FREE MeetUp Event! Stream Processing with Big Data on Wednesday, September 17

Following Knowledgent’s success with Big Data Palooza in New York City, we are very pleased to announce our very first Big Data Palooza New Jersey event!

Big Data Palooza NJ is a local Central and Northern New Jersey Meetup group looking to bring together big data enthusiasts and professionals from the tri-state area to discuss the latest and greatest in the big data landscape. This is a subgroup of our New York City group, Big Data Palooza. Continue reading FREE MeetUp Event! Stream Processing with Big Data on Wednesday, September 17

Fun, Food, and a Fife: Colonial Good Times at the New England Summer Party

Not to be outdone by the summer party for the New York/New Jersey area, the Knowledgent New England team took the city of Boston by storm. For this year’s party, team members across our New England, Life Sciences, and Healthcare Portfolios embarked on a historical tour of Boston, visiting some of the city’s (and nation’s) oldest restaurants, pubs, and neighborhoods to learn more about the rich history of Boston and grab some good eats along the way. Continue reading Fun, Food, and a Fife: Colonial Good Times at the New England Summer Party

See Knowledgent at the Hortonworks Hadoop and Big Data Architecture Roadshow

Come see us at the New York City leg of the Hortonworks Modern Data Architecture Roadshow! Our partner Hortonworks is hosting a one-day seminar on how to start the journey to the modern data architecture and unlock the potential for Hadoop in your organization. Knowledgent will be a Silver sponsor at the event, which is taking place on Tuesday, September 16 at the New York Marriott Downtown.

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Contributing in a Real-World Environment: Three Takeaways from My Internship

Editor’s Note: This post from Alex Beals, rockstar big data intern at Knowledgent, shares his experiences and the important lessons he learned during his time here. 

As the last summer before college, and my freshman year at Dartmouth College, comes to a close, it’s the perfect time to think about the wonderful opportunity I had to work at Knowledgent as an intern.  This was the first time I was able to get real-world experience in the field of computer science (what I’m planning on majoring in), and it allowed me to hone my skills while being able to contribute on a team and further the company. Continue reading Contributing in a Real-World Environment: Three Takeaways from My Internship