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TechBytes with Pavel Dmitriev, VP of Data Science at Outreach

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Outreach.io. I'm a VP of Data Science at Outreach. My team uses Machine Learning (ML) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) to develop product features that help Sales reps be more productive. With more and more different tools and approaches to engage prospects, Sales reps are faced with a lot of choices and have to perform many auxiliary tasks before they can actually get to talk to customers. We use ML to remove as much of this complexity as possible -…

Datameer Earns AWS Data and Analytics Competency Status

Designation puts Datameer at the forefront of data preparation and analytics in the AWS ecosystem Datameer, the world's leading data preparation and analytics solution, announced it has achieved AWS Data and Analytics Competency Status, a designation given to select companies that have demonstrated their ability to help customers unlock the full potential of their data using the latest services and technologies available on AWS. The AWS Big Data Competency distinction is given to companies that are part of the AWS…

Datadog Announces Support for Microsoft Azure Deployment Manager

Datadog, the monitoring and analytics platform for modern cloud environments, announced its support of Microsoft Azure Deployment Manager (ADM) as a Launch Partner. This new integration will allow Azure users to limit or prevent impacts from bad updates by automatically halting deployments in Azure if an unhealthy state is detected in Datadog. Marketing Technology News: Neustar and Freckle Partner to Provide Marketers with Actionable Privacy-Compliant, First Party Consumer Data By monitoring health for each stage of a…

Zendesk Expands Amazon Web Services Support to Make Customer Data More Actionable

Zendesk, Inc. announced the Zendesk Events Connector for the newly launched Amazon Web Services (AWS) service Amazon EventBridge. The Zendesk Events Connector allows companies to quickly and easily connect customer experience data to the AWS services that developers already use to improve their understanding of the customer journey. Modern customers expect their interactions with companies to be easy, personalized and responsive – all of which relies on accessing and understanding customer data. Built on the cloud, the…

Beanstalk Digital Launches Beanstalk Predictive to Provide Robust Data Analytics Through AI-Driven Insights

Expanded service line through Beanstalk Predictive to drive more informed client-partner business decisions through real-time data driven by AI and audience intelligence platforms Beanstalk Digital, a full-service agency headquartered in Dallas, Texas, announced the launch of Beanstalk Predictive, led by Chief Strategy Officer Matt Murphy. The new entity will broaden the Beanstalk Digital service line with the ability to report and execute data-driven projects to optimize product, branding, content and ongoing…

Zepl and Snowflake Bring Data Science as a Service to Cloud Data Warehouses

New partnership enables customers to analyze Snowflake data at scale in just minutes Zepl, the data science and analytics platform, and Snowflake Inc., the only data warehouse built for the cloud, announced a new partnership that enables Snowflake customers to accelerate the ROI on their machine learning and artificial intelligence investments. With Zepl's new native Snowflake integration, data science teams are able to rapidly explore, analyze and collaborate around…

Snowflake Achieves ISO Certification to Help Keep Customers’ Data Safe

Compliance with ISO/IEC 27001 standard demonstrates commitment to delivering best-in-class cloud data warehouse security Snowflake, the data warehouse built for the cloud, announced that it has added ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification to its extensive list of security capabilities as part of the company's continuous efforts to provide the most secure data environment for customers. Compliance with ISO's internationally recognized standard confirms that Snowflake's security management program is comprehensive and adheres to…

Salesforce’s $15.7 Billion Tableau Acquisition Highlights Big Data as Key Theme, Says GlobalData

The importance of big data as a key theme driving merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has been highlighted by Salesforce’s recent purchase of data visualization specialist Tableau for $15.7 Billion. It followed soon after Google bought another analytics company, Looker, in early June for $2.6 Billion. Ed Thomas, Principal Analyst in GlobalData’s Technology Thematic Research team, commented, “The data analytics acquisition trail may now see further activity with companies such as Domo and Alteryx becoming…

Formulus Black Partners with Looker to Improve Data Science Team Productivity

Joint solution to increase query performance up to 70x for data teams to analyze, and visualize data faster than ever before Venture-backed startup Formulus Black announced it has partnered with Looker, a leading data platform company, for a joint solution to increase query performance up to 70x without complicated database migrations or changes. Formulus Black’s Forsa software, combined with Looker, allow users to analyze and visualize data at memory channel speeds. The efficiency of data teams depends on how fast…

New Syncsort Trillium Software Delivers Data Quality at Scale

Helps Organizations Advance Trusted Data to the Cloud for Strategic AI, Machine Learning and Compliance Initiatives Syncsort, the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data software, unveiled Trillium DQ for Big Data, providing best-in-class data profiling and data quality capabilities in a single solution, designed to work natively with distributed architectures. Using Trillium DQ for Big Data, organizations can apply data quality to large volumes of enterprise data on-premises or in the cloud, delivering trusted data for…

Mapbox Launches Data Services to Deliver High-Quality Map Data To Customers

Mapbox Launches Data Services to Deliver High-Quality Map Data to Customers Live location and data company Mapbox opens the door on Data Services, a new line of business serving anonymized data products built from the Mapbox platform. This move to provide Mapbox data as a service gives customers a powerful new option to procure high-quality data sets to support routing, mobility, logistics and intelligence use-cases. Currently, the market for location-derived data sets is serviced by a small group of incumbent…

