Analytics and Data Science News for the Week of October 6; Updates from Alteryx, Power BI, Sigma Computing & More

Solutions Review editors curated this list of the most noteworthy analytics and data science news items for the week of October 6, 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

October 6, 2023

Alteryx Announces Cool New AI Studio Module

Built on the end-to-end unified Alteryx analytics automation platform and powered by Alteryx AiDIN, the new Alteryx AI Studio is designed to give organizations the power to select an LLM of their choice from a list of available options, then tune it using their own custom business data to adapt to the specific context of their business.

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Akkio Launches New Generative Reporting Feature

Customers simply connect their data and describe their project, and Generative Reports automatically creates a real-time report. With Generative Reports, SMBs have a self-service tool to surface the information they need to optimize marketing spend, forecast revenue, score leads, improve customer experiences, or anything else they can imagine.

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Microsoft’s Power BI OneDrive & SharePoint ‘On by Default’ Rollout Begins

In the upcoming October 2023 release of Power BI Desktop, OneDrive and SharePoint integrations will be on by default.  Users will be able to open reports from OneDrive and SharePoint, save reports directly to OneDrive and SharePoint, and share reports stored in OneDrive and SharePoint directly from Power BI Desktop.

Read on for more. Partners with Sigma Computing on Data Explainability & Trust

Through this new integration, is bringing enhanced visibility and trust to enterprise data analytics for Sigma users. Leveraging its foundational knowledge graph architecture,’s data catalog automatically establishes the relationships between Sigma workbooks, data files, and access controls in a structured, machine-readable way.

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Databricks Announces Inference Tables, Expands Brickbuilder Program

Inference Tables are a great example of the value you get when doing AI on a Lakehouse platform. Without any additional complexity and cost, you can enable monitoring on every deployed model. Based on a foundation of proven customer deployments, Brickbuilder Accelerators help you solve critical analytics challenges, reduce costs, and boost productivity quickly and with as little friction as possible.

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Sikich Launches New Data & Analytics Practice

The Data and Analytics practice will empower clients to derive maximum value from their data assets. With an emphasis on developing innovative data, analytics, and AI strategies, the team will provide consulting and solutions spanning data governance and fluency, master data management, information management modernization, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, and more.

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Solutions Review Launches New Insight Jam Community for Enterprise Technology Professionals

We are excited to bring an entirely new distribution channel to Insight Jam, and provide our readers with guidance, best practices, and advice on top-of-mind topics in enterprise technology, our community of experts a loudspeaker from which to share their insights, and our PR and vendor partners the ability to measure their impact on the community.

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Solutions Review Set to Host Upsolver for Exclusive Spotlight Webinar on October 12

With the next Spotlight event, the team at Solutions Review has partnered with leading data movement tools provider Upsolver. The vendor will dive into the urgent need for application developers to deliver fresh, high-quality data to the warehouse or lake in a form ready for analytics and machine learning.

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Solutions Review Set to Host Qrvey for Exclusive Spotlight Webinar on October 24

With the next Solutions Spotlight event, the team at Solutions Review has partnered with leading embedded analytics for SaaS vendor Qrvey. In this insightful webinar, we’ll explore how embedded analytics drives smarter decision-making for all users across your SaaS application. Discover how embedding customizable analytical tools into your applications allows you to deliver powerful analytics in the flow of work for your users.

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