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Tag: Data Essentials

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Data Discovery vs Data Exploration: An All-New Look

Much has been made of the term “data discovery.” It is used profusely in the BI market and describes a fundamental transition in BI tools as emphasis has shifted from repor...

  • John Morrell
  • January 22, 2024
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What is a Semantic Layer? 

If you’re reading this, you may have heard the word “Semantic Layer” a couple of times before now and maybe are still unclear about what it means. In this article, we aim t...

  • Justin Reynolds
  • September 28, 2022

How Great Data Documentation Helps Your Analytics Process

Data documentation is a new term used to describe the capture and use of information about your data.  It is used mainly in the context of data transformation, whereby data...

  • John Morrell
  • August 5, 2022
Data Migration

Highest-rated Data Migration Tools to Have On Your Radar

Organizations today are using vast amounts of data. As 5G networks roll out and edge computing and IoT takes center stage, this is a trend that’s only going to continue to ...

  • Datameer, Inc.
  • July 20, 2022

Large-Scale Pivot Tables in Snowflake with Datameer

Pivot tables are an everyday operation all Excel users perform.  Business analysts using Excel will often Pivot their data to explore it, see how results are different as s...

  • John Morrell
  • February 28, 2022

How a Major Manufacturer Creates Responsible Self-Service Data with Datameer

Self-service is a highly overused term in the data and analytics software sectors.  Self-service BI.  Self-service analytics.  Self-service data preparation.  Self-service ...

  • John Morrell
  • January 24, 2022
Data Modeling

How to Get the Data You Need

Common obstacles preventing you from getting the data you need. Data is everywhere and is captured in many different end-points and applications, both cloud and on-premises...

  • John Morrell
  • January 15, 2022

How to Reel-in Data Engineering Costs

Data volumes continue to grow at an astronomical rate. IDC’s Global DataSphere claimed that 64 zettabytes (ZB) of data was created, captured, copied, and consumed in ...

  • John Morrell
  • January 2, 2022
Getting Your Team Collaborating on Your Data

How to Get Your Team Collaborating on Your Data

Data volumes are more extensive than ever. And the data is coming from an ever-growing number of sources. As a result, data modeling and transformation is now the most crit...

  • John Morrell
  • January 1, 2022

How a Separate Data Transformation Tool Accelerates Your Analytics

Data engineers and analysts have a multitude of options as to how they can transform their data.  They could: Extract, Transform, then Load (ETL) Extract, Load, then Transf...

  • John Morrell
  • December 21, 2021

What’s new in the Snowflake Snowpark from Snowdays

New Features from Snowflake Snowdays! At Snowday earlier this week, Snowflake announced a number of new features, with each being interactively demonstrated, and interviewe...

  • John Morrell
  • November 19, 2021
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Does More Data Equal Better Analytics?

In our modern world of everything digital and big data, organizations are flush with available data assets that can be used for analytics. We will set aside engineering all...

  • John Morrell
  • July 1, 2021