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What Does It Mean for a Data Catalog to Be Powered by a Knowledge Graph?

In this article, I explain why the first app built on a knowledge graph should be an enterprise data catalog. I then clarify why any catalog equipped to grow, scale, and evolve with the modern data stack must be built on Read more…

ThinkData Works Brings Data Catalog to Google Cloud

You can now use the data catalog from ThinkData Works to explore and discover data you have stored on Google Cloud, the Toronto, Ontario-based SaaS provider announced today. In addition to catalog features, the offering Read more…

Cloud Migrations Negatively Impacting Data Estates, Capital One Says

We’re in the midst of a massive migration of data to the cloud at the moment, driven in large part by the promises of advanced analytics and AI and the competitive advantages they can bring. However, before getting thi Read more…

Meet Satyen Sangani, a 2022 Datanami Person to Watch

It’s great to have a collection of big data, but it’s not much use if you can’t find specific pieces of data within it. That was the core insight driving Satyen Sangani and his company, Alation, to create the indus Read more…

The Modernization of Data Engineering at Capital One

Like many enterprises, Capital One Financial Corp. is in the process of democratizing employee access to data to improve profitability, lower risk, and increase customer satisfaction. But lowering the barriers to data ac Read more…

What to Look for in a Data Catalog

There’s no mistaking it: Data catalogs are hot. The product category has exploded in recent years as a way to drive data discovery and, increasingly, to control access to data. But how do you select the right data cata Read more…

Data Catalogs Take Center Stage in Eckerson CDO TechVent

If you’re in the market for a data catalog, join the party. By one estimate, nearly 93% of organizations have either deployed a data catalog or plan to. But as your buying decision gets closer, you might find yourself Read more…

Data Intelligence Focus Rewarding for Collibra

What the world needs now, according to Collibra co-founder and CEO Felix Van de Maele, is a hefty dose of data intelligence. That is, it needs an intelligent approach to managing, governing, tracking, and securing data, Read more…

It’s Time for Governance on Streaming Data, Confluent Says

One of the toughest aspects of big data is simply managing it and ensuring that it’s clean, accessible, and secure. This is hard enough when the data is at rest, but it’s another ballgame entirely when it’s moving. Read more…

Progress Spotted in Data Culture Development

Among the variables impacting data-driven business success, the speed at which a company adopts what’s described as a “data culture” is perhaps one of the least understood phenomena. It’s one reason why Alation p Read more…

Alation Springs Into Data Governance

Alation is best known as a data catalog company. But due to heavy demand from its data catalog customers, Alation today launched a data governance tool to help them better manage and govern their data. When paired with t Read more…

Hitachi Vantara Stretches Data Fabric with Lumada DataOps Update

According to the IDC, data workers waste up to 50% of their time by searching for and gaining access to data across disparate silos and formats. Today Hitachi Vantara announced that it’s aiming to help customers reign Read more…

What’s the Big IDea? A Single Platform for Privacy, Security, and Governance

Companies today are struggling to manage their sprawling data estates, and to minimize the risks that they pose. Vendors are furiously building tools to help ease that pain. But the disconnected nature of point-tool deve Read more…

Alation Adds $110M to Its Catalog

Alation, the company that put the data catalog on the map, today announced the completion of a Series D round of funding worth $110 million. The influx of cash coincides with a $1.2 billion valuation, and gives the unico Read more…

Databricks Unveils Data Sharing, ETL, and Governance Solutions

Databricks’ primary objective is to build the world’s first enterprise AI platform, which is a noble goal and a work in process. But first things being first, the data is a mess, and it needs some work. To that end, Read more…

Data Management Self Service is Key for Data Engineers–And Their Business

In a post-COVID-19 world, remote access has rapidly emerged as the new normal, for every organization. The shift to a remote-first world was already well underway. In fact, in 2019, 54% of U.S. workers reported working r Read more…

Zaloni Pivots to DataOps

Zaloni once was focused on helping customers to manage data in Hadoop. But under new CEO Susan Cook, the company has broadened its scope and is now aiming to help customers manage the entire supply chain of data, or what Read more…

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