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Ben Gregory

Recent Posts by Ben Gregory:

Normalizing Data for Warehouse Centralization

*Image thanks to William Bout

*Estimated reading time: 8 minutes and 46 seconds

A very common initiative these days is data warehouse centralization across an organization. DWaaS (data warehouse as a service) has become commoditized to the point that organizations of every size can begin setting up a reporting infrastructure starting at only a couple hundred dollars a month. This is really exciting and, when copying data from other structured databases, a relatively simple process.

Topics: big data data science

New Integration: Clearbit

We're incredibly excited to announce a new integration with Clearbit, a platform that integrates intelligence for every stage of the sales and marketing funnel.

Topics: integrations

Six Principles for Sending Surveys

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes, 11 seconds

One of the most common methods an organization can use to collect data is through sending out surveys. At face value, this seems perfectly simple. After all, you just want a few simple answers to a few simple questions.

It’s only when you want to take these responses and try to derive insight out of them that things become very difficult.

Topics: data science

Why Is My Data Playing Hard to Get?

Estimated reading time: 8 minutes, 3 seconds

If you’ve read our blog before, you know that we talk a lot about everything industries (from healthcare to the NBA) can do with data properly structured and stored. But what kind of data are we talking about and why exactly is it so hard to access, organize and store?

Topics: data science

New Integration: GitHub

We're incredibly excited to announce a new integration with GitHub, a web-based Git repository hosting service offering all of the distributed version control and source code management (SCM) functionality of Git as well as adding its own features.

Topics: integrations

New Integration: Freshdesk

We're incredibly excited to announce a new integration with Freshdesk, a cloud-based customer support platform that enables companies of all sizes to provide great customer service.

Topics: integrations

New Integration: Marin

We're incredibly excited to announce a new integration with Marin, a cross-channel advertising system to optimize your search, social and display ads across channels and devices.

Topics: integrations

New Integration: EasyPost


We're incredibly excited to announce a new integration with
EasyPost, an American software company that helps businesses integrate shipping APIs from the major carriers, including USPS, UPS, FedEx, DHL and more, in minutes.

Topics: integrations

New Integration: Eurostat

We're incredibly excited to announce a new integration with Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions.

Topics: integrations

New Integration: JIRA

We're incredibly excited to announce a new integration with JIRA, which is software that offers flexible issue and project tracking with best-in-class agile tooling for software teams.

Topics: integrations