Top Considerations When Migrating Off of Hadoop

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Apache Hadoop was created more than 15 years ago as an open source, distributed storage and compute platform designed for large data sets and large-scale batch processing. Early on, it was cheaper than traditional data storage solutions. At the time, businesses didn't need to run it on particular hardware. The Hadoop ecosystem also consists of...

The Three Things CXOs Prioritize in Their Data and AI Strategy

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Leveraging data (internal and external) and customer analytics to innovate and create competitive advantages is more powerful than it has ever been. This popular practice is fueled by the growing volume of operational and customer data and technological advancements that make extracting value from data even faster and more accessible. Driving more value from all...

The Modern Chief Data Officer: Transitioning From Defense to Offense

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The Chief Data Officer (CDO) is not a new position – Capital One reportedly had a CDO all the way back in 2002. But only recently has it become a mainstream, business-critical role for enterprises. In a recent study by NewVantage Partners, 65% of surveyed companies have a CDO position within their organization. And as...

MIT Tech Review Study: Building a High-performance Data and AI Organization — The Data Architecture Matters.

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Only 13% of organizations -- super achievers -- are succeeding at their data and AI strategy yet the successful application of data and AI has never been a greater necessity for survival than now1. In order to remain forward-thinking in today’s landscape, data leaders are looking for the ability to eliminate silos that traditionally separate...

Data Democratization: A Key to Building a Healthy Data Culture

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Building a thriving data culture is a strategic priority for many organizations, but only 24% of enterprises have managed to forge a data culture. What is a thriving data culture anyway? In its purest form, it’s when the entire organization - from the C-suite to the front-line workers - are making informed business decisions every...

It’s Time to Re-evaluate Your Relationship With Hadoop

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With companies forced to adapt to a remote, distributed workforce this past year, cloud adoption has accelerated at an unprecedented pace by +14%  resulting in  2% or $13B above pre-pandemic forecasts for 2020 - with possibly more than $600B in on-prem to cloud migrations within the next few years.  This shift to the cloud places...

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