Jesse Anderson

Engineering big data solutions

Management's role in creating successful big data projects

Date: This event took place live on October 04 2016

Presented by: Jesse Anderson

Duration: Approximately 30 minutes.

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Creating successful big data project isn't just a technical endeavor. The management of a big data project is also key. A lack of management understanding is one of the most common patterns for failure.

In this webcast, Jesse Anderson (CEO, Smoking Hand) will cover some of the ways that management teams can set-up their data engineering team for success. We'll cover how to engineer big data solutions from a management and project management point of view.

You will learn:

  • How to decipher between what is and what isn't big data, and the importance of knowing the difference.
  • Which business decisions and expected outcomes to identify before starting a big data project.
  • Best practices for managing your data engineering team.
  • How to create a proof of concept for your big data project.

This webcast offers a selection of content from Jesse Anderson's upcoming live online training Managing Enterprise Data Strategies with Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka on October 18th & 19th

About Jesse Anderson

Jesse Anderson is a creative engineer with many years of experience in creating products and helping companies improve their software engineering. He is CEO of Smoking Hand, a training company for big data technologies. Smoking Hand helps companies make their big data transformations and enables their successful projects.

Jesse previously created big data and data science curriculum for Cloudera, leading instruction for thousands of people entering this field, and has played an active part within the Apache Hadoop community, creating many popular open source examples for big data use cases.