Redwood Shores, CA, United States, November 8, 2017 – BIWA User Community announced today that it will change the name of its flagship event, BIWA Summit, to Analytics and Data Summit to reflect the event’s expanded focus and the evolution of the analytics, business intelligence (BI), big data, machine learning, and spatial and graph solution markets. The name change is effective immediately.
BIWA User Community was founded in 2006 as a special interest group (SIG) of the Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG) by Shyam Varan Nath, President of BIWA User Community and GE Director – IoT, and Charlie Berger, Senior Director of Product Management, Machine Learning, AI and Cognitive Analytics, Oracle Corporation.
Shyam Varan Nath, said, “The BIWA Summit grew steadily over the past few years to include a much larger audience with a multi-faceted focus in the analytics and data markets. We wanted to change the name to clarify our analytics and data focus, while retaining our broad constituency.”
The Analytics and Data Summit will be held March 20–22, 2018 at the Oracle Conference Center in San Mateo, CA, and call for papers is open now through December 3, 2017.
About Analytics and Data Summit
The Analytics and Data Summit, formerly known as the BIWA Summit, attracts the top Oracle business intelligence (BI), data warehousing, analytics, big data, and spatial and graph experts and is managed by the Oracle business intelligence, data warehousing, and analytics (BIWA) user community. As in prior years, the event includes the Oracle Spatial Summit.
The event will be held March 20–22, 2018 at the Oracle Conference Center in Redwood Shores, CA. Call for papers is open now through December 3, 2017. More information is available here: www.AnalyticsandDataSummit.org.
About BIWA User Community
Founded in 2006 as a special interest group (SIG) of the Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG), the BIWA User Community is a worldwide body of Oracle professionals who are interested in business intelligence (BI), data warehousing, and analytics, as well as related topics such as cloud, machine learning, spatial and graph, SQL, R, Spark, Hadoop, and similar critically important and emerging technologies.
About Oracle Spatial and Graph SIG
The North American Oracle Spatial and Graph SIG was formed as a special interest group (SIG) of the Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG) to bring together the family of Oracle spatial and graph professionals to promote interaction and communication that can drive the market for spatial technology and data in the enterprise. The SIG aims to create a forum for the exchange of technical information and best practices, to encourage community members’ participation in industry events, and to foster strategic and technical collaboration between the community and Oracle.