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WIT Inc. to Host Michigan and Ohio's First Business Intellience and Big Data Summit

TROY, MI -- (Marketwire) -- 01/31/13 -- WIT Inc., a Business Intelligence (BI) consulting firm, will host the Great Lakes BI and Big Data Summit on March 14, 2013 at the Westin Hotel in Southfield, MI. Registration for the event is open at for $99.

The one-day inaugural conference will offer two tracks -- business case studies and technology vendor presentations -- covering topics such as:

  • Agile and In-Memory BI
  • Big Data
  • Innovations in BI Technology
  • Mobile BI
  • Real World Business Cases
  • Unstructured Data

Keynote speakers will include Wayne Eckerson and Donald Farmer. Eckerson, formerly of The Data Warehouse Institute (TDWI) will be speaking about, "The Big Data Revolution: Integrating Big Data in BI Ecosystems." Farmer, a former BI leader at Microsoft and now the Vice President of Product Management at QlikTech, will be discussing "BI for the Right Side of the Brain."

Business case presentations from great Michigan-based organizations include Haworth, Kelly Services, Oakland University and Quicken Loans. Cheezburger from California will also discuss key successes in BI. Vendor sponsors include Attivio, iDashboards, Microsoft, QlikTech and SAS.

Learn from and network with BI industry leaders. This event is hosted by WIT. Reserve your seat today!

About WIT Inc.

WIT Inc. is a Business Intelligence ("BI") consulting firm, headquartered in Troy, Michigan. Founded in 1996, WIT's mission is to help its customers "Harness the Power of BI" by providing elite software and professional service solutions. WIT specializes in traditional Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse consulting, as well as advanced topics including Agile BI, Data Discovery, Data Mining, and Predictive Analytics. Clients range from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies in industries such as Automotive, Manufacturing and Healthcare, just to name a few. For more information, please visit

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