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Chris Gillar
Content Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM

Chris Gillar creates content and messaging documents for the Analytics Platform. He received a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Marketing from Texas A&M University.

Long Live the Data Warehouse Appliance

Long live the data warehouse appliance

June 29, 2017 | by Chris Gillar, Content Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
Upon reading his own obituary in the newspaper, famed author Mark Twain is said to have remarked that reports of his death were greatly exaggerated. I can only imagine that if the data warehouse appliance were a 19th century American novelist, it might say the same thing. For a while now,...
Empowering a new generation of developers with enterprise-class databases

Empowering a new generation of developers with enterprise-class databases

June 22, 2017 | by Chris Gillar, Content Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
If you read a lot of development blogs nowadays, you’ll probably notice a common theme: developers don’t want to deal with databases. They want to focus on designing, building, testing, and deploying applications that deliver value to the business as quickly as possible.
Chief Data Officer, meet Generation Z

Chief Data Officer, meet Generation Z

February 22, 2017 | by Chris Gillar, Content Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
Chief Data Officers, in particular, will want to take note of Generation Z as they begin to grow up, because many of their attitudes and behavior toward data are shifting from that of previous generations. Those that prepare for Gen Z early and build a relationship with them based on good data...
Another informative day speaking with CDOs at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016

Another informative day speaking with CDOs at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016

October 26, 2016 | by Chris Gillar, Content Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
Many avenues can be explored at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016. See what one observer came away with after attending several sessions devoted to the CDO and collaboration, tools and strategy within the CDO domain.
A great start for CDOs at World of Watson

A great start for CDOs at World of Watson

October 25, 2016 | by Chris Gillar, Content Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
From self-service analytics to the cloud, chief data officers (CDOs) had a wealth of information at their fingertips on the first day of IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016. Catch the high points of some of Monday’s most relevant sessions for CDOs in this quick recap.
What CDOs can expect at World of Watson

What CDOs can expect at World of Watson

October 20, 2016 | by Chris Gillar, Content Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
In just a few short days, World of Watson will be in full swing once again, bringing the very best in speakers, demonstrations, and networking opportunities with a cognitive flair. It's a perfect opportunity for Chief Data Officers to learn more about a variety of topics – from more traditional...
The data roadmap for IBM’s first CDO

The data roadmap for IBM’s first CDO

May 6, 2016 | by Chris Gillar, Content Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
A brief recap of what IBM's first CDO, Inderpal Bhandari has outlined for the company's data roadmap.
Making time, building knowledge and connecting with the analytics community

Making time, building knowledge and connecting with the analytics community

January 15, 2016 | by Chris Gillar, Content Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
Dedicated time for education can be elusive for even the best time managers among us. Find out how you can take charge of your learning by scheduling specific educational opportunities for yourself, and discover how a cohesive analytics platform can free you to focus on getting the education you...

Data analytics in a hybrid and fluid world

November 24, 2015 | by Chris Gillar, Content Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
Hybrid environments have given organizations more flexibility than ever before when they store their data. But does your data analytics provider respect your hybrid environment? Find out what you should be looking for when choosing a data analytics solution.
The importance of cloud to the analytics platform

The importance of cloud to the analytics platform

October 28, 2015 | by Chris Gillar, Content Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
Insight 2015 has been a one-of-a-kind experience, treating attendees to an in-depth look at how cloud technology can drive continuous innovation in their industries. Hybrid solutions are the order of the day in data management, and Insight attendees are leading the way.

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