TÜBİTAK BİLGEM Information Technologies Institute (BTE) held the 2015 Cloud Computing and Big Data Workshop at The Green Park Hotel, Pendik, İstanbul between 10-11 December of 2015 under the theme of “Big Data and Analytical Gains in the Public”. The workshop brought together many names both from the public and private sector and from universities which are either interested or specialized in big data researches.
Kenan Şahin (PhD), the Mayor of Pendik Municipality, Prof. Hacı Ali Mantar, President of BİLGEM, Mehmet Sezgin (PhD), Director of BTE along with BİLGEM institute directors and many other people from both public and private sector joined the inauguration program of the event. During the event, it was generally debated how to best serve the needs of the public through big data analytics. In this regard, basing upon the knowledge and experience of shareholders, main emphasis was on the data that could be of utmost benefit for the public and their analytics accordingly.
TÜBİTAK BİLGEM BTE goes on conducting its researches in cloud computing and big data in line with developments around the world and the country’s needs. And its project “Cloud Computing and Big Data Research Laboratory” is supported by the Investment Program of the Turkish Ministry of Development. Additionally, with this laboratory, the following is aimed: To conduct advanced researches in the fields of cloud computing and big data, to develop products with opportunities in the country, to carry out researches for the shareholders who intend to specialize in these fields and to receive consultancy thereof.