Data Governance: Your Key To Unlocking an Insights-Driven Business

Organizations are constantly seeking ways to gain a competitive edge by transforming data into actionable insights through analytics. However, achieving analytical success goes beyond just collecting large volumes of data and building dashboards. The key to turning data into meaningful and actionable insights across the organization lies in a frequently overlooked area – establishing a…

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What Does a Data Scientist Do?

The multifaceted role of a data scientist goes far beyond crunching numbers and analyzing datasets. So, what does a data scientist do? In today’s data-driven world, these professionals are required to possess a diverse range of skills and knowledge to truly excel in their field. While technical expertise in statistics, programming languages, and machine learning…

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Introducing the Data Analytics Fabric Concept

Organizations all over the world – both profit and nonprofit – are looking at leveraging data analytics for improved business performance. Findings from a McKinsey survey indicate that data-driven organizations are 23 times more likely to acquire customers, six times as likely to retain customers, and 19 times more profitable [1]. Research by MIT found that digitally mature firms are 26%…

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Starburst Brings Dataframes Into Trino Platform

Starburst customers who prefer to manipulate data using dataframes as opposed to regular SQL will be happy with a pair of announcements made today. That includes the introduction of PyStarburst, which provides a PySpark-like syntax for transforming data residing in Starburst’s hosted Galaxy environment, as well as support for Ibis, a portable dataframe library developed…

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Finding the Right Data Science Role: 4 Key Criteria

Landing a Data Science role is one thing, but joining an organization where you can truly thrive is quite another. As a Data Science talent strategy leader, I can share my perspective on what I believe solid organizations will have in place to foster an engaged and developing data science community. To anyone navigating today’s Data…

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Predictive Analytics Use Cases for Citizen Data Scientists

Gartner technology analysts predict that organizations leveraging augmented analytics solutions will grow at twice the rate of those that do not use these solutions. Those organizations that provide self-serve augmented analytics to their business users can achieve market goals and stay abreast of the competition with fact-based decision-making and a team that leverages analytics daily to make those…

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Key Findings From Forrester’s Latest BI Research, Including The Forrester Wave™: Augmented Business Intelligence Platforms, Q2 2023

Enterprise business intelligence (BI) continues to be the last mile to insights-driven business capabilities. No matter what technology foundation you’re using — a data lake, a data warehouse, data fabric, data mesh, etc. — BI applications are where business users consume data and turn it into actionable insights and decisions. The BI market has thrived…

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