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The Cloudcast - Data Gravity Meets Lean Analytics

04.09.2013
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The Cloudcast (.net) #81 - Data Gravity meets Lean Analytics (66:13)

Date: April 7, 2013

By: Aaron Delp and Brian Gracely

Description: Amy Lewis (@CommsNinja) talks with Dave McCrory (@mccrory, SVP Architecture at Warner Music) and Alistair Croll (@acroll, Analyst/Writer/Start-Up Accellerator) about their keynote talks at DeployCon & CloudConnect, Data Gravity, Lean Analytics and the massive trends that Big Data and Advanced Analytics are having on large and small companies.



Topic 1 - Forget a thousand monkeys typing the works of Shakespeare, it's time for networked cloud monkeys, bringing the logic to the data, and evaluating the cost of change via physics. 
Topic 2 - Explore Dave McCrory's theory of Data Gravity, the application to systems, and the difference between data and information. The presentation from Cloud Connect: http://my.presentations.techweb.com/events/cloud-connect/santa-clara/2013/free-session-presentations/download/115
Topic 3 - Computers are good for optimization, humans for recognition.
Topic 4 - The impact of big data, application of logic at a greater pace, and how can businesses gain advantage with advances in cloud in terms of intelligence gained.
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