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This Week in DataOps: Rain, the Real World, and Another Manifesto (the Good Kind)

As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers, unless you live in British Columbia, where April showers bring May showers, and let’s face it, the joke doesn’t work as well with June flowers and pilgrims. It’s been a big…

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Data Wrangling, “Groups & Loops,” and Some Company Called Google: Questioning Authority with Trifacta CEO Adam Wilson

As CEO of Trifacta, Adam Wilson is committed to developing the best in data-wrangling technology, and then of course, preaching its gospel. He and I spoke recently about Trifacta’s past, present, and future  (“groups and loops”), partnerships with companies you…

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Data on a Social Mission: Questioning Authority with Data for Democracy’s Jonathon Morgan

This is the sixth in Blue Hill Research’s blog series “Questioning Authority with Toph Whitmore.” At a time when many of us seek ways to apply our skills in the service of the greater social good, some people are actually…

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On DataOps, the DoD, and Operationalizing Data Science: Questioning Authority with Composable Analytics’ Andy Vidan

Andy Vidan is the CEO of Cambridge, Massachusetts-based DataOps startup Composable Analytics. He founded the company two years ago with MIT colleague Lars Fiedler. They now lead Composable—self-funded and self-sustaining, by the way—and are establishing a beachhead in the nascent…

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Self-Service Big Data in the Cloud: Questioning Authority with Qubole CEO Ashish Thusoo

This is the fourth in Blue Hill Research’s blog series “Questioning Authority with Toph Whitmore.” Ashish Thusoo is the co-founder and CEO of Big-Data-as-a-Service provider, Qubole. He and I recently talked DataOps, data disintermediation at Facebook, elastic-data pricing models, abstraction…

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Everything is an Event: Questioning Authority with Rocana CTO Eric Sammer

This is the third in Blue Hill Research’s blog series “Questioning Authority with Toph Whitmore.” Eric Sammer is one of the co-founders at Rocana. Almost-three-year-old Rocana is a leader in the data operations management space, and San Francisco-based Sammer serves…

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Making the Case for Gender Equity in Big Data: Questioning Authority with Arcadia Data Co-Founding Engineer Anjali Norwood

This is the second in Blue Hill Research’s blog series “Questioning Authority with Toph Whitmore.” Anjali Norwood is a co-founding engineer at Arcadia Data, multiple patent holder, leader of the Arcadia Data engine team, and mother. She’s also an active…

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DataOps, Monetization, and the Rise of the Data Broker: Questioning Authority with Tamr CEO Andy Palmer

This is the first in Blue Hill Research’s occasional blog series “Questioning Authority with Toph Whitmore.” As co-founder (with friend Michael Stonebraker) of Vertica, Andy Palmer ambitiously sought nothing less than to reinvent the database. In 2013, he and Stonebraker…

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