In the struggle for survival, the fittest win out at the expense of their rivals because they succeed in adapting themselves best to their environment.” In this sentence, Darwin clearly defines today’s BI agility imperative. With information access the key to agility, and new big data and cloud opportunities in play, how are innovative IT organizations such as Telus adapting to keep pace?
Learn how Telus, Bell Canada, NYSE, Qualcomm, Pfizer and others use data virtualization to deliver the critical information their agile businesses require. Key topics addressed include:
- Why big data and cloud computing are breaking traditional data integration paradigms
- How data virtualization increases BI agility
- Why Telus adopted data virtualization
- Where Telus has applied data virtualization
- What business benefits have Telus achieved from data virtualization
David Besemer is the CTO of Composite Software, a role he transitioned into after four years as VP of Engineering. Before joining Composite, David was a “freelance CTO”, providing software technology intelligence to venture capital firms. Prior to that he was the CTO of eStyle, an e-commerce retailer serving the lifestyle needs of families. Previously, David ran a successful enterprise software consulting practice, headed software product marketing at NeXT Computer, built program trading systems on Wall Street, and researched natural language processing systems at GE’s Corporate R&D center.
Shaun de Souza manages BI strategy, technology, and integration services in the Systems for Business Intelligence group at TELUS. Earlier in his career, Shaun was a Senior Systems analyst at TELUS Mobility, CIBC, and Rogers Wireless. Shaun holds a B.Sc, Business Actuarial Science and Economics from the