Tuesday, August 12 – Westin 1, Level 2, The Westin KL

8.30am – 9.00am
Registration & Morning Coffee
9.30am – 9.40am
Opening & Welcome
9.40am –10.10am
Analytics Modernization — Trends, Approaches, and Use Cases
Deepak Ramanathan, CTO, SAS Asia Pacific
10.10am – 10.40am

Modern Data Architecture with Enterprise Apache Hadoop
Jeff Markham, Technical Director, Hortonworks

Hadoop is a core component of a modern data architecture, integrating with and complementing your existing systems to create a highly efficient, highly scalable way to manage all your enterprise data.

10.40am – 11.00am
11.00am – 11.30am

Building an Analytical Roadmap: A Real Life Example
Dr Ahmed Khamassi, Principal Data Scientist, Wipro Technologies


Businesses are more and more interested in creating big data platforms in order to capitalize on the new possibilities that big data analytics generate. However, they are struggling with aligning business needs and constraints with a new wave of technological and technical advances. Working with several customers in CPG, FS, Insurance and Retail industries, Wipro developed a framework that allow for generating a coherent big data analytics strategy and roadmaps.

11.30am – 12.00pmPanel discussion on the approaches, challenges and successes
SAS, Hortonworks, Teradata, Pivotal, HP
12.00pm – 2.00pmNetworking Lunch & Exhibition
2.00pm – 4.00pm

Business & Technical Tracks


Business Track Straits 2, Level 2

2.00pm – 2.40pm

3 Waves of Big Analytics, the Business Improvement Frameworks and Big Analytics Use Cases
Vic Winch, Director, Big Data Centre of Excellence, Teradata International


The presentation will discuss the impact of big data to traditional enterprises and the emergence of the 3 waves of new big analytics on businesses. This presentation will also discuss the Business Improvement matrix for Finance, Retail, Telecommunications and Manufacturing industries for new and extended analytical opportunities.


The presentation will then drill down into their industry framework to discuss one opportunity in detail to review

·         the data to be used

·         the analytics required

·         the business actions required

·         and the outcomes to gain business benefits


Learn more about Teradata’s Big Data Analytics and Discovery For Actionable Business Insights here.

2.40pm – 3.20pm
SAS Modernization — Several Approaches, Same Goal
Deepak Ramanathan, CTO, SAS Asia Pacific

3.20pm – 4.00pm


Emerging Business Applications of High Performance Analytics
Tan Yaw, Senior Data Scientist, Pivotal


With ever increasing data volumes being generated by people and machines, minimizing the time to value from your analytics platform is crucial. Pivotal will demonstrate some emerging business and industry use cases where distributed, in-database analytics are necessary to successfully drive value from your insights. We will also explore the technologies available and joint SAS and Pivotal solutions that address this need.

Technical Track – Straits 3, Level 2

2.00pm – 2.40pm
Enterprise Hadoop
Jeff Markham, Technical Director, Hortonworks


Enterprise Apache Hadoop provides the fundamental services required to deploy into existing data architectures, and an array of flexible data processing capabilities for any workload.

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2.40pm – 3.20pm

SAS on Hadoop
Nang Ching Teck, Head of Technology Solutions, SAS Malaysia


How can I deal with data preparation on Hadoop? How does utilizing Hadoop affect visualization and other kinds of analysis? What kind of analytical techniques are available to analyze Hadoop data? How do I use Hadoop with in-memory processing?

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3.20pm – 4.00pm
Building a Scalable Architecture for Big Data
Adrian Dcruz, Senior Enterprise Architect, HP

Westin 1, Level 2
The Westin KL
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
12 August 2014
9.00am - 4.00pm

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