Schema First: The Train Wreck of Data Unification

We hope you enjoy this recorded webinar with Turing Award winner Dr. Michael Stonebraker.   Across industries, there’s an increased focus on getting business value from data, but this invariably requires unifying data from multiple enterprise silos often with public…

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Data Unification vs. Data Prep: Why Should You Care?

How does your organization get data into the hands of the analysts who can extract value from it? Self-service data preparation tools had seen a surge in adoption in the past few years as a complement to the data visualization…

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Tamr Spend Analytics “In a class almost its own” — Sourcing Innovation Review

Tamr’s spend analytics solution received a strong review this week from a “Sourcing Innovation” analyst. Titled “Tamr — Trying to Tame the Data Deluge,” the review praised Tamr’s “AI-backed probabilistic machine learning engine” for pushing the company past other spend analytics providers. Other…

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The Rise of the Analytical CPO

Technology is rapidly changing how we work. Some of these changes are obvious – for example, reading and sending emails from a pocket-sized device is standard practice in today’s world. However, some of these changes are much more subtle. Among…

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Next-Generation Genomics Analysis with Apache Spark

  The genome is “the blueprint of life,” a repeating string composed of four letters, whose order and configuration lay the plan for each individual’s growth and development. Genomics is the study of the structure, function, and evolution of genomes…

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3 takeaways from Procurement Leaders San Francisco Forum

  Procurement Leaders’ San Francisco Forum brought together executives from industries ranging from high tech to textbook publishing with the goal of sharing and uncovering best practices in procurement analytics. The content could not have been more timely. A sluggish…

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Got Data? Centralize Sourcing with Confidence

The following guest post is provided by Susan Avery, Editor in Chief of MyPurchasingCenter.com, a website designed to provide the essential information required by purchasing and procurement management professionals to keep their companies competitive in a dynamic global marketplace. While…

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