Internet of Things and Big Data are very much a technology driven activity applied by hard- and software developers, whereby competing technologies offer different solutions with unclear business cases.
What will we do with this data gathered by connected devices and sensors? It is daunting for many organizations to grasp the amount of big data being produced from sensors and devices, let alone getting business value from it. As a consequence how will it effect the deployment of IoT and influence our daily life, Internet of People.
With IoT in one hand and Big Data in the other real human problems can be solved, instead of simply marketing new gadgets and services.
During the 2rd edition of this international event in 2013 the following type of companies attended:
- Hardware manufacturers (components, Telecom, IT, Consumer Electronics, White Goods, sensors etc.), Open Source included
- Software manufacturers (OS, applications, embedded software, open data, data visualization), Open Source included
- System Integrators
- Service Providers
- Operators / ISP’s
- Utilities (Energy, electricity, water)
- Venture Capital / Financial industry
- Design companies (product, interaction, service and Visualization)
- IP / legal and regulation bodies
- Visionares who see potential in Internet of Things
- Educational Institutions
- Executives who want to learn how leading companies leverage advanced analytics to compete and win
- Interactive marketing innovators who want access to “game changing” insights for digital marketing optimization
- Enterprise architects, data warehousing, and business intelligence professionals looking to provide the infrastructure for big data and advanced analytics to their business partners
- Data scientists, business analysts, statisticians, “quants”, hackers, or analytics professionals responsible for making data-driven business decisions
- UI developers, sociologists, psychologists etc. who want to learn what the human factors should be in IoT and Big Data