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New Research From Hakkoda Reveals the Business Cost of Data Sprawl and Impact on Innovation

Hakkoda, the cloud data experts specializing in Snowflake, issued research on the state of data and analytics, revealing the hard and soft costs of data sprawl in medium and large businesses. The survey of more than 300 IT and business data leaders, commissioned by Hakkoda, showed that data sprawl is a compounding and costly issue that is impacting innovation and is likely to worsen with today’s proliferation of tools and scarcity of talent. 

Data Evolution in the Cloud: The lynchpin of competitive advantage

This report from our friends over at Snowflake reveals the extent to which the data sharing economy is powering business growth and how organizations are leveraging data from a range of sources to drive innovation, create better customer experiences, and meet regulatory requirements.

Data Evolution in the Cloud: The lynchpin of competitive advantage

These questions are the focus of this report, based on a survey conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by Snowflake. It reflects the views of 914 executives from  eight industries across 13 countries worldwide and explores the current state of corporate  data use, as well as executive hopes for the future. In particular, the goal is to illuminate how  different industries are adapting their data strategies, engaging with the broader data  ecosystem, and converting data insights into growth and performance.

Hope is Not a Strategy for Deriving Value from a Data Lake

In this contributed article, Christian Kleinerman, VP of Product at Snowflake, discusses how the data lake has evolved since arriving on the technology scene 10+ years ago and why organizations need more than “hope” to unlock the potential it promises.

Sigma Announces Visual Data Modeling, SQL Runner and One-click Snowflake Integration

Sigma, an innovator in cloud business intelligence (BI) and analytics, announced its forthcoming release of a visual data modeling capability, SQL Runner, and one-click Snowflake integration, allowing anyone to explore data in cloud warehouses and generate insights in minutes.

The Forrester Wave : Enterprise Data Warehouse, Q4 2015

Why read this white paper? – In the era of big data, enterprise data warehouse (EDW) technology continues to evolve as vendors focus on innovation and advanced features
around in-memory, compression, security, and tighter integration with Hadoop, NoSQL, and cloud. Forrester identified the 10 most significant EDW software and services providers. Download this white paper to learn the 10 most signifigent EDW software and service providers.

The Elastic Data Warehouses

Data and the way that data is used have changed, but data warehousing has not. Today’s premises-based data warehouses are based on technology that is, at its core, two decades old. To meet the demands and opportunities of today, data warehouses have to fundamentally change.

Snowflake Data Warehouse Insight

Today’s data, and how that data is used, have changed dramatically in the past few years. Data now comes from everywhere—not just enterprise applications, but also websites, log files, social media, sensors, web services, and more. Organizations want to make that data available to all of their analysts as quickly as possible, not limit access […]

Cloud Native Data Warehouse

Snowflake eliminates the data warehouse and infrastructure overhead that has traditionally consumed time and resources.That frees resources to focus on getting insight from data and driving business value.