Big Data CoE Barcelona provides tools, data sets and value-added Big Data capabilities to enable companies on defining, testing and validating Big Data models before its final implementation. The center also offers training services for professionals looking for specialization within the field and a dissemination programme focused on showing trends and Big Data success cases to spread among businesses a new culture based on the value of the data.
The 4 main activities of Big Data CoE Barcelona:
Big Data Consultancy: strategic and technological assessment for the identification of opportunities, the conceptualization and validation of solutions for data valorization and its application in business processes.
Proofs of Concept: projects between 3 and 4 months long aimed at demonstrating the value of Big Data and the benefits of these technologies. This service is targeted towards companies and organizations with limited knowledge and background in Big Data.
Projects: projects beyond 6 months equally covering the phase of concept testing and validation of the model, but with an effort devoted to technology transfer and validation activities. These kind of projects are targeted towards companies that do not find a solution meeting their needs in the commercial Big Data market.
Technology transfer: Big Data CoE Barcelona will offer the knowledge of its experts to enhance the training activities of the collaborating entities. In addition, it will implement on demand and in company programs in order to meet the specific needs of its customers.
Specialised training: Technology transfer will be pushed among customers at various stages of project implementation, so end users and managers can directly benefit from direct and hands-on training.
Big Data Talent program: The Center of Excellence in Big Data Barcelona will support the identification and evaluation of candidates for companies looking for Big Data experts, starting from the co-operation with universities and offering trainees programs for executing Big Data projects in the center.