In a newly published interview on the BeyeNetwork, Michael Maxey of EMC Greenplum talks about the evolution of Big Data and his company’s plans for the future.
What we’re building is a very important productivity layer that we call Chorus. It’s built for collaboration, accessibility, visibility of data – both structured and unstructured – for this new team of people that we’ve been calling the data science team. It’s really no longer a business intelligence (BI) team. And by the way, you might want to rename the BeyeNetwork to the DataSciNetwork! Now it is more than BI. It’s about a team that’s bigger than BI that includes the data platform administrator, DBAs, data scientists, analysts, engineers, and – really importantly – also includes the line of business. A platform that allows them to process both structured and unstructured data and allows them to be more productive with that visibility and accessibility is the next stage going forward. We wrap all of that up into something we call our unified analytics platform. That’s where we’re headed.
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