Category: Podcast

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How a ‘Data Fabric’ Can Weave the Modern Business

Original Air Date: December 6, 2018 The Guests Bill Peterson, MapR Piet Loubser, Paxata Ravi Shankar, Denodo Scott Clinton, Hortonworks About the Discussion With a multi-cloud world now a foregone conclusion, today’s innovators are working on the design and production of a data fabric. Stretching between and throughout organizations, this information backbone enables transactions that span…
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Narrow AI: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work

Original Air Date: November 29, 2018 The Guests Stefan Groschupf, SalesHero Faisal Abid, Zoom.ai Byron Reese, Gigaom Micah Hollingworth, Broadway.ai   About the Discussion Hollywood has it all wrong with respect to Artificial Intelligence (AI), at least for now. The power of this technology is really focused on automating the mundane, and thus liberating people to…
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Prediction and Prescription: What to do Next?

Original Air Date: November 15, 2018   The Guests Badrish Prakash, Tiger Analytics Bill Franks, International Institute for Analytics About the Discussion Linear regression may be the mainstay of predictive analytics, but these days there are other ways to get that job done. From behavioral science to high-powered graph technology, we’ve come a long way from the…
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Digital Transformation? Don’t Miss the Boat!

Original Air Date: November 8, 2018 The Guests Jeremy Levy, Indicative Rob Perry, ASG Technologies Deborah Baron, Tom Sawyer Software Prashant Bhatia, Stibo Systems About the Discussion Don’t look now: another company just experienced digital transformation the hard way. Almost every day, some company somewhere realizes they missed the boat, while their competition innovated. The good…
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From Hybrid Cloud to Multi-Cloud: Federation for All

Original Air Date: November 1, 2018 The Guests Abdul Rasheed, Rubrik Datos IO Piet Loubser, Paxata Kevin Mcgrath, Spotinst Eric Wright, Turbonomic About the Discussion Almost overnight, information architects went from talking hybrid cloud to multi-cloud. And the reason is clear: multi-cloud is the future! With all the major software vendors now plying their trade in…
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Big Data at-Scale: Riding the Wave

Original Air Date: October 25, 2018 The Guests David Besemer,  MapD Monte Wedenius, Maria DB Dave Stokes, Oracle MySQL Amrita Jain, Glassdoor About the Discussion Just as the first waves of big data challenged legacy systems several years ago, so too is the current tsunami fostering the creation of stronger, more durable information infrastructure. The good…
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Analytics as the Rudder of Today’s Enterprise

Original Air Date: October 18, 2018 The Guests Sean Zinsmeister, ThoughtSpot Gary Ornstein, Yellowbrick Alan McKellar, Rogue Wave About the Discussion The term “data-driven” has become a rallying cry for most businesses in the information economy. But a more accurate concept might be “analytics-driven.” Indeed, if data isn’t providing good analytics for an enterprise, there’s something…
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Be Prepared! How Data Prep Empowers Business

Original Air Date: October 11, 2018 The Guests Christopher Bergh, DataKitchen; Paul Medaille, SAP; Will Davis, Trifacta; About the Discussion Data professionals know from hard experience that quality is as quality does. Almost no data set is perfect, which is why metrics for data quality invariably allow for some percentage of bad data. The question is:…
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Data Strategy Guidebook: Best Practices for Information Design

Original Air Date: October 4, 2018 The Guests Dan Erasmus, TimeXtender Loretta Mahon Smith, IBM About the Discussion President Dwight D. Eisenhower once quipped: “I’ve always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” His point was that the planning process itself yields many benefits, even if plans need to change when reality strikes. In…
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Why a Dynamic Data Catalog Matters

Original Air Date: September 27, 2018 The Guests Rohit Mahajan, Io-Tahoe Ravi Shankar, Denodo Ben Sharma, Zaloni About the Discussion As the explosion of data sources and types continues, most modern enterprises have realized they don’t just need a data catalog, but a dynamic one at that. This relatively new class of technology is much like…
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