Press Release  |  October 31, 2018

ClearStory Data Named a Strong Performer in Its Debut in the Data Preparation Solutions Report by Independent Research Firm

AI-driven analytics leader receives top scores in key data prep categories

MENLO PARK, CA — October 31, 2018 — ClearStory Data, the leading AI-powered, enterprise scale Continuous Intelligence analytics solutions for complex and fast moving data, announced today its position as a Strong Performer in its debut in The Forrester Wave™: Data Preparation Solutions, Q4 2018. The report identifies the top 10 data preparation vendors and evaluated them against 18 criteria, grouped by Current Offering, Strategy and Market Presence.

After rigorous evaluation, ClearStory achieved the highest possible scores in the Data Profiling, Transformation, Blending, Data Types, Machine Learning and Team Collaboration features criteria. ClearStory also received the highest possible marks in the Growth and Global Breadth criteria.

“To be recognized as a Strong Performer in our Forrester Wave report debut is a testament to our ability to help our customers get to their insights faster and significantly improve business outcomes,” said Ali Tore, Chief Product Officer at ClearStory Data.. “We’re thrilled to be recognized for our AI-driven data prep solution that allows enterprise companies to quickly interpret, shape, and prep complex data with a single click of a button.”

According to the Forrester Wave report, “ClearStory Data’s interactive data stories speed time-to-insights. ClearStory’s approach to BI/analytics with robust data prep delivers insight to a breadth of user personas. Business analysts and data stewards collaboratively work in and with data with ‘Intelligent Data Harmonization’ and ‘Interactive Storyboards,’ iterating data with appropriate governance, including role-based permissions.”1 The report also states that “ClearStory customers value the speed of data discovery and the acceleration they get in putting data to work.”1

The complete Forrester Wave: Data Preparation Solutions, Q4, 2018 report, can be downloaded here.

To experience the benefits of ClearStory Data AI-driven data prep, visit

1 Forrester Research, Inc., The Forrester Wave™: Data Preparation Solutions, Q4 2018, by Cinny Little with Gene Leganza and Robert Perdoni; October 31, 2018

About ClearStory Data
ClearStory Data is the leading AI-powered, enterprise-scale Continuous Intelligence analytics solution for complex and fast-moving data for daily business decisions. ClearStory is uniquely differentiated with modern capabilities across smart data discovery, data prep via Data Inference and automated Intelligent Data Harmonization™. ClearStory Data is also a pioneer in leveraging Apache Spark-based data processing to speed insights from large and complex data sources. The company is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with offices across North America and backed by Andreessen Horowitz, DAG Ventures, Google Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Kleiner Perkins.

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