Posted on August 17, 2016 by staff

IBM healthcare CTO set for Big Data Roadshow


Businesses will have an opportunity to connect with Big Data leaders and learn how analytics tools can unlock potential at a Manchester roadshow.

Representatives from IBM, Cheshire-based science organisation The Hartree Centre and London-headquartered data analytics firm Pi will speak at the Big Data in Action Regional Roadshow.

techUK is hosting the half-day event on October 25 at the Lowry in Salford Quays.

It will include exhibitions and demonstrations from Big Data and analytics companies and one-to-one sessions between delegates and sponsors.

“The Roadshow is an excellent chance to hear from industry leaders about real life examples of big data in healthcare and other industries,” said Sue Daley, head of cloud, Big Data and analytics at techUK.

“Big Data and data analytics offer fantastic opportunities to reduce costs, increase efficiency and reduce risk in organisations of all size and sector.

“techUK’s Big Data in Action Roadshow will help those organisations begin their big data journey.”

Mike Broomhead, healthcare and life sciences industry architect and CTO at tech giant IBM, has been confirmed as a speaker.

Also attending are David Moss, advanced technologies solutions manager at the Hartree Centre, and Julia Ross, chief operating officer at Pi.

Held with assistance from the Federation of Small Businesses and Pro-Manchester and sponsored by The Hartree Centre, it is the third in a series of roadshows following events in London and Bristol.

BusinessCloud held a Big Data conference at the International Festival for Business.