Analyst Coverage: Philip Howard
X88 is a relatively young company, based in the UK, but the team has a significant pedigree in data management and, in particular, data profiling and discovery; the company’s founder, Tony Rodriguez, created data profiling pioneer Avellino Discovery, a tool that was subsequently acquired and evolved to become TS (Trillium Software) Discovery.
Acquired By: Experian Data Quality
Downloads and Further Information
Further resources to broaden your knowledge:
‘Free’ Data Profiling Tools
There are a number of data profiling and discovery tools that are available for free download.
Data Profiling and Discovery Market Update 2013
While there are trends towards including more discovery capability and towards supporting NoSQL the vendors are significantly fragmented at present.
Data Migration Market Update – 2013
There are several distinct market sectors within data migration. For example, there are specific application migrations to, for example, the latest version of SAP.
In many ways data cleansing is a commoditised market, albeit that data quality issues are still not as widely recognised, or dealt with, as they should be.
By data quality we mean both data cleansing (matching, deduplication, error correction, enrichment et al) as well as data profiling and discovery.
Data Profiling & Discovery – Pandora - Pandora from x88 Software
Pandora, from x88 Software, is a profiling and discovery tool that has some unique characteristics.
Data Profiling & Discovery Market Trends - Market trends
In 2009 we introduced the concept of data discovery, as distinct from data profiling, where we defined data discovery as "the discovery of relationships...
Agile data management with X88
This paper is a call for some more forward thinking from data management practitioners and vendors and a move towards a more agile stance.