Kurt is the founder and CEO of Semantical, LLC, a consulting company focusing on enterprise data hubs, metadata management, semantics, and NoSQL systems. He has developed large scale information and data governance strategies for Fortune 500 companies in the health care/insurance sector, media and entertainment, publishing, financial services and logistics arenas, as well as for government agencies in the defense and insurance sector (including the Affordable Care Act). Kurt holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
One of the things that most young mathematicians (think eight years old or so) learn is that pie are square, a fact which is immediately refuted with the confused observation "No they're not!
In my previous post in which I discussed names, I also led in with the fact that I am a writer.
Okay, you've just finished filling up the data lake with your data hose, the data warehouse is filled to the brim with data bricks (if not Data Bricks), your data scientists are ready in their lab coats to pull the big red switch that will call the lightning and turn all your data into some living, breathing, Datastein's Monster (and have of course perfected their synchronized versions of "It's Alive! It's ALIVE!!!"), yet something still seems to be missing?