Author: Eric Kavanagh

Let's talk Data Management

Say What? It’s a Matter of Semantics

ORIGINAL AIR DATE: December 21, 2017 The Guests Malcolm Chisholm, First San Francisco Partners Patrick McClory, Datapipe Alan Edelman, Professor, MIT About the Discussion For years, Semantic Technologies have tried to connect information systems in meaningful ways, but the need has never been greater. These days, the pressure of Big Data systems is forcing a…
Read more


Data Engineers and the Rise of DataOps

ORIGINAL DATE: December 7, 2017 The Guests Usama Fayyad, Open Insights Chris Berg, DataKitchen Nick Elprin, Domino Data Lab About the Discussion The rise of DevOps (Development Operations) revolutionized how innovation gets done. Developers working closely with operations personnel have made tremendous strides in addressing hot-button issues for all kinds of organizations. But in many…
Read more


The Surreal Rise: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Hollywood storylines notwithstanding, machine learning and artificial intelligence dominate discussions in the world of enterprise technology these days.


Batten Down the Hatches: Here Comes GDPR

DATE: December 14, 2017 TIME: 3 PM Eastern / 12 PM Pacific The Guests Stijn Christiaens,  Collibra David Kruger,  Absio Jason Ma,  Alation Darren Cooper,  Stibo Systems Plus Co-Host:  William McKnight, President of McKnight Consulting Group About the Discussion Nobody likes to get hit with a massive fine; and most people like their privacy to…
Read more


Analytics Drives the Information Economy

DATE: January 11, 2018 TIME: 3 PM Eastern / 12 PM Pacific About the Discussion In a data-driven world, insights rule the day. If you examine the innovators across all industries, you’ll find one common thread: analytics. This is especially true for cloud-borne business models, but even traditional brick-and-mortar operations are analyzing data any way…
Read more


Big Data + Machine Learning = Business Value

DATE: January 18, 2018 TIME: 3 PM Eastern / 12 PM Pacific About the Discussion Visionary open-source advocate Usama Fayyad says there’s so much low-hanging fruit for machine learning, that the value of practically any initiative would likely be “plus or minus a million” dollars. His point is that machine learning offers a wealth of…
Read more


Could Cloud Finally Overtake On-Prem? Maybe

DATE: January 25, 2018 TIME: 3 PM Eastern / 12 PM Pacific About the Discussion In journalism, they say to follow the money if you want to know what the real story is. The same holds true for business, and these days, all the major software vendors are investing heavily in cloud. While Amazon still…
Read more


Data Warehousing and Data Lakes: The Big Picture

DATE: February 1, 2018 TIME: 3 PM Eastern / 12 PM Pacific About the discussion For decades, the Data Warehouse has dominated the information landscape. Then Big Data happened, and the concept of Data Lakes started to change the way information is gathered, stored, analyzed and used. Today, information managers have an abundance of choices…
Read more


Enterprise Architecture in the Era of Hybrid Cloud

DATE: February 8, 2018 TIME: 3 PM Eastern / 12 PM Pacific About the Host Eric Kavanagh CEO, The Bloor Group Eric has more than 20 years of experience as a career journalist with a keen focus on enterprise technologies. He designs and moderates a variety of New Media programs, including The Briefing Room, Information…
Read more


Finders Keepers: The New Age of Data Discovery

DATE: February 15, 2018 TIME: 3 PM Eastern / 12 PM Pacific About the Host Eric Kavanagh CEO, The Bloor Group Eric has more than 20 years of experience as a career journalist with a keen focus on enterprise technologies. He designs and moderates a variety of New Media programs, including The Briefing Room, Information…
Read more