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Don't Drown In The Data Lake

News Articles
May 1, 2018

This Podcast features Neil Barton, CTO of WhereScape, discussing everything from data vaults and data warehousing to the specifics and benefits using of WhereScape’s services.

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Currency of data separates leaders from laggards

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April 30, 2018

This article on ComputerWeekly discusses how companies are using data analytics to stay in control. It also discusses how Admiral made its Teradata data warehouse more agile through the help of WhereScape.

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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Streaming Data Automation and the Internet of Things (IoT)

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April 17, 2018

WhereScape’s CTO Neil Barton explains why data streaming automation is essential if companies want to really embrace (and exploit) the IoT revolution.

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Challenges and Benefits of the Cloud

News Articles
April 17, 2018

Claudia Imhoff explains how moving to the cloud isn't easy and discusses succinct cost-risk analysis of using cloud services.

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Why Backing Up Files Now Can Save Major Headaches Later

News Articles
March 30, 2018

World Backup Day is a good reminder to protect data ahead of problems arising. WhereScape CTO Neil Barton provides recommendations for data protection for IT teams.

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8 Tips for a Top Data Backup Strategy

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March 29, 2018

World Backup Day is a time to reflect on data backup best practices. WhereScape CTO Neil Barton provides best practices for data protection on World Backup Day.

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A Business Is A Living Entity --- How Do You Keep It Breathing?


March 7, 2018

Mark Budzinski describes in this article how to keep your business and your data in a healthy state.

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How To Derive Value From ‘Pay As You Go’ Cloud

News Articles
March 7, 2018

Rob Mellor, VP of WhereScape EMEA, explains how to glean the most value for your business when using a cloud platform with a ‘pay as you go’ model.

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Why data streaming matters in the IoT

News Articles
February 13, 2018

Adrian Bridgwater discusses how The Internet of Things (IoT) produces, directs, and drives data continuously and how WhereScape help IT Teams to manage these continuous information channels.

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WhereScape Delivers Automation for Real-Time Data Streaming and Enables Advanced Analytics

News Articles
February 12, 2018

David Marshall at VMblog discusses WhereScape’s delivery of automation for real-time streaming and enabling advanced analytics.

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WhereScape Upgrades its Streaming Platform

News Articles
February 12, 2018

Database Trends and Applications highlights WhereScape’s upgrades to its streaming platform, allowing IT teams to automate real-time data flows and processing.

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WhereScape announces automated real-time streaming for IT teams

News Articles
February 12, 2018

IT OPs Times discusses how WhereScape has announced its new automated streaming capabilities. 

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WhereScape to Deliver Automation for Real-Time Data Streaming to Enable Advanced Analytics

Press Releases
February 12, 2018

Automated streaming enables IT teams to efficiently and cost-effectively integrate real-time streaming data within existing data infrastructures.

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Moving to the Cloud – One Valuable Step at a Time

News Articles
February 2, 2018

WhereScape CTO Neil Barton discusses the value of moving to the cloud and the steps needed to increase time to value.

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Tech Industry Professionals Share Their Views and Tips on Data Privacy Day

News Articles
January 23, 2018

As Data Privacy Day approaches on January 28th, Neil Barton, CTO of WhereScape, and other industry experts weigh in on how best to keep your data protected and complaint.

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Moving To The Cloud? Here's Why Time To Value Is So Important

News Articles
January 10, 2018

Mark Budzinski, CEO of WhereScape, on helping IT teams worldwide leverage automation to design, develop, deploy and operate data infrastructure faster.

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6 internet of things trends that will dominate 2018

News Articles
January 10, 2018

Many organizations are already incorporating IoT technologies into their products, processes and workflows, but 2018 is shaping up to be a breakout year for IoT deployments. Here are six IoT trends to watch in 2018.

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Four Tech Predictions for 2018

News Articles
January 5, 2018

Neil Barton, CTO of WhereScape, has key four technology predictions for 2018.

