IBM Big Data and Analytics Faculty Award
Oficina de Comunicación
November 29, 2013


Congratulations to Dr. José Incera, Director of the Master of Information Technology and Management, for receiving the Big Data and Analytics IBM Faculty Award, which recognizes his work in the development of projects and courses of Big Data and its contribution to training students able to analyze large volumes of information strategically, be developers of Big Data and business analysts.

In a ceremony at the Raul Auditorium Baillères ITAM, officials of the Academic Division of Engineering and IBM gave Dr. Incera recognition for his contribution to form the "Data Architects of Tomorrow " through the new area concentration " Information and Business Analytics " from the Masters .

"We are very grateful to IBM for their support during the design of our curricular offerings," said Dr. Incera. "The suggestions received through the network of professionals and academics that IBM has integrated, have enabled us to structure a sound program of great international importance." He said through the IBM Academic Initiative, ITAM students can access cutting-edge technologies for the capture, organization, operation and analysis of large volumes of information. "With this recognition the ITAM reaffirms commitment to train leaders capable of excellence to raise the level of competitiveness of our organizations and thereby transform our society," added Dr. Incera.

Salvador Martínez Vidal, President and General Manager of IBM Mexico, after the ceremony gave a lecture about IBM's vision on trends that will most impact processing in the current environment: mobile technologies, scalable ecosystems , environments defined by software , digital commerce, analytics, education , contextual computing, among others.

"Leaders in business, education and government must take action to foster a new generation of talent with technical expertise and unique ideas to get the most out of an increasingly large volume of data (Big Data)," said Martínez Vidal. "To reduce this gap in skills, IBM is committed to partnering with universities as the ITAM to offer students a curriculum of Big Data and Analytics to have a real impact on current market data driven."