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Just the Policies, Ma’am: A Recipe for Good Governance

Original Air Date: March 14, 2019 The Guests John Ladley, Consultant Rohit Mahajan, Io-Tahoe Dan Wu, Immuta Collibra About the Discussion Those who write policy know the challenges. The key is to distill a business concern down to a handful of words that can be understood, adhered to, and enforced. For all things data, this…
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Internet of Marketing: The MarTech 7,000 Grows

DATE: March 7, 2019 TIME: 3 PM Eastern / 12 PM Pacific The Guests Michael Locke, MTA Justin Kitigawa, HG Data Adam Johnson, ActiveCampaign Sky Cassidy, Mountain Top Data About the Discussion Choices, choices, choices! The modern marketer has an embarrassment of riches in terms of application options. In fact, the market has reached such a…
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Hadoop Regroup? It’s All About the Cloud Now

Original Air date: February 28, 2019 The Guests Dan Potter, Attunity Joel Horwitz, WANdisco About the Discussion Now that the mighty have merged (Cloudera and Hortonworks, under the former’s brand), and the word “Hadoop” seems to be fading into the history books, the game has changed for big data management. And guess where things are…
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Google and Amazon: The Future of Data Centers?

Original Air Date: February 21, 2019 The Guests Keno Fischer, Julia Computing Chris Carter, Approyo Patrick Mcfaddin, Datastax About the Discussion Time was, every major corporation built their own data centers! You found an appropriate site with enough power and cooling, bought all the hardware, set up the operating systems, loaded your applications, and then,…
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FinTech Revolution: A Data-Driven Renaissance

Original Air Date: February 14, 2019 The Guests Greg Michaelson, DataRobot Zac Sheffer, Elsen Dan Darnell, ParallelM Co Host, Dr. Peter Went, The Bloor Group About the Discussion Follow the money! That’s what they always say in the world of journalism. And these days, the financial services industry needs to pay special attention to that…
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Elementary, Dear Watson, and Leonardo, and Einstein!

Original Air Date: February 7, 2019 The Guests Eric Wright, Turbonomic Andy Mutz, SAP About the Discussion What are the biggest bets in the world of enterprise computing? IBM has Watson, SAP Leonardo, and Salesforce has Einstein. In each case, a venerable software company has thrown down the gauntlet, hoping to capture enough market and mindshare…
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Data Fabric Deep Dive: A Foundation for the Digital Economy

DATE: January 31, 2019 TIME: 3 PM Eastern / 12 PM Pacific The Guests Saptarshi Sengupta, Denodo Anand Iyer, Quantum Spatial, Inc Toby Scammell, Womply Sean Martin, Cambridge Semantics Charles Holive, Sisense About the Discussion The foundation of business technology has long been the database. Hadoop changed all that, at least for a percentage of innovative organizations.…
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Contain Yourself? The Key to Hybrid Cloud

Original Air Dare: January 24, 2019 The Guests Tom Petrocelli, Amalgam Insights Samuel Holcman, Pinnacle Business Group Pakshi Rajan, Paxata About the Discussion The next major evolution of enterprise computing is here: containers! Whether it’s Kubernetes, Docker, or any of the niche players in this new space, containers are revolutionizing how the sausage gets made. What’s…
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Analytic Agility: The Key to Competitive Advantage

DATE: January 10, 2019 TIME: 3 PM Eastern / 12 PM Pacific The Guests Jed Dougherty, Dataiku Christopher Bergh, DataKitchen Ashley Kramer, Alteryx Piet Loubser, Paxata About the Discussion Think fast! That might just be the mantra for today’s successful business. Markets change all the time, and the early bird gets the worm. That’s why analytic agility…
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Going Deep: The Remarkable Power of Deep Learning

Original Air Date: December 13, 2018 The Guests Nir Bar-Lev, Allegro.ai Greg Michaelson, DataRobot Tom Wilde, Indico About the Discussion Cracking the human genome, understanding the inner workings of the brain, finding patterns in the socioeconomic evolution of human beings — these are some of the meaty challenges that Deep Learning can help us tackle. Whether…
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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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Big Data: How to Make It Work for You

