Time to Think Bigger: Finding Value in Big Data Analytics
Businesses of all sizes are now moving quickly to take advantage of the opportunities that big data analytics offer. However, several of them still fail to understand how to harness the collected data and derive real value from it. To do this efficiently, it is important to develop collection strategies and utilize the appropriate technologies in big data collection, management and analytics. A successful big data analytics initiative requires deliberate project management and sound strategies.
In a two-hour LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss what big data analytics is, its importance to businesses and how it works. They will also offer strategies on how you can get the most business value from big data analytics using key technologies.
Key topics include:
- Understanding Big Data Analytics and How It Works
- Uncovering New Opportunities
- Data Collection and Management Strategies
- Finding Real Value in Big Data Analytics
- The Future of Big Data Analytics
Michael Baird, Attorney
Satterlee Stephens LLP
- Basic Introduction: What is big data and what is the big deal?
- Data privacy concerns—how is privacy protected? What are the technical, ethical and legal limits on big data collection? Other major concerns to discuss (if time permits) include data security and discrimination.
- Big Data and M&A—how are analytics increasingly utilized in mergers and acquisitions? Data is increasingly used across the M&A process, including during target selection, due diligence, antitrust review, and post-purchase integration.
Anthony Bohorquez, Senior Manager
- Fraud investigations
- Risk assessments
- Nature of big data collected (general ledgers, transactional records)
- Challenges in getting the data needed
- Best practices to acquire the data
- Best practices for data validation
Who Should Attend:
- IT Officers
- IT Heads
- Data Management and Security Officers
- IT Lawyers
- Technology Attorneys
- Chief Information Officers
- Public and Private Companies
- Privacy Law Attorneys
- In-House Counsel
- Risk and Compliance Officers
- Other related/interested professionals
Michael Baird is an attorney at Satterlee Stephens LLP.
He concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate governance, emerging companies, mergers and acquisitions, finance and banking. Prior to joining Satterlee Stephens LLP, Mr. Baird was an associate in the corporate department at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York.
Mr. Baird is admitted to practice in New York.
Mr. Baird earned his undergraduate degree (A.B.) from Princeton University, his master of business administration (M.B.A.) from Villanova University, and his law degree (J.D.) from Columbia University School of Law, where he was a James Kent Scholar.
Mr. Baird led a panel exploring "Big Data: Predictive Analytics Today and Tomorrow " at the Legal Network International Spring 2016 Conference (May 2016).
Michael Baird is an attorney at Satterlee Stephens LLP. He concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate governance, emerging …
Anthony is a Senior Manager in the Forensic Advisory Services practice of Grant Thornton LLP. He specializes in providing forensic accounting and investigative services to attorneys, audit committees, and companies related to internal investigations and regulatory inquiries.
Anthony has extensive experience analyzing large and complex data and regularly works with clients to extract data from various information systems to be used in the analysis of structured and unstructured data. He utilizes data analytics to identify areas of risk, such as internal control weaknesses and potential fraudulent activity.
Anthony is a Certified Public Accountant in California, Certified in Financial Forensics, and a Certified Fraud Examiner. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Anthony is a Senior Manager in the Forensic Advisory Services practice of Grant Thornton LLP. He specializes in providing forensic …
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About Satterlee Stephens LLP
Since 1894, Satterlee Stephens LLP has been building a history of success, helping clients solve challenging legal problems and achieve their commercial and personal goals. In our 120-year history, we have represented numerous companies and individuals recognized as great American success stories. The firm represented Mark Twain and was responsible for both naming and incorporating General Motors. A partner, Harlan Fiske Stone, went on to become Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. This record of success continues.
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Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton, which operates 59 offices, works with a broad range of dynamic publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations.
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