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Day: April 29, 2021

AtScale supports Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)

AtScale, a provider of semantic layer solutions for modern business intelligence and data science teams, announced native support for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX). DAX is a formula expression language used in Analysis Services, Microsoft Power BI, and Power Pivot in Microsoft Excel. Native DAX support lets Power BI users connect to AtScale in live connection mode. Live connections provide fast access to AtScale’s semantic layer platform, for delivering and managing data access and quality across the diverse and complex data landscape in a cloud-first enterprise. The AtScale semantic layer creates a single point for data access and a central governance gateway, and bridges business users across data migrations. Key features:

  • Live Connection to Cloud Data Platforms – Power BI users can use AtScale to access up-to-date data without pre-aggregation or data engineering work.
  • Curated Data Models – These curated and governed data models can help to increase the quality of data analysis.
  • Impersonation & Single Sign-On (SSO) – With an appropriate data gateway configuration, Power BI users can connect using their preferred LDAP or Active Directory (AD) accounts.
  • Enhanced Performance – Power BI users can navigate metadata and use visualizations in their reports without requiring Power BI to translate DAX into a SQL dialect or other query language.
  • Seamless Integration with Power BI

Crownpeak and ilumino partner

Crownpeak, a digital experience platform, and ilumino, a digital accessibility services and consulting firm, announced a strategic partnership to enable enterprises to accelerate digital accessibility goals, and simplify the formation and execution of digital governance programs.

The “Crownpeak + ilumino” solution combines Crownpeak’s automated accessibility scanning technology with ilumino’s subject matter expertise in online accessibility and usability. Enterprises looking to deliver consistent digital experiences across complex global infrastructures can ensure those experiences are inclusive and accessible to all users, across all digital touchpoints, including the web, mobile apps and software. The integrated solution combines Crownpeak’s Digital Quality Management (DQM) technology, providing automated and ongoing scanning and auditing against WCAG guidelines, with ilumino’s expert services. Features include:

  • Accessibility and compliance dashboard – providing a “single-source of truth” for automated and manual accessibility monitoring
  • Automated site scanning (enriched by manual testing) – using enterprise-grade, multi-site scanning technology
  • Manual testing and consulting – performed by certified accessibility experts
  • In-house or guided remediation – tailored to each organization’s unique design and development workflows
  • Accessibility pattern library – simplifying the remediation process and establishing long-term organizational assets
  • Litigation support – with expert review and consulting on any accessibility-related legal actions received
  • Accessibility statement – drafted to demonstrate an organization’s commitment to digital inclusion
  • Enterprise strategy – assisting with a prioritized roadmap and risk management ▪︎

DRUID and convedo partner in the UK and DACH region

DRUID, provider of specialists in conversational AI technologies, and convedo, provider of Intelligent Process Automation expertise, announced their collaboration to deliver the DRUID Chatbot Authoring Platform in the UK and DACH region, (Germany (D), Austria (A), and Switzerland (CH)). convedo helps the world’s organizations succeed with Intelligent Process Automation using best-of-breed platforms and will now introduce conversational artificial intelligence (AI) technology to more companies from various industries. DRUID provides a platform for designing, developing, and integrating a chatbot tailored to specific business needs and objectives.

DRUID is an AI-driven, no-code chatbot authoring platform that has a robust integration capability into back-end systems. The natural language processing technology included in the platform supports over 45 languages and offers more than 500 pre-built conversational AI templates covering business scenarios across multiple industries and roles. Moreover, the native connector with UiPath adds conversational capabilities to the hyper-automation platform. ▪︎

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