The Problem
The 20+ suite of Hortonworks products were designed by engineers, each with its own unique user interface and color palette. A new comer to the hadoop workspace would find a variety of products that looked like this:

We started with design principles: consistency, efficiency, and simple & clean that lead us to brand the system, FLUID. 
Navigation is simplified and color judiciously applied.
Early design study to reimagine the experience
Early design study to reimagine the experience
2015 UI - an off-the shelf approach: Hortonworks Ambari user interface dashboard, where administrators oversee their Hadoop big data cluster. The main Admins and Operators, relied on the secondary in-page navigation for product status, especially for alerts.
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