SOURCE: Paxata


February 11, 2014 10:00 ET

MEDIA ALERT: Paxata Disrupts Status Quo With Thought Provoking Sessions at Strata

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 11, 2014) -

SESSION: Unlocking the Secrets of Gertrude Stein

Paxata's resident visual artist makes Gertrude Stein come alive and show cases the power and impact of advanced Big Data visualization

Who: Visual artist, Ian Timourian, who leads the UX team at Paxata
When: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 2:20pm
Where: GA Ballroom K, Santa Clara Convention Center
What: Happy accidents can influence one's creative process. Ian Timourian will discuss his exploration of the algorithms and techniques utilized by the famous poet Gertrude Stein through visualization. This talk touches on topics such as the intersection of art and data visualization, novel techniques for the visualization of n-grams, methods for turning poetry into music, the joy (and challenges!) of data exploration, mashups, generative art, and more.

SESSION: Are We Data Scientists or Data Janitors?
Paxata's co-founder and vice president of products challenges the status quo and shows how new technology is putting Big Data in its place

Are We Data Scientists or Data Janitors?
Nenshad Bardoliwalla, co-founder and vice president of products at Paxata
When: Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 2:20pm
Where: Ballroom G, Santa Clara Convention Center
What: To change the world around us, we first need to understand it. That understanding comes from data -- but data is dirty, incomplete and complicated. As any analyst will tell you, much of what passes for data science is janitorial work. That's changing. A new wave of data preparation tools blend human insight and machine automation to edit huge amounts of data in real time.

About Paxata
Paxata is the first Adaptive Data Preparation™ platform built for the business analyst. Now everyone has the ability to rapidly turn all raw data into ready data for analytics -- in minutes, not months -- accelerating the time to right insights and action. Paxata dramatically reduces the most painful and manual steps of any analytic exercise, empowering analysts at market-leading companies like Dannon, Box and UBS to drive greater value for the business. Founded in May 2012, Paxata is headquartered in Redwood City, California., @paxata_news.

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