Analytics and Data Science News for the Week of April 19; Updates from Alteryx, MicroStrategy, Starburst & More

Solutions Review Executive Editor Tim King curated this list of notable analytics and data science news for the week of April 19, 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 April 19, 2024

Enterra Unveils Enterra System of Intelligence

Enterra’s system spans the data and process layers of established systems of record and engagement to autonomously scale optimization and data-driven decision-making across the value chain and fundamentally evolve an organization’s ability to drive growth, competitiveness, and resiliency.

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Databricks Announces Next-Gen Lakeview Dashboards

General availability is just the beginning. There are very many more updates planned for dashboards in the coming months. Expect the visualization layer to become even richer – with support for boxplots, maps, bubble charts, cross-filtering, color themes, and more.

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Kantana Brings Tableau Analytics as a Packaged Embedded Product

The round was led by Evolution Equity Partners with participation from existing investors. Anvilogic plans to use the funding to expand its generative AI features and scale up its go-to-market efforts, with an eye on becoming a major player in the competitive Silicon Valley cybersecurity landscape.

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Qlik Announces New AI Accelerator

This service is designed as an initial foray for companies looking to explore the possibilities AI can offer, acting as an entry point into the broader landscape of AI-driven analytics. The impact of Qlik’s AI solutions demonstrates the practical benefits and strategic value of deploying AI on top of solid data foundations.

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Rivos Raises $250 Million for Data Analytics & Gen AI

The round was led by Evolution Equity Partners with participation from existing investors. Anvilogic plans to use the funding to expand its generative AI features and scale up its go-to-market efforts, with an eye on becoming a major player in the competitive Silicon Valley cybersecurity landscape.

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SAS Injects GenAI Into Vaya Data Platform

Throughout 2024, SAS will continue delivering innovation by broadening its trustworthy GenAI footprint with the introduction of its own synthetic data generator – SAS Data Maker – and by offering industry-specific GenAI assistants.

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New ThoughtSpot Embedded Product Now Live

ThoughtSpot announced a series of initiatives for developers and product builders to empower their customers, partners and employees with generative AI and embedded natural language search, including a new pricing edition, a Vercel Marketplace listing, support channels, and new courses and certifications.

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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, predictions, and vendor-neutral software evaluation tools.

Solutions Review Set to Host Databricks & ZoomInfo for Exclusive Roundtable May 29

With the next Expert Roundtable event, the team at Solutions Review has partnered with Databricks and ZoomInfo to cover why bad data is the problem, how Databricks and ZoomInfo help companies build a unified data foundation that fixes the bad data problem, and how this foundation can be leveraged to easily scale and use data + AI for GenAI.

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Jam Session Now On-Demand: AI and Data Engineering: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

In our inaugural Jam Session, host Bob Eve leads a vibrant discussion about the crossroads of artificial intelligence and data engineering. He is joined by a panel of expert guests like former Gartner analyst Philip Russom, Keebo CEO Barzan Mozafari, and Tredence VP of Data Engineering Arnab Sen.

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Insight Jam Panel of Experts Navigate Ethics in AI

They highlight regional differences in ethical considerations, the need for businesses to take ethics seriously, and the importance of cross-functional teams and governance frameworks. The conversation emphasizes the necessity of addressing ethical gaps in AI systems and the cultural shift required to integrate ethics into core business practices.

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