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With Stripe Sigma, businesses that might struggle to put proper data infrastructure in place no longer have to worry about juggling a ton of data tools. Besides giving ...
Data Stack

Stripe Sigma: The good, the bad, and the redundant

So you're at the stage where you're thinking about your company's data management strategy. Good thinking: A McKinsey report estimates that businesses that leverage ...

Can Microsoft SQL Server Work As A Data Warehouse?

Data is everywhere. One of the significant challenges data analysts face is getting all that data connected, especially as it grows more complex. That’s where tools like ...
Data Stack

Top 8 CData Sync Alternatives: Weighing Connectivity, Complexity & Cost

Data is the rocket fuel that’s driving innovation and catapulting businesses forward. Today, we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to data analytics tools in the ...
Data Stack

Top 15 Data Analytics Tools: Comparing Costs, Usability, and More

When choosing data tools, there's no replacement for getting hands-on. But if you've ever found yourself taking out a trial, logging in, and thinking "Well, this seems ...
Data Stack

How to Run a Data Tool Bake-Off

At Panoply, we've made it our mission to be data integration experts. We collected the data and collated a list of all the top data integration tools to help you ...
Data Stack

Top Data Integration Tools for 2021: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

Data management isn't straightforward. It demands careful supervision from the moment the data is created until it's retired. When data is managed properly, you can ...
Data Stack

The Best Data Management Tools & 5 Ways Of Thinking About Data Management

Recently, Panoply held a webinar with Nathan Patrick Taylor, the CIO of the Symphony Post Acute Network. The focus of the webinar was on what Nathan calls the ...
Data Warehousing

Webinar Recap: The Scalability Paradox with Nathan Patrick Taylor

Experienced data scientists and developers are spoilt for choice when it comes to data analytics tools. But for those who don't hail from a data-centric background, it ...

Top 5 Keboola Alternatives: Weighing Expertise and Ease of Use

Data provides the foundation for innovation and enhanced efficiency. But anyone who's worked with it will tell you that it can be quite challenging. Without the ...
Data Stack

Top 5 Domo Alternatives: Capabilities and Usability Go Head-to-Head

Five years ago, MongoDB detailed new enhancements that enabled it to work with standard relational reporting tools like Cognos, Tableau, and Business Objects. That's ...
Data Stack

Top 8 MongoDB Analytics and Reporting Tools: SQL and NoSQL

Data is the underlying force that drives modern marketing campaigns. But if you're an agency running multiple promotions across platforms, the data aggregation process ...

Top 5 Supermetrics Alternatives: Balancing Ease Of Use & Cost

You've spent a bunch of time figuring out the best data stack for your company.  It was hard work, and occasionally it was frustrating, but mostly it was fun. 
Data Stack

How to Propose a Data Stack

This tutorial was authored by Ahmed Shaaban, a MeasureMatch partner.

MySQL Replication for Analytics and Visualization: A Panoply Tutorial

Xero is widely recognized as the best online accounting software for small businesses. Similar to Google Ad Analytics, Xero is a lightweight and easy-to-use analytics ...
Data Stack

Top 6 Xero Analytics and Reporting Tools for SMBs

Reporting tools play a vital function in business operations, allowing analytics teams to generate constantly updated snapshots of vital areas of the business, which can ...
Data Stack

Top Reporting Tools & How To Choose The Best Option for Your Business

At Panoply, we get a lot of customers who are looking to use Grafana to analyze data stored in DynamoDB instances. If you’ve ever looked into this, you’ve probably seen ...
Data Analysis

How to analyze DynamoDB data in Grafana

  Twitter, the punchy platform that gave us the #hashtag, turned 13 this year.
Data Stack

Top 12 Twitter Analytics Tools

Facebook began as a dorm-room startup, and now the social platform dominates our culture. Few could have predicted that Facebook would become such a fixture of our ...
Data Stack

Top Eight Facebook Analytics Tools

  One billion people use Instagram every month. 4.2 billion likes each day—to be exact. With over 25 million businesses using Instagram, the competition is fierce for ...
Data Stack

Follow the Data: the Top Instagram Analytics Tools

I recently sat down with Aron Clymer to talk about his approach to architecting and building data stacks. Aron has built data analytics stacks and developed analytics ...
Being Data Driven

When It's Time to Build an Analytics Stack

According to Gartner, more than 50% of marketing organizations use a data management platform (DMP), either directly or through an agency partner, and a vast majority of ...
Data Stack

What to do When Data Management Platforms are not Enough

Data preparation, part of the data management process, involves collecting raw data from multiple sources and consolidating it into a file or database for analysis. Data ...
Data Stack

Top Data Preparation Tools for Your Business

When we say “big data”, many think of the Hadoop technology stack. Is this the big data stack?
Data Management

The Big Data Stack: Powering data lakes, data warehouses and beyond

Your company sits on an immense treasure trove of data, but tapping this data and accessing its value can be a challenge. 
Data Stack

Get Stacked: Designing a High Performance, High ROI Data Stack

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