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Make Data Work
March 13–14, 2017: Training
March 14–16, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Barbara Eckman

Barbara Eckman
Principal Data Architect, Comcast


Barbara Eckman is a principal data architect at Comcast, where she leads data governance for an innovative, division-wide initiative comprising near-real-time ingesting, streaming, transforming, storing, and analyzing big data. Barbara is a technical innovator and strategist with internationally recognized expertise in scientific data architecture and integration. Her experience includes technical leadership positions at a Human Genome Project center, Merck, GlaxoSmithKline, and IBM. She served on the IBM Academy of Technology, an internal peer-elected organization akin to the National Academy of Sciences.


10:00am10:30am Tuesday, March 14, 2017
DCS, Strata Business Summit
Location: LL20 A Level: Intermediate
Barbara Eckman (Comcast)
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Big data famously enables anyone to contribute to the enterprise data store. Integrating previously siloed data can uncover powerful insights for the business. But without data governance, inefficiencies and incorrect business decisions may result. Barbara Eckman explains how Comcast is using Apache Avro for enterprise data governance, the challenges faced, and methods to address these challenges. Read more.