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        Matt Aslett's Analyst Perspectives

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        Matt Aslett

        Matt leads the expertise in Digital Technology covering applications and technology that improve the readiness and resilience of business and IT operations. His focus areas of expertise and market coverage include: analytics and data, artificial intelligence and machine learning, blockchain, cloud computing, collaborative and conversational computing, extended reality, Internet of Things mobile computing and robotic automation. Matt’s specialization is in operational and analytical use of data and how businesses can modernize their approaches to business to accelerate the value realization of technology investments in support of hybrid and multi-cloud architecture. Matt has been an industry analyst for more than a decade and has pioneered the coverage of emerging data platforms including NoSQL and NewSQL databases, data lakes and cloud-based data processing. He is a graduate of Bournemouth University.


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        I am happy to share insights gleaned from our latest Buyers Guide, an assessment of how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. The Ventana Research 2023 Data Orchestration Buyers Guide is the distillation of a year of market and product research by Ventana Research. Drawing on our Benchmark Research, we apply a structured methodology built on evaluation categories that reflect the real-world criteria incorporated in a request for proposal to data vendors supporting the spectrum of...

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        Topics: Data, data operations, Data Orchestration

        The 2023 Ventana Research Buyers Guide for Data Orchestration research enables me to provide observations about how the market has advanced. 

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        Topics: Data, data operations, Data Orchestration

        I am happy to share insights gleaned from our latest Buyers Guide, an assessment of how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. The Ventana Research 2023 Data Pipelines Buyers Guide is the distillation of a year of market and product research by Ventana Research. Drawing on our Benchmark Research, we apply a structured methodology built on evaluation categories that reflect the real-world criteria incorporated in a request for proposal to Data vendors supporting the spectrum of Data...

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        Topics: Data, data operations, Data Pipelines

        The 2023 Ventana Research Buyers Guide for Data Pipelines research enables me to provide observations about how the market has advanced. 

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        Topics: Data, data operations, Data Pipelines

        I am happy to share insights gleaned from our latest Buyers Guide, an assessment of how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements. The Ventana Research 2023 DataOps Buyers Guide is the distillation of a year of market and product research by Ventana Research. Drawing on our Benchmark Research, we apply a structured methodology built on evaluation categories that reflect the real-world criteria incorporated in a request for proposal to Data vendors supporting the spectrum of DataOps....

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        Topics: Data, Data Ops, data operations

        I previously described how Databricks had positioned its Lakehouse Platform as the basis for data engineering, data science and data warehousing. The lakehouse design pattern provides a flexible environment for storing and processing data from multiple enterprise applications and workloads for multiple use cases. I assert that by 2025, 8 in 10 current data lake adopters will invest in data lakehouse architecture to improve the business value generated from the accumulated data.

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        Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Governance, Data Management, Data, Digital Technology, AI & Machine Learning, Analytics & Data, analytic data platforms

        The 2023 Ventana Research Buyers Guide for DataOps research enables me to provide observations about how the market has advanced. 

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        Topics: Data, Data Ops, data operations

        The data platforms market may appear to have little or nothing to do with haute couture, but it is one of the data sectors most strongly influenced by the fickle finger of fashion. In recent years, various architectural approaches to data storage and processing have enjoyed a phase in the limelight, including data warehouse, data mart, data hub, data lake, cloud data warehouse, object storage, data lakehouse, data fabric and data mesh. These approaches are often heralded as the next big thing,...

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        Topics: Cloud Computing, Data Governance, Data Management, Data, Digital Technology, data operations, AI & Machine Learning, Analytics & Data, Streaming Data & Events, analytic data platforms, Operational Data Platforms

        Despite a focus on being data-driven, many organizations find that data and analytics projects fail to deliver on expectations. These initiatives can underwhelm for many reasons, because success requires a delicate balance of people, processes, information and technology. Small deviations from perfection in any of those factors can send projects off the rails.

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        Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Management, Data, Digital Technology, data operations, AI & Machine Learning

        I have written before about the rising popularity of the data fabric approach for managing and governing data spread across distributed environments comprised of multiple data centers, systems and applications. I assert that by 2025, more than 6 in 10 organizations will adopt data fabric technologies to facilitate the management and processing of data across multiple data platforms and cloud environments. The data fabric approach is also proving attractive to vendors, including Microsoft, as a...

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        Topics: business intelligence, Analytics, Cloud Computing, Data Governance, Data Management, Data, Digital Technology, AI & Machine Learning, Analytics & Data, analytic data platforms
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