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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…

COVID-Driven Cloud Surge Takes a Toll on the Data

The stepped-up pace of migration to the cloud over the past 18 months wasn’t exactly forced, but neither was it completely voluntary. For many companies, accelerating digital transformation during COVID was a matter of Read more…

Still Wanted: (Much) Better COVID Data

It wasn’t supposed to happen this way. With three effective COVID vaccines, we were supposed to be on the tail-end of the pandemic by now. But that hasn’t happened. Infection rates are increasing quickly as the Delta 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…

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…

Lighting Up Data’s GIGO Problem

It goes without saying that companies need good data if they’re going to become data-driven. But all too often, companies are working with data that’s erroneous, sub-standard, or just plain wrong. The latest vendor t Read more…

8 Key Considerations for Embarking on a Data Integrity Journey

Modern enterprises are reliant on data, and as the volume of it increases, making that data useful is absolutely critical. However, more data also means the likelihood of incomplete, inconsistent data sets is on the rise Read more…

Bigeye Spawns Automated Data Quality Monitoring from Uber Roots

Having high quality data is essential to having high quality analytics and accurate machine learning algorithms. But as data volumes grow, it becomes increasingly difficult to keep tabs on data quality using traditional 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…

The ‘Rage Design’ Behind Flatfile’s Onboarding Success

David Boskovic was excited to join a company called Envoy back in 2016. He had worked with B2B startups since he was 18, and was looking forward to helping another tech startup scale an idea. But that excitement turned t Read more…

Precisely to Expand M&A After Being Acquired in $3.5 Billion Deal

Precisely, previously known as Syncsort, will be acquired by Clearlake Capital and TA Associates in a deal that values the data integrity company at $3.5 billion, it was announced this week. Precisely says the deal will Read more…

Ataccama Puts Its Name on the Data Map

When Roman Kucera joined Ataccama over a decade go, the company had a single product: a data quality tool. Today, Kucera is the CTO, and Ataccama sells a range of products, including a data catalog, ETL, MDM, and data go 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…

Do You Have Customer Data You Can Trust?

Customer data is the new business success factor, yet over 76% of the 4,500+ companies we’ve worked with did not have accurate customer data. Surprised? Here’s more. Forty-seven percent of these companies did not Read more…

Poor Data Hurts COVID-19 Contact Tracing, CDC Director Says

The lack of accurate and timely data about COVID-19 infections has hampered the government’s ability to perform contact tracing, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Robert Redfield, testifie Read more…

Precisely CEO Discusses the Rebrand from Syncsort

Syncsort last week changed its name to Precisely, a move that CEO Josh Rogers says was all about showcasing how the company has pivoted its strategy to an emerging category of tools centered on data integrity. “If y Read more…

COVID-19 Has a Data Governance Problem

The COVID-19 pandemic has put many of the world’s activities at a stand-still. Scientists and government officials have been working furiously behind the scenes to forecast the spread and growth of the virus since the Read more…

How the Lack of Good Data Is Hampering the COVID-19 Response

We don’t have perfect data on COVID-19. That much is painfully obvious. But is the data we have good enough to make sound decisions? That’s the question that many people are asking as political leaders consider lifti Read more…

Coming to Grips with COVID-19’s Data Quality Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic is generating enormous amounts of data. Large amounts of data about infection rates, hospital admissions, and deaths per 100,000 are available with just a few button clicks. However, despite the lar Read more…

‘Inclusive’ Approach Seen as Key to Trusted AI

Trustworthy AI for enterprise applications remains elusive, frequently due to poor-quality or siloed data. The result is little confidence in early AI deployments, a vendor survey found. Dataiku, the enterprise AI pla Read more…

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