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Make Data Work
September 25–26, 2017: Training
September 26–28, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Creating a DevOps practice for analytics

Bob Eilbacher (Caserta)
4:35pm5:15pm Thursday, September 28, 2017
Data Engineering & Architecture, Enterprise adoption
Location: 1A 23/24 Level: Non-technical

Who is this presentation for?

  • Chief data officers, vice presidents of data, managers, and directors of business intelligence

What you'll learn

  • Understand why a strong DevOps practice is critical to success in data analytics


Over the past eight or nine years, applying DevOps practices to various areas of technology within business has grown in popularity and produced demonstrable results. These principles are particularly fruitful when applied to a data analytics environment. Bob Eilbacher explains how to implement a strong DevOps practice for data analysis, starting with the necessary cultural changes that must be made at the executive level and ending with an overview of potential DevOps toolchains. Bob also outlines why DevOps and disruption management go hand in hand.

Topics include:

  • The benefits of a DevOps approach, with an emphasis on improving quality and efficiency of data analytics
  • Why the push for a DevOps practice needs to come from the C-suite and how it can be integrated into all levels of business
  • An overview of the best tools for developers, data analysts, and everyone in between, based on the business’s existing data ecosystem
  • The challenges that come with transforming into an analytics-driven company and how to overcome them
  • Practical use cases from Caserta clients
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Bob Eilbacher


Bob Eilbacher is the vice president of operations at Caserta. An experienced operations and client services professional with a successful track record of providing technology solutions and services that focus on uncovering analytics insights and driving efficiency across an enterprise, Bob works directly with clients to develop strategies and implement solutions that transform structured and unstructured data into analytics-driven business insights. He has a strong background in technology and a deep appreciation for finding the right solution. Previously, he held executive roles at Verint and Ness Technologies.

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09/29/2017 10:12am EDT

Bob, I missed your presentation at Strata NY due to a conflict with flight times. Is it possible for you to email me the content? I am very interested in the topic and would appreciate your insights.