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Alteryx Dips Analytics Tools Into Machine Learning Waters

Alteryx arguably is best known for its desktop-based, self-service analytics product, Designer, which is also regarded for its data blending and prep capabilities. Today at its Virtual Global Inspire conference, the comp Read more…

Data Engineering Cloud Launched by Trifacta

Trifacta today launched what might be the world’s first cloud designed specifically for data engineering. Running on AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud, the new Trifacta Data Engineering Cloud provides a place for Read more…

Feature Store Startup Gets a VC Boost

Open source versions of feature stores are emerging that are designed help data scientists avoid reinventing the wheel. One feature store startup is attracting investors by adding a computing layer billed as helping to a Read more…

Users Rank Trifacta the Best at Data Prep in G2’s Fall Reports

At Trifacta, one of our key pillars is to start with the user. Everything we do is to empower the people who use Trifacta to do more with their data, do it faster and do it better. Trifacta was named as a leader in G2’s Fall Grid Report for Data Preparation as well as the top scorer within the Relationship Index, a category that blends metrics which include ease of doing business with, quality of support, and likelihood to recommend. Read more…

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…

Tibco Buys Data Pioneer Information Builders

Roughly a year-and-a-half after Information Builder Inc. founder Gerald Cohen stepped down as CEO, the privately-held business intelligence vendor has been acquired by Tibco Software Inc. for an undisclosed amount. In Read more…

On the Radar: Promethium, StreamNative, Inzata

Welcome to On the Radar, a new Datanami feature about interesting new startups in the big data and analytics space. In this week’s edition, we explore three vendors making news, including Promethium, NativeStreams, and Read more…

Unifi Deal Expands Boomi, Dell’s Data Prep Tools

Boomi’s acquisition of data cataloger Unifi Software buttresses the automated IT strategy of the buyer’s parent, Dell Technologies, by combining Unifi’s data tools with Boomi’s existing integration and data manag Read more…

Why You Need Data Transformation in Machine Learning

Thanks to machine learning and the advancements in software and technology, enterprises can now process and understand their data much faster using modern tools with established algorithms. This effectively allows them t Read more…

How ML Helps Solve the Big Data Transform/Mastering Problem

Despite the astounding technological progress in big data analytics, we largely have yet to move past manual techniques for important tasks, such as data transformation and master data management. As data volumes grow, t Read more…

The 4 Paradigms of Data Prep for Analytics and Machine Learning

Data preparation has long been recognized for helping business leaders, analysts, and data scientists to ready and prepare the data needed for analytics, operations, and regulatory requirements. Today, the technology is Read more…

‘Data Workers’ Failing to Cope

More evidence is emerging that “data workers” in general and data scientists in particular are bogged down by the sheer breadth of their company’s data. Meanwhile, the skills gap between data experts and line-of Read more…

Faulty Data is Stalling AI Projects

Tens of billions will be spent this year on AI development, but those efforts continue to be stymied by ratty data that has undermined model training efforts and burned through project budgets. That’s the sobering c Read more…

Three Machine Learning Tasks Every AI Team Should Automate

With the war on AI talent heating up, the new “unicorns” of Silicon Valley are high-performing data scientists. Although as recently as 2015 there was a surplus of data scientists, in the most recent quarter there wa 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…

Data Prep Goes Serverless

The rise of platforms in which cloud providers manage the allocation of computing and storages resources has opened the door to new data services such as serverless data preparation tools. The list of self-service data p Read more…

Alteryx Buys Yhat, Rolls ‘Connect’ Platform

Alteryx Inc. has acquired a data science startup as it continues to flesh out its self-service data tool offerings that also include a new data exploration platform aimed at uncovering "siloed" enterprise data. Altery Read more…

HPE, Tamr Strengthen Data Ties

Several weeks after winning U.S. patent protection for its data preparation platform, Tamr Inc. announced a deal with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to resell its data unification software. The reseller deal certifies that Tamr's technology has been validated for interoperability with HPE systems as part of its third-party software and hardware offerings. Read more…

Birst Dishes Up Data Prep, ML Automation, and More

Groups of data scientists and regular users will be able to collaboratively prepare and share their data for analysis with the latest release of Birst's analytics platform. Version 6 of the company's suite also adds more Read more…

How Data Analytics Is Helping to Fight Human Trafficking

The scourge of human trafficking exists in every major city in the United States, where it ruins the lives of victims while enriching the traffickers. Local police often are ill-equipped to deal with sophisticated traffi Read more…

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