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December 5-6, 2016: Training
December 6–8, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
Singapore
Mark Madsen

Mark Madsen
Fellow, Teradata

Website | @markmadsen

Mark Madsen is a fellow at Teradata, where he’s responsible for understanding, forecasting, and defining the analytics ecosystem and architecture. Previously, he was CEO of Third Nature, where he advised companies on data strategy and technology planning and vendors on product management. Mark has designed analysis, machine learning, data collection, and data management infrastructure for companies worldwide.

Sessions

11:15am–11:55am Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Becoming a data-centric company
Location: 328/329 Level: Beginner
Mark Madsen (Teradata)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 1 rating)
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.
5:05pm–5:45pm Thursday, December 8, 2016
Production-ready Hadoop
Location: Summit 2 Level: Beginner
Mark Madsen (Teradata)
Average rating: ****.
(4.60, 5 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.