You are likely working with many people involved in data analysis. But, the new trend revolves around Intelligence. Business Intelligence, Data Intelligence, Threat Intelligence.
In short — these are the people that glean value out of data. They use data-driven decisions to improve their business, and to generate revenue.
Talk to your Chief Data Officer or a Chief Analytics Officer about a new, open source option to build solutions. Now available on Microsoft Azure, use the Apache Spark 2.0 Quick Start template running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/templates/spark-2.0-on-suse/
Data teams may also be interested in training as offered by our partner Value Amplify. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/apache-spark-20-just-released-join-our-workshop-your-mascarella?trk=prof-postC:\Users\giuse\Documents\Custom%20Office%20Templates
It is exciting to be at the leading edge of a dynamic, data-focused trend!