Tamara Dull
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Director of Emerging Technologies, SAS Best Practices

Tamara Dull is the Director of Emerging Technologies for SAS Best Practices, a thought leadership organization at SAS Institute. Through engaging publications, rich media and industry engagements, she delivers a pragmatic perspective on topics including big data, Hadoop, IT modernization and the Internet of Things. Tamara has been in the high tech industry for over 25 years, and has held positions in enterprise training and consulting, software development, marketing, and IT, product and executive management. Tamara uses her unique blend of data-rich experience, market understanding and technical prowess to educate and entertain data professionals on the how-to’s, best practices and trends in today’s emerging marketplace.

Recent Posts

Stop #6 in the Big Data Archipelago journey: the Data Governance Isle

 “Data that is loved tends to survive.” – Kurt Bollacker, data scientist Awhile back, I had the pleasure of traveling to five countries in ... Read More

Stop #5 in the Big Data Archipelago journey: the Location Isle

Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon full of tapes hurtling down the highway.” – Andrew S. Tanenbaum There’s been a lot of buzz about the ... Read More

Stop #4 in the Big Data Archipelago journey: the Open Source Adoption Isle

“One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.” - André Gide Ever heard ... Read More

Stop #3 in the Big Data Archipelago journey: the Integration Isle

“If you build it, he will come.” – From the movie “Field of Dreams” “Build it and they will come” is a popular quote ... Read More

Stop #2 in the Big Data Archipelago journey: the Processing Isle

“I have travelled the length and breadth of this country and  talked with the best people, and I can assure you that data processing ... Read More

Stop #1 in the Big Data Archipelago journey: the Analytics Isle

“There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns.  That is to say, there are things that ... Read More

A marketer's journey through the Big Data Archipelago

Come along with me on a journey through the Big Data Archipelago. It involves "visiting" a series of islands - an archipelago if you will ... Read More

“Hang on a sec, TV. I’m talking to Twitter.”

THUMP. Jolted out of a deep sleep, I intuitively sat straight up in bed. What had just happened? It felt like the house had just ... Read More

Marketers: keep it cool, not creepy

“We are living in the era of the connected customer - one in which normal customer behavior is to capture moments and share it in near real-time.” ... Read More

Is SoLoMo the new loyalty card?

“Truth be told, I wouldn’t mind seeing our loyalty card program go away, but we’re not there yet.” - A retail CEO I ... Read More