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By Jason Lim
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

Why The Public Sector Needs Data Governance

By Martha Bouchot
  • Active Data Governance
  • Data Culture

Becoming a Data-Driven Organisation in 4 Steps

By Steve Neat
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

How to implement Alation Data Catalog into your company from day one

By Gianthomas Volpe
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

revAlation London Recap: We Came, We Saw, We Collaborated

By Hannah Tarabishi
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

Intelligence Elevated: Accessibility as One Part of the Equation

By Myles Suer
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

What Is Digital Transformation?

By Mitesh Shah
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Why Invest Now? Three Investors Share the Story Behind Alation’s Series E

By Talo Thomson
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

How Alation’s Data Team Uses the Modern Data Stack to Power Insights

By Jason Lim
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

What Is Intelligence Elevated? Unraveling the Concept

By Myles Suer
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Alation Earns 8 Top Rankings in BARC’s The Data Management Survey 23

By Steve Neat
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Alation and dbt Unlock Metadata and Increase Modern Data Stack Visibility

By Mark Kwiatkowski
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

What’s the Difference: Quantitative vs Qualitative Data

By Jim Barker
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Why Data Governance is Essential for the Insurance Industry

By Matt Turner
  • Active Data Governance
  • Data Culture

$100M+ ARR: Alation Achieves Centaur Status

By Satyen Sangani
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

Why Alation Is One of UK’s Best Workplaces™ in Tech 2022

By Anthony Zumpano
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

What Is DataOps? Definition, Principles, and Benefits

By Justin Chia
  • Cloud Transformation
  • Data Culture

Alation and Fivetran Partner to Bring Greater Visibility to the Modern Data Stack

By Matt Turner
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

My Adventure as an Intern at Alation

By Jessica Lopez
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

4 Key Tips in Developing a Data Strategy (Tip #1 is Crucial)

By Jason Rushin
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Alation + AWS Strengthen Partnership with Data & Analytics Competency

By Andrew Treptow
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

My Journey as an Alation Engineer: Interview with Michael Ting

By Talo Thomson
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Alation Named a Leader in BARC Score Data Intelligence Platforms Report

By Steve Neat
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

Alation 2022.3: Alation Anywhere Connecting the Modern Data Stack

By Jason Lim
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

New Alation Cloud Service for Snowflake: Q&A with Raj Gossain

By Anthony Zumpano
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

It’s Not Just the Data, It’s Also the People: CDO Tips from the Data Radicals Podcast

By Anthony Zumpano
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Volunteer Spotlight: Alationauts Package More than 10,000 Meals to Support Rise Against Hunger

By Joy Wolken
  • Alation News

The Future of Data Lineage and the Role of Metadata

By John Wills
  • Data Intelligence

Data Governance Program: Ensuring a Successful Delivery

By Myles Suer
  • Active Data Governance
  • Data Culture

Alation Named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape for Data Catalogs (Again!)

By Mitesh Shah
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Fabrics, Meshes & Stacks, oh my! Q&A with Sanjeev Mohan

By Mitesh Shah
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

What Is Data Integrity?

By Aaron Bradshaw
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Did Big Data Deliver Business Transformation & Improved CX?

By Myles Suer
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

How to Build a Customer Centric Business: The Complete Guide

By Talo Thomson
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Cloud Data Warehouse Migration 101: Expert Tips

By Myles Suer
  • Cloud Transformation
  • Data Culture

Microsoft Integration Made Easier with Alation’s New Power BI Scanner Connector

By Saurabh Jain
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Alation Adds Another Best Workplaces Award to Its Trophy Case!

By Joy Wolken
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

The Data Scientist’s Guide to the Data Catalog

By Joe Hilleary
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Databricks’ Data+AI Summit 2022: A Show of Partner “Unity”

By Matt Turner
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

How Data Ethics Supports Governance & Monetisation

By Aaron Bradshaw
  • Active Data Governance
  • Data Culture

How to Drive Data Literacy with 4 Simple Steps

By John Wills
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

8 Best Practices for On-Premises to Cloud Migration

By Michael Meyer
  • Cloud Transformation
  • Data Intelligence

Why We Started the Data Intelligence Project

By Susannah Barnes
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Building Better Leaders at Alation

