Gigaom: A Guide for Enterprises: Strategies and Options to Consider When Modernizing Data Architecture

Date: October 19, 2017

This free 1-hour Gigaom Research webinar will present the findings of a recently completed report on moving enterprise databases written by Gigaom analyst William McKnight, “A Guide for Enterprises: Strategies and Options to Consider when Modernizing Data Architecture.”

Competitive advantage with data cannot be accomplished without an intense focus on the many and growing technical bases that can be used to store, view and manage data.  Data technology and data science has progressed with the importance of data and it is imperative to raise the data foundation of your company to be able to cultivate it as an asset.

This talk will help an organization understand the value of modernizing the data architecture and how to frame a modernization effort that delivers analysis capabilities, diverse yet connected data and key performance measures.

What Will Be Discussed:

  • What Does Modern Data Architecture Look Like
  • What to Evaluate to Decide That It Is Time to Modernize the Data Warehouse Database
  • Strategies for Modernizing the Data Warehouse Database

Join Gigaom Research and our sponsor Snowflake Computing for “Modernizing Data Warehousing”, for this free expert webinar.

Who Should Attend:

  • Enterprise developers
  • CIOs, purchasers and recommenders of data platforms
  • Business users
  • Database, BI and Big Data architects
  • Developer managers
  • IT decision makers

About William McKnight, Consultant and Analyst – McKnight Consulting Group and Gigaom Research

William McKnight is an Analyst for Gigaom Research who takes corporate information and turns it into a bottom-line producing asset. He’s worked with companies like Dong Energy, France Telecomm, Pfizer, Samba Bank, ScotiaBank, Teva Pharmaceuticals and Verizon — 17 of the Global 2000 — and many others. William focuses on delivering business value and solving business problems utilizing proven, streamlined approaches in information management.

About Ross Perez, Director of Product Marketing – Snowflake Computing

Ross is a lifelong data enthusiast. As the Director of Product Marketing at Snowflake, he is charged with leading the discussion about analytics, big data, and cloud data warehousing amongst Snowflake’s customers, partners and the marketplace as a whole. Before Snowflake, Ross was a product marketer at Tableau Software where he gained an appreciation for the importance of performant data warehousing in analytics. He has had the opportunity to speak at Strata/Hadoop, South by Southwest, the Tableau Conference, and TechWeek. Ross is also the founder and former Chairman of the Iron Viz Championship, the world’s largest and longest running data visualization competition.