Tamr Spend Analytics “In a class almost its own” — Sourcing Innovation Review

Tamr’s spend analytics solution received a strong review this week from a “Sourcing Innovation” analyst. Titled “Tamr — Trying to Tame the Data Deluge,” the review praised Tamr’s “AI-backed probabilistic machine learning engine” for pushing the company past other spend analytics providers. Other highlights include: “And even though there are only a few standalone providers and a few suite providers that stand out,…

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The Rise of the Analytical CPO

Technology is rapidly changing how we work. Some of these changes are obvious – for example, reading and sending emails from a pocket-sized device is standard practice in today’s world. However, some of these changes are much more subtle. Among them is how business leaders are making their mark on their organization and reaching the C-suite. More than ever, today’s…

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Thomson Reuters Uses Tamr To Deliver Better Connected Content At A Fraction Of The Time And Cost Of Legacy Approaches

We have a very close relationship with Thomson Reuters. Not only are they one of our first customers but they’re also highly valued partners that work with us to help solve the most critical data problems in organizations across all industries. We are always looking for more ways to deliver highly impactful results to clients through the joint use of…

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Next-Generation Genomics Analysis with Apache Spark

  The genome is “the blueprint of life,” a repeating string composed of four letters, whose order and configuration lay the plan for each individual’s growth and development. Genomics is the study of the structure, function, and evolution of genomes at a variety of scales: from the single cells of a cancer tumor to the genomes of an entire population…

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3 takeaways from Procurement Leaders San Francisco Forum

  Procurement Leaders’ San Francisco Forum brought together executives from industries ranging from high tech to textbook publishing with the goal of sharing and uncovering best practices in procurement analytics. The content could not have been more timely. A sluggish global economy means growth continues to be a struggle for many companies, elevating the importance of procurement. Sourcing managers need…

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Tamr + Forrester Webinar: Data Preparation Is The Key To Great Business Insight

Tamr and Forrester Research have partnered to offer a free, on-demand webinar on the topic of data preparation – titled “Data Preparation Is The Key To Great Business Insight” The webinar features: Michele Goetz – Principal Analyst, Forrester Research Michael Collins – Product Marketing, Tamr Abstract Organizations are living in an insight economy where surfacing intelligence from the data they…

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Solving One of Procurement’s Oldest Problems

    “The overall goal was to centralize the planning process to have one single procurement department.” I was taken aback when I heard Dave Girouard (founder, CEO at Upstart; former President of Google Enterprise) say this in reference to a consulting project he worked on at Arthur Andersen (more than 30 years ago) in the late ‘80s for a…

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Got Data? Centralize Sourcing with Confidence

The following guest post is provided by Susan Avery, Editor in Chief of MyPurchasingCenter.com, a website designed to provide the essential information required by purchasing and procurement management professionals to keep their companies competitive in a dynamic global marketplace. While industry watchers see procurement organizations going back and forth over the years from centralized to decentralized operating models, they seem…

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451 Research: Tamr expands procurement focus for catalog-based data preparation platform

In his March report on Tamr, 451 Research’s Matt Aslett reviews the company’s progress in the data preparation space and evaluates its strategy to “double down on procurement as a core vertical.” The report, titled “Tamr expands procurement focus for catalog-based data preparation platform,” highlights a core Tamr benefit for data scientists and business analysts alike: With Tamr’s metadata catalog-based…

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An Open Letter to Joe Biden on the Cancer Moonshot Task Force

(Official White House Photo by David Lienemann) Subject: Fueling the Moonshot   Dear Mr. Vice President: We at Tamr have great individual and institutional passion for what you’re attempting to do with the White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force: “double the rate of progress in the fight against cancer.” And how you’re proposing to do it: by systematically clearing out…

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