Analytics and Data Science News for the Week of May 20; Updates from Alteryx, Qlik, Tableau, and More

Top Analytics and Data Science News for the Week Ending May 20, 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 20, 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 20, 2022

Ahana Announces New Presto Query Analyzer

With the Presto Query Analyzer, data platform teams can get instant insights into their Presto clusters including query performance, bandwidth bottlenecks, and much more. The Presto Query Analyzer was built for the Presto community and is free to use. Presto has become the SQL query engine of choice for the open data lakehouse.

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Alteryx Drops New Cloud Analytic Capabilities at Annual User Conference

Alteryx Designer has been updated for a modern look and feel with new tools, layout icons, and fonts. Alteryx Intelligence Suite now includes capabilities for Text Mining and Computer Vision including barcode reader tool, part of speech tool, and key value pair tool. These intelligent tools allow any users to easily analyze unstructured data as well.

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Heartex Raises $25 M for Open-Source Data Labeling

This new funding will be used to further develop its flagship product – data labeling platform Label Studio – in areas such as labeling automation, bias detection and mitigation, and additional quality management and analytics capabilities.

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Imply Raises $100M Investment Led by Thoma Bravo

The round, which brings total funding raised to date to $215m, was led by Thoma Bravo with participation from OMERS Growth Equity, both new investors, and existing investors Bessemer Venture Funds, Andreessen Horowitz, and Khosla Ventures. The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and its business reach.

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Qlik and Tata Consultancy Services Partner Up on Data Democratization

TCS has partnered with Qlik to democratize data and optimize business processes in one of Qlik’s largest analytics transformation projects in Asia Pacific. Impacting 20,000 decision-makers across 70 departments globally, TCS set up a platform for data democratization while saving US$2 million per year in resource costs.

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Salesforce Unveils Tableau Cloud at the Annual Tableau Conference

The offering is the next generation of what was formerly known as Tableau Online and includes new innovations to boost productivity by delivering smart and easy-to-use analytical tools to help anyone uncover insights and make data-driven decisions. An integral part of the Salesforce Customer 360, Tableau empowers customers to surface and gain actionable insights from all their data, creating a single source of truth.

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