Dirk Jungnickel, du executive, to share insights on innovative data modernization strategies at Strata + Hadoop World, San Jose
Durham, NC – March 7, 2017 – Zaloni congratulates its customer, Dubai-based Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du), one of the largest and fastest-growing telecommunications operators in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), for being recognized by Gartner as one of three finalists in the Gartner Data & Analytics Excellence Awards in the category of Best Data Management and Infrastructure. du also will be presenting about its leading-edge data management strategies at Strata + Hadoop World, San Jose.
The Gartner Data & Analytics Excellence Awards “recognize excellence in data and analytics technology to drive best-in-class initiatives… While the criteria were different for each category, all submissions were assessed by a team of Gartner analysts, and honorees were selected by benchmarking against world-class performance standards. Gartner looked for submissions with a strong organizational and leadership component, effective use of modern technologies, and most of all, clear business outcomes.”1
Dirk Jungnickel, a senior vice president heading the central Business Analytics and Big Data function at du, will be presenting at Strata + Hadoop World, San Jose on Tuesday, March 14, 11:00 a.m., room LL20A. He will discuss how du leverages big data to create smart cities and enable location-based data monetization, covering business objectives and outcomes and addressing technical and analytical challenges.
Zaloni is also exhibiting and presenting at Strata + Hadoop World. Sharma will present “Building a Modern Data Architecture” on Wednesday at 11:50am in room LL21A. Stop by Zaloni booth #923 to learn more and to receive a free copy of the O’Reilly book titled “Understanding Metadata”, co-written by Scott Gidley, Zaloni’s Vice President of Product and an industry veteran in data management and data quality.
1 Gartner Press Release, Gartner Announces Winners of the Gartner Data & Analytics Excellence Awards, February 2017, http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/3591318
The identification of a Gartner Data & Analytics Excellence Award winner is not an endorsement by Gartner of any company, vendor, product or service.