3 credit unions trends on big data

by: Paul Ablack

On October 16, 2014 I attended an afternoon of presentations and discussions on Big Data with a focus on information and insights for capital markets professionals. The event was a joint live broadcast of theCUBE and #BigDataNYC.

The meeting started with Wikibon Senior Analyst Jeff Kelly presenting compelling findings and insights on Big Data adoption in the enterprise and analysis of the companies best positioned to take advantage of the Big Data opportunity.

Mr. Kelly’s presentation was followed by a panel discussion, facilitated by Wikibon CEO David Vellante. The panel discussion was focused on how Big Data executives are positioning their companies to compete and grow in this exploding market. Panelists include Wikibon’s Jeff Kelly, Tresata CEO Abhi Mehta, Amy O’Connor, who ran Nokia’s Big Data practice and former Cowen and Company Analyst Peter Goldmacher.

My goal in attending the presentation was to understand the Big Data trends and what credit unions should take away from Wikibon’s perspective on Big Data. Below are the 3 trends that credit union CEOs should be aware of…

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