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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
October 10, 2017

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: October 10, 2017. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.


News Flashes

Alation Inc., the collaborative data company, is updating its platform with increased support for chief data officers looking to manage their data as an asset. Alation 5.0 will include new features and a services package to make data asset valuation simple by promoting the adoption of Infonomics.

CA Technologies, which in January 2017 completed the acquisition of Automic Holding GmbH, a provider of business process and IT automation software, has announced a major new release of the CA Automic One Automation Platform. Providing a unified suite of automation products enabled to deliver intelligent automation for the modern software factory, the company says the new release addresses a rapidly growing market that has the potential to reach over $6 billion by 2020 with critical growth areas in cloud, big data and DevOps driving data center automation.

Kinetica, which provides a GPU-accelerated database, is adding new geospatial capabilities and enterprise-grade features to help drive real-time, location-based analytics and analytic processing.

MicroStrategy is releasing a new version of its signature platform, introducing Dossier, a new storybook experience for everyone across the enterprise that makes it easy to consume, share, and collaborate around analytics.

Tableau is kicking off its 10th conference in Las Vegas this week, and showcasing new and upcoming capabilities of its platform. Key among the product advancements is the Tableau 10.5 beta featuring Hyper, a new technology for faster extracts and query performance; the new Extensions API available as a developer-preview; the beta of a new data prep product; and support for the Linux OS.

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