Specialists attend Big Data conference


The 3rd Annual 'Big Data & Analytics for Financial Services Summit' began in London this week bringing together experts across the financial sector. GFT's Jon Warren and Jon Cooke attended the conference alongside colleagues from GFT.

The increasingly popular 'Big Data & Analytics for Financial Service Summit' returns to London for a third time with Jon Warren (Enterprise Architecture Specialist, GFT) and Jon Cooke (Big Data Specialist, GFT) in attendance. The conference also sees Karl Rieder (Executive Consultant, GFT) presenting on 'Maximising big data potential in capital markets'.

As experts in big data, both Jon Warren and Jon Cooke are looking forward to roundtable discussions and in particular debates on the role big data will play in future strategic decision-making in the financial services industry. The conference is a hive of activity for big data specialists with numerous exhibitions taking place alongside high profile networking sessions and summit speakers.

Key summit speakers include Karl Rieder from GFT whose presentation entitled 'Maximising big data potential in capital markets' explained the functional and technical challenges involved in IT data projects recently undertaken by GFT, plus the solutions which GFT applied. Karl focused in-depth on data management, innovation, cost reduction and risk reduction challenges. The insightful presentation promises was one of the highlights of this established and well-renowned conference which GFT are also sponsoring.