Paul.Barth

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Dr. Paul Barth is founder and CEO of Podium Data, creator of the industry-leading Podium big data management platform. He has spent decades developing advanced data and analytics solutions for Fortune 100 companies, and is a recognized thought-leader on business-driven data strategies and best practices.

Prior to founding Podium Data, Paul co-founded NewVantage Partners, a boutique consultancy advising C-level executives at leading banking, investment and insurance firms. In his roles at Schlumberger, Thinking Machines, Epsilon, Tessera and iXL, Dr. Barth led the discovery and development of parallel processing and machine learning technologies to dramatically accelerate and simplify data management and analytics.

Paul holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the MIT, and an M.S. from Yale University.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Paul Barth and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Articles by Paul.Barth

What is your time to answer?
The Data Economy

What is your time to answer?

Consolidation of data management and analytics is advancing speed and accuracy of every business decision.
August 17, 2018
Migrating data to the cloud: back to the future?
The Data Economy

Migrating data to the cloud: back to the future?

With real insights on the readiness of your data to move to the cloud, and a cloud-native catalog ready to manage it, you can accelerate migration with both confidence and control.
June 1, 2018
Whose fingerprints are all over your customer data?
The Data Economy

Whose fingerprints are all over your customer data?

When compared to data warehousing, the data lake paradigm is incredibly appealing. But until you start working with the data, you don’t know what you don’t know. And that can be fatal.rn
September 8, 2017
Chief data officers are moving from defense to offense
The Data Economy

Chief data officers are moving from defense to offense

For the first time in seven years, all 35 U.S. banks passed the Fed’s Comprehensive Capital Analysis Review (CCAR). In the past, many banks struggled with the regulation – not because of how they managed capital, but with proving the accuracy and provenance of the data they reported. This led most banks to create the CDO role, along with massive investments in data management infrastructure.
August 7, 2017
Trailblazers: Notes from the new data frontier
The Data Economy

Trailblazers: Notes from the new data frontier

Trailblazers have to overcome obstacles – both old and new – as they navigate new terrain. And their reward for choosing to pioneer, rather than follow, gives them a first-mover advantage.
June 12, 2017
The new paradigm for big data governance
The Data Economy

The new paradigm for big data governance

A new paradigm has emerged that brings data governance to big data. Instead of heavy-handed restrictions on data usage and documentation, big data governance is agile, collaborative and efficient. It engages, not separates, analysts in capturing their learnings to accelerate production readiness.
May 1, 2017