REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Nov. 16, 2015Alation, Inc., the data catalog company, today announced a live, complimentary webinar featuring findings from Forrester Research to take place on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 11 a.m. PST/2 p.m. EST. The webinar will showcase how the rise of self-service analytics are driving the re-definition of data management and producing new solutions that embrace self-service, collaboration and transparency.

Guest speaker Michele Goetz, principal analyst for Forrester Research covering enterprise and data architecture, will join Satyen Sangani, CEO and co-founder of Alation, to share key tips and use cases for finding a productive balance between self-service analytics and governed data management.

Attendees will learn:

  • How organizations today are empowering their data consumers with self-service data preparation
  • Why data catalogs can successfully encourage hyper-collective behavior, resulting in greater data context and insights
  • How to utilize data context surfaced inline by speeding analytic discovery

Details-at-a-Glance

What: “Self-Service Analytics and Data Management – At Odds?” complimentary webinar

Featuring: Michele Goetz, principal analyst at Forrester Research, and Satyen Sangani, CEO and co-founder of Alation

When: Thursday, Nov. 19 at 11 a.m. PST/2 p.m. EST

Where: To register for the free event, visit https://bit.ly/Goetz_Nov_Webinar

About Alation

Alation pioneered the data catalog market, leading the evolution of data management from simply managing data to driving data culture. Alation customers leverage the data catalog as a platform to drive data search & discovery, data governance, data stewardship, analytics, and cloud transformation. With its powerful behavioral and linguistic intelligence technologies, collaboration capabilities, and open interfaces, Alation provides a platform for a broad range of metadata management applications by combining machine learning with human insight to tackle the most demanding challenges in data management. More than 180 organizations are driving their data cultures and improving their organizations’ decision making with Alation, including AbbVie, DraftKings, Exelon, Finnair, Genentech, GoDaddy, Marks & Spencer, MercadoLibre, Munich Re, New Balance, New Relic, Pfizer, Scandinavian Airlines, Scout24 and US Foods.  Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Alation is funded by Costanoa Ventures, Data Collective Venture Capital, Icon Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, and Salesforce Ventures. For more information, visit alation.com