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Periscope Data and Learn iT! Partner to Train Data Teams Using Powerful, User-Friendly Analytics Software
December 12, 2017 News analytics big data

Periscope Data and Learn iT! today announced a partnership to deliver expert analytics training for data teams and business users based on powerful, user-friendly analytics software. Learn iT!, which offers dozens of coursesfocusing on data management and business intelligence, will now offer students the ability to do their course work via Periscope’s Unified Data Platform. Periscope Data will also cross-promote Learn iT! courses via its dedicated online community for data analysts, data engineers and data scientists.

“As our client demand for on-demand SQL reporting and access continues to increase, we looked for a trusted software platform we could use in our classroom,” said Damon Lembi, CEO of Learn iT! “Periscope Data is not only visually stunning but extremely powerful in making data user-friendly. We look forward to having our clients use Periscope Data in all of our analytics offerings.”

Periscope’s Unified Data Platform is the industry’s first to address the complete analytics lifecycle, allowing data teams to ingest, store, analyze, visualize and report on data — all from one connected platform — and deliver deeper insight to their organizations. Businesses can now create a data-driven culture by combining a single source of truth with deep analytics capabilities, empowering data teams to collaborate and be more productive and efficient.

“Data-focused jobs are some of the fastest growing in the world, and training is a critical resource to fuel the market,” said Harry Glaser, co-founder and CEO of Periscope Data. “We believe people will learn faster and better by using modern, friendly analytics software. We’re excited to partner with Learn iT!, which already offers expert classroom and on-demand training for both individuals and teams. Working together, we can expand the available talent pool to populate data teams around the world.”

Founded by managers from Google and Microsoft, Periscope Data has already become a hit with its core product (Periscope Data Analytics), which instantly turns SQL queries into interactive charts and dashboards that are easy to share. Periscope Data’s customers write 16 million queries and share 30,000 dashboards per day, spending an average of 20 hours every week in the software, and over 90% log in to the platform every day. Periscope’s new Unified Data Platform extends the core product with built-in data warehousing capabilities based on Amazon Redshift, as well as new capabilities to ingest data from any source, all without leaving the Periscope Data platform.

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