Analytics and Data Science News for the Week of December 9; Updates from Alteryx, Opaque Systems, Mode Analytics & More

Top Analytics and Data Science News for the Week Ending December 9, 2022

The editors at Solutions Review have curated this list of the most noteworthy analytics and data science news items for the week of December 9, 2022.

Keeping tabs on all the most relevant analytics and data science news can be a time-consuming task. As a result, our editorial team aims to provide a summary of the top headlines from the last week, in this space. Solutions Review editors will curate vendor product news, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital funding, talent acquisition, and other noteworthy analytics and data science news items.

Top Analytics and Data Science News for the Week Ending December 9, 2022

insightsoftware Releases 2022 State of Analytics: Quest for Data Fluency Report

The report asks businesses about their attitudes toward data literacy, the problems they face, and how close they are to reaching “data fluency,” the ability to fully understand data and information and garner insights to enhance the decision-making process. Large-scale adoption of cloud technology solutions over the last few years has led to higher volumes of data, but with it comes an urgent need to make sense of it and drive critical business decisions.

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MANTA Secures Strategic Investment from Alteryx Ventures

With this investment from Alteryx Ventures, MANTA will be able to bolster product innovation, expand its partner ecosystem, and grow in key markets. Alteryx’s investment in MANTA furthers the company’s commitment to enterprise governance, risk, and compliance and accelerates joint product integration.

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Microsoft Adds Enterprise Scorecards with Hierarchies and Linked Metrics in Power BI

Today’s announcement expands QuickSight Q, a natural language querying capability, to support forecast and “why” questions and automate data preparation, making it easier and faster to start asking questions in natural language. Additionally, customers can now create and share paginated reports alongside interactive dashboards, quickly analyze and visualize billion-row datasets directly in QuickSight.

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Mode Analytics Unveils Visual Explorer & Explorations for Self-Service BI

Today’s announcement expands QuickSight Q, a natural language querying capability, to support forecast and “why” questions and automate data preparation, making it easier and faster to start asking questions in natural language. Additionally, customers can now create and share paginated reports alongside interactive dashboards, quickly analyze and visualize billion-row datasets directly in QuickSight.

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Opaque Systems Launches Confidential AI and Analytics Platform

The Opaque platform was created by the inventors of the popular MC2 open-source project, which was conceived in the RISELab at UC Berkeley. The Opaque Platform uniquely enables data scientists within and across organizations to securely share data and perform collaborative analytics directly on encrypted data protected by Trusted Execution Environments (TEEs).

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Solutions Review’s 4th-Annual BI Insight Jam Speaker Lineup Set for December 15

Insight Jam BadgeThe BI Insight Jam is a data management and analytics community web event. Solutions Review editors are bringing the best and brightest minds in the industry together for a one-day social media gathering. Participants will include industry analysts, experts, influencers, practitioners, and software solution providers under the hashtag #BIInsightJam.

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Wipro Drops New Data Intelligence Suite

Wipro Data Intelligence Suite is a “one-stop solution” for accelerating cloud modernization and data monetization focused on modernizing data estates, including data stores, pipelines, and visualizations, running on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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