February 26, 2020 | Episode 85

Towards Successful Apache Kafka Implementations ft. Jakub Korab

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Whether it's stream processing, real-time data analytics, to adding business value, Professional Services helps customers thrive within their chosen software or products and ultimately be successful as a digital enterprise. As a solutions architect and member of the Professional Services Team at Confluent, Jakub Korab discusses what Professional Services actually is and how it relates to customer success. It all centers around what customers want to do, and you’ll hear about trends, Apache Kafka® use cases, and real-life examples of Professional Services in action within various industries over the last year.

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