Big Data – The Next BIG Thing

Jul 15 2014 (6:00 PM - 8:30 PM)

Big Data – The Next BIG Thing
Big Data is everywhere . . . there isn’t a day that goes by without another Big Data story. From the IRS piecing together social media updates to find tax cheats to stores collecting shopping habits on their customers. We leave our digital dust everywhere we go and we are surrounded by and have access to ever increasing and mind boggling volumes of data that others leave behind. There is an incredible opportunity to gain insights and identify trends not only to bring value and gain a competitive advantage, but also to learn about ourselves and our collective human culture. For any project to succeed, it has to have a solid QA component. As enterprises take on Big Data projects, QA organizations need to partner with Development, Projects/Product Management, and others to make sure the Quality aspect of these projects is not overlooked.

About our Speakers:: Hasan Hboubati, MBA, PMP
Hasan Hboubati is an entrepreneur with focus on helping companies realize new revenue streams using Big Data Analytics. Hasan has a BS degree in Computer Science from the University of Central Florida and an MBA from Webster University, with focus on Management of Information Systems. Hasan is in the process of launching a new venture that will provide a platform and professional services to allow companies to prototype and experiment with Big Data ideas with minimal investment of hardware and software.

Hasan has 15+ years of IT experience where he has taken on leadership and technical roles that covered all aspect of the SDLC. Hasan is a telecommunications professional having built CRM and Billing software to support telephony, entertainment, cable, satellite, and smart energy clients and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and is very active with the local PMI-OC chapter. Hasan is passionate about new ideas (like Big Data) that will have a significant business and social impacts. In 2011, Hasan led a team of 20 cross functional QA Engineers in the US and India supporting up to 10 clients in major U.S. companies, such as AT&T, AWCC, Sprint, Duke Energy. In 2013, Hasan launched a new Analytics website at Rouse Analytics in Beverly Hills and created a new revenue stream from existing client data. Clients had dedicated secure logins to a customized web portal with embedded Tableau objects to view their company specific dashboards

Hasan is a member in the following groups:
Association of Information Technology Professionals
Advanced Business Analytics, Data Mining and Predictive Modeling
Business Intelligence Professionals
Project Management Institute (OC Chapter)

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