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Scalable Data Integration: Five Tenets for Success

By Michael Stonebraker, Tamr Co-Founder and CTO Introduction Data curation involves: ingesting data sources, cleaning errors from the data (-99 often means null), transforming attributes into other ones (for example, Euros to dollars), performing schema integration to connect up disparate…

Apr 7, 2015 Featured Content

Design Hubris in Data Hubs — Why Variety Requires a New Design

By Eliot Knudsen, Tamr Field Engineering Every data-driven organization wants their analysts to use accurate and extensive data, especially in a world defined by radical data variety. Tamr takes a probabilistic approach to curating data variety at scale — in…

Mar 31, 2015 Featured Content

Tamr Co-Founder and CTO Michael Stonebraker Wins ACM 2014 A.M. Turing Award

“Nobel Prize of Computing” Recognizes His Pioneering and Extensive Contributions to Modern Database Systems     CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 25, 2015 – Michael Stonebraker, Ph.D., co-founder and CTO of Tamr, Inc.,  has been awarded the 2014 A.M. Turing Award by…

Mar 25, 2015 Featured Content

Tamr’s Take: Customer Data Integration for Marketers

How Tamr Removes a Massive Barrier to Data-Driven Marketing A recent Infogroup study unearthed a deep pain point for marketers chasing the big data promise of a 360-degree customer view: they don’t trust that their customer data is ready for the…

Mar 24, 2015 Featured Content

Data Visibility: Why More Is Better

  So why, exactly, would Tamr release a powerful data cataloging tool as a free standalone download (as opposed to rolling it up into our data unification platform)? We’d point to Tom Davenport for some context. In his recent CIOJournal…

Mar 15, 2015 Featured Content

Rise of the [Data Preparation] Machines

  Can We Trust Probabilistic Machines to Prepare Our Data? — By Daniel Bruckner Whether you’re en route to a 360-degree view of your customers, mapping your data lake, or tuning up your supply chain analytics, you need to have…

Mar 15, 2015 Featured Content

MIT Group Cites “Data Prep” as a Data Science Bottleneck

  We saw this terrific piece in MIT News last week on “Better Machine Learning,” and it warmed our heart. Specifically the quotes from Kalyan Veeramachaneni, a research scientist at MIT CSAIL’s Any Scale Learning for All (ALFA) group: “Machine-learning…

Mar 3, 2015 Featured Content

Knowledgent and Tamr Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Big Data Solutions

Will enable organizations to rapidly unify and analyze diverse information for new business insights February 17, 2015 09:05 AM Eastern Standard Time WARREN, NJ and CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–Knowledgent, the data and analytics firm, and Tamr, the data unification solution provider, today announced…

Feb 18, 2015 Featured Content

Tamr Announces Two Packaged Data Unification Solutions for Business Analysts

Tamr for CDISC and Tamr for Procurement solve specific data-unification problems, minimizing the effort of data scientists February 17, 2015 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time SAN JOSE, Calif.–Tamr, Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., today announced two data-unification solutions for specific, high-value data…

Feb 18, 2015 Featured Content

Tamr Unveils Enterprise Platform for Scalable, End-to-End Data Unification

Adds General Electric, Roche and Toyota Motor Europe as customers February 17, 2015 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time SAN JOSE, Calif.–Tamr, Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., today introduced a new version of its scalable data unification platform that lets enterprises continuously…

Feb 18, 2015 Featured Content