Harnessing the data deluge with automated data preparation.

A week’s worth of manual data preparation in minutes.

A New Approach

Our Data Preparer software provides a new approach to preparing data for analysis. In Data Preparer, you describe what you need, and the the software works out how to produce it.

The Opportunity

Data Scientists are employed to obtain insights from data. However, surveys report they spend 80% of their time preparing data for analysis. Our Data Preparer software takes on lots of the heavy lifting.

Save Time

Data Preparer saves time by automating much of the decision making required when preparing data for analysis.

Unlock Value

Data Preparer unlocks the value in data by searching for ways of combining and cleaning data sets.

Why is preparing data so time consuming?

Lots To Do

Preparing data involves several steps, each of which require both skill and detailed repetitive work.

Existing Tools

Existing tools provide languages and components, but deciding what to do and how to encode it is left to the user.

The Data Value Factory provides Data Preparer, a new approach without laborious hand-crafting of data preparation programs. In Data Preparer, you:

Describe what you need

Provide data sources, a target structure, quality priorities and example data. The target structure and quality priorities make explicit what you need. The example data provides evidence that is used by Data Preparer to clean and integrate the data.

Hand over to Data Preparer

Data Preparer explores how the data sources relate to each other and the target, and populates the target from the sources. Data Preparer explores different ways that the sources can be combined, and reformats data to increase consistency.

Refine the result

Provide feedback on the result or revise priorities, and Data Preparer will derive a new result. Data Preparer captures provenance, so it is clear how every result has been produced. This allows you to refine how the data is produced without reprogramming.