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Precisely | June 22, 2022
Precisely, the global leader in data integrity, today launched its new Precisely Data Integrity Suite – bringing the latest innovation in data integrity to the market. Announced at the company’s Trust ’22 event, the Data Integrity Suite is composed of seven interoperable SaaS modules that can be deployed individually, or seamlessly combined to deliver exponential value – fuelling businesses with unparalleled levels of trusted data.
The announcement comes at the same time as the latest IDC Spotlight paper on “Improving Data Integrity and Trust through Transparency and Enrichment,” shows that only 27% of data professionals say they completely trust their data. With 63% of organizations reporting that higher levels of data integrity make a positive impact on their business metrics 1, the launch of the new Data Integrity Suite is a timely one.
“Data integrity is an imperative for every business, but the journey to achieving it is different for every organization. With the Precisely Data Integrity Suite, businesses can start anywhere, go at their own pace, and grow value at every step of their unique journey. “Our unmatched breadth of data integrity capabilities and enrichment data, combined with our strategic services expertise, means that we can help businesses chart their path to data integrity and lead them along the way.”
Eric Yau, COO at Precisely
The Suite’s Data Integration, Data Observability, and Data Governance modules are available for early access now for businesses looking to build a foundation of accuracy and consistency in their data:
Data Integration: enables organizations to break down silos by quickly building streaming data pipelines that integrate data from core transaction systems into modern data platforms, driving innovation, and modernizing mission-critical infrastructure
Data Observability: a new entry from Precisely into this rapidly growing market, proactively and intelligently detects and surfaces data anomalies before they become costly downstream issues that could disrupt business
Data Governance: delivers a business-friendly framework to find, understand, trust, and leverage critical data across an organization for better outcomes and insights, improved operations, and regulatory compliance
The following modules will join the Data Integrity Suite in the coming months:
Data Quality: delivers data that is accurate, consistent, complete, and fit for purpose across operational and analytical systems
Geo Addressing: unlocks valuable context by verifying, standardizing, cleansing, and geocoding addresses for more informed decision-making
Spatial Analytics: derives and visualizes spatial relationships hidden in data to reveal critical context for better decisions
Data Enrichment: enriches data with expertly curated datasets containing thousands of attributes for faster, more confident decisions
The Data Integrity Suite delivers access to trusted data at the speed of business and empowers organizations to make fast, confident decisions that drive growth, reduce costs, and manage risk. With a business-friendly user experience, it supports data democratization and self-service access to data for business and data users alike. Its unique Data Integrity Foundation includes a common data catalog that enables each module to build on metadata previously gathered by other modules, combining seamlessly to deliver maximum value to the customer.
“With the launch, Precisely is delivering on the vision they have painted for the market of integrating its capabilities into a modular, interoperable suite,” said Stewart Bond, Research Director at IDC. “Precisely has a strategic blend of technology and services within its portfolio to meet the needs of organizations with legacy and modern data environments that are wanting to compete in a digital-first world.”
“Businesses are increasingly investing in DataOps to continually improve the data they use for analytics and decision-making. The Precisely Data Integrity Suite’s end-to-end, integrated approach to data integration, data governance and quality, as well as location intelligence and data enrichment gives organizations all the tools and agility they need to automate and iterate on the integrity of their data,” said Anjan Kundavaram, CPO at Precisely. “The introduction of the Suite’s Data Observability module is essential for DataOps teams, allowing them to leverage AI and machine learning to gain critical insight into the health of their company’s data, monitor changes to patterns in that data, and proactively resolve potential issues.”
Financial services company, Degroof Petercam, a Precisely customer and participant in the Data Integrity Suite’s early access program, sees clear benefits of the new Data Observability module. “Observability is the missing piece today to give our data stewards access to data discovery insights without having to go to IT for queries or reports.” explains Jean-Paul Otte, Chief Data Officer at Degroof Petercam.
