Mobile Monday Grand Rapids Explores Big Data

Mobile Technology Association of Michigan’s Grand Rapids chapter of Mobile Monday Michigan is set to explore Big Data and how to effectively analyze it and use it to increase productivity, sales, profitability and other key performance indicators for business

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Mobile Monday Grand Rapids will tackle Big Data at the organization’s upcoming event on May 15th at 5:30 p.m. taking place at Priority Health in Grand Rapids. Featured speaker will be Eric Kort, Research Scientist at the DeVos Cardiovascular Research Program of Spectrum Health and Van Andel Institute, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Michigan State University.

Mr. Kort will explore data-driven approaches to bio-medical research, specifically, how next generation sequencing technologies continue to ramp up the speed at which data is flowing out of the cells that make up our bodies and that by integrating billions of data points we can discover new treatments, gain new understanding of human diseases and much more.

The event is FREE to attend but advance registration is required at http://Meetup.com/MoMoGR. Refreshments will be served courtesy of our host/sponsor Priority Health for those who would like to network ahead of the presentations.

Mobile Monday Grand Rapids is sponsored by the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM), Universal Mind and Priority Health.

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About MTAM

MTAM is a non-profit trade association for Michigan’s mobile / wireless (connected) technologies industry and businesses in all industries utilizing those technologies. We are the first state-based mobile/wireless industry trade association in the U.S., and our mission is: • to facilitate conversation/collaboration between varied sectors of the mobile/wireless eco-system; serve as the bridge to enable diverse organizations to understand each other’s perspectives and needs in order to drive new innovation and opportunities involving these technologies; • to increase the use of, and demand for, Michigan-based mobile/wireless technology products and services in-state, nationally and globally; • to increase the productivity and profitability of every industry vertical in Michigan via the use of these technologies; • to create sustainable jobs and increased entrepreneurial opportunities in the state based on the use of these technologies, thereby achieving substantial growth of Michigan’s economy; • and to help the communities we serve via the use of these technologies. We are also the statewide producer of Mobile Monday Michigan – a mobile / wireless industry networking and education organization which is a branch of the international Mobile Monday organization based in Finland. Here in Michigan we currently have 4 chapters (Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Grand Rapids) with over 3000+ members statewide.
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