Turning data into trustworthy information is one of the toughest challenges facing businesses today. We’ve been able to collect, manage, and query data with very advanced data processing frameworks like Apache Hadoop in both on-premises and cloud deployments and have the ability to create innovative analytical models using algorithmic techniques and beautiful visualizations. However, executives remain annoyed, pessimistic, and frustrated as the simplest business questions cannot be answered—or if they can be, the answers are incorrect or take too long. Frankly, we’ve created data swamps of #deplorable data. Prakash Nanduri explains how to solve this challenge.
Prakash Nanduri is the CEO and cofounder of Paxata. Prakash is a seasoned entrepreneur and enterprise software visionary with over 20 years experience in both startups and large companies. Previously, he was the cofounder and vice president of Velosel Corporation (acquired by TIBCO in 2005), a pioneer of the master data management (MDM) space, where he drove the strategy and growth of the company, securing over $40 million in venture capital financing, recruiting a senior management team, and serving on the board of directors. Prakash led the postmerger integration effort at TIBCO before spending three years at SAP as the head of product and technology strategy within the Office of the CEO, where he was responsible for key strategic initiatives, including the SAP Big Data (Hana) business strategy.
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