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Data Blending – The Next Step in Big Data

Rob Rosen (Pentaho), Andrew Robbins (Paytronix), Ross Macleod (Paytronix)
Sponsored Rhinelander South
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Combining operational data from other sources — particularly Big Data sets — is a “next step” for companies investing in Big Data. The real value of Big Data is now evident: when combined with all the relevant data inside out outside the organization it delivers the deepest possible insight for business decisions. The challenge now is how to blend together all the data needed for these insights regardless of its type of where its being stored, while preserving the performance, governance, semantics and accuracy of the data required to make the best possible decisions from analytics. The answer is Data Blending. Attend this session to learn: What is ‘data blending’? How you can take this “next step” with little investment or new skills. Examples of companies taking the “next step” in big data and benefiting from at-the-source Data Blending.

This session is sponsored by Pentaho

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Rob Rosen


Rob Rosen leads Big Data Go-to-Market for industry-leading analytics and data integration software supplier Pentaho. He has led Big Data initiatives and field technical teams for a number of software and infrastructure vendors, most recently Hadoop distributor MapR Technologies. Prior to MapR, Rob led a variety of pre- and post-sales teams, most notably for storage infrastructure leader NetApp, enterprise security leader Check Point Software Technologies and Unix pioneer Sun Microsystems. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

Andrew Robbins


Ross Macleod



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Marek K Kolodziej
10/30/2013 4:31pm EDT

Would it be possible to post the slides here, like the other speakers have?


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