Paxata’s Self-Service Data Prep Application – Fastest path to actionable information
Modern self-service BI and Analytics solutions have transformed enterprises by giving everyone the ability to explore business information in a dynamic, visual and interactive way. Now, business consumers and teams can let their curiosity guide them to deeper insight, in ways they never imagined before. However, the most time-consuming part of every analytic exercise continues to be in combining, cleaning, and shaping varied data sets into actionable information worthy of being analyzed.
Paxata introduces the first business-grade, Self-Service Data Prep Application purpose-built to make it easier and faster to prepare data for analytics. Now everyone has the ability to rapidly turn raw data into ready data worthy of analytics—in minutes, not months. As rapidly as questions get asked, business analysts can securely and with governance gather, explore, clean, change, shape, enrich and combine data to derive meaningful AnswerSets™, which fuel data exploration, discovery and analytics.
Self-service for data independence
Freedom for business analysts to shape data regardless of volume, variety, source and without assistance from IT.
Rich visual user experience with familiar spreadsheet metaphor to interactively gather, prepare, enrich and publish data – no code, no scripts, no schemas.
Assisted intelligence for faster time to value
Algorithmic assistance infers the meaning of data for searching, linking, aggregating, and classifying data quickly while machine learning captures interactive steps for future data preparation improving analyst productivity in the face of growing data complexity.
Transparent governance for trusted data
Accurate, actionable and trustworthy information with self-documenting governance, security, auditing, versioning, lineage and usage tracking.
Scalability, manageability, extensibility and deploy-ability to meet current and future business needs.
Data Prep Steps
Quickly access or import from a wide variety of enterprise and cloud data sources, from flat files (Excel, CSV, JSON, XML, Avro) to semi-structured data in Hadoop data lakes, Amazon Redshift, S3 and NoSQL databases, as well as structured data in databases and business applications like Salesforce. Watch Video
Search & Explore
Search, explore and discover data sources, tables, columns, files, projects and data values using names, tags or descriptions. Explore data in real-time with visual, interactive data preparation to quickly understand data and identify data analysis needs. Data type specific histograms, visualizations, dashboards, and visual data quality heat maps highlight patterns, duplicates, blanks, errors and missing data. Watch Video
Interactively standardize similar values using Natural language processing (NLP), split columns, concatenate columns, de-duplicate rows, detect and remediate errors, nulls, and whitespace on the fly, without writing any code or SQL.
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Aggregate, pivot, depivot, and transpose data rapidly into any shape with a single click. Paxata provides shaping recommendations based on the data structure and offers visual cues to shape data for every analytic use case. Watch Video
Combine & Relate
Use machine learning to automatically profile data sets and get recommendations for advanced single-click auto integration or append — saving time and effort. Watch Video
Enrich & Classify
Leverage Paxata’s semantic and syntactic understanding of the data, to have the system identify datatypes and recommend other attributes which will increase the contextual value of the final datasets. Enrich enterprise data with 3rd-party and external data and turn raw data into meaningful information to uncover actionable insights. Watch Video
Turn raw data into clean, contextual and ready-to-use AnswerSet. Reusable AnswerSet promote sharing, reuse, collaboration, and alignment. Watch Video
Collaborate & Govern
Work in a private, safe and secure environment with automation and assisted intelligence. Share, reuse and collaborate across teams with a centralized, interactive, visual workspace. Turn dispersed raw data and siloed tribal knowledge into pervasive, enterprise-wide, shared data services with automated step recording, auditing, versioning, annotation, lineage and usage tracking.
Publish information to enterprise and cloud sources or consume in your favorite BI tool. Use single click integration with BI tools to contextually move between analytics and data prep. Watch Video