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NEXT 2019

October 8-10 Las Vegas

Data Is Your Business

Find the insights in your data at NEXT 2019, the first smart conference for data pioneers. Meet the experts, the futurists and the realists. Capture the latest trends, strategies and tools to accelerate the return on your data. It's all right here.

Benefit

Get the innovation from your investment in data

Network

Connect with your peers to share insights and opportunities

Win

Understand the latest data trends and where the industry is going

Learn

Gain your DataOps Fundamentals certification

Alex Honnold

Alex Honnold, Free-Solo Rock Climber

Fear and Uncertainty but No Doubt

Learn to control fear when success is uncertain but mandatory. Hear Alex Honnold, audacious rock climber, talk about mental control on a 3,000-foot cliff – without a rope.

Zeynep Tufekci

Zeynep Tufekci, Technosociologist

This Is Next for Technology and Society

Get a fresh view of our world with our mainstage speaker, Dr. Zeynep Tufekci. She's a noted technosociologist and professor of information science. And she's awesome.

Data Insights That Just Won't Stop

You'll hear special presenters throughout. We're adding more all the time.

You Deserve a HandClap!

You Deserve a HandClap!

Three days in Vegas doesn't happen without a party. We'll close out this year's NEXT with a celebration featuring Fitz and the Tantrums.

NEXT 2019 Strategy Spotlights

Find in-depth best practices and real-world case studies for digital strategies that your peers use to engage the power in their data. Make your organization more productive and innovative than ever.

Intelligent DataOps: Unleash Your Innovation Potential

Intelligent DataOps: Unleash Your Innovation Potential

It can be difficult to get the right information to the right person at the right time. The way we manage, store and scale data have all changed thanks to governance and compliance changes, modern infrastructures and data engineering...

It can be difficult to get the right information to the right person at the right time. The way we manage, store and scale data have all changed thanks to governance and compliance changes, modern infrastructures and data engineering and integration challenges. To keep up with market changes, you need to evolve and work better with data at scale. Increase your productivity and innovation with Intelligent DataOps, an agile approach that improves the communication, integration and automation of data.
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Cloud Acceleration for the Real World: Yours

Cloud Acceleration for the Real World: Yours

Now that cloud has become an integral part of yours and virtually every other enterprise's IT strategy, how can you improve your cloud adoption and rationalization. It's a huge priority for most. Hitachi Vantara is a leader in helping...

Now that cloud has become an integral part of yours and virtually every other enterprise's IT strategy, how can you improve your cloud adoption and rationalization. It's a huge priority for most. Hitachi Vantara is a leader in helping organizations optimize and accelerate their cloud strategies across public, private, and hybrid clouds. We know how to achieve the right mix of cost optimization, IT agility, security and data governance. In this session, you'll hear real-world case studies on how to take the risk out of the vital advancements your IT strategy demands, including application migration and modernization to public clouds, automated hybrid cloud data pipelines and retention, and virtualized and container-based private cloud strategies for enterprise apps, DevOps, and more. Come listen to the people who have been in your shoes and thrived.
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Accelerate Your Data Center Transformation

Accelerate Your Data Center Transformation

To execute in a fast-moving, competitive market, you need to provide data for business operations and analytics. But how do you respond quickly and effectively when your existing infrastructure can’t meet the challenges of today or...

To execute in a fast-moving, competitive market, you need to provide data for business operations and analytics. But how do you respond quickly and effectively when your existing infrastructure can’t meet the challenges of today or tomorrow? For successful digital transformation, you need new data center infrastructure with agile and cloud-like convenience. And it needs to be powered by AI operations to continuously automate and optimize resource deployments. In this session, hear strategies and best practices on how to use your data to drive more automation and agility across your operations and reach the next level of innovation.
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Get Your Head Start in Smart Spaces and IoT

Get Your Head Start in Smart Spaces and IoT

Provide real-time visibility, a streamlined experience and more efficient operations with smart spaces and IoT. These technologies transform the way humans interact with the physical world and change markets as competitors and disruptors...

Provide real-time visibility, a streamlined experience and more efficient operations with smart spaces and IoT. These technologies transform the way humans interact with the physical world and change markets as competitors and disruptors look for every advantage. From campuses to factory floors to retail environments, smart spaces and IoT combine connectivity, video, lidar, sensor data and AI to multiply the power of data and analytics. But how do you apply it all to reach the outcomes you need? In this special session, you’ll get a no-hype-zone look at how successful organizations like yours capture the advantages of these emerging technologies.
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DataOps is The Fun in Fundamentals

Credibility in data operations and business outcomes comes with your credential in DataOps Fundamentals at NEXT 2019. Developed and taught by the University of San Francisco and Hitachi Vantara, the workshop is for business leaders and data analysts alike. There's prework so check it out now.

Don't Believe Us

Believe the people who came to NEXT last year. But you can still believe us, too. Really.

"I'm continually amazed and surprised at all the areas of innovation Hitachi is involved in and leading."

– Business Leader

"Fantastic event. I don't go to many anymore, because there's no value."

– Industry Analyst

You Rocked
Last Year's NEXT

What a great event! Second only to NEXT 2019. Check it out.

You Rocked Last Year's NEXT

Pics or It Didn't Happen

Oh, it happened alright. Last year everyone learned and networked so much. And maybe partied a little.

NEXT 2018 was data all the time
NEXT 2018 was data all the time
We had loads of experts at our Breakouts
We had loads of experts at our Breakouts
We honored our Transformation Award winners
We honored our Transformation Award winners
Our guests got their big questions answered
Our guests got their big questions answered
Your peers filled our General Sessions
Your peers filled our General Sessions
We partied in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter
We partied in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter
Our closing party was fun for all!
Our closing party was fun for all!
We talked with many panels of your peers
We talked with many panels of your peers
We filled our Strategy Spotlights with… strategy
We filled our Strategy Spotlights with… strategy
The networking reception brought everyone out!
The networking reception brought everyone out!
NEXT 2018 was data all the time
We had loads of experts at our Breakouts
We honored our Transformation Award winners
Our guests got their big questions answered
Your peers filled our General Sessions
We partied in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter
Our closing party was fun for all!
We talked with many panels of your peers
We filled our Strategy Spotlights with… strategy
The networking reception brought everyone out!

We Hold This Event To Be Self-Evident

We both know all the great info and insights we're packing into NEXT 2019. But does your boss need a little convincing? Here's a justification memo you can give your manager. See you at NEXT!

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Look Who Else Will Be There!

We're so proud of our sponsors. They'll complete your NEXT 2019 experience.

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