Drill to Detail Ep.70 'Oracle Analytics, Luke Skywalker and the Remarkable Return of Enterprise Analytics' featuring Special Guest Bruno Aziza

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.

Drill to Detail Ep.65 'Bootstrapping, Growth Hacking and Supermetrics Data Pipelines for Digital Marketers' with Special Guest Mikael Thuneberg

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.

Drill to Detail Ep.64 ‘Google BigQuery, BI Engine and the Future of Data Warehousing’ with Special Guest Jordan Tigani

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.

Drill to Detail Ep.53 'ThoughtSpot, Search and AI-Powered BI' With Special Guest Doug Bordonaro

Mark Rittman is joined by ThoughtSpot's Chief Data Evangelist Doug Bordonaro to talk about the value of data, issues around trust and consent raised by the EU's new GDPR regulations, and how ThoughtSpot are applying ideas from search engines combined with artificial intelligence smarts to surface insights and drive real value for business users from their analytics investment

Drill to Detail Ep.50 'Agile BI, Karl Marx and Our Man from Moscow' With Special Guests Stewart Bryson and Alex Gorbachev

Mark Rittman is joined in this 50th Episode Special by our original guest on the first episode of Drill to Detail, Stewart Bryson, to talk about developing agile BI applications using FiveTran, SnowflakeDB and Looker and his recent work developing a BI solution for Google Play Marketing using Google Data Studio and Google Cloud Platform. We're also joined later in the show by Alex Gorbachev from Pythian, our mystery guest who Stewart then interviews flawlessly armed only with a set of questions given to him as the guest was unveiled ... though be sure to listen past the final closing music for the bonus out-takes.

Drill to Detail Ep.47 'Business Analytics 2018 Predictive and Best-Practice Christmas & New Year Special' With Special Guest Christian Berg

Mark is joined by long-term industry veteran and friend Christian Berg to talk about surviving fifteen years as a contractor in analytics industry, changes he's seen in the market and in how project are approached, the value in getting involved in the community, and in a specially extended Christmas and New Year edition we look back at what was topical in 2017 and what are Christian's predictions for 2018 ... and appoint Christian as Head of our Best Practices Found on the Internet.