Analytics and Data Science News for the Week of February 16: Updates from Alteryx, Databricks, Thoughtspot, and More

Solutions Review Executive Editor Tim King curated this list of notable analytics and data science news for the week of February 16, 2024.

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 February 16, 2024

Alteryx and Databricks Fast-Track AI for Enterprises with Deepened Integration

Alteryx, Inc., a leader in AI for enterprise analytics, announced its expanded partnership and product integrations with the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform. These new capabilities provide a faster path to AI-driven insights, enabling business users to get to their first analytics use case in just a few clicks – saving implementation time while leveraging a governed, visible process. These advancements come at a critical time, as fewer than 10 percent of companies reported having generative AI use cases in production, and just over 10 percent are piloting the technology, according to a CDO Agenda 2024 study by MIT.

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Gathr to Accelerate Gen AI Innovations for Enterprises with its Upcoming Launch

Gathr Data Inc. unveiled its plan to formally launch a set of Generative AI (Gen AI) capabilities that will significantly expand the scope and depth of its data-to-outcome platform and strengthen its place in the data and AI space. As a data-to-outcome platform, Gathr serves leading global enterprises. The upcoming launch will significantly strengthen Gathr’s existing data engineering clients, who have shown interest in building Gen AI-powered solutions.

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LeetCode Leverages StarRocks for Real-Time Analytics at Scale

StarRocks, a “next-generation” analytics platform, announced that LeetCode, a leading online coding platform, will leverage the StarRocks platform to power LeetCode Rewind. The revolutionary new feature allows users to replay past attempts, analyze code execution step-by-step, and gain deeper insights into their strengths and weaknesses by tracking progress over time. Delivering this interactive experience at scale presented a significant technical challenge, according to LeetCode, which needed a data platform that could handle a massive influx of historical code submissions while providing instant responses to millions of users simultaneously.

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New KNIME Community Hub Features Enable Automated Running of Analytics Workflows

KNIME, a software company focused on making working with data intuitive, announced a new Software as a Service (SaaS) offering that lets users run and automate workflows on KNIME Community Hub. The open-source KNIME Analytics Platform is available for free with full functionality, allowing users from all backgrounds and experience levels access to analytics with its intuitive interface. Over the years, KNIME Community Hub has created a thriving global community around the open-source platform, with users upskilling, sharing, and collaborating on thousands of data science solutions.

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ThoughtSpot Redefines BI with Expanded Enterprise-Grade AI Offerings

ThoughtSpot, an AI-powered analytics company, unveiled a monumental expansion to its artificial intelligence capabilities that will reinvent how companies realize tangible business value from their data. These innovations make analytics invisible and outcomes visible by putting humans, not technology, at the core of data-driven decision-making. In doing so, companies can spark their own Data Renaissance and unleash the creativity and ingenuity of their people like never before while increasing efficiency and impact.

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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.

The First Episode of “Information Risk with David Loshin” is Available Now

The team at Solutions Review is excited to launch the first episode of “Information Risk with David Loshin,” a new podcast series where David Loshin joins Solutions Review for a deep-dive discussion into all things information risk. In this episode, David talks about what he sees as the different categories of information risk, how they relate to organizations, and what motivated him to group these categories under the term’ information risk’ and details some real-world examples from various industries.

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