DATE: January 17, 2019 TIME: 3 PM Eastern / 12 PM Pacific The Guests Shant Hovsepian , Arcadia Data Andy Sheldon, Unifi Software Sean Zinsmeister,ThoughtSpot About the Discussion Big Data continues to reshape the business world in deep and compelling ways. But not everyone has yet cracked the code for leveraging this plentiful resource. Many companies have…
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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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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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Down to Business: Data Science Use Cases

Original Air Date: August 9, 2018 The Guests Stephen Pratt, Noodle.ai Steve Wood, Dell Boomi Carla Gentry,  Data Scientist / Owner of Analytical-Solution Stephen Smith, Eckerson Group About the Discussion As the data management industry gets its practices down to a science, many business are realizing significant benefits across a wide spectrum: better sales, more accurate…
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Zen and the Art of Fine-Tuning Instincts with Data

Original Air Date: August 2, 2018 The Guests John Ladley, First San Francisco Partners Donald Farmer, Treehive Consulting Phil Morris, Rogue Wave About the Discussion For centuries, business leaders have relied on gut instinct to drive their decisions. In the information age, many executives lean heavily on data, a solid strategy that invariably pays dividends. So,…
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Yes! Driving Business Advantage with Data Science

Original Air Date: July 26, 2018 The Guests Jeff Magnusson, StitchFix Dr. Wayne Gearey, EMSI Ashley Kramer, Alteryx Matt Denesuk, noodle.ai About the Discussion The role of Data Scientist may be the sexiest job in the country, but that doesn’t guarantee business value. At the end of the day, companies must find ways to operationalize…
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X Marks the Spot: How Data Changes the CxO Roles

Original Air Date: July 19, 2018 The Guests Kelle O’Neal, First San Francisco Partners John Morrell, Datameer Adam Weinstein, Cursor Data Harald Smith, Syncsort Boris Chaplan, Calabrio About the Discussion Have you noticed some new seats in the boardroom these days? You’re not alone. There are now Chief Data Officers, Chief Strategy Officers, even Chief Transformation Officers…
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Finding the Lynchpin for Data Governance and Security

Original Air Date: July 12, 2018 The Guests Andrew Burt, Immuta Anthony Mornet, IAM Experts Anthony Algmin, Algmin Consultanting David Lee, SailPoint About the Discussion The long-elusive vision of actual data governance finally has the attention of many key players across the business landscape. That’s partly due to recent regulations, but also because of an increased…
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Visualize! Why #DataViz Continues to Ignite Insights

Original Air Date: June 28, 2018 The Guests Doug Cogswell, Advizor Solutions Boaz Farkash, Sisense About the Discussion Seeing is believing, and that truism continues to drive significant investment in data visualization. That’s especially true these days as organizations seek to understand a whole array of developing challenges, such as data flow, process design, system topography, and…
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Under the Gun – How Regulations Force Innovation

Original Air Date: June 21, 2018 The Guests Kelle O’Neal, First San Francisco Partners Evan Levy, SAS Institute Richard Tychansky, Identity Dynamics Corp About the Discussion Necessity has always been the mother of invention, and that’s especially true in the modern world of information at-scale. Personal data pervades millions of systems, posing significant risk to organizations…
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Science, Data Science, and Statistics: What’s Really Up?

Original Air Date: June 7, 2018 The Guests Dr. Lukas Egger, SAP Data Network John Thuma, Arcadia Data Dan Atkins, Optum About the Discussion Science may not be what you think! Axiomatic to the scientific method is the commitment to forever question your data, formula, presumptions, and conclusions. That’s why the best Data Scientists always keep…
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Julia, Python & R – The Rise of Jupyter Notebooks

Original Air Date: May 31, 2018 The Guests Alan Edelman, MIT, co-Founder Julia Computing Dr. Viral Shah, CEO of Julia Computing Paco Nathan, co-chair of the Jupyter Conference Martin Sykora, Nexj About the Discussion Men may be from Mars, but most modern data professionals are from Jupyter! Jupyter Notebook, that is. Out of almost nowhere, Jupyter…
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Mastering Metadata: The Glue of Information Systems