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Business Technology in 2018: 39 Expert Predictions

News Articles
January 1, 2018

WhereScape joins  industry experts to give their predictions for business technology, trends and best practices in the year ahead.

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Answering Student and Faculty Demands through Data Warehouse Automation

News Articles
December 28, 2017

Ken Flerlage, business intelligence functional architect at Bucknell University, and Chris Stewart, director of professional services at WhereScape, explain three lessons learned from data warehouse automation and why Bucknell selected WhereScape to fit its business needs.

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Getting ready for GDPR; where do you start and how do you set yourself up for compliance success?

News Articles
December 19, 2017

Rob Mellor, VP GM EMEA at WhereScape, discusses what companies need to start doing to get ready for GDPR and set themselves up for successful compliance.

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Swing and a Miss - How to Avoid Striking Out with the Wrong Data

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December 15, 2017

Mark Budzinski, CEO at WhereScape, discusses how baseball can teach valuable data management lessons for enterprise by outlining how to get the right mix of automation and intelligent human analytical input.

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Overcoming common roadblocks to ‘data vault’ development

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November 28, 2017

Barry Devlin, of 9sight Consulting, believes that data warehouse developers have historically walked a narrow line between data quality and business agility. At the same time, he points out that they very clearly need to balance the needs and relationships of both IT itself and internal business clients.

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IT's role in keeping retailers off the naughty list this holiday season

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November 27, 2017

Scott Lowe of ActualTechMedia’s piece discusses advice from tech industry leaders on how to handle the demand that’s placed on retail IT systems during the peak holiday season. 

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Swing and a miss – How to avoid striking out with the wrong data

News Articles
November 27, 2017

Mark Budzinski, CEO at WhereScape, discusses how baseball can teach valuable data management lessons for enterprises by outlining how to get the right mix of automation and intelligent human analytical input.

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Industry leaders weigh in on IT systems and their impact on Black Friday

News Articles
November 22, 2017

David Marshall’s article covers advice from tech industry leaders on how to handle the demand that’s placed on retail IT systems during the peak holiday season. 

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Cloud computing leaders announce new Cloud Analytics Academy

News Articles
November 14, 2017

Cloud Computing Leaders Announce New Cloud Analytics Academy WhereScape joins Snowflake, AWS, Talend and Looker in bringing free, online cloud analytics education and certification to data professionals.

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5 steps to improve your business's data analytics time to value

News Articles
November 3, 2017

WhereScape CTO Neil Barton offers five steps to increasing the effectiveness of business’ data analytics time to value (TTV).

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5 steps to making big data investment work for you

News Articles
October 27, 2017

By taking a step back and following these five steps, organizations can lay a new foundation and tap into the promise and hope of the big data revolution.

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Why TTV is all you should care about when investing in data analytics

News Articles
October 5, 2017

WhereScape CTO Neil Barton offers five easy to implement steps that will help any organisation improve its data analytics TTV.

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A four-phased approach to building an optimal data warehouse

News Articles
September 12, 2017

Industry expert Barry Devlin offers his four phase approach to achieving an ideal data warehouse for businesses through smart design and implementation.

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5 steps to realizing the promise of big data

News Articles
September 1, 2017

In this feature on IT Pro Portal, CTO of WhereScape Neil Barton discusses how the importance of Big Data is starting to diminish due to the failure of many organizations to realize its immense value and offers his five solutions.

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Building a more logical data warehouse with a data vault


August 14, 2017

Mark Madsen, president of Third Nature Inc., discusses the rise of the data vault as a database modeling method that provides long-term historical storage from multiple operational systems. Madsen discusses how this enables users to look at historical data that deals with issues such as auditing and trace data to determine where it originated.

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Instant cloud ready-meals, WhereScape automates Snowflake

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August 7, 2017

Adrian Bridgwater of Forbes Magazine covers how WhereScape is now working with cloud data warehouse company Snowflake to implement instantaneousness infrastructure automation into Snowflake's domain.

