December 6, 2016

Free Data Connect Starter Beta plan retires in January 2017

If you're still using the free IBM Bluemix Data Connect (previously IBM DataWorks) Starter Beta plan, it's gone as of January 5, 2017. Time to make some changes!

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October 20, 2016

IBM DataWorks is renamed IBM Bluemix Data Connect

IBM DataWorks service has been renamed IBM Bluemix Data Connect as part of the strategic announcement to make data simple and accessible to all.

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May 11, 2016

Don’t let data preparation get in the way of cognitive analytics

IBM Watson Analytics is opening up and democratizing analytics processes – helping data scientists explore new data sets and empowering line-of-business analysts with a user-friendly environment that helps them access advanced analytical tools in an intuitive way. However, before users can harness Watson Analytics’ cognitive capabilities, there are often other obstacles that need to be overcome. I spoke with Edward Calvesbert, Program Director, Offering Management at IBM, about how IBM’s Watson Analytics and DataWorks teams are working together to remove these roadblocks.

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April 29, 2016

Put your data to work faster with the right data preparation tools

Data is widely seen as the new source of competitive advantage, driving smarter decisions and helping enterprises out-think their rivals. But opportunities are often missed because it takes too long for business analysts, data scientists and application developers to get the data they need from multiple underlying systems, while going through cumbersome IT processes.

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February 26, 2016

Deprecation of free IBM DataWorks service and free Starter beta plan

We’d like to remind you that the older free DataWorks Service and the DataWorks free Starter beta plan will be discontinued on March 8, 2016.

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February 3, 2016

IBM DataWorks General Availability

Effective February 8th, the IBM DataWorks Starter service plan on Bluemix will be Generally Available, priced at $2 per activity run. Activity runs that move fewer than 1,000 rows of data to a target will be free.

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December 11, 2015

Migrate to the new IBM DataWorks

Today we will introduce a new IBM DataWorks service with an improved environment and priced plans. We will be deprecating the existing free service at the time of the new IBM DataWorks service launch. The free service will remain available to you for 90 days from the time of this communication, to facilitate migration if you want to retain assets created prior to the launch of the new DataWorks. More...

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March 11, 2015

Hybrid Integration for the Digital Innovation Platform

Businesses are entering an era of digital transformation. More than ever, companies are relying on a broad ecosystem of digital services to build disruptive new solutions that engage customers and partners in a new way. Often, this requires looking outside of enterprise walls for bright and innovate ideas while at the same time building on top of the treasure trove of data companies are already sitting on - essentially becoming a hybrid business. A hybrid business requires hybrid cloud platform. At Interconnect 2015, we made several new announcements that expanded the capabilities of Bluemix into the premier digital innovation platform that helps power hybrid apps.

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January 14, 2015

Profiling Microsoft Excel Data with IBM DataWorks

Wasting time on data wrangling? Burning hours on munging data before its useful / consumable? Looking for a handy way to profile your data and discover details such as field data type, length, precision, completeness? Read on and check out what IBM DataWorks™ provides as a set of data refinery services, so that you can spend more time analysing your data and less time wrangling it.

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