Meg Blanchette

Meg has spent her professional life helping to facilitate technical dialogues and spread knowledge. She excels in building professional relationships across fields of expertise and in refining content for all audiences.

Recent Posts

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Exploring the Possibilities of Artificial Intelligence

In this interview, Paco Nathan discusses making life more livable, AI fears, and more.

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Merging Data Science and Business

Business leaders cannot afford to ignore their organization’s data—rather, that data should be used to make informed decisions. In this post, Principal Data Scientist Tom Fawcett and Professor of Data […]

Becoming Data-Driven: A Conversation with Sanjay Mathur

Making truly data-driven decisions can be a daunting task. Learn the first steps businesses can take, and why the effort is worthwhile.


Noteworthy Links: Data-Driven Marketing

Is your company using data-driven marketing? Below are some links that illustrate data’s importance in marketing, including a concrete example in the travel industry.


Noteworthy Links: Artificial Intelligence

Interested in how AI is being applied out in the real world? Check out these stories, ranging from fighting food insecurity, to a very low-level version of a butler.

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Realize the Business Power of Your Data with DevOps

If you are on the path to being a data-driven company, you have to be on the path to being a development-enabled company.

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Building Connections

In this interview, we talk about extending the concept of interoperability between multiple libraries in Python into other programming languages, and the pain points this will address.

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Easily Spinning up Data Platforms

A quick overview of the motivation behind our instant and repeatable data platform tool.


Building Tech Communities

In this interview, Travis talks about how to balance enterprise and open source, as well as what it takes to build a community.

Breaking Down Communication Barriers in Tech

Travis and I discuss breaking down silos, the importance of effectively communicating about cutting-edge technology, and where Anaconda is going next.


Noteworthy Links: Using Data Creatively

Being data-driven means breaking down silos within organizations, promoting communication, and being deliberate about the data you collect and use. Here are five articles that illustrate how modern organizations are tackling this challenge.

Imbalanced Classes FAQ

Here we share some further thoughts on imbalanced classes, and offer more resources.


Noteworthy Links: September 22 2016

We’re at Enterprise Dataversity this week in Chicago, and next week we’ll be in NYC for Strata + Hadoop World. In the midst of this busy September, here are some articles we’ve come across and enjoyed.


Noteworthy Links: Social Media Edition

In this post we share some links to interesting work being done with social media data.

Hadooponomics Interview: The Evolution of Data

VP of Strategy Edd Dumbill was recently interviewed by James Haight on the Hadooponomics podcast. Find the audio and transcript here.

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Materialized Views with Cassandra

In this screencast, Principal Engineer and Cassandra committer Gary Dusbabek provides an overview of Materialized Views.


Noteworthy Links: Hadoop Edition

Hadoop is 10 years old! Check out these related links.

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Becoming Data Driven: A Conversation with Sanjay Mathur

CEO Sanjay Mathur recently took time to discuss first steps businesses can take when becoming data driven, and why the effort is worthwhile. You can find the full interview here.


Noteworthy Links: Strata Edition

Here are some links from around the internet to get you in a Strata state of mind.