Big data is a big deal according to the latest McKinsey report, but just how big?

Just how big a deal is big data? Well, according to the latest McKinsey report it’s a very big deal – in fact it regards big data and predictive analytics as one of the 5 leading game-changers in driving growth and renewal. According to the report big data could drive $325 billion incremental annual GDP in retail and manufacturing in the U.S. by 2020 whilst also cutting $285 billion in costs across the government and health care sectors. If that isn’t a big deal, it’s difficult to imagine what is. Continue reading…


IDM 2013: risk-management and governance benefits and their direct business value

Whitehall Media, the UK’s market-leading business-to-business multi-platform media group, is pleased to announce the launch of our eight Identity Management Conference and Exhibition. Identity Management 2013 will be held at the Hotel Russell, London, on 6 November, 2013, and is sponsored by FORGEROCK, axway, courian, Ping identity, Hitachi ID, Salford Software, Aveksa, Layer 7, and is partnered by SNIA, SC Magazine and Tech Target. Featured speaker Continue reading…


Identity Management 2013: your views and opinions

Whitehall Media ran yet another successful Identity Management Conference and Exhibition at the Hotel Russell, London, on 219 June, 2013. IDM, 2013, was our seventh identity management conference and was an event geared towards exploring IDM’s transition from IT Infrastructure to business intelligence resource. It brought together important IAM decision-makers from across the public sector, banking, finance, Continue reading…


Big Data Analytics Conference, 2013: the next frontier in innovation and competition for the large enterprise sector

Whitehall Media, the UK’s market-leading business-to-business multi-platform media group is delighted to announce the launch of another big data analytics conference: Big Data Analytics, 2013 – the next frontier in innovation and competition for the large enterprise sector. June’s event proved to be so popular and successful that we’ve decided to run another one. The event will be held at the Hotel Russell, London, on 7 November. The Conference is being sponsored by a number of industry-leading companies like Pentahoo, QuikView, Logi Analytics, Gavurin, Datawatch, Jaspersoft, basho, MuSigma and Streria, and partnered with SNIA and ComputerWeekly.com. The event is already proving to very popular and a large number of big data end-users have already signed up to attend what promises to be yet another prestigious Big Data Conference. Continue reading…


The Jigsaw of Big Data Analytics

When you open a 5,000 piece jigsaw and look inside it looks daunting and impossible! Especially if the picture is for example baked beans! It may seem an impossible task. Like understanding Big Data Analytics.

But applying some logical structure you can start to build it. First find the corner pieces and the straight edges, before long you have built the frame. Then you turn all the pieces over and start to build the picture. Continue reading…


Government ICT procurement policy: opening up greater opportunities for SMEs

The government’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Strategy, published in 2010, set out the way in which the government ICT landscape would change over the current spending review period: it included 30 points of action which it believed would lay the foundations for achieving the Strategy’s core objectives of reducing waste and project failure and stimulating economic growth, creating a common ICT infrastructure, using ICT to enable and deliver change and strengthening governance. Continue reading…


Public Sector Enterprise ICT, 2013: Government ICT Strategy – Delivering the Strategic Implementation Plan

Whitehall Media is the leading organiser of strategic, content-focussed public sector conferences and events for Government, Business and Industry across UK. We are a business-to-business multi-platform media group, whose brands inform, inspire and connect within the sectors we operate in. We aim to deliver a high quality, content-focussed public sector conference programme that addresses high level strategic issues within the market places in which we operate, and to offer practical and technical information through seminars and One to Ones. Continue reading…