June 14, 2022

What Is DataOps and How a Semantic Layer Can Support It

There are six key areas for effectively consuming data for business insights: data, access, model, analyze, consume, and insights. For organizations looking to advance in each of these areas, AtScale’s Data and Analytics Maturity Model Workshop explains how teams can…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

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

May 31, 2022

Deliver Self-Service BI at scale with the Semantic Layer + Databricks

I recently had the opportunity to sit down for a tech talk with an extraordinary guest: Franco Patano, the lead product specialist for Databricks SQL. We had a great conversation about how a semantic layer can work with the Databricks…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

May 26, 2022

The Semantics of the Semantic Layer Part 6: Performance Optimization

This is the sixth 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 autonomous performance optimization capabilities that…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

May 24, 2022

Actionable Insights for Improved Business Results

The data economy is increasingly embraced worldwide in every industry. According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), by 2025 it is estimated that 463 exabytes of data will be created each day worldwide – that is the equivalent of 200…

Posted by: Prashanth Southekal, PhD, MBA

May 19, 2022

The Semantics of the Semantic Layer Part 5: The Calculation Engine

This is the fifth blog in my 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 multidimensional calculation engine that serves as…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

May 17, 2022

The softer side of enterprise analytics: Culture, Org Design, Process Management

Many companies pursuing a path to data-driven decision-making  – accelerated through data democratization – struggle with how to define and support the core people, roles, and competencies involved with data (data creators, enablers, and consumers).  In many cases, the path…

Posted by: Brian Prascak

May 12, 2022

The Semantics of the Semantic Layer Part 4: Data Preparation

This is the fourth blog in my blog series, The Semantics of the Semantic Layer, where I describe the seven core capabilities of a semantic layer. In this blog, I will dive deeper into the virtualized data preparation that makes…

Posted by: Dave Mariani