Logi Analytics Acquires Zoomdata, Extending Market Leadership in Embedded Analytics

Acquisition Enables Application Teams to Embed Analytics With Patented Technology for Big Data and Streaming Data Logi Analytics, Inc. (“Logi”) announced the acquisition of Zoomdata, the leading analytics platform for big data and live streaming data. The acquisition comes three months after Logi acquired JReport for pixel-perfect operational reporting. The combination solidifies Logi’s position as the leader in embedded analytics, now with the richest suite of capabilities and a global partner network. “The nature of…

LiveData Announces the Launch of PeriOp Manager for Salesforce Health Cloud on Salesforce AppExchange

Integrated Solution Enables Hospitals and Surgical Centers to Achieve New Levels of Surgical Productivity and Safety Throughout the Patient Journey LiveData, Inc., a leader in real-time integration and visualization technology for healthcare, today announced the availability of LiveData PeriOp Manager for Salesforce Health Cloud on the Salesforce AppExchange. Fully integrated with Health Cloud and EHRs, LiveData PeriOp Manager provides the most comprehensive real-time logistics solution designed for clinicians to optimize…

Forging MarTech with Big Data: Salesforce Eyes Tableau’s Big Data Expertise with $15.7 Billion Deal

Last month, we saw MarTech leader, Salesforce announce some key product developments in Pardot and Salesforce Einstein. Then, it followed it up with a Blockchain initiative. We had predicted that Salesforce is not far from making a dash into Big Data marketplace, cracking a whip on the clutter caused in an over-crowded CRM and Cloud market already. Today, our MarTech Big Data drill predictions came true as Salesforce announced a definitive agreement to acquire Big Data and Customer Intelligence software provider, Tableau for…

Domo IoT Cloud Now Integrates with Zendesk Data Platform to Deliver Better Customer Service

As part of this partnership, Domo and Zendesk launched the Zendesk Customer Success for IoT App, an application built on top of the Domo IoT Cloud Leading Mobile Cloud-based Business Operating system provider, Domo, is taking the Connected Devices route to bridge Sales and Marketing processes. In an exciting development for Marketing and Sales Technology aficionados, Domo has announced a strategic partnership with MarTech giant, Zendesk. This partnership with Zendesk will help Domo customers to better manage their IoT…

IBM Infuses Db2 with AI to Bring Data Science and Database Management Under One Platform

Db2Version 11.5 Adds Drivers for Leading AI Languages to Help Ease AI App Dev with Db2 IBM announced a major upgrade to the Db2 database that is designed to enable enterprises to infuse AI and data science into their database management processes to more easily build AI into applications and gain greater insights from their data. Among the many enhancements in Db2 version 11.5, is built-in support for data science development. Through a series of newly-available drivers for multiple open source programming languages…

Big Data Push to MarTech Continues as Google Taps Looker for $2.6 Billion

Upon the close of the acquisition, Looker will join Google Cloud MarTech is getting its major Big Data push. MarTech 150 RADAR Company -- Data Analytics and Visualization platform Looker is settling to become a Google-owned company following a $2.6 billion acquisition deal. Previously, Looker and Google have partnered in providing Cloud Computing services to the Marketing, Sales and Business Intelligence customers. Currently, Looker customers leverage the Company's multi-Cloud functionality to integrate with SaaS…

Digital Shadows Reveals a 50% Increase in Exposed Data in One Year

Misconfigured Security Controls Could Result in Multiple Breaches of GDPR with 2.3 Billion Exposed Files, Including Passport Data, Bank Records and Medical Information, Increasing Risk of Identity Theft, Ransomware Attacks and More Digital Shadows, the leader in digital risk protection, today unveiled the findings of a new report from its Photon Research Team, "Too Much Information: The Sequel," assessing the scale of inadvertent global data exposure. The team's research revealed the exposure of 2.3 billion files across…

Panoply Launches Xero Data Connector

Panoply, the cloud data management platform built for analysts, announced its newest data connector - the leading accounting suite Xero.  With Xero support, Panoply customers can analyze and track accounting and finance performance and metrics with their data visualization/business intelligence tool of choice. Panoply's new Xero connector joins other data sources such as Facebook, Twitter, Google Analytics, Salesforce and 150+ more that can be added and combined into Panoply's. This means Panoply customers can access…

Linda Avery, Chief Data Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Named US Chief Data Officer of the Year 2019 by CDO Club

Linda Avery, Chief Data Officer and Head of Data and Statistics at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, was recognized as the US Chief Data Officer of the Year 2019 by the CDO Club, the world's largest community of C-suite digital and data leaders. Ms. Avery was presented with the award today after her closing keynote on "The Secret Life of Data" by David Mathison, the CEO and Founder at the CDO Club, and last year's award winner, Dr. Anthony Scriffignano, the Chief Data Scientist at Dun & Bradstreet, at the 7th…