Chuck Yarbrough

Senior Director, Pentaho Solutions Marketing and Management

June 16, 2017
5 Keys to Creating a Killer Data Lake
It’s been several years since the term “Data Lake” was coined by my friend and Pentaho co-founder James Dixon. The idea continues to be a hot topic and a challenge to execute properly. The problem is that too many people think all they need to do is dump data into...
March 28, 2016
Hadoop Doesn't Have To Be Hard
Let’s face it, Hadoop is hard. Gartner predicts, "Through 2018, 70% of Hadoop deployments will fail to meet cost savings and revenue generation objectives due to skills and integration challenges.” [i] This statement should give most IT groups pause, but what is equally concerning is the fact that many organizations...
January 25, 2016
Pentaho’s native integration with the #1 most popular coding language
Due to its simplicity and intuitive nature, the demand to learn Python has continued to grow over the last five years, making it the preferred language for deep learning researchers. How serious is this growth? In 2015, CodeEval determined for the fourth year in a row that Python was the...
February 18, 2015
There has definitely been an evolution of how the industry talks about data. About five years ago the term ‘Big Data’ emerged to define the volume aspect of Big Data. Soon after, the definition of Big Data expanded to a better one that explains what it really is; not just...
October 9, 2014
In our hyper-competitive global economy, companies are urgently seeking to harness the value from all their data to find new revenue streams, operate more efficiently, deliver outstanding service and minimize risk. They need a platform that catalyzes collaboration between IT and business to meet demands both for governance and the...