The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer big-data case study discussion
focuses on the Tower of Babel problem for disparate data, and explores how
Alation manages multiple data types by employing machine learning and
We'll explore how Alation makes data more actionable via such innovative
means as combining human experts and technology systems.
To learn more about how enterprises and small companies alike can access more
data for better analytics, please join Stephanie McReynolds, Vice-President
of Marketing at Alation in Redwood City, California. The discussion is
moderated by me, Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.
Here are some excerpts:
Gardner: I've heard of crowdsourcing for many things, and machine learning is
more-and-more prominent with big-data activities, but I haven't necessarily
seen them together. How did that ... (more)
The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer discussion explores how social
gaming company Playtika uses big-data analytics to deliver captivating user
experiences and engagement.
We'll learn how feedback from massive user action streams can be analyzed in
bulk rapidly to improve the features and attractions of online games and so
help Playtika react well in an agile market.
To learn more about leveraging big data in the social casino industry, we're
pleased to welcome Jack Gudenkauf, Vice President of Big Data at Playtika in
Santa Monica, California. The discussion is moderate... (more)
The next BriefingsDirect thought leadership panel discussion focuses on the
heightened role of security in the age of global cloud and mobile delivery of
apps and data.
As enterprises and small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) alike weigh the
balance of apps and convenience with security -- a new dynamic is emerging.
Security concerns increasingly dwarf other architecture considerations.
Yet advances in thin clients, desktop virtualization (VDI), cloud management
services, and mobile delivery networks are allowing both increased security
and edge applications performance gains.
The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer thought leadership discussion
focuses on the burgeoning trends around DevOps and how that’s translating
into new types of IT infrastructure that both developers and operators can
take advantage of.
To learn more about trends and developments in DevOps, micro services,
containers, and the new direction for composable infrastructure, we’re
joined by Donnie Berkholz, Research Director at 451 Research, and he’s
based in Minneapolis. The discussion is moderated by me, Dana Gardner,
Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.
Here are som... (more)
The next BriefingsDirect expert panel discussion examines the value and
direction of The Open Group IT4IT initiative, a new reference architecture
for managing IT to help business become digitally innovative.
IT4IT was a hot topic at The Open Group San Francisco 2016 conference in
January. This panel, conducted live at the event, explores how the reference
architecture grew out of a need at some of the world's biggest organizations
to make their IT departments more responsive, more agile.
We’ll learn now how those IT departments within an enterprise and the
vendors that support t... (more)