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  • April 19, 2017
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Data-Driven or Information Inspired

By Prakash Nanduri, Co-Founder and CEO, Paxata From its inception, Paxata has always been focused on transforming the lives of you the business consumer: ...
  • March 14, 2017
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Opinion Tips for making your data lake thrive

Originally published on Information Management Manan Goel is a senior director at Paxata Big data offers tremendous opportunities to outsmart your competition and obtain.
  • December 9, 2016
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Reinventing the Information Pipeline

Contributing author: Rik Tamm-Daniels, VP of Technology and Partnerships An attendee from Pinterest sat next to me at MapR’s Big Data Everywhere event in Redwood
  • November 3, 2016
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Nobel Prize goes to…Tableau

A 5 year Tableau journey My Tableau journey started in 2011 with the Tableau Customer Conference in Las Vegas, their first customer conference outside...
  • October 5, 2016
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Why Spark isn’t enough (by itself)

This is the third in a series of blog posts inspired by a recent presentation presented at DataVersity 16 in Chicago by Shachar Harussi....
  • September 26, 2016
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Journey to Apache Spark

In a previous blog post, I mentioned that Shachar Harussi and I discussed the lessons we learned building the Apache Spark-based architecture for the Paxata...
  • September 21, 2016
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Building Paxata with Apache Spark

Shachar Harussi (a senior distributed systems engineer at Paxata) and I are happy and grateful that we got to share the lessons we learned while building...
  • May 31, 2016
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Meetup: Paxata Prep and Tableau Viz

Meetups @ Paxata: Data Prepsters Bay Area with Tableau and TAM Group Tableau partners, experts, and novices gathered at the Paxata offices to eat...
  • May 23, 2016
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Survey Says: Retail Customer 360

Part 2 of 2: Retail business teams are constantly struggling to connect data – internal data to external data. In a previous post (part 1),...
  • May 16, 2016
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Top 5 best takeaways from TDWI

At TDWI in Chicago this week, I had the honor to be part of Mark Madsen’s Data Integration Innovation class. He is an incredible...
  • May 3, 2016
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Paxata and Data Robot in Portland

Paxata and DataRobot co-hosted an open conversation about data in true Portland style. What better place to talk about analytics, data science, and data...
  • April 24, 2016
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Connecting with the Spark Community

On Tuesday night, the Paxata Lab was packed with people who came from all over the Bay Area to participate in the Spark Workshop on the Peninsula...
  • April 1, 2016
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Who has the Glengarry Leads??

I am definitely dating myself with the reference to “Glengarry leads” but any good marketing person is sadly very familiar with that movie and has...
  • March 23, 2016
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Is it that time again?

A year has flown by, and Strata San Jose is upon us. As usual, Paxata is looking forward to connecting with some of the...
  • March 14, 2016
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Awakening from Data’s Dark Ages

Welcome to the Era of the Information Renaissance Netscape Navigator was launched in late 1994 and in less than 8,000 days since it came on...
  • October 20, 2015
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Painted, Party People of #Data15

Here I stand at the Tableau Customer Conference (TC15, #data15)…watching all walks of data come together. I’ve met data scientists, pricing experts, business anal
  • October 19, 2015
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No rotten tomatoes here!

Paxata’s Adaptive Data Preparation Platform has become so entrenched in our customers’ data analysis processes that we’ve been asked to supercharge it: more data...
  • October 19, 2015
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I ♥ ClicktoPrep

Where data prep used to take you a hundred steps backward from your analysis, with ClicktoPrep, the answer in Tableau is just one click...
  • October 17, 2015
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Happy Spreadsheet Day?!

Who knew? October 17th is “spreadsheet day.” Not sure if it’s a coincidence that yesterday was “Bosses Day” but I am sure thousands of...
  • October 12, 2015
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Coming Clean on Sessions Data for TC15

The other day, I was looking at the TC15 website getting ready for the big event and came across the TC15 sessions data that...
  • June 24, 2015
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Adaptive…what’s in a word?

Around our offices, we use the word “adaptive” to mean two distinct and important things, both being at the heart of everything we do....
  • June 22, 2015
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Connecting the dots of human trafficking

Could better data sharing help identify human trafficking victims? A few years back, I had an opportunity to work at the Human Smuggling and...
  • June 15, 2015
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From a tiny spark, comes a flame

This week, Paxata is demonstrating our customer success with Apache Spark at the Spark Summit in San Francisco. I was not around when the...
  • May 21, 2015
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You Down With IoT?

If we thought we had big data issues before, things are about to get really crazy. While companies like Cisco and Intel are figuring...
  • May 21, 2015
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Elastic cloud: no such thing as too much

In a recent blog post by one of our fine engineers, Rishi Tirumala, he referenced a phrase that marketing uses to describe the elastic...
  • May 21, 2015
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The Queen Bee Of Marketing (And Data)

It’s time for another #PaxChat and the topic is near and dear to my heart: The data driven marketing organization! Well, the prediction Prakash made...
  • May 5, 2015
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Death to VLOOKUPS

If you missed the last #PaxChat, it was a fun one. The topic was about Excel, and here’s my perspective: Excel is a fine...
  • April 20, 2015
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To Hadoop or Not to Hadoop

We have had a lot of fun picking apart our CEO’s 2015 predictions on our live #PaxChat tweet chat…and the next topic is going to...
  • April 10, 2015
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Diva love at first sight

You know how you meet someone and INSTANTLY feel like you are going to be friends forever? That is how I felt when I...
  • March 30, 2015
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Top ten reasons I love Paxata

Our head of Talent sent out a note yesterday asking everyone to share one reason why they love Paxata. I started to think about...
  • March 29, 2015
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The old dog with new tricks

Yes, I am the old dog. I am on Google Chat and Hangouts, Snapchat, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Flipboard. So why did I need to...
  • March 20, 2015
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Are you making a real difference?

The software job market is HOT and software professionals have more opportunities than ever. But that doesn’t make things easier. For people on either...
  • March 19, 2015
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Under Construction goes live!

Quite frequently, someone on Paxata’s engineering team will have a bee in their bonnet, a soapbox worth standing on or a contrary opinion worth...
  • February 24, 2015
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“V” for Victory?

No – this time the “V” is for “Validation!” Sweet validation of the category we have worked really hard to create. After several years...
  • February 24, 2015
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Think ahead or get left behind

I love Gartner’s point about this in a recent research piece. Okay, they didn’t use those exact words but you get the point. So...
  • November 25, 2014
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2014 predictions – How did we do?

As 2015 comes speeding around the corner, you can expect a slew of predictions to start surfacing…and the Paxata fortune tellers are busy on...
  • August 22, 2014
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Paxata Data Reshaping FTW

I came across an excellent data reshaping use case with a prospect’s sample data set today and wanted to share my findings (and boost...
  • July 10, 2014
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Props to the King of Grok

“Grok” was today’s “word of the day,” and I immediately started humming “the King of Grok, that is my name…” (think: the 
  • June 24, 2014
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Data science or rocket science?

No question in my mind: people who use data to get smarter about their business may as well be astronauts because it’s not a...
  • June 20, 2014
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What do Data and Dating have in common?

Of course, the knee-jerk answer to that question would be “it’s a numbers game.” But really, I have slightly better material than that… The...
  • May 24, 2014
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Hadoop … that is one big yellow elephant

The Divas recently interviewed our colleague and good friend, Rebecca Wong and talked about Hadoop. For those of you that don’t know the big...
  • April 12, 2014
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Awakening the Data Divas

A few months ago, I was having a lively conversation with Lilia Gutnik, our Director of Product Marketing. It was around the idea that...
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