Original Air Date: May 24, 2018 The Guests Bob Seiner, TDAN.com Anthony Algmin, Uturn Data Solutions Harald Smith, Syncsort About the Discussion Since the dawn of information management, one key ingredient for success has been effective metadata management. That’s more true today than ever, as information systems proliferate, with new data types and models coming into…
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Query First, Ask Questions Later; Rinse and Repeat

Original Air Date: May 17, 2018 The Guests Dr. Jacob Melton, Devon Energy Michael Ott, Innovative Systems Nate Sandford, Datorama Joel Sehr, SQream About the Discussion When you know better, you do better. That’s a mantra most business analysts embrace, and it drives them to better understand their organization, and the world in which it…
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Protection, Privacy: Minding Your Ps and Qs with GDPR

Original Air Date: May 10, 2018 The Guests Ajay Khanna, Reltio Mitesh Shah, MapR Jean-Michel Franco, Talend Stijn Christiaens, Collibra About the Discussion The clock keeps ticking, and a whole new cadre of regulators are licking their chops at the prospect of violations to the far-reaching General Data Protection Regulation that’s coming out of the…
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Open-Source Evolution: Spark, Kafka, and More

Original Air Date: April 26, 2018 The Guests Dr. Jacob Melton, Devon Energy Louis Bajuk-Yorgan, TIBCO Kelly Stirman, Dremio Mark Shainman, Teradata About the Discussion Linus Thorvalds started the revolution decades ago by working with many colleagues to create Linux, the open-source operating system. Then, back in 1995, the Apache Web Server came onto the…
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Next-Gen Analytics: A Continuously Closing Loop

Original Air Date: April 19, 2018 The Guests Jennah Crotts, USC Jerry Melnick, SIOS Jeremy Levy, Indicative About the Discussion The ‘insight economy’ relies heavily on the power of Analytics. Predictive models are now shepherding all manner of business decisions, even in real-time. But the deployment and management of predictive models remains a challenge for…
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Master Data Management Meets its Match (Finally)

Original Air Date: April 12, 2018 The Guests Prashant Bhatia, Chief Product & Marketing Officer, Stibo Systems Anne Marie Smith, VP of Education, Chief Methodologist, EWSolutions.inc Aaron Zornes, The MDM Institute About the Discussion In search of the golden record? Good luck! With years of experience now under our collective belts, many of us can…
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Long Live Legacy Systems… via Blockchain and Cloud

Original Air Date: April 5, 2018 The Guests Ranjit Notani, One Network Chris Carter, Approyo Julian Ereth Josh Fraser, Co-Founder of Origin About the Discussion Legacy systems never die; their performance just slowly fades, until they’re eventually ported to the cloud. That was true before the blockchain came along, and it’s even more true now.…
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Time to Act: Why Digital Innovators Don’t Wait

Original Air Date: June 14, 2018 The Guests Dr. Geoffrey Malafsky, Phasic Systems Leslie James, AirDNA Pavel Dmitriev, Outreach Aaron Ganek, Cloudtenna About the Discussion Act now, or forever hold your peace! That might well be the mantra of modern business. Innovators the world over continue to turn business as usual on its head. Juggernauts like…
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K-Means Business – Why Algorithms Are the Future

Original Air Date: March 22, 2018 The Guests David Loshin, DecisionWorx Andi Mann, Splunk Nick Magnuson, Big Squid About the Discussion The algorithm economy has arrived. Suddenly, electronic formulae run large swaths of global commerce. How much you pay for a product, when you receive a specific offer for a product or service, how a…
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Just in Time: When Real-Time Decisioning Is Key

Original Air Date: March 15, 2018 The Guests John Nash, RedPoint Global Daniel Raskin, Kinetica Gary Orenstein, MemSQL About the Discussion Procrastination has always carried a certain stigma, but in today’s real-time world, it’s basically a deal-killer. That’s why organizations are focused on finding ways to leverage data as soon as possible, which can mean…
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Intelligent Apps and the Rise of Artificial Intelligence

Original Air Date: March 8, 2018 The Guests Greg Michaelson, DataRobot Rick Harlow, Flutura Steve Stover, Samanage. About the Discussion We have smartphones and smart toasters these days, why not smart apps? Thanks to the rise of artificial intelligence, a whole new generation of applications is being born. Fast, nimble and contextually aware, these new…
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How Big a Deal Is IoT? Much Bigger than Big Data