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WhereScape announces cloud data warehouse automation for Snowflake

Press Releases
August 7, 2017

WhereScape announces automation to fast-track design, development, deployment and operation of cloud-based data warehouse projects up to 80 percent.

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It's once again time for your enterprise storage salmagundi of the week

News Articles
August 4, 2017

Chris Mellor of The Register mentions WhereScape in a round-up of enterprise storage news and mentions how the company simplifies and automates the design, build and population of data warehouse tables.

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WhereScape debuts Data Vault Express™ to automate and accelerate time to production for analytical infrastructure at Worldwide Data Vault Consortium

Press Releases
May 15, 2017

WhereScape announces Data Vault Express to automate the design, creation, and operation of enterprise data vaults leveraging Data Vault 2.0. 

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WhereScape CTO Neil Barton to present at Worldwide Data Vault Consortium

Press Releases
April 6, 2017

Barton will detail how WhereScape automation solutions enable agile Data Vault 2.0 project delivery through accelerated development, documentation and deployment.

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CCU advances in higher education analytics


March 20, 2017

Colorado Christian University presented a case study on CCU’s use of WhereScape’s automation software to create a Microsoft SQL enterprise data warehouse — a breakthrough that has significantly reduced the time required to develop and deploy reports on student retention, financial aid, student success, and enrollment trends.

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Colorado Christian University to Present WhereScape Automation Case Study at Leading Data and Analytics Conference

Press Releases
March 6, 2017

Colorado Christian University will present a case study at the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit that highlights the University’s successful use of WhereScape’s automation software to develop and deploy a Microsoft SQL Server data warehouse in three months that delivered immediate business value.

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WhereScape names Neil Barton Chief Technology Officer

News Articles
February 13, 2017

Barton will lead WhereScape’s long-term architecture and technology vision for the company’s data-driven automation solutions.

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Q&A: Automating the data warehouse

News Articles
January 4, 2017

WhereScape President and Founder Michael Whitehead talks about the past, present, and future of the date warehouse.

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WhereScape names company and industry veteran Mark Budzinski CEO

News Articles
December 19, 2016

Budzinski replaces WhereScape founder Michael Whitehead who grew the data warehouse automation pioneering company to more than 700 customers.

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Data Relevance: How to turn ‘straw into gold’

News Articles
December 14, 2016

The data management lessons we can learn from Moneyball and Donald Trump (and how to turn ‘straw into gold’ in the process).

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New Zealand Prime Minister presents WhereScape with the Supreme Award for International Business

Press Releases
December 2, 2016

Data warehousing company Wherescape won the prestigious Judge’s Supreme Award for International Business at the 2016 New Zealand International Business Awards.

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Q&A: Big data challenges in the modern enterprise

News Articles
November 14, 2016

An interview with Michael Whitehead, CEO & founder of WhereScape, about big data, BI and the importance of analytics.

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When is the risk of new methods worth the reward?

News Articles
November 1, 2016

Two years on, Vodafone's big risk is a rip-roaring success, Driessen points out. "I can now present the customers with data that's one hour old. We've accelerated the delivery [of applications]. The time it takes to add or change things [that are missing, not quite what the business wanted, etc.] to an application has gone from months to days."

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WhereScape teams with data vault inventor Dan Linstedt for November 2 webinar

Press Releases
October 28, 2016

The webinar will detail the history and use cases for Data Vault and how WhereScape’s automation solutions enable faster Data Vault 2.0 model development. 

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Lessons From The 80s - Why The Humble VCR Is Still Relevant Today

News Articles
October 17, 2016

All too often business applications are designed with masses of functionality that are created to justify an expensive upgrade path but result in users only exploiting small percentages of the available functionality. 

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How WhereScape has helped Renold integrate SAP

News Articles
October 7, 2016

Renold, a global manufacturer of industrial chains and power transmission products, has used Wherescape to integrate more than 13 enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems across its global business.

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C-Suite talk fav tech: Michael Whitehead, WhereScape

News Articles
October 6, 2016

WhereScape CEO and Founder Michael Whitehead on his favourite gadgets and technology.

