Leader in the digital sports entertainment and gaming industries powers superior customer experiences with Alation
Redwood City, CA – January 22, 2020 – Alation Inc., the data catalog company, today announced that DraftKings selected the Alation Data Catalog to help leverage data more effectively to serve users across its sports betting and daily fantasy sports products. With Alation, DraftKings’ data analysts and business users have a centralized, single source of reference for efficient data discovery, effective collaboration, and expanded knowledge-sharing, resulting in better products and superior customer experiences.
Data is the lifeblood of our organization. We use Alation to better understand our data, improve onboarding of new employees, and empower our teams with critical insights to build better products and features for our customers,”
– Paul Liberman, President, Global Technology & Product at DraftKings.
“DraftKings is the perfect example of an agile organization that is embracing a data culture by increasing collaboration and data access, and driving trust in data,” said Satyen Sangani, CEO of Alation. “We are excited that Alation can play an important role in DraftKings’ success and in consumers’ enjoyment of their products.”
DraftKings’ products produce billions of data points annually across a multitude of sources. Leveraging that data is key to maintaining a competitive edge in what H2 Gaming calls a $70-billion global sports betting market opportunity.
The Alation Data Catalog is central to helping DraftKings’ analysts quickly find the data they need, understand, and derive value from it to facilitate rapid iteration. DraftKings’ analytics teams help the company enhance customer experience and develop new product lines, creating new opportunities for growth by analyzing the way users engage with the platform.
For more information on Alation’s machine-learning data catalog visit: https://www.alation.com/product/
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.