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Big Data and Data Analytics

The Big Data & Data Analytics Event

On Tuesday 25th April at 6pm, Capita IT Resourcing held an evening called the ‘Big Data & Data Analytics’ event. The purpose of the event was to engage with senior professionals within Big Data and Analytics and to understand our clients’ needs within this sector. Held at an impressive tech venue in central London, the evening consisted of drinks, presentations, nibbles and networking. 

We had three speakers, Doug Brown, Ryan Moriarty and Simon Rowse who each presented 15 minute talks about how Big Data and Data Analytics could play a key part in helping businesses grow. After a brief Q&A, we all enjoyed a selection of finger food and drinks to network at the bar before finishing around 9pm.


The event took a commercial view on Big Data and Analytics business in positive and tangible ways to drive business performance. From employee engagement to being able to extract commercial value from your business data, our presenters provided the audience with tangible examples of success stories and hints and tips as to how to get the most value from your investment in Big Data and Analytics.


Our speakers Doug Brown, Ryan Moriarty and Simon Rowse are experts in BI, Data and Analytics, and had previously spoken at Big Data events. Their bios are below:

Doug Brown:
Doug has extensive practical experience of delivering award winning digital/Big Data transformation projects gained from working at big four advisory firms and start-ups both in Europe and the US. He will be speaking about how data analytics and employee engagement can create business value. Prior to joining Capita as Chief Data Scientist, Doug was the Global Head of Big Data at Betsson Group. In his spare time, Doug is passionate about supporting and mentoring entrepreneurs and start-up companies.

Ryan Moriarty:
Ryan is an experienced Analytics & Data Science leader, with a proven track record of building highly effective teams that drive commercial value through data. He has worked across a range of industries, both in the UK and globally. Currently, Ryan is working for ‘Lost My Name’ which is a company that makes personalised products for children using a unique blend of creative storytelling, design and engineering superpowers. Ryan is passionate about the role data must play in businesses, especially creative start-ups.

Simon Rowse:
Simon is a former Metropolitan Police Data Analytics Manager and Data Driven Corporate Strategy Consultant. He is now responsible for leveraging Data and Analytics within Capita’s Group Business Development across large scale BPO and New Enterprise work streams. Simon will be discussing the Analytical Maturity of organisations and the supporting infrastructure required to generate real value from Data Science. 

If you missed this event due to previous engagements or you take an interest in Big Data and Data Analytics, then please get in touch with Waqar Zaidi who will keep you up to date on our future events.

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