21 Jun 2016
Webinar: Big Data Analytics for Actuaries – Capabilities for Sourcing, Storing & Analysis
New technologies have changed the analysis of data and opened up new possibilities for obtaining information. The euphoria over these new technologies has led to a big data hype. With a reality check we look, what opportunities today for actuaries incurred as a result of how the data analysis changed landscape and what tools are currently available. The webinar covers the collecting, storing and using of Big Data. In addition, we show how Cognitive Computing can be used today within the insurance industry in Germany.
This webcast is for practitioners who want to know more about the possibilities of big data analytics and who want to look behind the scenes of Big Data & Cognitive technologies.
The webinar is open to all interested persons.
Technical requirements and test sessionPlease check with your IT department if your firewall and computer settings support webinar participations (the programme GoToWebinar is used for the webinar). Please also make sure that you are joining the webinar with a stable internet connection.
On 15 June 2016 between 10:00 – 10:30 o’clock there will be a test session offered to all registered participants to test the software. Participation is voluntary.
Purpose and Nature
Jochen Stark, IT Architect Analytics Insurance, IBMJochen Stark is working on making our planet smarter by creating innovative analytical solutions together with insurance customers. He likes taking the challenge to provide all relevant information to empower all user to explore and interact with information and deliver insights – even to go further to automate decisions within the business processes. Jochen’s passion is to create out of the rich IBM analytics portfolio suitable solutions which help to customer to gain better business outcomes. Impressed and astonished by the win of IBM Watson (a computer system) at the quiz Jeopardy! in the United States, Jochen started to work on the topic of cognitive computing, natural language processing, visualizations and how the combination of this will help his clients.Within the webinar Jochen will show you how you can use and benefit of cognitive computing within the insurance industry.
Wilfried Hoge, IT Architect Big Data Analytics, IBMWilfried Hoge is a senior IT architect at IBM Germany and an expert in designing complex IT infrastructures for next generation information architectures. He has more than 10 years of experience in planning and implementing data warehouse and business intelligence environments and works on Big Data architectures since 2011. His current focus is on hybrid architectures that integrate on premise infrastructure with cloud environments and on interactive advanced analytics with open source technology.Within the webinar Wilfried will show how a next generation architecture might look like and how interactive advanced analytics is done on cloud.