“The portfolio of data integrity assets that Precisely offers is the gold standard for building trusted data,” said Yau. “That same technology, recognized by industry analysts and relied upon by over 12,000 customers to address their data challenges today, is at the heart of the new Precisely Data Integrity Suite – providing the ultimate modular, interoperable, solution for organizations relying on data integrity across both legacy and modern cloud environments.”
Precisely is the global leader in data integrity, providing accuracy, consistency, and context in data for 12,000 customers in more than 100 countries, including 99 of the Fortune 100. Precisely’s data integration, data quality, data governance, location intelligence, and data enrichment products power better business decisions to create better outcomes.
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J.D. Power | June 06, 2022
J.D. Power, a global leader in data analytics and customer intelligence, today announced that it has acquired the data and predictive analytics business of We Predict, the UK-based provider of global automobile service and warranty analytics. We Predict’s software, which is used by auto manufacturers and suppliers to project future component failures and future warranty claims and costs, will be leveraged by J.D. Power to enhance its vehicle quality and dependability analytics, expand repair cost forecasting and provide critical valuation data.
“Robust data and powerful analytics that help manufacturers, suppliers and consumers better predict future repair costs are a key link in the auto industry value chain that will only become more important as fleets of new electric vehicles start rolling off the assembly line,” said Dave Habiger, president and CEO of J.D. Power. “By augmenting our existing offerings with We Predict’s forecasting software, we will be able to deliver a more complete, detailed view of repair-related costs to better anticipate financial risk exposures.”
“As the automobile industry enters a phase of massive transformation in which electric vehicles and ever-more complex technologies are rapidly becoming the norm, warranty claims and repair costs are a critical variable for manufacturers and suppliers to incorporate into their forecasting. “By incorporating We Predict’s comprehensive data and powerful analytics into our vehicle quality, dependability and valuation platforms, we will be able to create the industry’s most robust and accurate view of future warranty claims and repair costs.”
Doug Betts, president of the global automotive division at J.D. Power
We Predict software uses machine learning and predictive analytics to develop detailed projections of future warranty claims and repair costs for the global automobile industry. Drawing on a database of billions of service records, We Predict can accurately forecast true vehicle ownership costs, residual values, repair and warranty claims costs and more.
“J.D. Power invented the idea of using data and analytics to evaluate vehicle quality and dependability, so the opportunity to become a part of that team and bring our software and operational data into the offering is enormously exciting to all of us at We Predict,” said James Davies, We Predict CEO. “The industry and consumers need accurate repair cost forecasting now more than ever and we look forward to being the leader in delivering those solutions.”
Davies will become vice president of repair analytics and data at J.D. Power. We Predict will become part of the global automotive division at J.D. Power.
About J.D. Power
J.D. Power is a global leader in consumer insights, advisory services and data and analytics. A pioneer in the use of big data, artificial intelligence (AI) and algorithmic modeling capabilities to understand consumer behavior, J.D. Power has been delivering incisive industry intelligence on customer interactions with brands and products for more than 50 years. The world's leading businesses across major industries rely on J.D. Power to guide their customer-facing strategies.
About We Predict
Formed in 2009, We Predict uses machine learning and unique predictive methodologies to assist global blue-chip customers in anticipating and accelerating decisions on product, on market, as well as on financial performance. Our top-notch data scientists, mathematicians, computer scientists and industry experts work together with our clients to explore and gain new insights into where your business is headed, creating the opportunity to course-correct with confidence. Using our service, clients gain insights into huge amounts of data at the touch of a button so they can take action—fast. Some guess, we know.
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Eccovia | July 26, 2022
Eccovia, a leading provider of cloud-based SaaS solutions for the health and human services sector, announces the release of an unprecedented data warehouse and community-analytics platform, ClientInsight. ClientInsight is hosted in Microsoft Azure and is a premier solution for data quality, performance, and actionable insights.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, our nation’s most vulnerable populations have faced adverse outcomes to their social determinants of health. In addition to a new pathogen in the public, domestic violence increased, as did homelessness. Data availability became a national topic of conversation as COVID-19 case counts rose, and there was never a greater need for increased access to timely data in the realm of social services. We now know the result of data that is incomplete, siloed, or “stale.” Data has to be available when needed, and the inequities in data availability were highlighted by the pandemic, as were the needs to address systemic issues in care coordination.
