Priorities of Highly Successful Chief Data Officers

Chief Data Officers (CDOs) who put their primary focus on meeting revenue-generation and data monetization goals were more successful than CDOs who focused primarily on enabling projects such as data governance. That’s among the findings of Gartner’s 7th annual survey of CDOs, conducted from September through November 2021 with 496 CDOs and other high-level data … Read more

Talend Acquisition Targets Data Replication Speeds

Data management and integration provider Talend announced the acquisition of Gamma Soft, a provider of change data capture (CDC) technology that Talend believes will help it meet its customers’ need for ever greater speed in data and analytics. Two forces have been driving the need for this CDC technology and other enhancements to data management … Read more

Snowflake Streamlit Acquisition to Add Open-Source Dev Framework

Enterprise organizations looking to simplify their data analytics and machine learning stacks are among the potential benefactors of cloud-based data warehouse provider Snowflake’s plans to acquire Streamlit. Streamlit is a startup that offers an open-source framework that enables developers and data scientists to build and share data applications quickly and iteratively. The acquisition is expected … Read more

Litigation vs Google May Cause Ripples in Data Collection

On Monday, at the start of Data Privacy Week, attorneys general from Washington, DC, Indiana, Texas, and the state of Washington filed a lawsuit against Google that alleges deceptive tracking of users’ location history. It stems from claims about how data settings actually function in relation to user privacy, the public’s awareness of such data … Read more