Why Do You Need Self-Serve Data Preparation?

Self-Serve Data Preparation Takes the Headache Out of Data Analytics! Self-Serve Data Preparation (aka augmented data preparation) is all about efficiency and the presentation of sophisticated data preparation tools in an easy-to-use environment. The idea behind self-service data preparation is to give the average business […]

Is Self-Serve Data Prep the Same as Augmented Data Prep?

Self-Serve Data Preparation and Augmented Data Prep Go Hand in Hand! I was talking to a friend the other day and she shared with me her experience at a recent business intelligence conference. She was a bit confused by some of the terminology and we […]

Self-Serve Data Prep Puts the Power in Hands of Your Users

Self-Serve Data Preparation is Easy as Pie! Data preparation tools come in many shapes and sizes and not all are equal. If your business is interested in implementing a self-serve environment where its business users can become a greater asset to the organization, and use […]

Self-Serve Data Preparation Doesn’t Mean Traditional ETL is Dead!

Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) refers to a process of connecting to data sources, integrating data from various data sources, improving data quality, aggregating it and then storing it in staging data source or data marts or data warehouses for consumption of various business applications […]

Advanced Data Discovery and Augmented Analytics: Simple, Sophisticated Tools for Business Users

The world of business analytics has changed dramatically in the past few years. If your business is looking to upgrade BI tools or to begin implementing an analytics solution, the solution must be user friendly for business users. The tools exist today for augmented analytics, […]

Data Preparation Tools Should be Self-Serve

Why is Self-Serve Data Preparation So Important? What is self-serve data preparation? It isn’t a method of making up data. It is a method of preparing data that allows the average business user to compile and analyze data without the assistance of a data scientist […]

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 […]

Citizen Data Scientists Benefit the Biz

If you are interested in, or work in, technology, you are familiar with Gartner and its analysis and predictions for the world-wide technology landscape. One of the key predictions Gartner has made in the past few years is the advent and growth of data democracy […]

Self-Serve Data Prep & Plug n’ Play Predictive Analysis

  Nearly every organization has BI tools, but not every organization takes the Smarten approach to business intelligence. The components of the Smarten approach include self-serve data preparation and Plug n’ Play Predictive Analysis, both of which (when combined with Smart Visualization and Advanced Data […]