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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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The Power of Transformation: CTOs on the Move

Original Air Date: September 20, 2018 The Guests Anthony Deighton, Celonis Danielle Grossi, SAP Data Network Andrew Sohn, Crawford & Co. About the Discussion As the C-Suite revolution continues, another role has emerged in forward-looking companies: the Chief Transformation Officer. In some organizations, the title is Chief Digital Officer; but either way, this role is focused…
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One Size Does Not Fit All: Database Innovation At-Scale

Original Air Date: September 13, 2018 The Guests Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike Tobias Ternstrom, Google Peter Baker, Intel About the Discussion The godfather of enterprise database technology, Dr. Michael Stonebraker, evangelized back in 2005 that one size does not fit all. His point was that relational databases wound up getting used for a wide variety of business…
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Speak Softly: How Non-Invasive Data Governance Works

Original Air Date: September 6, 2018 The Guests Robert Seiner, KIKconsulting.com Mitesh Shah, MapR About the Discussion There are three widely-used approaches to implement data governance. The command-and-control approach, the traditional (if you build it, they will come) approach and the non-invasive approach. Join a rowdy group of data seers as they share their thoughts on how…
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How Citizen Developers Are Advancing Digital Data

Original Air Date: August 30, 2018 The Guests Anthony Algmin, Algmin Consulting Scott Menter, BP Logix Joshua Carr, IBM About the Discussion Time was, developers were hard to find. Only a handful of professionals chose this career path back in the 1980s and 1990s. Things changed when the Web took off, as javascript and html became…
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Get It Together: Modern Data Pipelines

Original Air Date: August 23, 2018 The Guests Nate Sandford, Datorama Trey Johnson, ZAP Kelly Stirman, Dremio Christopher Bergh, DataKitchen About the Discussion With the information economy now in full swing, businesses everywhere are relying on ever more data to drive their decisions. And that data comes in an ever-growing list of shapes and sizes. Simply…
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Advanced Business Intelligence: Closing the Loop

Original Air Date: August 16, 2018 The Guests Mike Ferguson,  Intelligent Business Strategies Brian Booden,  Analyst Chris Knoch,  Big Squid About the Discussion The growth of big data and business analytics opened new doors for analysts who are always eager to learn more about their markets and opportunities. And business analytics enables companies to examine much…
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