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AWS Launches Visual Data Prep Tool

AWS this week unveiled Glue DataBrew, a new visual data preparation tool for AWS Glue that’s designed to help users clean and normalize data without writing code. Data preparation is the Achille’s Heel of advanced Read more…

Informatica Likes Its Chances in the Cloud

Quick: Name a company that made its name in the 1990s and 2000s by providing data integration tools for enterprise analytics running in on-prem data centers, but has since pivoted the cloud and was even named Snowflake Read more…

ICIJ Turns to Big Data Tech to Unravel FinCEN Files

Unraveling financial crimes like money laundering is a notoriously difficult task, especially when criminals purposely cover their tracks. It gets a little easier when you have advanced tools, such as text analytics, mac Read more…

Data Prep Still Dominates Data Scientists’ Time, Survey Finds

Data scientists spend about 45% of their time on data preparation tasks, including loading and cleaning data, according to a survey of data scientists conducted by Anaconda. The company also analyzed the gap between what Read more…

Syncsort Doubles Down on Data Quality with Pitney Bowes Buy

Here’s a stat to ponder: With its $700-million acquisition of Pitney Bowes' software and data business now complete, Syncsort becomes the second biggest vendor in the data quality space, per 2018 figures from IDC. But Read more…

The Anatomy of AI: Understanding Data Processing Tasks

So you're collecting lots of data with the intention to automate decision-making through the strategic use of machine learning. That's great! But as your data scientists and data engineers quickly realize, building a pro Read more…

Big Data Meltdown: How Unclean, Unlabeled, and Poorly Managed Data Dooms AI

We may be living in the fourth industrial age and on cusp of huge advances in automation powered by AI. But according to the latest data, our great future will be less rosy if enterprises don't start doing something abou Read more…

Data Management: Still a Major Obstacle to AI Success

Data is the lifeblood of AI. Without good data, machine learning algorithms have no way to determine a normal distribution of activities, occurrences, or events. However, only about one in five businesses have data that' Read more…

Self-Service Data Preparation – At Scale or Sampling?

The phrase “data is the new oil” has become the favorite business transformation cliché of the past 10 years. The truth is that data in its raw form is about as useful for decision making as oil is for propelling a Read more…

The Seven Sins of Data Prep

Data preparation is often considered a necessary precursor to the “real” work found in visualizing or analyzing data, but this framing sells data prep short. The ways in which we cleanse and shape data for downstream Read more…

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