AYATA CEO, Atanu Basu, to Moderate DataWeek 2012 Expert Panel “Big Data Analytics in Oil and Gas”

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AYATA, the leader in Prescriptive Analytics®, will be leading a DataWeek panel, "Big Data Analytics in Oil and Gas". Learn how business leaders in the oil and gas industry are using Big Data Analytics to predict and shape their businesses’ future. More information about Prescriptive Analytics - the “final phase” of Big Data Analytics - is available at http://www.ayata.com/products.

WHAT:    AYATA CEO, Atanu Basu, will moderate the panel Big Data Analytics in Oil and Gas during the upcoming DataWeek 2012 Conference, September 22-27. More information on the panel is at: http://www.dataweek.co/index/allschedule/dateid/1348722000/weekday/4.

DataWeek is the industry’s first week-long conference and festival showcasing innovations behind the Data Revolution. DataWeek will feature over 200 speakers - they are industry thought leaders, innovators and evangelists to address the new data economy and its impact on business, technology, and society.

WHEN:    This panel will be from 2:00 to 2:40 PM PDT on Thursday, September 27th

WHERE: The SPUR Urban Center, 4th Floor, Room 2, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA in the Data Innovation Lab

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Business and IT executives and managers will benefit by learning how Prescriptive Analytics provides the revolutionary ability to take decisive actions, ensuring the most beneficial future outcomes for both the organization and its customers. Leading companies in industries such as energy, healthcare, software, telecom, and networking are already using Prescriptive Analytics to gain competitive advantage. Learn more about Ayata’s customers at http://www.ayata.com/customers.

WHY ATTEND:    In 2011, according to Fortune magazine, oil refining generated north of $5 trillion in sales, or 17% of Global 500 revenues. Oil & Gas is the largest sector, in terms of revenue, in the 2012 Global 500 list - 8 of the top 10 companies on this list are in the energy business. Oil & Gas vertical has been using Big Data as a way of doing business long before Big Data became a media buzz. Before they drill a single hole, Oil & Gas companies pile through multiple, large, and disparate datasets - seismic, weather, financial, electromechanical, geopolitical, environmental, etc. - to increase their odds of getting oil out of the ground profitably and safely. This panel of industry veterans and analytics experts will provide several examples of how the Oil & Gas industry uses Big Data today. The panel will also discuss how new inventions in Big Data Analytics technologies - especially, Prescriptive Analytics - hold the promise to transform several fundamental processes in the Oil & Gas industry.

REGISTRATION: DataWeek registration can be found at http://www.dataweek.co/index/registration.


AYATA is the leader in Prescriptive Analytics® – the science of automatically synthesizing big data, mathematical sciences, business rules, and machine learning to make smarter decisions about future outcomes of a business process. AYATA’s enterprise customers’ use Prescriptive Analytics software to predict future outcomes of their critical business processes, prescribe decision options, and understand the impact of each decision option. AYATA’s technology is adaptive and thus can continuously facilitate accurate decision-making. AYATA is headquartered in Austin, Texas. For more information, contact AYATA at 888.982.9282, visit http://www.AYATA.com and follow us on Twitter @AYATAAnalytics.

CONTACT: Blaine Kohl, AYATA, 1.888.982.9282, ext. 140, blaine(dot)kohl(at)ayata(dot)com

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