In this final Drill to Detail Episode before we take a break for the summer, Mark Rittman is joined by Bhav Patel, founder of the London Conversion Rate, Optimization and Product Analytics Meetup to talk about Conversion Rate Optimization, Experimentation and A/B Testing, Customer vs. Product Analytics, Attribution and Personalization ... and the story behind the CRAP Meetups.
Mark Rittman is joined in this episode of Drill to Detail by returning guest Kent Graziano, Chief Technical Evangelist for Snowflake, to talk about Snowflake Data Warehouse's cloud-first architecture and recent product announcements at Snowflake Summit 2019.
Mark Rittman is joined by Bruno Aziza, Group Vice President, AI, Data Analytics & Cloud at Oracle to talk about the recently-updated product roadmap for Oracle Analytics, Oracle BI in the marketplace, recent acquisitions in the analytics marketplace and the recent Oracle Analytics Summit at Skywalker Ranch, California.
Mark Rittman, Founder and CEO of Rittman Analytics is joined in this special episode of Drill to Detail by returning guests Tristan Handy, Founder and CEO of Fishtown Analytics and Stewart Bryson, Founder and CEO of Red Pill Analytics to talk about the recent acquisitions of Looker by Google Cloud Platform and Tableau by Salesforce, the wider story about consolidation in the BI industry and whether the trend in analytics tools is towards enterprise features … or open source?
Five Thoughts on the Looker Acquisition by GCPCloud - Mark Rittman, Twitter Thread
A Wave of Acquisitions in Business Intelligence - Tristan Handy, Fishtown Analytics Blog
Google to acquire Looker - Thomas Kurian Blog Post
Google Cloud and Looker (PDF)
Siebel Analytics - The Jewel in the Project Fusion Crown? - Mark Rittman’s Oracle Weblog via Internet Archive
In this special edition of the Drill to Detail Podcast hosted by Stewart Bryson, CEO and Co-Founder of Red Pill Analytics, he is joined by Robin Moffatt and Ricardo Ferreira, Developer Advocates at Confluent, to talk about Apache Kafka and Confluent, event-first thinking and streaming real-time analytics.
Confluent Download: https://www.confluent.io/download/
Slack group: http://cnfl.io/slack
From Zero to Hero with Kafka Connect: http://rmoff.dev/ksldn19l-kafka-connect-slides
No More Silos: Integrating Databases and Apache Kafka: http://rmoff.dev/ksny19-no-more-silos
The Changing Face of ETL: Event-Driven Architectures for Data Engineers: http://rmoff.dev/changing-face-of-etl
Mark Rittman is joined by Dylan Baker, freelance analytics consultant, to talk about thinking probabalistically, analytics within venture-funded startups, devops and its role in scaling-out the modern BI stack.
Mark Rittman is joined by Matthew Halliday to talk about the challenge of ETL and analytics on complex relational OLTP data models, previous attempts to solve these problems with products such as Oracle Essbase and Oracle E-Business Suite Extensions for Oracle Endeca and how those experiences, and others, led to his current role as co-founder and VP of Products at Incorta.
Mark Rittman is joined by CEO and Founder of Supermetrics, Mikael Thuneberg, to tell the story of how a mention in the official Google Analytics Blog and a prize of a t-shirt led to him founding and bootstrapping what is now a €10M ARR marketing analytics business that’s probably the most important software vendor the Drill to Detail audience has never heard of, and who recently moved into the data pipelines-as-a-service market in collaboration with Google Cloud Platform and the Google BigQuery team.
Supermetrics, Google BigQuery and Data Pipelines for Digital Marketers (Rittman Analytics blog)
Mark Rittman is joined in this episode by Jordan Tigani, Director of Product Management at Google for Google BigQuery, to talk about the history of BigQuery and its technology origins in Dremel; how BigQuery has evolved since its original release to handle a wide range of data warehouse workloads; and new features announced for BigQuery at Google Next’19 including BI Engine, Storage API, Connected Sheets and a range of new data connectors from Supermetrics and Fivetran.
Mark Rittman is joined by returning Special Guest Jake Stein, former co-founder and CEO of Stitch and now SVP of Stitch at Talend to talk about the evolution of the data pipeline-as-a-service, data catalogs and data governance and the vision behind Talend’s acquisition of Stitch.