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’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

The Simple Truth: Happy People, Healthy Company

How generosity can be a competitive advantage for early-stage startups By Andy Palmer, Co-Founder and CEO, Tamr, Inc.  There’s little doubt that early-stage startups, with their bootstrap imagery and upside potential, could get away with giving short shrift to professional…

Mar 23, 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…

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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

Tamr at Strata Hadoop World

Heading to Strata? We’d love to meet up. Be sure to stop by booth #531 for a demo of Tamr’s next-gen data unification platform and some fresh baked cookies. Better yet, sign up below to schedule some time with Tamr’s…

Feb 5, 2015 Events

A Proud Google Ventures Company

      As we move toward the new year, we wanted to take a moment to congratulate Google Ventures for its enormous success in 2014 (and for the ass-kicking website celebrating it).

Dec 26, 2014 Insights

Smooth Sailing for Data Lakes: Hadoop/Hive + Data Curation

Although we’ve debated the risks and benefits of data lakes in past posts, we understand the tremendous appeal for enterprises trying to harness the Big Data Variety opportunity. Today, business users expect fast access to all the data available to…

Dec 18, 2014 Featured Content

The Evolution of ETL

Those of you who found your way to this blog are probably quite comfortable with the concept of ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) and its cousin ELT (Extract, Load, Transform). ETL is defined as taking data stored in one location, transforming…

Dec 11, 2014 Featured Content