By Joy Wolken
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Accelerating Your Data Culture Journey: Customer Best Practices in Data Governance

By Michelle Cloutier
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

How to Build a Successful Metadata Management Framework

By Anthony Zumpano
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Snowflake Summit 2022: 3 Key Takeaways from Alation

By Matt Turner
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Sixth Time’s the Charm: Dresner’s Wisdom of Crowds Report Names Alation #1 Data Catalog

By Mitesh Shah
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

Alation Joins the HPE Pathfinder Club

By Junaid Saiyed
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

The Audience for Data Catalogs and Data Intelligence

By Satyen Sangani
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

3 Reasons Engineers Love Alation

By Junaid Saiyed
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Two Years Running: Alation Is Snowflake’s Data Governance Partner of the Year!

By Tracy Eiler
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

Why I Joined Alation: Sr. Software Engineer’s Perspective

By Ryan Seltzer
  • Data Culture

How Fifth Third Bank Democratizes Data Access via a Data Mesh with Alation and Snowflake

By Talo Thomson
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

‘X’ Marks the Data: Alation Is the Treasure Map to the Snowflake Data Cloud

By Matt Turner
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

The Role of AI and ML in Model Governance

By Neil Raden
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Accelerating Your Data Culture Journey: Customer Best Practices in Search & Discovery and Data Literacy

By Michelle Cloutier
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

The 4G’s Data of Governance: What to Expect from Your Team

By Jim Barker
  • Active Data Governance
  • Data Culture

Alation Launches Open Data Quality Framework

By Talo Thomson
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

Alation 2022.2: Open Data Quality Initiative and Enhanced Data Governance

By Jason Lim
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2022 in London: 3 Key Takeaways

By Mitesh Shah
  • Active Data Governance
  • Data Culture

A Data Analyst’s Guide to the Data Catalog

By Joe Hilleary
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Implementing Data Governance in the Manufacturing Industry

By Matt Turner
  • Active Data Governance
  • Data Culture

Threepeat: Alation Named to Inc. Best Workplaces for Third Time

By Joy Wolken
  • Alation News

Alation and Tableau: From Data Rich to Data Driven

By Matt Turner
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

The Data Culture Gap: Q1 2022 State of Data Culture Report

By Ashley Womack
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

What Is Data Modernization? 5 Benefits Worth Knowing

By Jason Lim
  • Cloud Transformation
  • Data Intelligence

The Cloud Connection: How Governance Supports Security

By Neil Raden
  • Cloud Transformation
  • Data Intelligence

A CDO’s Guide to the Data Catalog

By Joe Hilleary
  • Active Data Governance
  • Data Culture

Data Governance Adoption: Bob Seiner on How to Empower Your People to Participate

By Anthony Zumpano
  • Active Data Governance
  • Data Culture

Self-Service BI: A Case of Trust Working Both Ways?

By Julie Smith
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Self-Service BI vs Traditional BI: What’s Next?

By Myles Suer
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Data Privacy vs. Data Security: Definition and Comparison

By Jason Lim
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Turnkey Cloud DataOps: Solution from Alation and Accenture

By John Wills
  • Cloud Transformation
  • Data Intelligence

Alation Expands Commitment to Data Security and Privacy Through ISO 27001, ISO 27701, and SOC 2 Type II + HITECH

By Zlatko Unger
  • Alation News
  • Data Intelligence

How Alation is Responding to the Crisis in Ukraine

By Satyen Sangani
  • Alation News

How to Build a Meshy Data Fabric (With a Data Catalog!)

By Mitesh Shah
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

What is Self-Service Analytics?

By Jason Rushin
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Why an Incredible Company Culture Matters: Q&A With Women at Alation

By Talo Thomson
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

Alation 2022.1: Customize Your Data Catalog

By Jason Lim
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Why Data Governance is Critical for the Retail Industry

By Jason Rushin
  • Active Data Governance
  • Data Culture

What is Data Classification?

