Slides: Case Study – Gordon Foods Delivers Fresh Data to the Cloud

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About the Webinar

The traditional ETL approach for moving data to the cloud is labor-intensive and costly, not to mention brittle and slow, draining organizations of time and resources that they just do not have.

In this webinar, you will hear from Gordon Food Service and how they sharpened their competitive edge by delivering the freshest data to Google Cloud and dished up a better customer experience through real-time data insights. You will discover how Qlik’s data integration platform enabled Gordon Food Service to successfully run their Data Modernization Analytics Program and build real-time analytic data pipelines, unlocking multiple data sources, to Google Cloud with simple yet powerful data delivery.

Register today and learn how Gordon Foods: 

  • Improved their Customer Experience
  • Replaced slow custom replication scripts and speed up analytics
  • Simplify and automate their real-time data streaming process
  • Moves thousands of objects on a daily basis

Find out how your organization can breathe new life into your data in the cloud, stay ahead of changing demands while lowering over-reliance on resources, production time and costs.

About the Speakers

Kyle Partlo

Data Engineering and BPM Manager, Gordon Food Service

Kyle has led GFS’ Data Engineering team for the past 2.5 years.  As part of the organizational goal of becoming an Insights Driven Organization, Kyle’s team set out to build their revolutionary Data Platform to enable access and analysis of all enterprise data.  By partnering with both Google and Qlik, they have been able to build real time, streaming data pipelines into GCP. 

Tom Majeski

Information Technology Manager, Data Services, Gordon Food Service

Tom is an experienced technology leader with a broad range of experiences with recent interests including cloud and data. Three years ago he led an effort to research and develop a successful operational metrics concept hosted on GCP utilizing Qlik Replicate. Today, his Data Services team manages a robust Replicate installation with various endpoints including Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Kafka, and SAP S4 Hana.

Adam Mayer

Senior Manager, Technical Product Marketing, Qlik

Adam is on The Global Product Marketing team at Qlik, covering the entire Qlik product portfolio. He is responsible delivering the company’s Internet of Things (IoT) and GDPR go-to-market strategy.  With a strong technical background in computing, underpinned by an incisive engineering perspective, Adam is an avid follower of new technology and holds a deep fascination of all things IoT, particularly on the data analytics side and finding new ways to make it as translatable, visual and understandable to as many people as possible. Adam is passionate about the space and believes that IoT data needs to be approached with an open mind, rather than looking for an answer. It needs to be interacted with for hidden insights and gems that organizations might not have thought about looking for.  He has over 20 years of B2B customer facing experience within the IT and automotive sectors, having previously held positions at Canon, Sony,Tevo, Fujitsu and Toshiba.

Eric Thorsen

North American Head – SAP Customer Engineering, Google

Eric Thorsen has 20 years of experience in Retail, Tech, and SAP in varying formats. He spent nearly 15 years with SAP, focused on Technology, Retail/CPG, and Account management. Following that he entered the SAP ecosystem in ML/AI, Big Data, and Supply Chain. It all comes together here at Google, where he and his team assist customers to truly innovate with SAP on Google Cloud.

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