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&Quot;Companies Are Finally Able To Start A Data Culture&Quot; - Interview With Frank Bien, Ceo Of Looker
BI & AnalyticsBig DataConversations

With over 20 years growing and leading technology companies, Frank Bien built his career on nurturing strong corporate culture and highly efficient teams. Prior to Looker, Frank was SVP of Strategy for storage vendor Virsto (acquired by VMware) and VP of Strategic Alliances at big-data pioneer Greenplum, leading their acquisition

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&Quot;But Those Skills For Using Data To Listen Deeply Have Proved Invaluable In My Career&Quot; - Interview With Looker'S Daniel Mintz

Daniel Mintz is the Chief Data Evangelist at Looker. Previously, he was Head of Data & Analytics at fast-growing media startup Upworthy and before that he was Director of Analytics at political powerhouse Throughout his career, Daniel has focused on how people interact with data in their everyday lives and

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3 Reasons Why In-Hadoop Analytics Are A Big Deal
Data ScienceTechnology & IT

Recent technology advances within the Apache Hadoop ecosystem have provided a big boost to Hadoop’s viability as an analytics environment—above and beyond just being a good place to store data. Leveraging these advances, new technologies now support SQL on Hadoop, making in-cluster analytics of data in Hadoop a reality. This

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Business Intelligence Startup Looker Scoops Another $30M
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Looker, an intuitive SaaS business intelligence tool provider that assists companies dealing in Big Data analytics, recently announced closing a $30 million Series B financing round. The round was spearheaded by Meritech Capital Partners, and saw participation from Sapphire Ventures, as well as existing investors Redpoint Ventures, First Round Capital,

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