Thrive With Big Data Webinar Series - Part 5: Considerations for Decision Makers

August 13, 2013

While many Big Data technologies are mature enough to be used for mission-critical, production use cases, the field is still nascent in some regards. Accordingly, the way forward is not always clear. As organizations develop Big Data strategies, there are a number of dimensions to consider when selecting technology partners, including:

  • Online vs. Offline Big Data
  • Software Licensing Models
  • Community
  • Developer Appeal
  • Agility
  • General Purpose vs. Niche Solutions

In this webinar, we review each of these considerations and how they relate to the Big Data technology selection process.

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Kelly Stirman: About the speaker

Kelly Stirman is Vice President of Product Marketing and Strategy at MongoDB. Kelly works closely with customers, partners and the open-source community to articulate how MongoDB is quickly becoming the world's most popular database. For over 15 years he has worked at the forefront of database technologies. Prior to MongoDB, Kelly served in executive and leadership roles at Hadapt, MarkLogic, PeopleSoft, GE, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Graham Neray: About the speaker

Graham is a Product Marketing Manager at MongoDB, supporting initiatives in product marketing and alliances. Prior to joining MongoDB, he was a Senior Business Analyst at CSMG, a boutique management consulting firm specializing in the high tech and telecom industries. He graduated from Brown University with a concentration in Political Science.