By Jason Lim
  • Cloud Transformation
  • Data Culture

Data Mesh Architecture and the Data Catalog

By Talo Thomson
  • Data Culture
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

How to Ensure Continuous Improvement With Data Governance

By Myles Suer
  • Active Data Governance
  • Data Culture

Why Easier Governance Is Superior Governance

By Arshkrit Chowdhury
  • Active Data Governance
  • Data Culture

How Data Governance Supports Analytics

By Jason Rushin
  • Active Data Governance
  • Data Culture

What Is a Data Fabric and How Does a Data Catalog Support It?

By John Wills
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Why You Should Listen to My New Podcast, Data Radicals

By Satyen Sangani
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

How to Deliver Data Quality with Data Governance

By Myles Suer
  • Active Data Governance
  • Data Culture

Data Mesh vs. Data Fabric: A Love Story

By Mitesh Shah
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

How to Be Successful in Software Sales: 6 Tips from Tim O’Neil, CRO at Alation

By Timothy O'Neil
  • Data Culture
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Santa Reins in his Data to Deliver the Holidays

By Matt Turner
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Cloud Native vs. Cloud Enabled vs. Cloud-Based: What’s the Difference?

By Jason Lim
  • Cloud Transformation

Building a Data Governance Strategy in 7 Steps

By Aaron Bradshaw
  • Active Data Governance
  • Data Culture

AWS re:Invent Recap: The Future of Cloud

By Ibby Rahmani
  • Cloud Transformation
  • Data Culture

What is Cloud Transformation? Benefits and Best Practices

By Jason Lim
  • Cloud Transformation

Alation & Bigeye: A Potent Partnership for Data Quality

By Ibby Rahmani
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

Alation + Soda: Dynamic Data Quality with the Data Catalog

By Talo Thomson
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

How a Strong Data Culture Transformed Vattenfall into a Data-driven Organization

By Sebastian Kaus
  • Data Culture

Data Sovereignty & Cross-Border Movement of Sensitive Data

By John Wills
  • Active Data Governance
  • Cloud Transformation

The Third Pillar of Data Culture: Data Governance

By Aaron Kalb
  • Active Data Governance
  • Data Culture

Alation Announces 2021.4 Release: Interview on Column-Level Lineage with Jason Ma, Senior Director of Product Management

By Talo Thomson
  • Alation News

Bring Governance Bliss with Alation and Snowflake!

By Ibby Rahmani
  • Active Data Governance

How Alation & Snowflake Integrate the Cloud Data Management Capabilities Framework (CDMC)

By John Wills
  • Active Data Governance
  • Cloud Transformation

Why Cloud Data Governance is Critical: 9 Key Principles

By John Wills
  • Active Data Governance
  • Cloud Transformation

BARC Survey Defines the Data Culture Gap

By Matt Turner
  • Data Culture

Alation + Tableau: Fostering Data Culture through Trust and Transparency – Part 2

By Ibby Rahmani
  • Data Culture

The Value of Catalog-Led Data Governance

By Myles Suer
  • Active Data Governance

Alation + Tableau: Fostering Data Culture through Trust and Transparency – Part 1

By Ibby Rahmani
  • Data Culture

Data Swamp, Data Lake, Data Lakehouse: What to Know

By Jason Rushin
  • Digital Transformation
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

What Is a Data Silo?

By Jason Lim
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Alation Acquires Lyngo Analytics

By Talo Thomson
  • Alation News

Enterprise Analytics: Key Challenges & Strategies

By Matt Turner
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

Everything is Connected, Everything Changes

By Jason McVay
  • Digital Transformation

Why Your Data Governance Strategy is Failing

By Aaron Bradshaw
  • Active Data Governance

“So Much More than a Data Catalog” – Latest Edition of The Data Management Survey by BARC

By Steve Neat
  • Alation News
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Invest in a Data Culture or Fall Behind: Q3 2021 State of Data Culture Report

By Ashley Womack
  • Alation News

Find Your Wings at Alation

By Gus Torrey
  • Alation News

What Do You Actually Need from a Data Catalog Tool?

