Joe Caserta and Elliott Cordo

Joe Caserta is a recognized big data strategy consultant, author, educator and president of Caserta Concepts, an award-winning New York-based strategic consulting and innovation technology implementation firm founded in 2001. His firm specializes in transformative data strategies, modern data engineering, advanced analytics, strategic consulting, technical architecture, and design and build solutions, helping clients maximize data value.

Caserta is co-author of the industry best-selling book The Data Warehouse ETL Toolkit (Wiley, 2004), a contributor to industry publications, and frequent keynote speaker and expert panelist at industry conferences and events. He also serves on the advisory boards of financial and technical institutions, and is the organizer and host of the Big Data Warehousing Meetup Group in NYC.

Elliott Cordo, chief architect, Caserta Concepts, is a big data, data warehouse, information management and technology innovation expert with a passion for helping transform data into powerful information. He has more than a decade of experience in developing and implementing big data and data warehouse solutions with hands-on experience in every component of the data warehouse software development lifecycle. At Caserta Concepts, Cordo oversees large-scale major technology projects, including those involving business intelligence, data analytics, big data, and data warehousing.

Articles by Joe Caserta and Elliott Cordo

For decades, the enterprise data warehouse (EDW) has been the aspirational analytic system for just about every organization. It has taken many forms throughout the enterprise, but all share the same core concepts of integration/consolidation of data from disparate sources, governing that data to provide reliability and trust, and enabling reporting and analytics. The last few years, however, have been very disruptive to the data management landscape. The "big data" era has introduced new technologies and techniques that provide alternatives to the traditional EDW approach, and in many cases, exceeding its capabilities. Many claim we are now in a post-EDW era and the concept itself is legacy.

Posted January 19, 2016