by Alpesh Doshi
use of social graphs - a network of relationships - to understand users better and tailor user experiences.
Questions answered :
How can you Use social data? How does big data apply to social experiences?
Technology has long history in the world of design and architecture. Before there was social networking, search engines and email, the architectural industry made a big step from pencil drawings on velum to the digitized world of CAD drawings. Now 30 years later the next big step in the industry is changing the what, how, and why of what we do. This session will show you a behind the scenes look into the architecture industry and show how technology is playing a key role in the next evolution of it. Focusing on the conversion to Building Information Modelling (BIM), parametric modelling, and data generation/analysis, this talk will give you a snap shot of this change.
Questions answered :
We will show you how this technology is changing HOW we design the buildings you occupy. We will look into WHY it's changing the design of the built environment. And we will pose the question to the tech industry of WHAT role you will play in this next evolution.
by Dan Sutherland
Over the past several months three Tech City organisations, Carrenza, Optimity and euNetworks, have been working in partnership to deliver the Intelligent Buildings programme to the City, delivering on-demand connectivity and compute resource over the LAN. In doing this we identified this also fits well for Digital Shoreditch, offering an ideal solution to addressing some of the major connectivity issues in the area, and in turn is ideal to support rapid growth. As a result we have formed The Shoreditch Network, a unique initiative from three likeminded organisations with the aim of providing the area with on-demand access to the latest technology, and therefore enabling Tech City in the 21st century. The Shoreditch Network initiative will also see the companies involved partner with local educational organisations, through offering internships and apprenticeships in their businesses to help drive the scheme. This talk, delivered by the CEO and owner of Carrenza, will discuss what we are doing and the benefits this will offer to organisations in Digital Shoreditch: * Reduced cost for IT * Flexible and cost effective - you can select the exact mix of services you require * Better focus of capital expenditure on those things that offer strategic value to your business * Eradicates the need for a server room in your office or an external data centre Questions answered : * What is The Shoreditch Network? * How does this improve the Shoreditch community? * How does this benefit the organisations in the community? * How can organisations better use technology to increase efficiencies and lower overheads?
21st May to 1st June 2012