Analytics and Data Science News for the Week of December 22; Updates from Alteryx, Databricks, Dataiku & More

Solutions Review Executive Editor Tim King curated this list of notable analytics and data science news for the week of December 22, 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 December 22, 2023

Alteryx Acquired by Clearlake and Insight Partners for $4.4 Billion

Upon completion of the transaction, Alteryx will become a privately held company. The transaction, which was approved and recommended by an independent Special Committee of Alteryx’s Board of Directors and then approved by Alteryx’s Board of Directors, is expected to close in the first half of 2024.

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Databricks Announces New IAM Enhancements

These investments include simple logins from Power BI and Tableau, simplified single sign-on setup via unified login, OAuth authorization, and running jobs using the identity of a service principal as a security best practice.

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Dataiku & Forrester Drop New Study on Enterprise GenAI

The survey supports this notion: Platforms offer safer implementation and better scalability, providing a collaborative set of capabilities to reduce implementation hurdles as organizations adopt and accelerate Generative AI applications.

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Microsoft Announces Custom Messaging for Power BI App Access Requests

As the App owner you can now present users who are interested in having access to your Power BI content custom messages that explain or link to how a user can get access to the Power BI App. You can now change the default access request behavior for a Power BI App by going to the Power BI app’s settings and configuring the Access requests options as desired. 

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Qlik Acquires Mozaic Data

This timely acquisition marks an advancement in simplifying data handling for businesses, focusing on a data product-oriented approach for better data quality and governance. Integrating Mozaic into Qlik’s portfolio brings a transformative approach to managing data as a product.

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Expert Insights Section

Watch this space each week as our editors will share upcoming events, new thought leadership, and the best resources from Insight Jam, Solutions Review’s enterprise tech community for business software pros. The goal? To help you gain a forward-thinking analysis and remain on-trend through expert advice, best practices, trends and predictions, and vendor-neutral software evaluation tools.

Solutions Review Set to Host Monte Carlo and Snowflake for Exclusive Spotlight Webinar January 11

With the next Solutions Spotlight event, the team at Solutions Review has partnered with leading reliability vendor Monte Carlo to provide viewers with a unique webinar called Driving Data Warehouse Cost Optimization and Performance. Hear from our panel of experts on best practices for optimizing Snowflake query performance with cost governance; native Snowflake features such as cost and workload optimization, and Monte Carlo’s new Performance Dashboard for query optimization across your Snowflake environment.

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Solutions Review Celebrates the Success of Insight Jam LIVE 2023

Solutions Review hosted its biggest Insight Jam LIVE ever, with 18 hours of expert panels featuring more than 100 thought leaders, sponsored by Satori and Monte Carlo. Also, part of this largest-ever Insight Jam LIVE was a call for 2024 enterprise tech & AI predictions, and wow, did the community oblige!

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SR Editors Release Annual Roundup of Expert Analytics & Data Science Predictions for 2024

For our 5th annual Insight Jam LIVE! Solutions Review editors sourced this resource guide of analytics and data science predictions for 2024 from Insight Jam, its new community of enterprise tech experts.

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SR Editors Release First-Ever Roundup of Expert AI Predictions for 2024

For our 5th annual Insight Jam LIVE! Solutions Review editors sourced this resource guide of AI predictions for 2024 from Insight Jam, its new community of enterprise tech experts.

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