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Igor Izotov
Managing Consultant, Servian

Igor Izotov is a Managing Consultant at Servian in Sydney focussing on the architecture and delivery of big data solutions for Tier-1 clients. A true versatilist with expertise across a broad range of technologies including Hadoop, BI tools, CRM, cloud technologies and data warehousing, Igor is equally comfortable discussing the IT strategy with executives and implementing it in a technical role. His clients' geography covers Australia, Europe, Russia and Asia.

Igor received a MS in Mathematics from the National Research University of Electronic Technology in Moscow, Russia and holds a number of industry recognised certifications including TOGAF, PRINCE2, PMP and MapR.

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Posted on January 23, 2015 by Igor Izotov

There are resources and there are Resources. The old statement is still valid: Your project's success is entirely dependent on the people you hire. Hadoop initiatives are no exception to this; instead, these initiatives are particularly demanding. Here are a few reasons why: 1) Hadoop is an emerging technology, there is and there will be much hype around it; the temptation to try this technology no matter what is coming from specialists and companies, large and small. Emerging is synonymous to evolving when it comes to Hadoop; funny enough, the book on Hadoop that was just released by O'...

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