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Delivering Self-Service Analytics using Big Data and Data Virtualization on the Cloud

Speakers: Wang Cheung, Director of Data Platform Architecture, Guardian Life Insurance

Headquartered in New York City, Guardian Life is one of the largest mutual life insurance companies in the United States. Guardian offerings range from life insurance, disability income insurance, annuities, and investments to dental and vision insurance and employee benefits. The Enterprise Data Program was initiated to modernize Guardian’s technology capabilities and transform how Guardian leverages data – the Enterprise Data Lake was implemented to democratize data and drive self-service analytics throughout the organization. Data virtualization has played a key role for delivering data services through Guardian’s Enterprise Data Marketplace, a centralized portal for analytics and reporting.

Attend this session to learn:

  • Who is Guardian and what were the key drivers for building a data lake?
  • What are the data architectural patterns on the cloud?
  • How data virtualization is powering analytics and reporting?

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Wang Cheung, Director of Data Platform Architecture, Guardian Life Insurance