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Gartner’s Market Guide for Data Preparation Tools 2019

Self-service data preparation accelerates the shift toward business user data discovery and advanced analytics Better and faster insights start with better data. Analysts spend up to 80% of their time on data preparation delaying the time to analysis and decision making. Analysts who deal with a variety of data sources and spend a significant amount of time acquiring, joining and manipulating data should consider a self-service data preparation solution.   Read this research report from Gartner and we…

Data Intelligence – Curating Business Ready Data And Analytics in a Data Driven Enterprise

How much time would an organization save if there were ready made data assets available for consumers to use versus everyone doing their own self-service data preparation over and over again? How can you govern data if we remain in silos all re-inventing and not sharing? What if organisations could govern data on the one hand while improving agility and shortening the time to value on the other? To do that, we need data intelligence…

Dresner Advisory Services 2018 Wisdom of Crowds Data Catalog Study

“The harder it is to find content, the higher the likelihood that BI initiatives will be not be successful.” Finding analytic content (data, models, metadata, etc.) is a critical component to developing complete, trusted analytics. However, 47% of Dresner survey respondents stated that analytic consumers are having “difficult experiences in their attempts to locate/access relevant analytical content.” By enabling easier, controlled access to time-sensitive data, data catalog solutions break down data siloes, eliminate duplicate work,…

Altair Knowledge Works outlines vision for ‘data intelligence platform’ following Angoss purchase

Altair Knowledge Works has been busy so far in 2018. Best known for Altair Monarch and its data-preparation and -analytics capabilities, especially for multi-structured data and unstructured reports, the company acquired Angoss Software in January to add predictive analytics software to its portfolio. Early March saw the company launch a new version of its Altair Swarm browser-based platform for team-driven data preparation with additional governance and collaboration capabilities. While the integration of Angoss is ongoing,…

TDWI Pulse Report: Reducing Inefficiency and Increasing the Value of Analytics and Business Intelligence

In most industries today, it is essential for all personnel–from executives to managers to frontline sales and service staff–to use data effectively for both strategic decisions and operations. Data is increasingly the lifeblood for a host of critical activities, including managing business performance, evaluating risk, engaging with customers, fine-tuning operational processes, meeting regulatory requirements, and innovating with products and services. Driven by business demand, self-service trends in analytics, data visualization, data preparation, and related information…

Ventana Research Benchmark Report

Data Preparation: Enabling Self-Service and Support Across Business and IT Data is essential to every aspect of business, and organizations that use it effectively are likely to gain advantages over competitors that do not. Information derived from this data is essential to address a variety of needs–to support analytics and decision-making, enable effective process improvements and optimize the customer experience. A variety of new factors are changing the data preparation process, including the growing importance…

Gartner’s Market Guide for Data Preparation

Self-service data preparation accelerates the shift toward business user data discovery and advanced analytics Better and faster insights start with better data. Analysts spend up to 80% of their time on data preparation delaying the time to analysis and decision making. Analysts who deal with a variety of data sources and spend a significant amount of time acquiring, joining and manipulating data should consider a self-service data preparation solution.   Read this research report to learn Gartner’s: Description…

Monetizing Your Dark Data

A goldmine lurks within your mountains of data. Large organizations have appointed chief data officers (CDO) to take on the mission of maximizing data value and producing new revenue streams. Small groups and even individuals with a good idea can monetize data. The barriers to market entry have fallen. The technology is readily available. There has never been a better time to transform your data into digital gold.

Eckerson Group Data Preparation Buyer’s Guide

The number and variety of data preparation tools offers many options for organizations seeking to add intelligent data preparation to their analytics technology toolkit. Many choices is a good thing but too many choices can make decisions difficult. Along with increased number of tools we have experienced growth of people and roles that perform data preparation – now ranging from line-of business analysts to data scientists – with a span of use cases…

Dresner Wisdom of Crowds: End User Data Preparation Market Study

End User Data Preparation — an important step towards the ongoing trend of user empowerment and self-service business intelligence Self-service data preparation is an invaluable tool when you need to get at critical information as quickly as possible. By enabling easier access to time-sensitive in unstructured formats like PDFs, web pages, and more, more time can be spent focused on the analysis needed to support business-critical decisions. The 2017 Wisdom of Crowds on End User Data Preparation…