The editors at Solutions Review have curated this list of the most noteworthy data science and analytics news items for January 2022. In this month’s roundup, acquisition news from Alteryx and Trifacta, a Power BI update, Domino Data’s latest product offering, GoodData’s rebrand, and more.
Keeping tabs on all the most relevant data science and analytics 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 Data Science and Analytics News for January 2022
Alteryx Set to Acquire Data Wrangling Tools Provider Trifacta for $400 Million
Alteryx intends to combine its low-code/no-code analytics solution with Trifacta’s cloud-native capabilities to offer flexible deployment options. This acquisition will anchor and accelerate Alteryx’s journey to the cloud and open new categories of buyers across IT within large enterprises. The transaction is expected to close during the first quarter of 2022 and is subject to customary closing conditions. Until the transaction closes, each company will continue to operate independently.
GoodData Rebrands to Reflect a New Strategic Vision
GoodData’s decision to rebrand the company’s logo, color palette, imagery, and website reflects an evolved core messaging focused on activating data insights across organizations. According to the company, the rebrand aims to leave behind “the old guard approach of siloed, closed, and static data and analytics in favor of an open-minded execution centered on accessibility and collaboration.”
Power BI Gets New Deployment Pipelines, Power BI Report Server Touts Feature-Adds
New Power BI deployment pipelines add new ways to work with deployment pipelines and leverage advantages for a more productive release process. All operations can be used with Azure pipelines, while integrating additional capabilities into the release process such as automated testing, approvals, and more. The January 2022 update for Power BI Report Server touts added features for reporting, modelling, and WebView2.
Domino Data Lab Releases Major Platform Update Domino 5.0
Domino 5.0 is the first Enterprise MLOps solution validated and integrated with NVIDIA AI Enterprise, an end-to-end software suite optimized to run AI workloads with VMWare vSphere with Tanzu, on mainstream data center servers. The release also introduces three new capabilities that address common challenges data science teams face like accessing compute infrastructure, collaborating using data sources, and productionizing models.
Databricks Unveils Data Lakehouse for Retail and Consumer Goods Verticals
With Databricks Lakehouse for Retail, data teams are enabled with a centralized data and AI platform that is tailored to help solve the most critical data challenges that retailers, partners, and their suppliers are facing. The industry-specific offering touts an open, flexible data platform, data collaboration and sharing, and a collection of powerful tools and partners for the retail and consumer goods industries
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