Original Air Date: March 1, 2018 The Guests Kirk Borne, Booz Allen Jack Norris, MapR Travis Oliphant, QuanSight Naren Gokul, Orzota About the Discussion The Internet of Things really started humming in 2017, but the best has yet to come. Sure, there were some hiccups along the way, with refrigerators hijacked in massive distributed denial-of-service…
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General Data Protection Regulation – The New Normal

DATE: February 22, 2018 TIME: 3 PM Eastern / 12 PM Pacific The Guests Malcolm Chisholm, First San Francisco Partners Matthew Hayes, Attunity Joe Garber, Micro Focus Bart Vandekerckhove, Collibra About the Discussion Be prepared! The General Data Protection Regulation kicks in this May 25, and no one really knows what that will mean with…
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Finders Keepers: The New Age of Data Discovery

ORIGINAL AIR DATE: February 15, 2018 The Guests Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix Ashley Kramer, Alteryx Ian Fyfe, Zoomdata Deborah Baron, Tom Sawyer Software About the Discussion As data volumes increase and data types proliferate, the practice of discovery becomes significantly more challenging. Traditional methods simply cannot handle the size and nature of the job. However,…
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Enterprise Architecture in the Era of Hybrid Cloud

Original Air Date: February 8, 2018 The Guests Sam Holcman, EACOE Peter SMalls, Dataos IO Ravi Shankar, Denodo About the Discussion The landscape for Enterprise Data Management now extends far beyond the corporate firewall. Over the last two years, the gravitational pull of cloud computing has opened many doors for enterprise computing, offering vast new…
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Data Warehousing and Data Lakes: The Big Picture

Original Air Date: February 1, 2018 The Guests Wayne Eckerson Founder and Principal Consultant of Eckerson Group Steve Wooledge,  VP, Marketing at Arcadia Data Lakshmi Randall, Director of Product Marketing at Denodo Alexandra Gutow, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Cloudera About the discussion For decades, the Data Warehouse has dominated the information landscape. Then Big…
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Could Cloud Finally Overtake On-Prem? Maybe

Original Live Date: January 25, 2018 The Guests: David Linthicum, Chief Cloud Strategy Officer at Deloitte Consulting Manoj Nair, Chief Product Officer at HyperGrid Christopher Carter, Founder/CEO of Approyo David Friend, Founder & CEO of Wasabi Technologies, Inc About the Discussion In journalism, they say to follow the money if you want to know what…
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Big Data + Machine Learning = Business Value

Original Air Date: January 18, 2018 The Guests Eric Siegel founder of Predictive Analytics World conference series Rick Harlow, Executive VP of Sales at Flutura Decision Sciences & Analytics Ash Munshi, CEO of Pepperdata Ira Cohen, Co Founder, Chief Data Scientist at Anodot About the Discussion Visionary open-source advocate Usama Fayyad says there’s so much…
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Analytics Drives the Information Economy

Original Live Date: January 11, 2018 The Guests Wayne Eckerson, Eckerson Group Ian Fyfe, Zoomdata John Morrell, Datameer Adeel Najmi, One Network Ramin Sayar, Sumo Logic 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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Easy as Pi – Why Mathematicians Rock Data Science

Do the math! Using analytics to drive business value often boils down to a formula of some kind.

Leave IT Alone – The Vast Value of Self-Service

As the power of data increases, so does the appetite of those who long to use it.

The Bigger They Come: Why IoT Is Different

The Internet of Things turns information systems inside-out.

A Little Governance Is a Dangerous Thing

Can data really be governed? This question takes on new meaning in a world of big data, and even more so in the fast-moving world of hybrid cloud.

A Graph for All Seasons: New Ways to Innovate

The magic of analysis often boils down to connections: how are various people, things or concepts related to each other?

What Is the Blockchain’s Weakest Link?

Anyone who doubts the power of blockchain should check out the market cap of Bitcoin and Ethereum, which currently combine for roughly $80 billion.

All About Analytics: The Revolution Is Underway

Data-driven business is the new norm, mostly because of Analytics.

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