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Despite the excitement around machine learning and its rapidly evolving technology, some organizations are struggling in their efforts to apply new algorithmic capabilities to real-world business problems. Technology alone is seemingly insufficient to unlock its potential.

Cloudera Fast Forward Labs Advisory Services can help you cut through the hype, understand the opportunities in context of your business, and innovate at scale.

We respect that you can’t outsource something as fundamental as understanding your own business, however. We work in tandem with your organization to define recommendations based on your vision, your data, your technology, and your use cases.

Fast Forward Labs advisors’ technical expertise is culled from real-world experience as practitioners. This informs their clear, practical guidance on where to focus valuable resources, how to implement effective practices, as well as how to expedite development and avoid technical dead ends. Their experience expedites the process, saves you time and money, and improves productivity.

It’s all about you

Collaboration is at the heart of our engagement. Together with your team, we develop a strategic plan tailored to your unique business opportunities as well as your technical capabilities.  

The engagement
  • Pre-meeting conversations to align on goals and resources
  • Two or more days with our team (at least two people) on site
  • Follow up to create a dynamic and effective plan
The Deliverables
  • Your machine learning strategy and tactical roadmap
  • An optimized approach based on your business opportunities and technical capabilities
  • Recommendations specific to your existing investments, products, people, processes, and long-term goals

Other machine learning resources

We understand that technology, alone, isn’t sufficient to unlock the potential of machine learning in the enterprise. Our engagements and research reports are designed to cut through the hype and provide clarity and practical guidance.

Application prototype and development

We partner with organizations to help bring your project from science to engineering through a three-phased approach that maximizes the likelihood of success.

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Cloudera Fast Forward Labs Research

Our research focuses on emerging data and machine learning-enabled trends. Accompanying the reports are working prototypes that exhibit the capabilities of the algorithm and offer detailed technical advice on its practical application.

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Cloudera Fast Forward Labs Strategic Engagements

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