Tamr Recognized on CRN’s 2017 Emerging Vendors List

BOSTON — July 17, 2017 – Tamr Inc., the innovator in data unification, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named the company to its 2017 Emerging Vendors: Big Data list. This list recognizes recently founded, up-and-coming technology suppliers who are shaping the future of the IT channel through unique technological innovations. In addition to celebrating…

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Tamr’s Support for NEVCA’s Anti-Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Statement

Discrimination and sexual harassment are intolerable in any environment, and they are kryptonite for the diversity that unleashes the innovations that empower startups to change the world.  I was appalled by the allegations in The Information about the repeated episodes of sexual harassment by a male venture capitalist toward female entrepreneurs, and I was encouraged by Reid Hoffman’s quick reaction.…

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Death by Data Variety: Two Decades Working On The Cure

Data variety has been the Achilles’ heel of enterprise BI and analytics projects since long before the three V model of Big Data brought it into the spotlight (along with its siblings ‘volume’ and ‘velocity’). Over the past 20 years, my career in technology has spanned data mining, ETL, Agile BI, and other data-intensive application areas. Throughout those two decades,…

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Carts & Horses: Building the Foundations for Digital Transformation — Published in Datanami

At Tamr, we’re privileged to work with innovative, large global enterprises who are executing on ambitious digital transformation agendas to ensure they continue to lead in the decades ahead. On the outside, these transformations sometimes seem like they’re driven by the latest and greatest technologies. Artificial intelligence is the biggest buzzword of the day; everybody is talking about it, a…

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Dr. Stonebraker’s Seven Tenets of Scalable Data Unification

Turing Award Winner, MIT Professor, and Tamr CTO, Dr. Michael Stonebraker believes real digital transformation must start with clean, accurate, consolidated data sets. The ideas in his new paper, “The Seven Tenets of Scalable Data Unification“, are already driving major change at GE, HPE, Thomson Reuters, and Toyota. In Dr. Stonebraker’s own words: “This paper defines the concept and process of data unification and compares different…

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Toyota Motor Europe and the Case for Enterprise Data Unification

Last week, CMSWire posted a great article by Matt Stevens (IT Executive, Toyota Motor Europe) on how Toyota was forced to rethink their data management practices to keep clients delighted in the era of Big Data. Matt outlined the goals and expectations of the customer experience in retail today – all oriented around the notion that “customers these days expect…

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Insight Data Fellows @ Tamr

Every company is only as good as the people it can recruit. At Tamr I am very grateful to have fun, intelligent, interesting co-workers. But recruiting those people is not an easy task, especially since the skills we’re looking for are exactly those skills that are hard to point out on a resume. These are skills like the ability to…

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Tamr’s Role in GE’s Digital Transformation and Our Newest Investor

I’m thrilled that today we have announced GE Ventures’ investment in Tamr. This investment is based on the fantastic work that our joint GE / Tamr team has done over the last three years to create massive and measurable business value for GE — a story that Barb Darrow tells well in Fortune today. GE is truly transforming their business and I…

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Tamr Secures Investment From GE Ventures

GE’s Experience Using Tamr’s Data Unification Platform Drives Expanded Partnership BOSTON – May 18, 2017 — Tamr Inc., the innovator in data unification, today announced that GE Ventures has made a strategic equity investment in the company. The investment follows GE’s experience as a customer of Tamr’s for more than two years. During that time, its data unification software has…

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