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Expert Panel: Overcoming Challenges with Distributed Data to Maximize Business Value

Webinar Speaker: David Stodder, Senior Director of Research for BI, TDWI

Date: Monday, January 29, 2024

Time: 9:00 a.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. ET

As organizations compete in new markets and new channels, business data requirements include new data platforms and applications. Migration to the cloud typically adds more distributed data when operations set up their own data platforms. This spreads important data across on-premises and cloud-based data platforms. As a result, data silos proliferate and become difficult to access, integrate, manage, and govern. Many organizations are using cloud data platforms to consolidate data, but distributed environments are unlikely to go away.

Organizations need holistic data strategies for unifying distributed data environments to improve data access and data governance, optimize costs and performance, and take advantage of modern technologies as they arrive. This TDWI Expert Panel will focus on overcoming challenges with distributed data to maximize business value.

Key topics this panel will address include:

  • Developing the right strategy for your use cases and workloads in distributed data environments, such as data fabrics, data virtualization, and data mesh
  • Deciding whether to consolidate data silos or bridge them with distributed data technologies
  • Enabling easier self-service access and analytics across a distributed data environment
  • Maximizing the value of data catalogs and other data intelligence technologies for distributed data environments
  • Monitoring and data observability for spotting problems and ensuring business satisfaction

Guest Speakers

Inessa Gerber
Director of Product Management

Inessa Gerber is a Product Management Director at Denodo working closely with technology and business centric teams. She has over 20 years of experience in the Data Integration, Data Quality, and Master Data Management space. She is passionate about various architecture styles, especially Logical Data Fabric, which enables the organizations to gain the most out of their data. Her interest also lies in Data Cataloging and Data Governance, which are key areas for the enterprise deployment in any organization.

Colin Dover
Business Technology Platform, Center of Excellence

As part of the SAP Business Technology Platform Center of Excellence, Colin represents a breadth of solutions within the SAP portfolio; he is an evangelist for the SAP digital transformation strategy and vision as well as a passionate advocate for the value and best practices of corporate customer data strategy and analytics capability maturity.  He has held a variety of technical and strategic consulting roles at a number of market-leading enterprise software vendors gaining extensive experience over a 24-year period, working with many of the world’s leading corporations.

David Stodder

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