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‘Inclusive’ Approach Seen as Key to Trusted AI

Mar 25, 2020 |

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 platform specialist, used the results its survey of about 400 data scientists, analysts and AI application users to make the case for “inclusive AI.” That approach not only democratizes data but improves quality and, with it, the potential for scaling AI projects into application users’ trust. Read more…

Room for Improvement in Data Quality, Report Says

Jan 23, 2020 |

A new study commissioned by Trifacta is shining the light on the costs of poor data quality, particularly for organizations implementing AI initiatives. The study found that dirty and disorganized data are linked to AI projects that take longer, are more expensive, and do not deliver the anticipated results. Read more…

Syncsort Doubles Down on Data Quality with Pitney Bowes Buy

Dec 6, 2019 |

Here’s a stat to ponder: With its $700-million acquisition of Pitney Bowes’ software and data business now complete, Syncsort becomes the second biggest vendor in the data quality space, per 2018 figures from IDC. Read more…

Databricks Donates Delta Code to Open Source

Apr 24, 2019 |

Databricks today announced that it’s open sourcing the code behind Databricks Delta, the Apache Spark-based product it designed to help keep data neat and clean as it flows from sources into its cloud-based analytics environment. Read more…

How Databricks Keeps Data Quality High with Delta

Apr 8, 2019 |

Data lakes have sprung up everywhere as organizations look for ways to store all their data. But the quality of data in those lakes has posed a major barrier to getting a return on data lake investments. Read more…

‘Dark Data’ Continues to Stymie Analytics Efforts

Aug 29, 2018 |

Not only is there way too much data flying around organizations, but those charged with keeping track of it often don’t know where critical data is located. What’s more, new European data privacy rules are making that task harder. Read more…

Survey: Excel Remains Go-To Data Prep Tool

Apr 2, 2018 |

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 Paxata surprisingly found that about two-thirds of the organizations it surveyed late last year are still relying profiling tools like Excel spreadsheets to help ingest and profile data. Read more…

Syncsort Tacks to Address 4 ‘Megatrends’

Mar 20, 2018 |

Syncsort’s ship got bigger last year when it acquired Vision Solutions, a provider of data availability and security tools. Now the New York software company is bringing that cargo to bear for its next voyage: Read more…

Data Lakes Crest In Drive to Boost Quality

Dec 19, 2017 |

As more data moves to the cloud, the composition of data lakes is shifting to new sources such as NoSQL databases while cloud data repositories emerge amid hybrid deployments, according to a big data survey. Read more…

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