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Strathclyde Business School Evening Talk on 'Big Data Analytics'

Strathclyde Business School event explored the relevance of 'Big Data Analytics' for the modern manager.

July 1, 2013 9:54 by

About 50 students, alumni, and community members gathered on Strathclyde Business School UAE’s Abu Dhabi campus for a ‘Big Data Analytics’ evening talk on June 25, 2013. The seminar was held to address the enigma and utility of big data for modern managers, and was delivered by Strathclyde’s own Dr Matthew Revie. Matthew, based in Strathclyde’s Department of Management Science, has extensive experience providing decision support and continuing professional development to a wide range of organizations.

Over the course of Tuesday’s two-hour community lecture, Matthew provided insights on how big data can be used and the various considerations that should be kept in mind when trying to successfully implement big data analytics strategically and meaningfully within an organization. He then stuck around to answer questions from audience members, encouraging those with applicable concerns in their own workplaces to get in touch after the seminar.

Captivating case studies and straightforward non-technical dissections of the features, techniques, benefits, and complexities of big data analytics allowed this evening talk to successfully demystify this important topic in a way that was both enlightening and useful for the forward thinking managers in attendance.

Please contact Strathclyde UAE PR Manager Deborah Blinder, [email protected], with any questions about this event.



Winner of the Times Higher Education UK University of the Year 2012-2013, the University of Strathclyde is one of only 57 institutions in the world to hold all three major international accreditations (AMBA, AACSB, and EQUIS) for its MBA programme, which is also accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research. In the recent 2013 Financial Times Global MBA rankings, Strathclyde Business School ranked in the top 100 MBA programmes in the world, and in the top 25 in Europe. The University of Strathclyde was established in 1796 as ‘the place of useful learning’ and this remains its mission today: to combine academic excellence with social and economic relevance. The university is committed to the advancement of society through the pursuit of excellence in research, education and knowledge exchange, and through creative engagement with partner organizations at local, national and international levels. With a UAE presence that was established in 1995, Strathclyde Business School offers part-time executive MBA programmes via state-of-the-art campuses in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi. For more information, please log on to

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