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Big Data & Brews: Anil Chakravarthy & How Consumer Tech Will Influence Enterprise Tech

If the sky was the limit and we had unlimited storage and compute, what would the future of the data world look like? In part 4 of my interview with Informatica, acting CEO, Anil Chakravarthy, says we’re already seeing…

Welcome, Microsoft!

Welcome, Microsoft!

by on Sep 28, 2015

It’s exciting collaborating with a company that established one of the most well known industry standards in software. Microsoft Excel has transformed the way people work with basic number crunching and now boasts over 750 million…

Big Data & Brews: Informatica on Database Schemas

My chat with Informatica’s Anil Chakravarthy touched on the subject of database schemas, ETL and dynamic mapping. With the growing number of data sources and complexity, Anil argues that a purely static schema has only limited use…

Big Data & Brews: Part II on Data Security with Informatica

Informatica’s Anil Chakravarthy and I continue our conversation around data security, this time discussing how risk management is a perfect example of a data-driven exercise. He elaborates that in the past it was either driven by human…

How Pinsight Media+ Democratized Data Access with Datameer

“Make data matter.” This is the mission, both internal and external, of Pinsight Media+. It’s an ongoing reality that many companies are finding themselves in possession of a wealth of data. Pinsight Media+, a subsidiary of…

Big Data & Brews: Informatica Talks Security

I’m extremely excited to return from our hiatus with a new interview with Informatica’s Acting CEO, Anil Chakravarthy. He has over 15 years of experience in security and given the importance of big data governance, I thought he was the…

Favorite Feature: Data-Driven Scheduling

If you are working with data that updates periodically and don’t want the hassle of having to remember to run your workbook every time your datasource updates then you will appreciate this feature. Let’s face it,…

Time to Celebrate the The Next Stage of Our Journey

A lot goes into creating a company and a lot more goes into creating a company that endures. There are long days and even longer nights, hiccups along the way, and a sense of trust that can…

The State of Hadoop: What’s Next?

**This post originally published on InsideBigData** Everybody wants a piece of the big data pie – particularly Hadoop. Startups are popping up left and right in attempt to be a part of the Hadoop action and…

Riding the Waves of Financial Services Compliance on the Big Data Lake

In today’s financial services industry, the pendulum continues to swing further in the direction of lower risk and higher regulation, making it harder than ever to increase profit margins. Dodd-Frank has taken banks out of higher-risk,…

Hadoop Standardization Is Essential For Industry Growth

**This post first appeared on TechCrunch** There’s no doubt that as data grows, Hadoop has proven to be the platform of choice for big data. According to Allied Market Research, the Hadoop market is worth an estimated…

Cox Automotive Accelerates Discovery with Datameer

When Cox Automotive was formed, one of their biggest pillars for success was leveraging all of the data they had across their 22 brands. Just Kelley Blue Book and AutoTrader alone see roughly 36 million visitors…