Analytics and Data Science News for the Week of June 30; Updates from Alteryx, Databricks, Qlik & More

Solutions Review editors curated this list of the most noteworthy analytics and data science news items for the week of June 30, 2023, including a number of features from the Databricks Data + AI Summit 2023.

Keeping tabs on all the most relevant analytics and data science news can be a time-consuming task. As a result, our editorial team aims to provide a summary of the top headlines from the last week, in this space. Solutions Review editors will curate vendor product news, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital funding, talent acquisition, and other noteworthy analytics and data science news items.

Analytics and Data Science News for the Week of June 30, 2023

Alteryx Launches New Automated Intelligence Features on Snowflake Data Cloud

Initiating the Snowflake Partner Connect integration creates a free trial of the Alteryx Analytics Cloud Platform for new users, automatically configuring a Snowflake connection to Alteryx. Snowflake users can now access the Alteryx Analytics Cloud Platform right from their Snowflake account, enabling customers to drive insights in just minutes.

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Amplitude Announces New Snowflake-Native Amplitude Offering

This application marks Amplitude’s first warehouse-native offering. Warehouse-native Amplitude will help more organizations uncover the behavioral insights they need to make better product decisions without leaving their data platform of choice.

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AtScale Partners with Dataiku on Enterprise AI

By combining Dataiku’s single data and AI platform with AtScale’s universal semantic layer and AI-Link, organizations will be able to improve data science productivity with business-vetted features for AI model training and feature management. The integrated capabilities enable users to incorporate AI insights directly into common business intelligence tools like Tableau, PowerBI, and Excel, on their cloud warehouse of choice, including Snowflake, Databricks, and Google BigQuery.

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Crux Expands Partnership with Databricks on Financial & Alternative Data Sources

Crux serves as an enabler for data engineering and bridges the gap between consumers of external data and cloud data warehouses, working with hundreds of external data vendors to address complex integration issues, build and maintain pipelines for a variety of datasets, and resolve intricate ETL challenges.

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Cloud Software Group Secures Strategic Partnership with Midis Group

The partnership provides Cloud Software Group with the local resources customers need to support their transformative technology journey and the scale required to expand its reach in these regions. A leading technology partner providing managed IT services and consultancy, system integration, cloud and data center capabilities, infrastructure, software, and hardware solutions, the Midis Group serves customers through a network of 170 companies across 70 countries.

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Databricks Set to Acquire MosaicML, Makes Slew of Product Enhancements at Data + AI Summit

LakehouseIQ uses generative AI to understand jargon, data usage patterns, organizational structure, and more to answer questions within the context of a business. The upcoming release of Delta Lake 3.0 introduces Universal Format (UniForm), which allows data stored in Delta to be read from as if it were Apache Iceberg or Apache Hudi. These capabilities unify previously siloed data systems under the Databricks Lakehouse Platform.

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New Immuta Integration with Databricks Enables Secure Data & AI Workloads

These updates include a new native integration with Databricks Unity Catalog that connects customers with Immuta’s latest platform capabilities providing localized Sensitive Data Discovery, enhanced security and access control for artificial intelligence (AI) workloads, and enhanced Data Security Posture Management.

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Qlik and Talend Extend Transformation, Quality & Analytics Tools on Databricks

Qlik’s data integration and analytics solutions, when combined with Talend’s cloud data quality and transformation capabilities, create a unique portfolio of solutions that help Databricks customers scale their ability to find, transform, trust and analyze data.

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Sigma Computing Names Snowflake Business Intelligence Partner of the Year

Sigma was purpose-built for the modern cloud and is a leading BI Partner for Snowpark’s recently announced machine learning-powered functions, providing a native integration within the Sigma platform. Sigma Custom Functions continue the journey of making analytics available to end users by enabling administrators to create aliases that encapsulate complex logic as simple, documented function names.

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Snowflake Partners with NVIDIA on Generative AI in the Data Cloud

NVIDIA and Snowflake’s collaboration represents a new opportunity for enterprises. It will enable them to use their proprietary data — which can range from hundreds of terabytes to petabytes of raw and curated business information — to create and fine-tune custom LLMs that power business-specific applications and services.

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ThoughtSpot Set to Acquire Mode Analytics for $200 Million

With the acquisition, ThoughtSpot’s ARR will grow to over $150M, while doubling its customer base. With very little customer overlap, this transaction will create new opportunities for each company to bring their respective products to customers, while further scaling Mode across ThoughtSpot’s international market presence and broad channel and partner alliances.

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Solutions Review Set to Host Alteryx for Exclusive Spotlight Webinar on July 27

With the next Solutions Spotlight event, the team at Solutions Review has partnered with leading analytics, data science, and automation vendor Alteryx. Through case studies and practical examples, Alteryx’s Field Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Heather Harris, will help you learn the keys to capturing the business impact or your analytic solutions.

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