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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…

Room for Improvement in Data Quality, Report Says

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 p Read more…

Syncsort Doubles Down on Data Quality with Pitney Bowes Buy

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. But Read more…

Databricks Donates Delta Code to Open Source

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 env Read more…

How Databricks Keeps Data Quality High with Delta

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. Now Databricks i Read more…

‘Dark Data’ Continues to Stymie Analytics Efforts

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 tha 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…

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