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Business Intelligence (BI): Which solution is best?

Peerspot users review the highest rated solutions in the business intelligence market

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Why are so many people burning out of the “sexiest job of the 21st Century”?

New research has found that 97% of data professionals are feeling burned out in their day-to-day jobs, and 79% are considering leaving the industry altogether. With a major shortage of skilled data scientists in the market as it is,...

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Going deeper than cosmetic application analytics for ‘flawless’ applications

Software application intelligence company Dynatrace has added User Experience Analytics to its log analytics functions to automatically connect logs with corresponding user sessions – an action which may signify and reflect the wider...

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Mitigating outages with a digital twin and chaos engineering

Digital transformation and the rise of remote working have heightened the demands on IT infrastructure over the last year. This has in turn, increased the importance of maintaining uptime to prevent disruption to services and avoid...

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Cataloguing pioneer Alation seeks to spread data culture

Alation CEO Satyen Sangani helped to popularise data cataloguing but says firms must build a data-driven culture.

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Data mesh vs data fabric: understanding the popular data architectures

This article highlights key differences and similarities between Data Mesh and Data Fabric architecture. Learn how the combination of both approaches can build a versatile data product platform for your enterprise.

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Why the C-Suite needs to care about data engineering

As the digital grease-juggling engineers that make up our DevOps teams now work an explosion of data tools across complex & fragmented workflows, can database management specialists like Percona improve the data engineering team’s...

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Have we lost control of data?

Data. Big Data. Bigger Data warehouses. Even bigger Data lakes. The face of data has taken many forms over the years. Where you store it has changed. How you use it has shifted. It’s hard to keep track. Decades and decades worth of...

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ThoughtSpot defines shape of the modern data stack

We are now being sold so-called ‘modern cloud’ systems, modern application platforms, modern approaches to AI and modern data and modern data analytics - so what makes data analytics modern and what ingredients go into this new mix?

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Engineered data maps out your business' future

Collecting data provides little value if it is not engineered into insight that can allow business navigation.

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How the cloud is powering modern business intelligence

We cannot understate the implications the cloud is having for modern BI. Within traditional BI, users have been restricted to hardware-bound data, meaning it's difficult to offload into easily-readable and usable formats. Compare this...

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A new recipe for enterprise data, 'too many cooks' is over

The adage 'too many cooks' might still apply in the soup kitchen, but in cloud-centric data analytics, there is an argument for more ingredients (data sources), more cooks (data scientists) and more servings all round.

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Advanced data science, machine learning and the power of knowledge graphs: What can we expect from this combination?

Knowledge graphs are a powerful way to assist data scientists to crack hard data problems, but they aren’t as widely known as they could be. Graph database expert Maya Natarajan explains why that’s changing.

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AWS opens business analytics to serverless scope & simplicity

A new world of more flexible data analytics is achievable by using cloud-based serverless provisioning, management and delivery claims Amazon Web Services (AWS) – the company now offers the scope and promised simplicity that comes...

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Data poisoning: how to prevent the threat of biased AI outcomes

Machine learning models are not safe. Data poisoning is an emerging threat. But what is it, and how can organisations avoid it? Spiros Potamitis, Senior Data Scientist at SAS Global Technology Practice shares how this threat arises,...

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EMEA CEO: Tableau set to benefit from board's data focus

Two years into its life as part of Salesforce, Tableau is expanding across Europe.

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How ‘data lineage’ tracks data journeys down system bloodlines

A close cousin to cloud-centric observability & visibility, data lineage may be one rung lower down the technology DNA scale and closer to the heart of every enterprise organisation’s information genome.

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Metadata gold: Why metadata is the critical underpinning of business

Data is a powerful tool, especially in business. Despite this, and the benefits it can bring, not many business leaders are familiar with data’s counterpart, metadata, and its usefulness. By understanding metadata and adopting a...

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