Analytics and Data Science News for the Week of May 13; Updates from Databricks, Pyramid Analytics, ThoughtSpot, and More

Top Analytics and Data Science News for the Week Ending May 13, 2022

The editors at Solutions Review have curated this list of the most noteworthy analytics and data science news items for the week of May 13, 2022.

Keeping tabs on all the most relevant data management 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 month, in this space. Solutions Review editors will curate vendor product news, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital funding, talent acquisition, and other noteworthy data science and analytics news items.

Top Analytics and Data Science News for the Week Ending May 13, 2022

Databricks Enhances Partnership with AWS on Pay-As-You-Go Lakehouse

TodayDatabricks’ Lakehouse Platform is now available on a pay-as-you-go basis in the AWS Marketplace, providing customers seamless integration between their existing AWS configuration and security and Databricks. AWS customers can also start a free 14-day trial of Databricks from the AWS console and will be able to consolidate billing and payment under their existing AWS management account.

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IBM and Amazon partner to Deliver IBM Software as-a-service on AWS

Building on IBM Software being available as-a-Service (aaS) on IBM Cloud, this first-of-its-kind agreement between IBM and AWS will provide clients with quick and easy access to IBM Software that spans automation, data and AI, security, and sustainability capabilities, is built on Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA), and runs cloud-native on AWS. The two companies are also committing to a broad range of joint investments to make it easier for clients to consume IBM Software on AWS.

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Microsoft Launches Open Data Resource Called “Data for Society”

The site is intended to provide access to Microsoft’s open datasets, resources, and tools to make data sharing and collaboration better. As part of Microsoft’s Open Data Campaign commitments, this site acts as one asset in the company’s overall goal to make data work and help organizations address important societal issues.

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Pyramid Analytics Secures $120 Million in Series E Funding

The $120 million round will be strategically invested to drive hyper-growth and make Pyramid​ the next Analytics Leader by accelerating the company’s first-mover advantage in augmented analytics capabilities and the decision intelligence category. The funds will also be used to enhance the Pyramid customer experience with unmatched service and support, learning and professional certification, and networking and community.

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ThoughtSpot Unveils Three New Editions; Slew of Platform Enhancements

These new capabilities include ThoughtSpot Sync, CodeSpot, Bring Your Own Charts, new Liveboard capabilities, and multiple new SpotApps. Each of the new elements launched for the Modern Analytics Cloud enables organizations, whether startups or established enterprises, to connect, build, launch, and scale the power of data in their organizations. ThoughtSpot also announced a consumption-based pricing model, where customers pay only for what they use instead of wasting resources on shelfware licenses sold by traditional analytics providers.

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