Big Data Architecture: Build vs Buy Dilemma

Carme Artigas (Synergic Partners)
Data-Driven Business
Location: 118-119.
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 12 ratings)
Slides:   1-ZIP 

The first step most organizations need to take to realize the benefits of big data is to invest in a new solution infrastructure. The decision process is not simple: CAPEX vs. OPEX, on-premise vs. on cloud, reutilize existing DWH&BI investments vs start from scratch, purpose-built appliances vs. open-source distributions. In this session, Carme Artigas will share a methodology to guide you through this decision process, taking into account technical, functional and total cost of ownership aspects.

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Carme Artigas

Synergic Partners

CARME ARTIGAS BRUGAL, Founder & CEO – Synergic Partners, a strategic and technological consulting firm specialized in Big Data & Data Science, founded in 2006 and acquired by the Telefonica Group in November 2015.
Carme is a member of the Innovation Board of CEOE and member of the Industry Affiliate Partners at Columbia University NYC Data Science Institute. She is a demanded conference speaker on Big Data in several international forums, such as Strata + Hadoop World, and collaborates as a professor in various Master’s programs on new technologies, Big Data and innovation. She has recently been appointed by the American business magazine Insight Success as the only Spanish woman among the 30 most influential women in business.
She has more than 20 years of extensive expertise in the telecommunications and IT fields and a broad experience in several executive roles in both private companies as well as governmental institutions.
Carme is Master of Science in Chemical Engineering and Master in Business Administration by University Ramon Llull of Barcelona. Also, she has an Executive Degree in Venture Capital at the Haas School of Berkeley University in California.