Data Agility and ‘Popularity’​ vs. Data Quality in Self-Serve BI and Analytics!

One of the most valuable aspects of self-serve business intelligence is the opportunity it provides for data and analytical sharing among business users within the organization. When business users adopt true self-serve BI tools like Plug n’ Play Predictive Analysis, Smart Data Visualization, and Self-Serve Data Preparation, they […]

Self-Serve Data Preparation: It Really IS for You!

Please Don’t Make Me Think About It: Self-Serve Data Prep Really IS for Everyone! If you are an average business professional, your eyes probably roll back in your head when you hear terms like data preparation, data extraction, transformation and loading, otherwise known as ETL, […]

How Can I Move From BI Tools to Augmented Analytics?

From Business Intelligence to Augmented Analytics: Tips for a Crucial Transformation! As business intelligence solutions and BI Tools evolve into Augmented Analytics, business users can achieve valuable insight and take appropriate action to optimize resources and enable continuous improvement. As Gartner has predicted, the market […]

What is Augmented Data Preparation and Why is it Important?

The average business user does not have a full grasp of Advanced Data Discovery or Data Preparation methods, and most organizations would not want business users to waste precious time trying to navigate the complexities of a manual data preparation process. If a business provides a solid foundation for […]

Forget Complex ETL Skills. Self-Serve Data Prep is Here!

What is Self-Service Data Preparation & Can it Provide Actual Business Results? Let’s cut to the chase! Results are everything and when you think of a task like preparing data for analytics, that task does not seem to have a direct connection to results. Or […]

Case Study – Implementation of Augmented Analytics Solution for Leading Insurance Company in India

This Client is one of the fastest growing life insurance companies in India and offers a diverse range of wealth management, protection and retirement solutions. The Smarten team provided dedicated services and support to understand their functional requirements, and to design and implement a centralized […]

Data Preparation Need Not Be Restrictive and Time-Consuming!

Let’s talk about data preparation! That often cumbersome, always complex process by which data scientists and IT professionals gather and prepare data for analysis. Data prep involves the extraction and transformation of raw data to prepare that data for analysis. It includes cleaning and reducing […]

White Paper: Self-Serve Data Preparation Provides Significant Benefit to the Enterprise

By providing sophisticated analytical features and algorithms in an easy-to-use self-serve environment, the enterprise enables business users to perform data preparation and test theories and hypotheses and prototype on their own. Rather than preparing data at the central meta-data layer, and restricting what business users […]