- Wall Street Journal Blog, May 2018
DIRECTOR OF ENTERPRISE DATA ARCHITECTURE uses Alation for global collaboration.
"Right now, having Alation as a place where we can capture information is critical."— CRISTIAN VARELA, DIRECTOR OF ENTERPRISE DATA ARCHITECTURE
VP DATA STEWARDSHIP AT NIELSEN uses Alation to expand predictive offerings.
"The value of opportunity cost that subject matter experts save as a result of Alation is huge."— ANDY CARRINGTON, VP DATA STEWARDSHIP
PRESIDENT, GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY AT DRAFTKINGS uses Alation to enhance customer experience and develop new product lines.
"We use Alation to better understand our data and empower our teams with critical insights to build better products and features."— PAUL LIBERMAN, PRESIDENT, GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY & PRODUCT
IT MANAGER OF BI AT DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA uses Alation and Tableau for analyst productivity.
"Users see up to 99% time savings when finding the right data to write and execute queries. From 80 hours down to just 2 hours."— JONATHAN MASON, IT MANAGER, BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND DATA GOVERNANCE
DATA ENGINEER AT FARM CREDIT SERVICES OF AMERICA uses Alation for analyst productivity.
"Alation is reducing our BI analysts' time searching for data by at least 75%."— MICHAEL MEYER, DATA ENGINEER
DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT MANAGEMENT AT NEW RELIC uses Alation for faster onboarding.
"Before Alation, it used to take 6-9 months to onboard a new employee. We are now seeing closer to 3 months."— ANKUSH RUSTAGI, DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT MANAGEMENT, DATA SCIENCE
DATA GOVERNANCE MANAGER AT ANCESTRY uses Alation for data governance.
"We want to use Alation for our privacy and security, like for classification and retention of data."— ARCHANA GOYAL, DATA GOVERNANCE MANAGER
DIRECTOR OF BI AT MERCADOLIBRE uses Alation and Tableau for self-service analytics.
"Alation allows a user to start their analysis and run a query then continue the discovery process in Tableau."— ADRIÁN QUILIS, DIRECTOR OF BI
PROJECT MANAGER CLOUDBASED ANALYTIC SOLUTIONS AT VATTENFALL uses Alation for Data Literacy.
"We need a single touchpoint to find the right data and persons responsible, rather than spending 80% of time searching for data."— Andreas Hähre, Project Manager Cloudbased Analytics Solutions
DATA MANAGER AT FARM CREDIT SERVICES OF AMERICA uses Alation to help speed up data discovery.
"The catalog helps us centralize all our information so there's just one place users can go to find data with business context."— ANDREW STEWARDSON, DATA MANAGER
SENIOR MANAGER OF BUSINESS PROCESS & ANALYTICS AT AKAMAI uses Alation to ensure accuracy of metrics.
"With Alation, users have a place to go for accurate data and metric documentation"— Dave Turner, Senior Manager, Busiess Process & Analytics
SENIOR IT MANAGER uses Alation for data discovery to connect data to business value and discover new opportunities.
"Alation is very user friendly, has a lot of collaboration capabilities, and integrates with all source systems."— Matteo Cassani, Senior IT Manager
HEAD OF DATA AT FINNAIR
uses Alation for data visibility, discovery, and quality management.
"We have one place where we make our data assets visible and document our AI models."— Minna Karha, Head of Data
SENIOR BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST AT BELONG
uses Alation to democratize data.
"Alation... [is] a lens into how the business uses data and it will create new ways in which we can actually use it."— Angela Fraga, Senior Business Intelligence Specialist
HEAD OF DATA ENGINEERING AT MUNICH RE uses Alation as a collaboration platform for analytics.
"People can now collaborate much more efficiently with each other across the different parts of the company across the globe."— Andreas Kohlmaier, Head of Data Engineering
DIRECTOR OF DATA MARKETING, RETAIL AT SOCIÉTÉ GÉNÉRALE
uses Alation to give users access and understanding to the data.
"Alation gives users access to the data owners and helps them understand the data from a business point of view."— Pascale Assémat, Director Data Marketing, Retail
DIRECTOR, DATA & ANALYTICS AT HELLOFRESH
uses Alation to make the right curated data quick and easy to find for Tableau.
"Analysts are saving time when looking for data for their Tableau reports because it’s faster to search and understand data with Alation."— Kai von Garmbusch, Director, Data & Analytics
STAFF DATA GOVERNANCE ENGINEER AT LOGMEIN
uses Alation to identify GDPR related data objects.
"Through Alation, we can tag at both table and column levels to identify GDPR related data objects."— Thomas Chong, Staff Data Governance Engineer
VP, INFORMATION AND
DATA MANAGEMENT AT AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE
uses Alation for Data Literacy.
"We are moving from a culture of reporting to a culture of analysis. It's about people transformation."— Nishant Upadhyay VP, Information and Data Management
VP OF BUSINESS ANALYTICS
uses Alation to identify patients with rare diseases that might previously have gone undiagnosed.
"Data has become an extremely powerful currency for any company, and what we were finding is the data was very fragmented."— JULIE SCHIFFMAN, VP BUSINESS ANALYTICS
SR. DIRECTOR, DATA GOVERNANCE AT HILTON
uses Alation for Data Literacy.
"We have over 300 metrics defined and standardized across the enterpise so everyone is able to define and measure success the same way."— Linora D'souza, Sr. Director, Data Governance
CHIEF DATA OFFICER AT AT MUNICH RE
uses Alation to produce new, innovative data products.
"[Alation] helps us break down organizational silos. We are able to think differently."— Wolfgang Hauner, Chief Data Officer
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER AT EXPRESS SCRIPTS
uses Alation for a single source of reference and querying different data sources at once.