By Ibby Rahmani
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Alation Adds Three Critical Roles to Growing Customer Success Team

By Dean Thomas
  • Alation News

Data Intelligence in DataOps: Navigating the Journey to Continuous Data Value

By Stewart Bond
  • Data Intelligence

CIOs: Urgent Data Problems

By Myles Suer
  • Active Data Governance

Finding My Passion: My Internship at Alation

By Jeremy Dou
  • Alation News

Data Intelligence + Human Brilliance = The Future of Innovation

By Satyen Sangani
  • Data Intelligence

Alation Launches Data Governance App and Supporting Service Offering

By Matt Sullivant
  • Active Data Governance
  • Alation News

The Benefits of Data Governance in Banks and Financial Institutions

By Matt Turner
  • Active Data Governance

Top 10 Reasons for Alation with Snowflake: Reduce Risk with Active Data Governance

By Ibby Rahmani
  • Active Data Governance
  • Cloud Transformation

Top 10 Reasons for Alation with Snowflake – Boost Data Scientists & Analysts Productivity

By Ibby Rahmani
  • Cloud Transformation
  • Digital Transformation

What Is Data Intelligence?

By Allie
  • Data Intelligence

Top 10 Reasons for Alation with Snowflake – Accelerate Migration to the Data Cloud

By Ibby Rahmani
  • Cloud Transformation
  • Digital Transformation

What is Data Lineage?

By Jason Rushin
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Top 10 Reasons for Alation with Snowflake – Introduction

By Ibby Rahmani
  • Cloud Transformation
  • Digital Transformation

The Secret to Data Cloud Migration: A Strong Governance Foundation

By Matt Turner
  • Active Data Governance
  • Cloud Transformation

How to Design an Analytics Stack that Humans Actually Use

By Julie Lemieux
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

What Is Data Quality and Why Is It Important?

By Myles Suer
  • Data Intelligence

DataOps vs. DevOps: What’s the Difference?

By Jason Rushin
  • Engineering
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

CIOs Make the Business Case for a Data Catalog

By Myles Suer
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Data Science Governance – Don’t Reinvent The Wheel

By Bill Franks
  • Active Data Governance

Why I Joined Alation: A Former Customer’s Story

By Aria Wornson
  • Alation News

Training the Next Generation of Data Leaders: The Data Intelligence Project

By Deb Seys
  • Alation News
  • Data Intelligence

Alation Named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Data Governance Solutions, Q3 2021

By Raj Gossain
  • Active Data Governance
  • Alation News

Top 5 Best Practices for Metadata Management

By Jason Rushin
  • Digital Transformation

The People’s Data Catalog: Alation Featured as Top Choice in Eckerson’s Latest Report

By Mitesh Shah
  • Alation News

5 Common Challenges of Cloud Migration and How to Solve Them

By Gus Torrey
  • Cloud Transformation

Data Intelligence and the Scientific Method

By Talo Thomson
  • Data Intelligence

Common Data Governance Challenges & Their Solutions

By Jason Rushin
  • Active Data Governance

Alation Named a Leader in the Inaugural GigaOm Radar for Data Catalogs Report

By Mitesh Shah
  • Alation News

Alation State of Data Culture Report: The Conflict Between Growth and Governance

By Leslie Brand
  • Data Culture

Struggling With Data Literacy? That’s Great News!

By Bill Franks
  • Data Culture

The Second Pillar of Data Culture: Data Literacy

By Aaron Kalb
  • Data Culture

Thank You Snowflake for Naming Alation the Data Governance Partner of the Year

By Tracy Eiler
  • Active Data Governance
  • Alation News

Alation Scoops Gold for 5th Straight Year in Dresner’s Wisdom of Crowds Report

By Mitesh Shah
  • Alation News
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

The Role of the Data Catalog in Data Security

By Myles Suer
  • Active Data Governance
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

The First Pillar of Data Culture: Data Search & Discovery

By Aaron Kalb
  • Data Culture

Alation + Snowflake: An Integrated Approach to Data Governance

By Raj Gossain
  • Active Data Governance

Data Intelligence + Human Brilliance: The Future of the Data Catalog

By Satyen Sangani
  • Alation News

Moving from Traditional to Active Data Governance

By Awais Ahsan
  • Active Data Governance

How 2021.2 Is Remaking the Future of Enterprise Search

By Linh Nguyen
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Alation 2021.2: More Tools to Drive Data Culture with Monali Narayanaswami, Director of Product Management at Alation

By Talo Thomson
  • Data Culture
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Strategies on Implementing a Data Catalog

By Talo Thomson
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Data Dictionary vs. Business Glossary: Benefits, Challenges, and Solutions

