Data Supply Chain

The Power of Spreadsheets: A Q&A with Sigma Computing’s Rob Woollen

In a recent episode of the Early Adopter Research (EAR) Podcast, EAR’s Dan Woods spoke with Rob Woollen, the CEO and cofounder of Sigma Computing, about designing enterprise platforms. Sigma Computing’s products can be a component inside an enterprise platform, as the company was created to bring the spreadsheet paradigm to the world of business […]

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Early Adopter Research Podcast: Sigma Computing’s Rob Woollen on Spreadsheets for All

In this edition of the Early Adopter Research Podcast, Early Adopter’s Dan Woods speaks with Rob Woollen, CEO of Sigma Computing. Sigma Computing’s products can be a component inside an enterprise platform, as the company was created to bring the spreadsheet paradigm to the world of business intelligence and data analytics. This is an idea […]

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Why Analysts Need Hands-On Access to Big Data: The Case for the Data-Native Approach

We’ve now gone down the road with big data and data lakes and the rise of AI and machine learning powered techniques long enough that it’s appropriate to take a step back and ask a few basic questions about what we’re trying to do and how we’re trying to do it. What’s interesting to me, […]

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Harnessing Big Data: A Podcast with Arcadia Data’s Sushil Thomas

In this edition of the Early Adopter Research Podcast, Dan Woods spoke with Sushil Thomas, co-founder and CEO of Arcadia Data, while both were at Strata NYC. Woods has written about how Arcadia Data’s platform is attempting to save the data lake by making it more actionable and useful for companies — and not just a […]

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The Future of Data: A Podcast with Syncsort’s CTO Tendu Yogurtcu

In the latest edition of the Early Adopter Research Podcast, Dan Woods speaks with Tendu Yogurtcu, CTO of Syncsort, during the Strata NYC Conference. Dan covered Syncsort’s technology in a recent article for Forbes in which he describes how the company is helps businesses manage their entire data supply chain. Today’s conversation covers a gamut […]

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Podcast on Data Fabric with MapR CEO John Schroeder

John Schroeder is the founder and CEO of MapR. He has extensive experience in enterprise software, having worked at Calista Technologies, Rainfinity, BRYO, and Compuware. Our conversation focused on MapR’s unique data fabric technology, which is an evolution of the data warehouse and data lake. The data fabric expands upon these earlier repositories to push […]

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Operational Intelligence for CITOs

Operational Intelligence refers to a new category of methods and technology for gaining visibility into business operations, discovering insights, and then rapidly taking effective action, frequently through automation. Operational Intelligence refers to a new category of methods and technology for gaining visibility into business operations, discovering insights, and then rapidly taking effective action, frequently through […]

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How Machine Data and Operational Intelligence Can Supercharge Business Applications, Part I

Imagine that all your business apps were people, seated in an auditorium ready to hear a speech. Here’s what I would say to them about machine data: Imagine that all your business apps were people, seated in an auditorium ready to hear a speech. Here’s what I would say to them about machine data: “Business […]

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