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Nearly 40% of Data Professionals Spend Half of their Time Prepping Data Rather than Analyzing It

TMMData, creator of flexible data integration and preparation platform Foundation, partnered with the Digital Analytics Association to survey its community about data priorities and challenges. The survey revealed that data access, quality and integration present persistent, interrelated roadblocks to efficient and confident analysis across industries. Most notably, nearly 40% of data professionals (37.5%) spend more than 20 hours per week accessing, blending and preparing data rather than performing actual analysis.

Trifacta Reveals Spring ’17 Release to Accelerate Expansion of Data Wrangling Projects in Large Scale Enterprise Environments

Trifacta, the global leader in data wrangling, announced the Spring ’17 Wrangler Enterprise release, accelerating expansion of data wrangling projects in production environments through advancements in self-service scheduling, sharing and sampling capabilities. With the Spring ’17 release, Trifacta now provides enhanced features that meet the growing expectations for deploying data wrangling solutions at enterprise-wide scale.

Pitney Bowes Forms a New Data Practice to Drive Digital Transformation Initiatives

Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI: NYSE), a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, introduced a new data practice to help businesses accelerate their digital transformation initiatives. This new cross-company practice is designed to help organizations utilize data and analytics to deliver a superior customer experience, support product and service innovation, and optimize business processes.