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TDWI Best Practices Report: Modernizing the Organization to Support Data and Analytics

This TDWI Best Practices Report provides new research about how successful companies are organizing to support successful modern analytics. Learn more.

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The path to modernization is filled with new frameworks, new tools, and even new roles.

Frameworks like data fabric help data consumers find and use the right data in a de facto hybrid cloud world. Data mesh calls for the distribution of responsibilities away from central IT to data domain owners - ensuring high quality data is served by the people that know the data the best.

A new crop of cloud-based tools, ones centered around the cloud data warehouse and cloud data lake, help simplify analytics, machine learning, and even ELT - all while producing even more metadata. Data engineers and DataOps teams are the true data heros in the path to data modernization, but they struggle to efficiently source and transform high quality data to meet the needs of the business.

Data intelligence is the answer. Data intelligence software centralizes metadata, providing a single source of reference for search & discovery, governance, and collaboration in an increasingly diverse and decentralized world.

Alation is the leading platform for data intelligence, addressing a range of solutions including data search & discovery, data governance, data stewardship, analytics, digital transformation, and DataOps.

Alation’s initial offering dominates the data catalog market. Thanks to its powerful Behavioral Analysis Engine, inbuilt collaboration capabilities, and open interfaces, Alation combines machine learning with human insight to successfully tackle even the most demanding challenges in data and metadata management. More than 250 enterprises drive data culture, improve decision making, and realize business outcomes with Alation including AbbVie, American Family Insurance, Cisco, Exelon, Finnair, Munich Re, New Balance, Pfizer, Scandinavian Airlines, and US Foods. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Alation was named to Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces list and is backed by leading venture capitalists including Blackstone, Costanoa, Data Collective, Dell Technologies, Icon, ISAI Cap, Riverwood, Salesforce, Sanabil, Sapphire, and Snowflake Ventures. For more information, visit alation.com.