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Expert Panel: Requirements of the Truly Modern Data and Analytics Cloud Stack

Webinar Speaker: Fern Halper, TDWI VP Research, Senior Research Director for Advanced Analytics

Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2021

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

Today, many organizations are coming to the realization that their current data and analytics environment does not meet their business needs, including managing and analyzing massive amounts of diverse data to gain a competitive advantage. Their on-premises data warehouse, traditional ETL tools, and desktop BI are not sufficient to govern and utilize newer data types, volume, and frequency, let alone the growing needs of non-technical users.

At TDWI, we see companies moving all parts of their analytics infrastructure—from traditional on-premises data warehouses to desktop analytics tools—to a cloud architecture. The pillars of a modern data and analytics stack include the cloud data platform, modern data pipeline tools, and a modern cloud analytics platform. The modern analytics platform often utilizes augmented technology such as natural language query to deliver real-time insights specifically for business users. All of these components are tightly integrated.

Join TDWI’s VP of Research, Fern Halper, as she hosts a lively panel discussion with team members from Fivetran, Snowflake, and ThoughtSpot on the topic of the truly modern data and analytics cloud stack.

Discussion areas include:

  • What a cloud-first strategy means for a modern data and analytics stack
  • Analytics in hyperscalable environments
  • The value of granular insights from the modern stack
  • Augmentation and automation in the modern analytics stack
  • Modern data pipeline services
  • Finally getting your business users to self-serve
  • And more!

Guest Speakers

Lisa Aguilar
Director of Product Marketing, GTM

Lisa Aguilar is responsible for helping to shape the go-to-market messaging and strategies at ThoughtSpot. Prior to ThoughtSpot, Lisa was at DataRobot, the leader in automated enterprise AI and Machine Learning; and at Alteryx, the leader in analytics process automation. While at DataRobot, Lisa was responsible for building and executing the go-to-market strategy for their AI-driven forecasting product line. At Alteryx, Lisa was responsible for helping to launch their end-to-end analytics platform.

Jena Donlin
Sr Product Marketing Manager

Jena Donlin is a senior product marketing manager at Snowflake where she focuses on the data warehouse workload. Previously, she led product marketing at Braze, the leading customer engagement platform. With a degree in professional writing from Michigan State University, Jena has followed a passion to understand how software facilitates collaboration and the generation of new ideas and experiences. When not in the office, you can often find her exploring her favorite park, Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA.

Dayna Shoemaker
Sr Product Marketing Manager

Dayna Shoemaker is a Sr Product Marketer at Fivetran, the leading provider of automated data integration. She has experience fostering great product-market fit through product messaging, positioning, and go-to-market strategies that yield industry leading products.

Leading up to Fivetran, Dayna has spent her entire career in tech working in digital transformation, cybersecurity, and data integration.

Dayna has a MA from the University of St Andrews (Scotland) and MSc from the Alliance Business School, University of Manchester (England).

Fern Halper, Ph.D.

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