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The big data revolution is the key to unlocking increased sales

News Articles
September 13, 2016

Big data on customer behaviour and buying patterns can deliver business insights and a competitive edge. Read about how Hall Hunter are using WhereScape Data Warehouse automation.

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WhereScape introduces enhancements for its automation software that enable rapid and agile data vault 2.0 model development

Press Releases
September 12, 2016

WhereScape will host a webinar with Data Vault Inventor Dan Linstedt on November 2 to detail Data Vault 2.0 automated model development use cases.

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Is data management broken? Can it be fixed?

News Articles
August 16, 2016

Last month, industry luminary Claudia Imhoff kicked off the 15th annual Pacific Northwest BI Summit with a tendentious topic: what's going on -- or going wrong -- with data management? 

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Enterprise Management Associates study shows 50 percent of respondents are using data warehouse automation strategies at important levels

Press Releases
August 9, 2016

Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) has published an end-user research study, Speeding Analytics Success with Data Warehouse Automation, which shows that nearly 50 percent of respondents are using data warehouse automation strategies at “Essential” or “Important” levels.

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WhereScape signs strategic partnership with data vault data model inventor Dan Linstedt

Press Releases
July 7, 2016

WhereScape, the data warehouse automation pioneer with software solutions for profiling, building, extending and managing data warehouses, analytic systems and big data platforms, today announced a strategic partnership with Dan Linstedt, founder and inventor of the Data Vault Data Model and Methodology and president of Empowered Holdings, LLC, an IT consultancy focusing on Data Vault, Big Data, NoSQL, and self-service BI.

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BBBT to host webinar from WhereScape on data warehouse automation

Press Releases
July 6, 2016

This Friday, the Boulder Business Intelligence Brain Trust (BBBT), the largest industry analyst consortium of its kind, will host a private webinar from WhereScape on automation software for profiling, prototyping, developing, loading, extending, and managing data warehouse, advanced analytic, and big data environments.

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The worries that keep successful entrepreneurs awake at night

News Articles
May 12, 2016

Learn how these successful entrepreneurs have all discovered that, no matter how well you think things are going, there’s always something gnawing away at your consciousness and keeping you awake at night.

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Smith & Williamson starts legacy renewal with WhereScape Red

News Articles
April 11, 2016

Financial services company Smith & Williamson migrates Cobol data into SQL Server data warehouse in a bid to recreate and cleanse legacy data.

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Learning to lose control

News Articles
March 18, 2016

Organizations need to learn how to lose control of their restrictive, overly rigid governance regimens. This involves recognizing when governance is an impediment to innovation -- particularly to innovation that has the potential to accelerate analytical development.

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What organisations should be doing now to turn IoT data into information

News Articles
March 18, 2016

There is still a long way to go before we’re in a world full of driverless cars and drones, but the influx of data is real. What should businesses be doing now to prepare?

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Today’s enterprises realize the value of data warehouse automation

News Articles
February 22, 2016

Wayne Eckerson and Mark Budzinski discuss how data warehouse automation improves the process of building and managing data warehouses of all types.

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Putting big data to work for railroad safety

News Articles
February 17, 2016

Are big data technologies over-hyped? Sure. Do big data technologies lack for substance? Certainly. Why, then, should you care about big data? Because how we generate, consume, and use information is changing -- radically.

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WhereScape and CONNX Solutions announce strategic partnership and global reseller agreement

Press Releases
February 17, 2016

Using Change Data Capture solutions from CONNX, organizations can build a business-facing data mart or data warehouse with WhereScape® RED, WhereScape’s flagship automation solution, and keep it fresh and up-to-date with near real-time data integration and continuous refreshes by incrementally updating only those records that have changed.

