Analytics and Data Science News for the Week of September 16; Updates from Alteryx, Power BI, OneStream, and More

Top Analytics and Data Science News for the Week Ending September 16, 2022

The editors at Solutions Review have curated this list of the most noteworthy analytics and data science news items for the week of September 16, 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 month, 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 September 16, 2022

New Alteryx and IDC Research Finds Analytics Spending to Top Software Investment

The survey revealed that 73 percent of organizations expect analytics spend will outpace other software investments in the next 12-18 months. As organizations increase their spending on analytics, the global survey finds less than half of business decisions are based on analytics. Further, even fewer are maximizing advanced analytics, as less than 30 percent of decisions are informed by artificial intelligence and machine learning for most organizations.

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DBTA Publishes its Big Data 2022: Companies Driving Innovation in Data

The annual Big Data 50 is a list of companies driving innovation and expanding what is possible in terms of collecting, storing, and extracting value from data. The list is wide-ranging, with some companies that are longtime industry leaders and continue to innovate at a rapid pace, and others that are newer arrivals on the data management and analytics scene.

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OneStream Adds New Power BI Integration to its Popular CPM Platform

Announced with a flurry of other new tools and capabilities, the Power BI Integration delivers unified financial and operational insights to a broad range of users in the enterprise, while preserving their existing user experience and eliminating data latency. OneStream customers will be able to leverage their investments in Microsoft Power BI and empower users across the enterprise with timely and accurate financial and operational insights.

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Power BI On-Prem Data Gateway August 2022 Update Now Available

This Power BI update (version 3000.138.3) brings the on-prem data gateway up to date with the August release of Power BI Desktop. This version of the gateway ensures that reports which are published to Power BI Service go through the same query extraction logic/run-time as in the August version.

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Analytics Startup Sigmoid Secures $12 Million in Series B Funding

The startup will deploy the incoming funding to work on its products, expand delivery centres and cater to new industries. It already offers products and services for enterprises working in retail, insurance, banking, adtech, CPG, and life sciences. Sigmoid has raised nearly $20 million in total venture capital since its founding by Lokesh Anand, Mayur Rustagi, and Rahul Kumar Singh in 2013.

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Editor's Choice BadgeEditor’s Choice in e-Learning and Online Training: Predictive Analytics for Business Nanodegree (Udacity)

This training teaches you how to apply predictive analytics and business intelligence to solve real-world problems. Learners should have existing algebra, descriptive statistics, and Excel skills. Students who enroll should be familiar with algebra and descriptive statistics and have experience working with data in Excel. Working knowledge of SQL and Tableau is a plus, but not required.

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