
Please join us for an exclusive drinks reception and a series of ‘speed pitches’ from innovative organisations that are capitalising on the Big Data revolution!

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