June 2, 2022

The Semantics of the Semantic Layer Part 7: Analytics Governance

This is the seventh blog in my blog series, The Semantics of the Semantic Layer, where I discuss the seven core capabilities of a semantic layer. In this blog, I will dive deeper into the analytics governance and security capabilities…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

September 9, 2021

How Analytics Governance Empowers Self-Service BI

Data governance is a broad topic with a lot of players offering commentary and strategy across the data and analytics space. Governance isn’t only about security and access control, or who can access what; it’s also about how data is…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

April 8, 2021

How to Make Smarter Data-Driven Decisions at Scale

In our most recent webinar, four data-driven leaders from Cardinal Health, Slickdeals, bol.com and Wayfair joined us for a panel where they discussed how they are scaling smarter decision-making across their organizations and making data more accessible as a strategic…

Posted by: Kayla Chiara

March 9, 2020

3 Things About Data Virtualization You Might Not Know

Data virtualization is not new. It was born in the naughts when data was still small by today’s standards. Unlike today, most data was stored in relational databases from a few vendors like Oracle, Microsoft and IBM. Oh my, how…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

January 22, 2020

What Is Agile Data Modeling?

Data modeling is the act of assembling and curating data for a particular analytical goal, typically performed by data engineers. Agile data modeling describes a more simplified provisioning of data models, allowing business users to create their own models. This…

Posted by: Matthew Toomey

December 23, 2019

Security & Governance in Action

Security and governance are top of mind in an era where data is everywhere and bad actors are trying to steal it.  But it’s not just hackers we need to worry about. Providing inappropriate data access to people inside the…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

June 3, 2019

GDPR Anniversary Renews Focus on Data Integrity

GDPR, Data Integrity and Governance On May 25th, 2018 the EU enacted the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). Now, one year on, the tentative returns are in. So what does this mean if you’re in the business of cloud…

Posted by: John Gaffney