Will Overconfidence Kill Big Data?

Review of the “State of DataOps Survey” Results


Gartner predicts 70% of big data projects will fail due to lack of skills and integration challenges, yet new results from a survey by Dimensional Research show IT confidence in achieving big data success is 87%. In this webinar David Gehringer from Dimensional Research and David Hsieh from Qubole will discuss the survey results that illuminate big data reality gap and discuss pragmatic actions you can take to avoid becoming part of this alarming trend.

Take a Deep Dive into the Results with David and David

Sixty-five percent of IT teams recognize that to get to ubiquitous access to data and analytics, they need to enable a self-service DataOps approach. And most respondents — 87 percent — felt confident to extremely confident that they could deliver self-service analytics. Yet, respondents characterized their big data processes as still in the earliest stages of maturity: only 8 percent of respondents consider their big data initiatives to be fully mature.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to understand where your company sits compared to others on the Big Data Maturity Model.

Featured Speakers

David Hsieh
Sr. Vice President, Marketing at Qubole, David has more than two decades of experience with Software-as-a-Service, cloud and data warehouse technologies, and most recently served as vice president of marketing at Instart Logic. He also held executive marketing positions with Ubiquiti Networks, Cisco, Webex Communications, Inc. and Sybase, and successfully helped lead both LBMS and Ubiquiti Networks through their IPO processes. In his role as senior vice president of marketing, Hsieh heads Qubole’s brand and marketing strategy, as well as lead generation and sales enablement. Hsieh has a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Northwestern University.

David Gehringer
David brings 15 years of marketing and product management experience to Dimensional Research. David is recognized as a technology industry leader who has consistently demonstrated that fact-based decisions drive revenue and success more reliably than a lucky guess. David’s expertise is in conducting and using research to identify target rich markets, perfect positioning and messaging, and optimize sales models for successful products and services. Before joining Dimensional Research, David held key leadership positions in technology companies. Most recently, David served as Vice President of Marketing at Fanfare where he created and led the market for test automation. Prior to Fanfare, David was Vice President of Marketing at Actional Corporation, a leading provider of Web services management software. He drove Actional’s product and marketing strategy, which resulted in Actional’s acquisition by Progress Software in 2006. Before Actional, David held various international marketing and product management positions at Mercury Interactive. David began his career in the game industry working for Sierra Online in product and brand management roles. David holds BS degrees in both mechanical and aeronautical engineering from University of California, Davis.