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Supporting Remote Workers with a Data Catalog in the WFH Era

Supporting Remote Workers with a Data Catalog in the WFH Era

Many companies have responded to the difficulties and uncertainties of COVID-19 by asking their employees to work remotely. The shift to work-from-home is a necessary and practical step to combat spread of the virus. But even if many industries were already becoming...

The Alation Arena: Enter the world of robots

The Alation Arena: Enter the world of robots

We’re getting ready to debut the brand new Alation Arena at the Strata Data Conference in New York this week. Inspired by BattleBots, the popular robot combat television series, and built by world robotic tournament champions’, Zachary Lytle and Diana Tarlson, the...

What Is a Data Catalog?

What Is a Data Catalog?

A Data Catalog is a collection of metadata, combined with data management and search tools, that helps analysts and other data users to find what they need in one place. Discover more about how it helps to improve efficiency as well as data analysis.

What Is Data Curation?

What Is Data Curation?

Data curation is a term that has recently become a common part of data management vocabulary. Data curation is important in today’s world of data sharing and self-service analytics, but I think it is a frequently misused term. When speaking and consulting, I often...