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Make Data Work
22–23 May 2017: Training
23–25 May 2017: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Mark Madsen

Mark Madsen
Research Analyst, Third Nature

Website | @markmadsen

Mark Madsen is a research analyst at Third Nature, where he advises companies on data strategy and technology planning. Mark has designed analysis, data collection, and data management infrastructure for companies worldwide. He focuses on two types of work: the business applications of data and guiding the construction of data infrastructure. As a result, Mark does as much information strategy and IT architecture work as he does performance management and analytics.

Sessions

14:0514:45 Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Level: Intermediate
Mark Madsen (Third Nature)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 12 ratings)
Building a data lake involves more than installing and using Hadoop. The goal in most organizations is to build multiuse data infrastructure that is not subject to past constraints. Mark Madsen discusses hidden design assumptions, reviews design principles to apply when building multiuse data infrastructure, and provides a reference architecture. Read more.
16:3517:15 Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Executive briefing, Strata Business Summit
Location: Capital Suite 17
Level: Beginner
Mark Madsen (Third Nature)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 4 ratings)
In 2007, a computer game company decided to jump ahead of competitors by capturing and using data created during online gaming, but it wasn't prepared to deal with the data management and process challenges stemming from distributed devices creating data. Mark Madsen shares a case study that explores the oversights, failures, and lessons the company learned along its journey. Read more.