search is not a data catalog Data Catalog

Search is NOT a Data Catalog

In talking with prospective customers, I am finding there is a lot of confusion about what makes a data catalog. Lately, we’ve seen some companies consider taking their search technology and calling their search product a “data catalog”, which is not entirely accurate. This is […]

Read More April 19th, 2017 | Todd Goldman
gdpr is coming GDPR

Danger, Will Robinson! GDPR is Coming!

Or so the robot from Lost in Space might say. Though, as organizations begin working toward GDPR readiness, many may find themselves instead quoting Dr. Smith: “Oh the pain, the pain!”   Of course, when I say GDPR, I mean the new requirements set forth […]

Read More April 12th, 2017 | Todd Goldman
The top four reasons you need a data catalog Data Catalog

Top 4 reasons you need a data catalog

I’ve been reading a lot lately on the thoughts of different industry analysts about the importance of data catalogs or information catalogs and why you should have one. The data governance market is expected to double in size over the next five years, with data […]

Read More March 16th, 2017 | Todd Goldman
Dark ages of big data Big Data

Are we currently living in the Dark Ages of big data?

 They called it the Dark Ages. The period following the decline of the Western Roman Empire.   Perhaps one day, data experts will look back on today and call this our dark ages. The Dark Ages of Big Data.   Perhaps they will marvel over […]

Read More March 10th, 2017 | Todd Goldman
make big data work Big Data


Companies are struggling to make big data work.  In fact, most of the companies we work with at Waterline have come to use after their initial big data efforts have failed.  And why is that?  It is because in many cases the Hadoop vendors have […]

Read More March 6th, 2017 | Alex Gorelik
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