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Data warehouse automation: what you need to know

News Articles
February 16, 2016

In the dark about data warehousing? You’re not alone... You would be forgiven for not knowing data warehousing exists, let alone that it’s been automated. It’s not a topic that gets a lot of coverage in the UK, unlike in the USA and Europe. It might be that Business Intelligence and Big Data Analytics are topics that have more ‘curb’ appeal. But, without data warehousing, data analytics would not generate the quality of business intelligence that organisations rely on. So what is a data warehouse and why did it need to be automated?

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WhereScape data warehouse automation solutions are now integrated into Teradata Cloud

Press Releases
February 1, 2016

WhereScape® RED v6.8.5 and WhereScape® 3D v2.5 are now integrated into Teradata Cloud, which delivers sophisticated analytics as a service with rapid provisioning and scalability in a subscription model. 

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WhereScape introduces new version of its automated data profiling, discovery and design solution

Press Releases
February 1, 2016

WhereScape® 3D 2.5 designs can be promoted seamlessly to WhereScape® RED for automated data warehouse and big data development and implementation

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Big Data: inconspicuous, insidious, insightful and ubiquitous

News Articles
January 29, 2016

WhereScape CEO, Michael Whitehead comments on why new technologies, like big data, always get assimilated, no matter how shiny and disruptive they are - and how companies like Canadian National Railway (CN) are successfully using this technology.

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Database Trends and Applications Names WhereScape RED a Trend Setting Product for 2016

Press Releases
January 12, 2016

WhereScape’s automation software is recognized for its ability to quickly build, extend and manage data warehouses, analytic systems and big data platforms.

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Eckerson Group publishes WhereScape product profile and evaluation

Press Releases
December 16, 2015

WhereScape is recognized for its data-driven approach to automated data warehouse and big data development.

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Wherescape supports new Teradata database release

News Articles
December 15, 2015

With the launch of Teradata Database 15.10, Teradata is looking at Alliance partners, like WhereScape, to provide additional value to support and propel their customers’ business initiatives forward.

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WhereScape RED named a trend-setting product for 2016

News Articles
December 2, 2015

Database Trends and Applications magazine presents the list of Trend-Setting Products for 2016. The pressure is on for organizations to react faster to changing opportunities and risks by leveraging data to improve decision making.

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WhereScape introduces native connectors for Hadoop and Hive

Press Releases
October 20, 2015

WhereScape introduces the WhereScape® RED Big Data release, the first automation solution to add support for Hadoop (HDFS) and Hive data sources with native connectors.

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How to have a big data strategy that integrates all of your data, without all the hassle

News Articles
October 8, 2015

If you want to be to be clever with big data, an automated approach that integrates all of your data as soon as possible in a single solution is a smart move.

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WhereScape introduces data warehouse automation software optimized for Microsoft analytics platform system

Press Releases
September 22, 2015

WhereScape announces a new release of WhereScape® RED, the company’s flagship automation software that is optimized to fully leverage the massively parallel processing (MPP) power of the Microsoft Analytics Platform System.

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Canadian National Railway and Union Bank to present WhereScape data warehouse automation use cases at TDWI

Press Releases
September 17, 2015

WhereScape will host a TDWI hands-on lab where attendees will use WhereScape’s automation software to build a fully functional and documented data warehouse in two hours.

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Moneyball theory: how to get more from your data

News Articles
September 9, 2015

WhereScape's Michael Whitehead says New Zealand companies are up with the play when it comes to using big data, but are behind in their big picture thinking.

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Solving the Productivity Puzzle

News Articles
July 24, 2015

Find out how to solve the productivity puzzle with ten easy tips for data warehouse automation.

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The data warehouse isn't dead: It just needs an automation overhaul

News Articles
June 10, 2015

Traditional data warehouses are so last millennium – automation brings us up to date and ready for the future

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Tackling the success conundrum with data warehouse automation

News Articles
April 28, 2015

It’s a notable characteristic of large-scale decision support systems that after initial costs of extending and operating, these environments scale as fast, or faster, than the growth of their user communities. It’s often referred to as “the success conundrum”.