By Jason Lim
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Migrating Data to the Cloud: Things You Need to Know

By Ibby Rahmani
  • Cloud Transformation

Snowcase Study: How Data Governance Gives Texas Mutual Insurance Company a Competitive Edge

By Chris Atkinson
  • Active Data Governance

Alation Cloud Service: Data Intelligence Just Got Simpler

By Ibby Rahmani
  • Alation News
  • Cloud Transformation

Introducing Alation Cloud Service with Jason Ma, Senior Director of Product Management

By Jason Lim
  • Alation News
  • Cloud Transformation

The Science of Savings: An Interview with the Alation Data Scientists

By Talo Thomson
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

Data Catalogs for Search & Discovery

By Ibby Rahmani
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Alation State of Data Culture Report: Bad Data Spells Trouble for AI

By Aaron Kalb
  • Data Culture

What is a Machine Learning Data Catalog?

By Jason Lim
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

What is Data Governance and Why is it Important?

By Talo Thomson
  • Active Data Governance

Alation 2021.1: Architecting a Platform for Data Intelligence with Junaid Saiyed, SVP of Engineering at Alation

By Mitesh Shah
  • Data Intelligence
  • Engineering

Alation 2021.1: Getting users to the data they need, faster

By Ibby Rahmani
  • Alation News

What is Data Culture and Why Do You Want One?

By Aaron Kalb
  • Data Culture

What is Active Data Governance?

By Talo Thomson
  • Active Data Governance

How to Become a CDO: Thoughts from the Chief Data Officer of a $2.5B Global Provider of Biopharmaceutical Services

By Dave Kellogg
  • Data Intelligence

Making the Business Case for a Data Catalog

By Umid Akhmedov
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

How to Evaluate Data Catalog Software

By Nolan Necoechea
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

The Tribal Knowledge Problem

By Leslie Brand
  • Data Culture
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Data Governance: Starting Quickly with a Data Catalog

By Robert Seiner
  • Active Data Governance

Why Every Snowflake User Needs Alation’s Data Catalog

By Kiran Narsu
  • Enterprise Data Catalog
  • Partner News

Analytics and Governance, Two Sides of the Data Intelligence Coin

By Jason Lim
  • Active Data Governance
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

Alation 2020.4: Discussing Analyst Productivity with Andrea Levy, Data Science Lead at Alation

By Nolan Necoechea
  • Data Intelligence
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

Alation + AWS: Search, Discover, Query, and Govern Your Data Across Hybrid Architectures

By Kiran Narsu
  • Active Data Governance
  • Partner News

LGBTQ History Month: A Look Back and the Importance of Community at Alation

By Claire Saitta
  • Alation News

To Activate Data Governance, Everybody Must be a Data Steward

By Robert Seiner
  • Active Data Governance
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Gartner Names Alation a Leader in Metadata Management

By Mitesh Shah
  • Alation News

Alation + Databricks: Inviting More People to the Lakehouse

By Raja Perumal
  • Engineering
  • Partner News

Alation is the Clear Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Machine Learning Data Catalogs, Q4 2020

By Mitesh Shah
  • Alation News
  • Data Intelligence

Alation + Dataiku: Drive Greater Value from Data Science

By Raja Perumal
  • Partner News
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

The “Right” Data Governance Approach

By Robert Seiner
  • Active Data Governance

Alation 2020.3: Getting Business Users in the Game

By Jason Lim
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Alation 2020.3: Discussing Customer-Centric Design with Colin Poindexter, Alation’s Product Design Lead

By Nolan Necoechea
  • Data Culture
  • Engineering

The Data Culture Disconnect

By Aaron Kalb
  • Data Culture

Alation + Snowflake: Driving Data Culture

By Nolan Necoechea
  • Data Culture
  • Partner News

Alation + Looker: Trusted, Modern Analytics — Perfect for the Cloud

By Raja Perumal
  • Cloud Transformation
  • Partner News

MIT CDOIQ Video: The Data Catalog as a Platform for Data Intelligence

By Satyen Sangani
  • Data Intelligence
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

