ElevateData: Q3:2019 – The Next (Big) Data Tech

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We hosted ElevateData’s Q3 2019 Dinner where we posed the question to the group – What is the Next (BIG) Data Technology? Our discussions covered a full spectrum of data technologies from ingestion to real time/batch processing to machine learning to privacy and security. We loved to hear unique perspectives from companies of all shapes and sizes on what each considered to be most valuable data technology innovation in the last few years – clearly shaped by different business goals and challenges. Some valued the scaling of relational databases while others were more focused on Machine Learning democratization technologies, data governance, and real time data streaming. 

Equally exciting were the opinions shared around what’s to come in data technology disruption in the next few years. We had a lively discussion around technologies like. Data Robots, Serverless, Streaming databases, and the verticalization of SaaS and infrastructure. 

For dessert, we ended with a fascinating discussion on how organizations like Earnest, SVB, Medallia and Poshmark have different frameworks for identifying the need for new data technologies, evaluating the age old question of build vs. buy, and then integrating it in their environment. 

Thank you to all of the ElevateData members for joining us and passionately engaging in exchanging ideas. This event would not have been such a success without your involvement. Here is a list of companies that were represented in the room, let us know if you’d like to join this amazing group at the next ElevateData dinner!

Akita Software, Amazon Music, Bank of the West, DataCoral, DataGrail, Doddle.ai, Earnest, Medallia, SVB, Tonic.ai, Transcend, Unravel Data

Many thanks,

Your ElevateData Founders – Barkha Saxena (Poshmark), Oren Yunger (GGV Capital), Alex Choy (SVB)

Attendees at ElevateData Q3 Event: The Next (Big) Data Tech
ElevateData Founders: (From left to right) Alex Choy (SVB), Barkha Saxena (Poshmark), Oren Yunger (GGV Capital)

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