Data News Roundup- Thursday, February 4th

Data News Roundup- February 4th

We’re officially two months into 2021. What have we seen change in the world of data, tech and the workplace? In this “Data News Roundup,” we share four top stories. 

AtScale Partners with DataRobot to Drive Collaboration between Data Science and Business Intelligence Teams–  February 2nd 


With this latest partnership, AtScale and DataRobot are working together to bridge the gap between your business intelligence and data science teams by:

  • Democratizing predictions by automatically exposing predictions to business intelligence community and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Enabling the business by allowing tools such as Excel, Tableau, and PBI to easily visualize and consume predictions.
  • Consuming business metrics with a single line of Python code.
  • Simplifying  access to features and measures defined across disparate cloud data warehouse platforms. 

You can also view the press release on the AtScale website here

Zoom aims to meld remote, in-office collaboration to prep for hybrid workplaces– February 3rd 

By Larry Dignan 


We won’t be saying goodbye to the workplace. In this article, learn how Zoom made numerous updates to bridge the gap between remote and in-person team meetings for an improved user experience. 

Cloud services spending jumps by $10 billion in final quarter of 2020– February 3rd 

By Lance Whitney

Tech Republic

It’s no surprise that everyone is moving to the cloud, “For all of 2020, total spending on cloud services jumped to $142 billion, a 33% increase from $107 billion in 2019.” In this article, hear why the demand for cloud services was a top priority for 2020 and remains to be one as we welcome in the new year. 

COVID-19 Has Accelerated the Cloud Journey: Data Responsibility Now Needs to Catch Up– February 2nd

By Shridar Subramanian


We’re familiar with the acceleration to the cloud, but are we well-versed in managing our adoption? In this article, learn why a shared concern for data privacy and security is a barrier for every industry and how companies are accepting this challenge as part of their cloud migration journey. 

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