AWS Glue, ETL, and the Persistent Challenge of Data Variety

Yesterday Amazon announced the public availability of AWS Glue which they describe as a fully managed ETL service that aims to streamline the challenges of data preparation. The service was previewed back in December 2016 at Amazon’s re:Invent conference, so while it’s not a surprise to anyone watching the space, the general release of AWS Glue is an important milestone.…

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How Tamr’s Entity Resolution Capability Helps Border Security

Shah Rukh Khan is one of the biggest stars in Bollywood. He was worth ~$600M in 2014, putting him just ahead of Tom Cruise and George Clooney. Despite having one of the most recognized faces in the world, the TSA sometimes fails to recognize him and detains him. Each time, he is questioned for a few hours before being released.…

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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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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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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 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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Schema First: The Train Wreck of Data Unification

We hope you enjoy this recorded webinar with Turing Award winner Dr. Michael Stonebraker.   Across industries, there’s an increased focus on getting business value from data, but this invariably requires unifying data from multiple enterprise silos often with public data from the web. The traditional approaches to data integration, Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) systems, Master Data Management (MDM)…

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Tamr Announces Global Reseller Agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Expansion of Relationship Between the Companies To Deliver New, Innovative Solutions Directly To Hewlett Packard Enterprise Customers BOSTON – March 3, 2017 — Tamr, Inc. announced today that Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will resell the company’s patented data unification software to bring innovative new solutions to its customers. Through this agreement, Tamr is now part of the HPE Complete program,…

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