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Deriving value from the data lake

Where are the industry leaders and what are the sticking points?

Date: This event took place live on October 06 2016

Presented by: Nik Rouda, John Thuma

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

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As businesses incorporate massive volumes of Internet of Things (IoT) and digital data, they've turned to modern architectures that include Hadoop data lakes for cost-effective storage and a processing engine that handles large data volumes. We surveyed 200 IT and business professionals to find best practices and sticking points for data lake usage. We'll share our results in this webcast, along with insights into why businesses still struggle to drive value from their Hadoop data lake—and what they can do about it.

You're invited to join Nik Rouda, Senior Analyst for Enterprise Strategy. Attendees can expect to learn:

  • Results of an in-depth survey of 200 IT and business professionals
  • State of progress on big data initiatives for organizations
  • Importance of big data analytics projects to reach business and IT objectives
  • Best ways to expand the use and value of your Hadoop data lake with business-ready multi-genre analytics
  • The role Teradata Aster Analytics on Hadoop can play to enable business analyst to uncovering data insights

About Nik Rouda, Senior Analyst for Enterprise Strategy Group

Over 20 years leadership experience in product & solution marketing and technical sales, with companies ranging from startups to global leaders, and in enterprise software, hardware and consumer electronics. Worked in more than 40 countries, with multinational corporations, government and military customers. Holds a ScB in Geophysics and Mathematics from Brown University in the USA, and a MBA from Cambridge's Judge Business School in the UK

About John Thuma, Director of Aster Analytics Strategy – Teradata

With over 25 years of experience in developing and implementing scalable analytics solutions, John is a recognized leader in big data, data warehousing, business intelligence, and advanced analytics. Currently the Director of Advanced Analytics Strategy and Customer Journey Team at Teradata Aster. His team supports global Data Science customers and their pathways to success. Their goal is to build content around Teradata Aster next generation advanced analytic solution and drive adoption in the market.