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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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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On-Demand Webinar: How Fluctuating Commodities Affect Your Procurement Function

  Abstract Today’s volatile commodities market is a bit of a double-edged sword: It presents significant supply chain risk (e.g. suppliers going bankrupt or underperforming as they cut costs) as well as opportunity (e.g. using supply market intelligence to identify opportunities to renegotiate pricing) especially in the long tail of spend where procurement can have limited visibility. That long tail…

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Webinar: Data for Enhanced Procurement Analytics

Tamr recently partnered with Procurement Leaders™ on a free webinar covering the topic of data for enhanced procurement analytics — and featuring an expert panel including: Adam Helyer, Head of Procurement Practice, Guardian News & Media Matthew Holzapfel, Procurement Analytics Evangelist, Tamr Steve Hall, Editor, Procurement Leaders™   This one-hour webinar is a broad and deep look at the core issues involved in…

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Eliminating the Data Bottleneck in Procurement

  Historically, despite its potential to gain a more strategic role in the organization, procurement does not manage even 50% of enterprise spending (according to KPMG). Why is that? Procurement teams tend to focus on the largest and inherently visible costs, where their influence will have the most impact. To analyze “longer-tail” costs is a tradeoff of time and resources…

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Live Webinar: Data Unification for Procurement Spend Optimization

Procurement spend optimization is on top of every Procurement officer’s mind. Yet, as companies continue to make large investments in supply chain information systems, they are not able to leverage all of their valuable – but often siloed – data. Join Lora Cecere of Supply Chain Insights, and Clare Bernard of Tamr, to learn about a new machine learning based…

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Taming Data Variety

Taming Data Variety: Webinar Abstract Over the past 20 years, companies have invested an estimated $3-4 trillion in IT systems to automate and optimize key business processes. These systems, which are largely dedicated to a single business function or geography, generate enormous amounts of disparate data that is typically stored in one or more data lakes or warehouses. Now, with…

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