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Data Preparation Tools Turning Business Analysts into Citizen Data Scientists

Traditional business users are being given the tools so they can analyze their companies’ data to glean valuable business insights and improve decision-making. Much like an ordinary citizen able to perform the same function as a member of law enforcement, citizen data scientists are typical business users not data specialists. They could be accountants, marketers, […]

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Data Prep Tools Help Analysts Get More Out of Their Data

As data analyst’s become more adept at using analytics tools, they are discovering that conventional data warehouse architectures are inhibiting their abilities to analyze the pertinent data, according to an article in TechTarget by David Loshin, president of Knowledge Integrity Inc., a consulting and development services company. Loshin says there are three main reasons for […]

How to Create an Agile Analytics Environment

To rapidly adapt to market changes in productive and cost-effective ways, organizations worldwide must adopt more data-driven agile approaches to business. But that’s not always an easy proposition given “existing technology investments, constant technological evolution, and lingering cultural obstacles,” according to an article in InformationWeek. Businesses understand that if they want to succeed in today’s […]

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Lavastorm Included in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics

Lavastorm is pleased to announce that we have been included in Gartner’s February 2016 Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics. Gartner’s Magic Quadrant is the result of research that surveys hundreds of end users and serves as the industry standard for benchmarking leaders and innovators in certain markets. The report evaluated 16 different software vendors. Customer feedback […]

Introducing Lavastorm for Tableau®

Today we announced the launch of our latest solution, Lavastorm for Tableau®, self-service software designed specifically for Tableau users. This new solution will support all Tableau products, including Tableau Online, and offer new and existing Tableau customers a cost-effective advanced analytics tool that they can use to quickly build governed analytical flows that accelerate business […]