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Rick Hall

The Future of Analytics is Decentralized

Centralized analytics moves too slowly to respond to an evolving set of business needs. There’s simply no way a centralized data engineering team can understand and build all the analytic capabilities every team in the business needs…nor can it be fast enough.

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Chris Crompton

Aginity July/August 2021 Update (v21.7) Release Now Available

Aginity 21.7 includes several helpful updates, including broader platform coverage, improved error messages, and expanded database filtering and query editor insertion functionality. This release cycle also features several enhancements specific to Aginity Premium, our platform for collaborative analytics.

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Chris Crompton

Analytics at the Edge of Business – A New Collaborative Model for Delivering Business Insights

Aginity CEO Rick Hall recently sat down with Chad Perry on the Industrial Evolution Podcast. They had a wide-ranging discussion on analytics at the edge of business, where processes are changing rapidly, and business teams need answers quickly. Their discussion covers the shift from a centralized engineering model to one where business users are empowered to access and use data directly.

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Chris Coad

Analytics Mismanagement: Overcoming Orphaned Analytics & Analytic Drift

Data is essential for organizations but always remember, if you’re not staying up to date to make sure data (and analytic output) is still relevant, your analytics will become a liability vs. an asset. Both unrevised analysis and analysis done from scratch are prone to the risks of orphan analytics and analytics drift.

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Chris Crompton

Aginity Pro April/May 2021 Update Release (v35) Now Available

Aginity Pro update release 35 is now available for download on MacOS and Windows. In addition to extending our Data Insert Wizard capabilities to another database platform, we’ve added support for a legacy version of Microsoft SQL Server, three new authentication types for Amazon Redshift, and some helpful UI improvements to the connections screen. View demo video.

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Chris Coad

Collaborative Analytics Part 1: The Future of Data Analysis

As organizations ingest and process more data, managing this crucial business asset can create insights into just about every aspect of the business: customers, employees, information systems, partners’ performance, marketing efficiency — the list is effectively endless.

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Chris Crompton

Aginity Pro v33 Release Overview

Aginity Pro v33 is now available! New features include extended support for Data Insert, Database filtering, support for Snowflake external tables, hover overlay on table names, and our new Transpose Grid.

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Rick Hall

Why is the Snowflake IPO a Big Deal?

With all the interest over the Snowflake IPO, I wanted to share a few thoughts. Now I am not the right person to tell you if these valuations will pay off and for whom. You’ll have to look elsewhere for investment advice.

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Aginity Inc.

I Don’t Want to Code SQL in a Notebook

At Aginity, we are lucky to interact with Data Analysts, Data Engineers and Data Scientists from across a wide range of industries and company sizes. It gives us a birds-eye view of some trends in data processing and the thousands of users of our SQL query applications…

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Aginity Inc.

Netezza Users,
We Don’t Have to Part Ways

If the retirement of Netezza has you floundering, we’ve got at least one point of consolation: this doesn’t mean you have to part ways with Aginity! In addition to supporting IBM’s next generation database offerings with support coming out this year, Aginity already enables your SQL query and development workloads on 10 different databases (and counting), including cloud specialists like Azure Data Warehouse and Amazon Redshift.

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SQL drive AI and ML
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Aginity Inc.

It’s All About SQL

It feels like every conference talk, blog post, podcast or marketing message that I get these days is touting the amazing benefits of Data Science, Machine Learning (ML) or Artificial Intelligence (AI) (or if you are old school, you probably recall the marketing and promotion of many similar techniques as “Statistical Modeling”).

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Bye Workbench
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Aginity Inc.

Waving Goodbye to Aginity Workbench

When we first built Workbench for our own use, we had no idea that 10s of 1000s of users would come to rely on it for their daily tasks across a host of on-prem and cloud analytics platforms. We hear daily from users who have loved having access to such a robust (and free!) product for the past 10 years, but we have also heard many requests for new features, new platforms and for additional support which was a challenge for us to provide…

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Aginity Pro Catalog
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Jeff Grossman

Top 5 Ways to Use Aginity Pro’s Catalog

You’ve found Aginity Pro. And it’s helping. But you still might be writing code over and over again. (Think about it…you are and you know it).

We’ve tried to tell you, you really need to try out Aginity Pro’s active analytic catalog! But you still haven’t done it yet.

So today, I’m going to ramp up the persuasion. I’m sharing my top five ways you can get the most use of our active analytics catalog. Give it a try, and I bet it will make you and your team even more productive.

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I love analytics
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Aginity Inc.

Giving Analytics the Love it Deserves

There is a movement that’s happening. An analytic movement. Analytics is one of the most important and valuable assets to an organization—next to you, of course. Yet we don’t seem to give analytics the love it deserves. This motivated us to take a deeper look at how we treat analytics today and how we can uncover its potential and showcase its value.

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Catalog SQL
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Jeff Schlitt

Top 5 Ways to Optimize Your Catalog in Aginity Pro

We all have our own ways of organizing stuff at home and at work. My friend swears by bullet journaling, my boss juggles multiple Google calendars and productivity apps, and my daughter keeps a simple to-do list. There’s no right or wrong answer here. We all have different ways of keeping a grip on our life.

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Aginity Inc.

From C3PO to Analytics as Assets

It’s unavoidable—at every conference, all I seem to hear about is Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). I can’t help but think about when I was kid and AI meant robots like C3PO from Star Wars, Chip from Not Quite Human, or Rosie the Maid from The Jetsons.

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