The year of the data catalog

Chitra Rakesh

This was an eventful year in the world of data and analytics. Be it the surprising $5.2 billion merger of Cloudera and Hortonworks, the widely scrutinized GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), or the Cambridge Analytica scandal that rocked Facebook. Amid the headline grabbing news, 2018 will also be remembered as the year of the data […]

Data Catalogs: A Category of Their Own

Stephanie McReynolds
VP of Marketing

Data catalogs are here to stay. This week, two independent analyst reports validated what we’ve known for years – data catalogs are critical for self-service analytics.[1]

Alation + First San Francisco Partners: A New Approach to Data Governance

Stephanie McReynolds
VP of Marketing

Every business is trying to become a digital business and the monetization of data is a fundamental part of that transformation. But when you have hundreds of thousands of data sources, potentially millions of different datasets and thousands of people constantly consuming that information, that transformation quickly becomes overwhelming. How do you manage the consumption […]