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Mandy Chessell
Distinguished Engineer, IBM Analytics Group CTO Office, IBM

Mandy works on strategic client engagements, solutions and technical strategies for the IBM Analytics Group CTO office. She is a trusted advisor to executives from large organizations, working with them to develop their strategy and architecture relating to the governance, integration and management of information. With the insight from this consultancy, Mandy is developing the open metadata and governance technical strategy for IBM’s Analytics Group portfolio of products.

Four perspectives on data lakes

Four perspectives on data lakes

February 22, 2017 | by Mandy Chessell, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Analytics Group CTO Office, IBM
Mandy Chessell, Distinguished Engineer & Master Inventor discuses four key perspectives on Data Lakes and introduces a new video series.
The case for open metadata

The case for open metadata

October 13, 2016 | by Mandy Chessell, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Analytics Group CTO Office, IBM
How can we ensure that metadata about all types of data is accurate, available, ubiquitous and universally accessible? Standards are certainly necessary, but we also need a new way to think about how metadata is created, managed and maintained.
InsightOut: The role of Apache Atlas in the open metadata ecosystem

InsightOut: The role of Apache Atlas in the open metadata ecosystem

Frameworks for open metadata and governance

June 10, 2016 | by Mandy Chessell, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Analytics Group CTO Office, IBM
What makes Apache Atlas different from other metadata solutions is that it is designed to ship with the platform where the data is stored. It is, in fact, a core component of the data platform.
InsightOut: The case for open metadata and governance

InsightOut: The case for open metadata and governance

May 20, 2016 | by Mandy Chessell, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Analytics Group CTO Office, IBM
As the data used by an enterprise grows in size, variety and importance, it is no longer acceptable that the gathering and maintenance of metadata remains an under-funded and neglected afterthought for data-driven organizations. Metadata management needs to become a key focus of an organization's...
Building a data reservoir to use big data with confidence

Building a data reservoir to use big data with confidence

October 12, 2015 | by Mandy Chessell, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Analytics Group CTO Office, IBM
Data reservoirs are useful tools that can help organizations create new products and services, increase customer service and efficiency, and reduce waste and fraud. But what is a data reservoir and how do you create it?

Delivering Big Data to the Business

Dive into a data reservoir for governed, self-service access to data and insight

October 6, 2014 | by Mandy Chessell, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Analytics Group CTO Office, IBM
Dive into a data reservoir for governed, self-service access to data and insight