What is CDO 4.0? — A CDO’s Perspective

By Nolan Necoechea
  • Data Culture

Alation and Manta: Automating Advanced Data Lineage

By Peter Wang
  • Engineering
  • Partner News

Data Governance Should Not Threaten Work Culture

By Robert Seiner
  • Active Data Governance

Data Governance: Stay Non-Invasive in Your Approach

By Robert Seiner
  • Active Data Governance

The Modern Data Catalog: ‘Mythbusting’ the Top Four Assumptions

By Paige Bartley
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Five Questions on the Alation Partner Network with Kiran Narsu

By Nolan Necoechea
  • Digital Transformation
  • Partner News

Alation Named Leader in IDC’s Inaugural Data Catalog Assessment

By Nolan Necoechea
  • Alation News
  • Data Intelligence

Eight Questions on Data Governance: An Interview with Alation Co-Founder and CDAO Aaron Kalb

By Nolan Necoechea
  • Active Data Governance
  • Alation News

Deliver on the Promise of the Cloud with Alation and Databricks

By Raja Perumal
  • Cloud Transformation
  • Partner News

Four in a Row: Customers Give Alation the Top-Rank in Dresner’s 2020 Wisdom of Crowds® Data Catalog Market Study

By Nolan Necoechea
  • Alation News
  • Data Intelligence

Searching for Answers

By Satyen Sangani
  • Alation News

A Data Architect’s Guide to the Data Catalog

By Dave Wells
  • Enterprise Data Catalog
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

Alation and BigID: Driving Privacy-Aware Data Culture

By Raja Perumal
  • Active Data Governance
  • Partner News

What Public Health Interventions Can Teach Us About Building Data Literacy Programs

By Aaron Kalb
  • Enterprise Data Catalog
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

Supporting Remote Workers with a Data Catalog in the WFH Era

By Dave Wells
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

The Business Case for an Enterprise Data Catalog

By Dave Wells
  • Digital Transformation
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Enterprise Data Catalog Maturity: A Key to Data Literacy and Data Fluency

By Dave Wells
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Why Data Literacy Matters for the Enterprise

By Nolan Necoechea
  • Data Culture
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Work in the time of Coronavirus

By Satyen Sangani
  • Alation News

Alation Achieves ISO 27001 Certification

By Zlatko Unger
  • Alation News

How does a data catalog work?

By Claudia Imhoff
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Making Data Accessible

By Satyen Sangani
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

The Agile Analytics Gap

By David Crawford
  • Engineering
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

Launching Today

By Satyen Sangani
  • Alation News

Challenges of Working with Big Data: Beyond the 3Vs

By Venky Ganti, Ph.D.
  • Engineering
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Using a Data Catalog To Build Your Enterprise Data Strategy

By Feng Niu
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Data Analysts Spend A Lot of Time Finding and Understanding Data

By Venky Ganti, Ph.D.
  • Data Intelligence
  • Engineering

These Are Data’s Dark Ages, and That Needs to Change

By Satyen Sangani
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Suppliers Keep Inventories. Consumers Need Catalogs.

By Aaron Kalb
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

The 2016 Crystal Ball – What’s Next in Data?

By Venky Ganti, Ph.D.
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Alation Partners with Teradata

By Satyen Sangani
  • Data Intelligence
  • Partner News

Self-Service Data’s New Frontier: The Data Catalog

By Stephanie McReynolds
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

Data Engineering Teams Waste Time & Resources Due to Poor Knowledge of Data Usage

By Venky Ganti, Ph.D.
  • Engineering
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Announcing Alation 4.0 with Alation Connect

By Venky Ganti, Ph.D.
  • Enterprise Data Catalog
  • Partner News

Announcing Alation Tableau Edition

By Satyen Sangani
  • Active Data Governance
  • Partner News

Cataloging MicroStrategy

By Aaron Kalb
  • Active Data Governance
  • Partner News

Data Cataloging in the Data Lake: Alation + Kylo

By Stephanie McReynolds
  • Partner News
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

Navigating Data: Alation + Trifacta

By Satyen Sangani
  • Partner News
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

Shopping for Data

By Stephanie McReynolds
  • Active Data Governance

Deep Thoughts on Data Flow with Alation & Trifacta

By Stephanie McReynolds
  • Partner News

A Catalog-First Approach to MicroStrategy Reporting

By Aaron Kalb
  • Partner News
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

