Case Study: Big Data, Small(er) Company

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Big data isn’t just about volume. It’s also about speed—making decisions in real time, and enabling interactive exploration—and richness of information. While we talk a lot about how large organizations can benefit from mining and connecting data sets, Big Data can help the little guy, too.

In this case study, Camille Fournier takes us behind the scenes to look at how Rent The Runway tackles complex data sources, user data, and aggregation, and how the company was able to launch a new business model that depends on fundamentally altering how consumers behave.

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Camille Fournier

Independent

Currently the Director of Infrastructure Engineering and Lead Architect at Rent the Runway. Previously a Vice President at Goldman Sachs. Apache ZooKeeper committer and PMC member.

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