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

Who owns the data? Well, it’s complicated.

I don’t know if Edward Snowden – the NSA contractor turned whistleblower currently living in exile - is a hero, traitor or a schmuck. What ... Read More

60 Minutes got it wrong: data brokers aren’t evil

Have you heard of About the Data? It’s a website that lets consumers see what personal data’s been collected and is being used to drive the ... Read More

Introducing the Big Data MOPS series

Big data – or whatever you prefer to call it – is a game changer for marketers and throughout the enterprise. And not to mince ... Read More

10 best practices for the marketer’s Big Data Archipelago journey

“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” -Dr. Seuss About three months ago, I invited marketers to join me on a journey through ... Read More

The final stop in the Big Data Archipelago journey: the Strategy Isle

 “However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” – Winston Churchill Hurricane Sandy, one of the most destructive hurricanes to hit ... Read More

Stop #9 in the Big Data Archipelago journey: the Investment Isle

“Data is a precious thing and will last longer than the systems themselves.” –Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web Last year, the International ... Read More

Stop #8 in the Big Data Archipelago journey: the People Isle

 “If we have data, let’s look at data. If all we have are opinions, let’s go with mine.” – Jim Barksdale, former Netscape ... Read More

Stop #7 in the Big Data Archipelago journey: the Data Security Isle

“Human errors and systems glitches caused nearly two-thirds of data breaches globally in 2012.” - Ponemon Institute and Symantec Nothing has accelerated the ... Read More

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