"Alation's Compose tool allows me to query different systems like Oracle or Teradata without having to open different front-ends."— Vaishakhi Lahoti, Senior Project Manager
SENIOR BI ENGINEER AT ALLEGRO
uses Alation for Self-service Analytics and Collaboration.
"Alation gives us a single client to access all the data and a database of all queries that have been written by other people."— Marcin Cinciala, Senior BI Engineer
CHIEF DATA STRATEGIST AT AVISTA
uses Alation to improve the business offerings and services for customers.
"Alation allows the analysts to quickly find the data and now spend 80 percent of their time doing analysis on the data."— Patrick Dever, Chief Data Strategist
DIRECTOR, DATA PRODUCTS
uses Alation to enable users to work with data with the confidence that it is correct.
"Alation allows us to scour the data in an automated fashion and overlay documentation from many places into one central place."— Peter Coughlin, Director, Data Products
SELF-SERVICE ANALYTICS MGR & ALATION PRODUCT OWNER
use Alation to empower 1500 self-service analytics users.
"We’re able to figure out what datasets people are using, and endorse and contextualize the datasets."— Jon Tudor, Self-Service Analytics Manager
HEAD OF DATA ENGINEERING AT SCOUT24
uses Alation to foster a data-driven culture.
"Finding the data and understanding the data today is much easier with the data catalog."— Markus Schmidberger, Head of Data Engineering
DIRECTOR OF DATA SYSTEMS AT DIGI-KEY
uses Alation to help business analysts find data they need for self-service analytics.
"Alation helps us get our products to market more quickly by enabling visibility into the control number process needed for compliance."— Patrick Brickson, Director of Data Systems
ENTERPRISE DATA AND BI TOOLS EVANGELIST AT GODADDY
uses Alation to help products perform better for customers.
"Alation provides the collaborative environment for data stewards to identify the appropriate way to use the data, which expands the usage of data."— Sharon Graves, Enterprise Data and BI Tools Evangelist
HEAD OF DATA AT MISSION LANE
uses Alation to document data and put it to practical use in order to meet critical business needs.
"Alation is a great way for our users to discover information and use it in a more efficient way to make decisions that impact the business."— MICHAEL LEMPNER, HEAD OF DATA
MANAGER, DATA SERVICES & DATA GOVERNANCE ADMINISTRATORAT SCHOOLSFIRST
use Alation to document business glossaries and data sets.
"The endorsing and deprecating data feature in Alation is really important to keeping knowledge at a current state."— Matt Chau, Data Governance Program Administrator
CHIEF DATA OFFICERAT SALESFORCE
uses Alation to build data science products.
"With Alation, a data scientist joined on Monday and in two weeks from that Monday he was turning around his first analysis, fully done."— Hernan Asorey, Chief Data Officer
PRODUCT MANAGER AT EBAY
uses Alation for new product insights.
"Alation actually replaced a physical notebook that I kept on my desk."— PRODUCT MANAGER
INSIGHTS ANALYST AT LINKEDIN
uses Alation to align sales and marketing.
"It’s extremely important to have one tool that looks across all these different data sources. It just simplifies things so much."— Greg Tsukahara, Insights Analyst
DIRECTOR OF ANALYTICS AT ALBERTSONS
uses Alation for customer loyalty analysis.
"Our analyst teams are now able to coordinate & collaborate across the globe."— DIRECTOR OF ANALYTICS
HEAD OF DATA ENGINEERING AT MUNICH RE
uses Alation to push the boundaries of what is insurable.
"We really want to enable everyone in the company to find out and push the boundaries of what is insurable"— Andreas Kohlmaier, Head of Data Engineering
HEAD OF CUSTOMER DATA SCIENCE uses Alation to provide superior customer experiences using data and analytics.
"Alation serves as a self-service layer that helps data users perform a quick search on various data elements – in plain English."— YANNIS KATSANOS, EXELON CORPORATION
BI APPLICATIONS ADMINISTRATOR AT GODADDY
uses Alation for sales & marketing analysis.
"I use Alation for sales & marketing analysis"— BI APPLICATIONS ADMINISTRATOR
DIRECTOR OF DATA INFRASTRUCTURE AT INVOICE2GO
uses Alation to scale analysis, collaboratively.
"We needed a tool that does documentation right beside our data & queries."— DIRECTOR OF DATA INFRASTRUCTURE
HEAD OF DATA GOVERNANCEAT EBAY
uses Alation to govern data accuracy with speed.
"Our analysts now write queries 2x faster."— HEAD OF DATA GOVERNANCE
DATA STEWARD AT CHEGG
uses Alation to analyze student engagement.
"Alation is so much more than a data repository."— Data Steward
HEAD OF DATA GOVERNANCEAT EBAY
uses Alation to manage their data stewardship program.
"Alation is very good at helping us understand who uses which tables the most."— HEAD OF DATA GOVERNANCE
DATA ENGINEER AT SCOUT24
uses Alation to enable self-service analytics.
"The Alation Data Catalog provides the communication hub for all of our knowledge around data."— Markus Schmidberger, Head of Data Engineering
DIRECTOR OF BI AT MERCADOLIBRE
uses Alation to democratize information all around the company.
"Alation provides us the governance that we lost when we gave our analysts complete independence using Tableau."— ADRIÁN QUILIS, DIRECTOR OF BI
SENIOR BUSINESS ANALYST AT AVISTA
uses Alation for its data governance and metadata management capabilities.
"We needed a solution for data governance and metadata management. Everyone chose Alation because it’s so user friendly for business analysts."— Lori Hermanson, Sr Business Analyst - Data Analytics