Cubic to present on big data future
The presenter will be Phil Silver, the company’s director of business developments at its Urban Insights Associates subsidiary. The panel discussion, titled “Data Gathering, Data Usage, Data Sharing,” will be hosted in Seattle July 16-17. The overall theme of the event is “Building a Smart, Diverse and Shared Travel Network.”
Urban Insights is Cubic’s consultancy firm that specializes in using big data tools as well as data analytic science technologies to discover insights as well as solve challenges caused by congestion, urbanization and mobility. These factors are considered the main problems of “smart cities.”
"Cubic's NextCity vision brings together the holistic management of regional mobility and Urban Insights delivers the predictive analytics outcomes to help government and private companies use big data to inform, make decisions, shape policy and affect communities," Matt Cole, executive vice president for strategy and business development of Cubic Transportation Systems, said. "We understand the importance of combining the latest innovations in transportation, technology and actionable information for faster and more reliable methods of travel."