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WhereScape is now helping drive efficiency gains and reduce complexity at Jersey Electricity

News Articles
April 2, 2015

With a Data Warehouse installed in just days, WhereScape is now helping drive efficiency gains and reduce complexity at Jersey Electricity.

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Forcea selects WhereScape to enhance health report decision-making solutions

News Articles
March 26, 2015

Forcea is using WhereScape to dramatically increase data warehouse development time; enabling them to spend more time performing valuable data analysis for their customers.

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Big data alliance delivers breakthrough package for NZ business

News Articles
March 18, 2015

Potential for better business performance by connecting Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing and Analytics has encouraged two technology companies to form a new strategic alliance for the New Zealand market.

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WhereScape yields record fourth quarter, reconsidering listing

News Articles
March 16, 2015

With software sales up 66% on the year to February and a record quarter on the horizon, WhereScape reconsiders listing. (NBR Article)

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West Virginia Network uses WhereScape to rebuild data warehouse In 90 days

Press Releases
February 23, 2015

Higher education services organization will use WhereScape's data automation software to roll out data warehouses to 21 state colleges and universities.

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Data warehousing pioneer Dr. Barry Devlin publishes automation white paper

News Articles
January 20, 2015

Using WhereScape customer examples, the paper offers clear business and IT rationale for adopting data warehouse automation across different business types and sizes.

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Finalists announced in the 2015 New Zealand International Business Awards

News Articles
January 20, 2015

WhereScape named as a finalist in the 2015 New Zealand International Business Awards.

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WhereScape still pondering IPO

News Articles
January 14, 2015

WhereScape has had a fresh injection of capital from its venture capital backer Pioneer Capital, but is still considering a public listing later in the year.

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The Corner Office: Michael Whitehead - NZ Herald

News Articles
January 2, 2015

WhereScape CEO Michael Whitehead talks to the Summer Herald about life, business and goals for 2015.

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WhereScape® 3D named as a trend-setting product in data and information management for 2015

News Articles
December 17, 2014

WhereScape® 3D – a data-driven design solution for planning and reality-testing data warehousing and BI projects that aims to help companies avoid risk by evaluating assumptions with real data upfront.

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Executive Success: data is power, if you can find it

News Articles
October 24, 2014

Information deluge both opportunity and challenge. "It's a war of data and the smart organisations are using data as their secret weapon," says Michael Whitehead.

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Tesco shines spotlight on agile data warehouse overhaul

News Articles
October 21, 2014

Tesco's Andy Ruckley talks about how agile development with help from Teradata helped resolve numerous big data issues. The project was started in earnest this spring, with Teradata and WhereScape helping Ruckley complete an agile data warehouse development project to cover nine key business areas.

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WhereScape announces support for Teradata® QueryGrid™

Press Releases
October 20, 2014

The announcement was made at the Teradata 2014 PARTNERS Conference, where WhereScape is demonstrating its Teradata-specific data warehouse modeling and development solutions.

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Finalists announced for the New Zealand Innovators Awards 2014

Press Releases
September 10, 2014

WhereScape moves onto the next round of judging following the announcement of being awarded Finalist in the Information Communications Technology and Cloud Solutions category for 2014.

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Michael Whitehead, CEO - Category Winner in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2014

News Articles
August 22, 2014

Five of New Zealand’s top entrepreneurs have been named as category winners in this country’s most prestigious business awards, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year.

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Kiwi firm WhereScape targets expansion and growth

News Articles
July 15, 2014

The company, which has been around since the late 90s, started with two personnel. Now, it counts around 70 employees spread across the world, with its products being sold in 15 countries.

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WhereScape named on 'DBTA 100' list for companies that matter most in data 2014

News Articles
June 2, 2014

Database Trends and Applications magazine introduces the second annual “DBTA 100” list of companies that matter most in data. Data management challenges and opportunities have intensified over the past year.

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Two roads to instant big data

News Articles
May 26, 2014

Big data is now entering such an acceleration phase. Two companies, Qubole and WhereScape, illustrate how creating, working with, and managing big data has become much easier.

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