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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…

Why Analytics Leaders Need to Read Data Preparation for Dummies

There’s a common misperception about data management, and it goes something like this: Consolidating your organization’s data into a centralized analytics environment  solves everyone’s problems in finding, acc Read more…

DataRobot Snags Data Prepper Paxata

Automated machine learning softer provider DataRobot yesterday announced the acquisition of Paxata, a provider of self-service data preparation and data fabrics. And it didn’t take DataRobot long to release the first n Read more…

Funders Target Flexible Graph Databases

The graph database ecosystem continues to expand with new venture funding for Dgraph Labs Inc., a transactional and distributed graph database startup. The San Francisco-based startup announced an $11.5 million Series 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…

Qlik Acquires Data Manager

Big data vendors seeking to diversify keep getting bigger, the latest example being data analytics vendor Qlik’s acquisition of enterprise data management startup Podium Data. Qlik, Radnor, PA, said this week the ac Read more…

Tamr Preps for Growth with $18M Round

Tamr today announced that it has raised $18 million in venture capital to help it grow its business, which is focused taking a "machine-driven, human-guided" approach to taming messy data. The funding round, which was 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…

Survey: Excel Remains Go-To Data Prep Tool

Skyrocketing data volumes and a complex mix of data types are bogging down data preparation and processing efforts, according to a recent overview of enterprise data quality. The snapshot released by data prep vendor Read more…

Infogix Acquires Data Prepper Lavastorm

Lavastorm, a well-regarded data preparation and analytics vendor, has attracted a buyer backed by an aggressive equity investor as the market sectors continue to consolidate and players seek to scale their operations. Read more…

What Kind of Data Scientist Are You?

If you've worked with the data science community, you've probably interacted with data scientists and formed a definition for the increasingly popular position. But it turns out, not all data scientists are alike, and ac Read more…

Trifacta Cashing In On Cloud Analytics

Reflecting the booming market for data preparation technologies, many centering on emerging serverless tools, market leader Trifacta recently announced a $48 million funding round. Among the new investors is Google, whic 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…

Data Wrangling Enlisted to Fight Black Friday Fraud

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are coming, and the fraudsters are ready. With a growing percentage of mobile applications and app stores listed as malicious in the run up to Black Friday (Nov. 24) and Cyber Monday (Nov Read more…

The Role of Self-Service Data Preparation in Analytics Modernization

It’s no secret that data is playing an increasingly important role in not only today’s business environment but also within our society as a whole. In a May 2017 article, The Economist laid out why data has overtaken Read more…

Data Migration Speed Bump Smoothed

Fast growth was a both blessing and a curse for Kronos and its cloud-based payroll software service. But thanks to a solution that helped automate migration of clients' existing payroll data into the cloud, the road look Read more…

GE Invests on Data Prepper Tamr

The investment arm of GE, a steady customer of startup Tamr Inc., has made a strategic investment in the data preparation platform vendor and placed a director on its board of directors. Tamr was spun out from the Mas Read more…

Splunk Doubles Down on Machine Learning Analytics

The application of machine learning to predictive analytics continues apace as a way to improve IT operations, data security and business intelligence. Among those offering frequent platform upgrades is real-time "operat Read more…

What’s Driving the Data Prep Market? TDWI Digs In

It's no secret in the analytics community that data quality is a problem. But how big a problem is it? TDWI, a respected provider of data warehousing insights, shed some light on the topic with a new report. In the "b Read more…

ClearStory Patent Covers Data Harmonization Tool

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. S Read more…

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