SOURCE: NewVantage Partners

May 01, 2012 08:00 ET

NewVantage Partners Announces Upcoming Big Data Thought-Leadership Events

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - May 1, 2012) - NewVantage Partners (NVP), a boutique management consulting firm that advises and provides executive thought-leadership to Fortune 1000 clients on "big data" and enterprise data management strategy, has announced an upcoming schedule of "big data events" coinciding with the formal launch of a newly established Big Data and Data Science Center, and an upcoming "big data" industry study.

NVP Managing Partner Paul Barth "Big Data" Keynote Panelist at Enterprise Data World

NewVantage Managing Partner Paul Barth, PhD will be a keynote panelist on "The Big Panel on Big Data" at Enterprise Data World in Atlanta on May 2, 2012. Dr. Barth holds a PhD in high-performance computing from MIT, and an MS from Yale University, and has been an industry thought-leader and accomplished practitioner and business leader in the field of data management and data strategy for over two decades.

NVP to Host "Big Data" Executive Roundtable Events in San Francisco and Boston

NewVantage Partners will host a series of "Big Data" executive roundtable discussions in San Francisco (May 9-10, 2012) and Boston (May 23, 2012). Joining NewVantage for the San Francisco roundtable will be Geoffrey Moore, author of Crossing the Chasm and Escape Velocity. Advisory Board member Tom Davenport, author of Competing on Analytics will be participating in the Boston roundtable.

NVP to Participate in Accel Partners Big Data Conference at Stanford University

NewVantage will be participating in Accel Partners Big Data Conference at Stanford University on May 9, 2012. The one-day thought-leadership program is being organized and hosted by Accel Partners and will feature a series of panels and fireside chats with leading entrepreneurs, researchers, and IT leaders in the Big Data ecosystem.

NVP Managing Partner Paul Barth to Join MIT Chief Data Officer Forum Panel

Dr. Barth will be a panelist at the Second MIT Chief Data Officer Forum to be held at MIT in Cambridge, MA on July 17, 2012. The forum is comprised of Chief Data Officers (CDO) and Chief Information Officers (CIO), and focuses on the growing criticality of the CDO role in modern organizations.

NVP Establishes Big Data and Data Science Center

NewVantage Partners has established a Big Data and Data Science Center comprised of data scientists and experts in aspects of big data, advanced analytics, unstructured data, and high performance computing. This group will support Big Data and data science initiatives, and undertake independent research in these areas.

The Center is pleased to name Jameson Toole as Lead Research Scientist. Jameson Toole is a PhD candidate at MIT, and holds an MS degree from MIT and a BS from the University of Michigan. He has received numerous honors including a Xerox Fellowship, National Science Foundation Research Fellowship, and Phi Beta Kappa recognition. Jameson has published a number of studies and research presentations, and completed a research initiative at The Santa Fe Institute. His most recent paper is titled Tackling Big Data: A Data Scientists Perspective.

NVP to Launch Big Data Industry Survey

NewVantage Partners will announce the launch of a Big Data Industry Survey to commence in June 2012. The survey will cover issues including organizational support and commitment to big data, budget size and growth, business and technology sponsorship, leadership of the data management function, and perceptions and misperceptions around big data. Further information will be announced soon.

About NewVantage Partners
Decades before the advent of "big data," there were a body of business leaders, technologists, and academic thinkers engaged by the prospect of leveraging information to help companies gain critical business insights that would lead to more informed business decisions. These individuals were pioneering new information-driven initiatives through database marketing (later CRM), introduction of the Internet as a new business channel, business process optimization, and customer analytics and business intelligence.

NewVantage Partners (NVP) is a boutique management consulting firm established in 2001, focused on "big data" and enterprise data management. The firm is comprised of many of the early business and technology pioneers of information-driven processes. Today, NVP are trusted advisors and senior consultants to a roster of Fortune 1000 clients, operating as a core team of experienced c-level business and technology executives, and industry advisors, augmented by subject-matter experts, working in small teams with executive management. More info:

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