With the launch of ClientInsight, social-services dashboards and data from across communities can integrate into a single source of truth, leading to a more holistic approach to addressing the needs of vulnerable populations, true coordinated entry, and effective care coordination.
”ClientInsight is really the first-ever platform that will be able to help tie organizational data, collected every single day, to outcomes and progress that providers hope and expect to see. This is a true gamechanger that will allow community providers to set and meet more ambitious goals in their respective fights to end society’s most pressing issues.”
CEO, Carl Champagne
Data-privacy laws require secure access points to client data, yet networks that serve multiple populations must be able to share this data between organizations for care coordination. ClientInsight closes the gap between data privacy and care coordination, allowing providers to serve their clients' needs with a more knowledgeable, integrated level of care.
Eccovia provides industry-leading software platforms for case management and community care coordination for state agencies, community-based providers, and other human-service entities. The platforms help caseworkers and care providers collaborate across physical, behavioral, economic, and social determining factors that impact individual and community health outcomes.
Matillion | June 29, 2022
Matillion, the leading enterprise cloud data integration platform, announced Matillion ETL is available now on Databricks Partner Connect, a one-stop portal for discovering and connecting validated data, analytics, and AI tools. Availability in Partner Connect allows customers to easily bring business-critical data from applications, files, and databases into the Databricks Lakehouse Platform without any pre-configuration. Matillion ETL for Delta Lake on Databricks delivers easy-to-use, cloud-native data integration and transformation for the lakehouse, enabling more users to take advantage of the lakehouse architecture.
Matillion's platform supports multiple use cases that enable businesses to achieve faster time to value on their cloud data journey. Matillion ETL's high-efficiency, code-optional environment gives developers everything they need to perform more complex loading tasks, and apply business rules to data pipelines at scale. Similarly, Matillion Data Loader's no-code simplicity empowers data scientists, analysts, and line of business managers to quickly load data into the cloud without coding.
"We are excited to bring on Matillion as a new partner in Partner Connect. They enable a new class of users who are not comfortable or don't want to write code to ingest and transform data on the Databricks Lakehouse Platform. "Now, access to Matillion's GUI-based data integration platform is a matter of a few clicks, empowering anyone to make data ready and available for analytics using the power of the lakehouse architecture."
Adam Conway, SVP of Products at Databricks
Matillion users can perform transformations to prepare data for BI, analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. With the Universal Connectivity feature that gives users the ability to create custom connectors inside Matillion ETL in minutes, users can connect with virtually any data source and quickly build data pipelines to ingest data into Delta Lake on Databricks.
"As enterprises continue to move data workflows to the cloud, there is an enormous opportunity for better performance, speed, and scalability by leveraging the data lakehouse and Matillion's low-code/no-code approach to data integration," said Ciaran Dynes, chief product officer at Matillion. "With these two cloud technologies, enterprises can accelerate their analytics projects, empowering their teams to focus on delivering BI and data science results to their business stakeholders."
In addition to the release of Matillion ETL for Databricks Partner Connect, Matillion announced the public preview of Matillion Data Loader to quickly and easily ingest data at speed and scale into Delta Lake on Databricks. The unified loading experience of both batch and change data capture pipelines in the same interface helps increase user productivity and accelerate time to value. When paired with Matillion's low-code transformation capabilities in Matillion ETL for Databricks, the offering now provides a complete solution for loading and transforming data into the Databricks lakehouse.
Matillion makes the world's data useful with an easy-to-use, cloud-native data integration and transformation platform. Optimized for modern enterprise data teams, only Matillion is built on native integrations to cloud data platforms such as Snowflake, Delta Lake on Databricks, Amazon Redshift, Google BigQuery, and Microsoft Azure Synapse to enable new levels of efficiency and productivity across any organization.