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Wednesday, April 22 • 11:15 - 12:15
British Gas Connected Homes: 5 Things We Wish We Had Known Before Building a Data Platform

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British Gas Connected Homes (the creators of Hive Active Heating) embarked last year in the creation of a unified platform for all their different IoT projects. The company is a subsidiary of British Gas specialising in connected devices in the home and handles data ranging from smart gas and electricity meters to connected thermostats and boilers. Jim Anning and Josep Casals will go through their experience building a unified platform with Apache Cassandra, Apache Spark and related technologies. Focus will be of the main lessons learnt and the things they wish they had known beforehand.

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Josep Casals

Lead Data Engineer, British Gas Connected Homes
Josep Casals is Lead Data Engineer at British Gas Connected Homes. He specialises on data platforms, the Internet of Things and technological innovation. His previous experience includes successful startups in the field of Telecoms and Software as a Service.

Wednesday April 22, 2015 11:15 - 12:15 BST
Edinburgh Suite

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