By Nenshad D. Bardoliwalla, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer
In 2012, when Prakash, Dave, Chris and I set out to build a company, our objective was to completely disrupt the enterprise information management (EIM) space. We had four key product principles that we established while forming the company:Build the solution to be really comfortable for business people whose primary skillset was manipulating... Read More
Comparing Hadoop distribution vendors is a popular topic among Big Data writers. In many organizations, however, the comparison is happening inside of their own walls, with test clusters running multiple distributions side-by-side, serving multiple internal needs.
Every organization has multiple databases, and with the growing popularity of Hadoop and technologies, more than one Hadoop distribution as well. Analysts access data stored... Read More
Part 2 of 2: Retail business teams are constantly struggling to connect data – internal data to external data. In a previous post (part 1), we discussed and solved a huge data integration challenge for a team of retail data curators and business analysts.
Now the analyst team has a focused, detailed, contextual, and accurate dataset of loyal customers, their purchase history,... Read More
At TDWI in Chicago this week, I had the honor to be part of Mark Madsen’s Data Integration Innovation class. He is an incredible speaker and creates presentations with great slides. Each slide is interesting, poignant, and funny. I thought I would share my top five favorite slides and some of my thoughts:
Number 5: I completely fell for the... Read More
Understanding the customer journey in today’s omnichannel retailing world is anything but simple: people surf websites on their computers, then casually shop on their phone, check social media, walk into brick and mortar stores to shop in person. Omnichannel rinse and repeat! How can a retailer track a customer’s journey across all of these experiences? How can the business... Read More