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Three Machine Learning Tasks Every AI Team Should Automate

Nov 30, 2018 |

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 was a 150,000 deficit. Read more…

The Seven Sins of Data Prep

May 21, 2018 |

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 use have significant bearing on our final analytic output, and cutting corners on data prep can run up a huge cost for companies. Read more…

Data Prep Goes Serverless

Dec 7, 2017 |

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. Read more…

Alteryx Buys Yhat, Rolls ‘Connect’ Platform

Jun 7, 2017 |

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” Read more…

HPE, Tamr Strengthen Data Ties

Mar 3, 2017 |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

Nov 29, 2016 |

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 automated smarts through tactical applications of machine learning, and extends the company’s advancements in lineage tracking. Read more…

How Data Analytics Is Helping to Fight Human Trafficking

Oct 7, 2016 |

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 trafficking schemes, resulting in solicitation charges being filed against the victims while the real perpetrators go free. Read more…

ClearStory Patent Covers Data Harmonization Tool

Jun 30, 2016 |

A U.S. patent awarded this month to ClearStory Data, the big data preparation tool specialist, covers its automated data harmonization tool designed to work across disparate data sources and a variety of data types. Read more…

Data Quality Trending Down? C’est La Vie

Jan 26, 2016 |

One of the biggest impediments to becoming a data-driven organization is tackling the problem of data quality. Data is often too dirty and discombobulated for use in high-end decision-making, and the increasing volume and diversity of data compounds this problem. Read more…

Hellerstein: Humans are the Bottleneck

Mar 1, 2013 |Humans are the bottleneck right now in the data space, commented database systems luminary, Joe Hellerstein during an interview this week at Strata 2013. Read more…

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