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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…

In Search of the Modern Data Stack

The modern data stack is many things to many people. It’s multi-cloud! It’s the data mesh! It’s BI plus AI! To get a better visibility into just what the modern data stack is, how it’s evolving, and why it all ma Read more…

Is Your Data Safe? How To Assess and Reduce Your Data Risk

Data is one of any company’s most valuable assets — but it’s probably the one we understand the least. We have codes and inspections for physical infrastructure, we have satisfaction surveys for employees, we even Read more…

Alation Named Snowflake Data Governance Partner of the Year for 2021

June of 2021 was a big month for Alation. Not only did we announce having raised $110M in funding at a $1.2B valuation, we also advanced our partnership with Snowflake. Together, Snowflake and Alation help joint customer 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…

Data Integrity a Major Concern, Precisely Says

Companies are facing considerable headwinds when it comes to their analytics and AI strategies, particularly when it comes to the data, according to Precisely’s new report, titled “Data Integrity Trends: Chief Data O Read more…

Master Data Management: Three Paths to Creating a Successful, Low-Risk Program

The biggest danger to a nascent master data management (MDM) program is starting with the wrong objectives, even though they can often sound quite right. While well-intentioned, unclear business objectives--such as creat 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…

Algorithmia Adds Data Governance Tools

Data governance and a growing list of compliance rules remain key considerations for managing machine learning models in production. Vendors are responding to the growing risks with compliance frameworks as they flesh ou Read more…

Empowering the Data Consumer: Living, and Breathing Data Governance, Security, and Regulations

Every organization wants to leverage their data as their strategic asset, scale data usage while effectively delivering speed, self-service, and ensuring security. To meet the growing demand for analytics in large enterp Read more…

Quest Software Buys Data Manager Erwin

Quest Software has acquired big data management specialist Erwin Inc., upgrading the buyer’s data toolset aimed at application deployment with regulatory compliance. Quest, Aliso Viejo, Calif., said Tuesday (Jan. 5) Read more…

Tackling Data Governance in a Multi-Cloud DW World

Microsoft Azure Synapse is the top destination for customers adopting cloud data warehouse over the next 12 to 24 months, followed by Databricks and Amazon Redshift, according to a new data engineering study released tod Read more…

ML Deployment Woes Persist

Despite greater spending on staffing and use cases, investors in machine learning have so far reaped few returns as they struggle with life cycle issues related to data governance, security and auditing requirements. Read more…

Cloudera CEO: Enterprise Data Cloud Vision Nearly Complete

The hard work may be paying off for Cloudera, the embattled former Hadoop distributor that’s been pivoting to an enterprise data cloud strategy for the past year-and-a-half. With the delivery of an on-prem version of i Read more…

From Data Chaos to Data Governance to Mitigate Risks and Harness Results

Knowing what data you have and where it lives is complicated. You need to create and sustain an enterprise-wide view of and easy access to underlying metadata, but that’s a tall order with numerous data types and d Read more…

Making it Real: Effective Data Governance in the Age of AI

Customer trust is not only gained with delightful service offerings but also by ensuring that their data is safe. This is one of the key factors why organizations across the globe are now considering data security, compl Read more…

Data Culture ‘Disconnect’ Identified in New Index

What does it take to succeed with data and analytics? Establishing a solid data culture, for starters, is often cited as a common characteristic among organizations that are successful with data and analytics. With that Read more…

For ‘Open Banking,’ Data is a Person

The pandemic has accelerated the shift to digital financial services such as “open banking.” That has resulted in increased fraud, up an estimated 11 percent since the novel coronavirus hit. What’s more, industr Read more…

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