Big Data is a game changer. From employees’ generated data to machine generated data, organizations have to deal with new streams of data that come their way. This is a new era of data-driven insights in all industries. Many consider big data as a revolution that requires all of our attention, program, and project managers are not immune. Interested in leading the change? Join this presentation to understand the role of big data program/project managers, the required skills, what the team structure looks like, how to define the program direction, and milestones. This presentation will also provide an overview of resources, tools, and techniques to better understand the basic of big data analytics, how you can meticulously plan and then actively manage your big data projects successfully.