Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014
Brickstream, a leader in in-store analytics, today announced that it will be moderating a session focused on the retail industry at this week’s Big Data Week in Atlanta, which is part of a unique platform of interconnected community events that look at the social, political and technological impacts of Big Data. “Retail and Big Data: Leveraging In-Store Analytics,” will take place on Wednesday, May 7 from 2:30-4:00 pm ET at the Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center, located at 250 14th Street NW in Atlanta. Moderated by Brickstream’s co-founder and CTO Ralph Crabtree, the panel session will explore the role of data analytics in brick and mortar retail environments and include technology executives and analytics experts from Accenture, CloudTags, IBM, NAPA, NCR and UPS.
Big Data week events are organized locally in more than 30 cities from May 5-11, 2014. More than 50 speakers will participate throughout the week in Atlanta, representing a variety of industry sectors and business functions. To register and find out more visit: http://www.meetup.com/Atlantas-Big-Data-Week-2014/.
“Data growth is becoming a big issue for retailers as technologies for capturing and analyzing information in real-world environments are catching up with online tools in terms of sophistication,” said Steve Jeffery, CEO of Brickstream. “We look forward to a lively discussion about how retailers and other types of businesses with significant brick-and-mortar footprints can manage the volume, capture accurate data and transform it into useful and relevant insight.”