A New Market Is Born: The Data Catalog Market Study

By Stephanie McReynolds
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Aaron Kalb named to the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” list

By Satyen Sangani
  • Alation News

The CDO Imperative: From Process Centric to data-driven

By Satyen Sangani
  • Data Culture
  • Data Intelligence

Why Icon Ventures Invested in Alation

By Michael Mullany
  • Alation News

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Includes Alation

By Stephanie McReynolds
  • Alation News
  • Data Intelligence

Alation’s Role in the Sentient Enterprise

By Satyen Sangani
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Alation and Einstein Analytics Announce Deep Integration For Data Cataloging and Governance

By Stephanie McReynolds
  • Active Data Governance
  • Partner News

Driving Business Value and ROI from a Hybrid Cloud Data Lake

By Jason Ma
  • Cloud Transformation
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Gartner BI Bake Off: Data Catalogs and the Opioid Epidemic

By Jason Ma
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Data Catalogs: A Category of Their Own

By Stephanie McReynolds
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Introducing Agile Data Governance – Alation TrustCheck

By Jason Ma
  • Active Data Governance
  • Partner News

Alation + First San Francisco Partners: A New Approach to Data Governance

By Stephanie McReynolds
  • Active Data Governance
  • Partner News

The Alation Arena: Enter the world of robots

By Chitra Rakesh
  • Alation News

Defining Data Acquisition and Why it Matters

By Malcolm Chisholm
  • Active Data Governance
  • Partner News

Munich Re Launches Enterprise-Wide Data-Driven Platform for Analytics

By Ron Powell
  • Digital Transformation
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

TrustCheck from Alation: In Conversation with Peter Burris

By Aaron Kalb
  • Digital Transformation
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

MercadoLibre Democratizes BI with Certified Data, Collaboration and Self-Service

By Ron Powell
  • Active Data Governance
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

Our Next Phase of Growth: Enterprise Data Catalogs

By Satyen Sangani
  • Alation News
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Funding and Our Future

By Aaron Kalb
  • Alation News

The “FUTURe” of Working with Data

By Aaron Kalb
  • Data Intelligence
  • Digital Transformation

At the Top of Everyone’s List

By Nolan Necoechea
  • Alation News

Customer Data Culture: The Innovators Have Already Reinvented Themselves

By Satyen Sangani
  • Data Culture
  • Digital Transformation

Why Data Culture Made Me Pack a Space Suit and Head to Orlando

By Stephanie McReynolds
  • Alation News
  • Data Culture

GoDaddy: Customer-First Digital Transformation

By Ron Powell
  • Digital Transformation
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

One of the Best Places to Work—and Getting Better

By Ed Avila
  • Alation News

What Is a Data Catalog? Data Catalog Features & Benefits

By Dave Wells
  • Digital Transformation
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

What Is Data Curation?

By Dave Wells
  • Data Intelligence
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Data Catalogs VS Metadata Management: Key Differences?

By Dave Wells
  • Enterprise Data Catalog
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

Alation Ranked Top Data Catalog Third Year in a Row

By Jason Lim
  • Alation News
  • Digital Transformation

Collaboration and Crowdsourcing with Data Cataloging

By Dave Wells
  • Active Data Governance

Driving Data Catalog Adoption

By Dave Wells
  • Data Culture
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Diversity and Inclusion: It’s not enough to get invited to the party, get invited to dance

By Paige Caldwell
  • Alation News

Forrester Does the Math on the ROI of the Alation Data Catalog

By Stephanie McReynolds
  • Alation News
  • Data Intelligence

Introducing Alation Analytics Stewardship: Unlocking the Business Value from Governance

By Sergey Astretsov
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

Build or Buy an Enterprise Data Catalog: Top 6 Considerations

By Nolan Necoechea
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

Measuring the Value of Your Analytic Investments with the Alation Data Catalog

By Raja Perumal
  • Alation News
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

MercadoLibre grows governed, self-service analytics with Alation and Tableau

By Conor Knowles, Tableau
  • Self-Service Business Intelligence

What in the World is an Augmented Data Catalog?

By Nolan Necoechea
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

What is Data Democratization?

By Talo Thomson
  • Active Data Governance