Data Engineering

Certifying Data Fresh and Organic with Data Lineage

In this episode, Sean and I talk with Jon Saltzman about all things data lineage and its importance at every step of the data pipeline. … Read More

Getting to the Heart of ETL with Data Transformation

In this episode, Sean and I chat with one of Ascend’s Field Data Engineers, Shayaan Saiyed, about one thing data engineers can’t function without—data transformations. … Read More

Back to the Beginning with Data Ingest

In this episode, we go back to the foundations of data engineering and data pipelines with a deep dive into data ingest. … Read More

New Research Finds Data Automation Adoption to Climb from 3.5% to 88.5% Over the Next 12 Months

Adoption Rising as the Need for Data Products Grows Faster Than Team Size and a Staggering 95% of Data Teams Are Still at or Over Capacity
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Investing in Automation

What Our Series B Signals, and Why 2022 is the Year of Automation … Read More

Data Transformation Explained

Data transformation is the process of converting data from one format or structure to another. Ascend makes data transformation more efficient and automated. … Read More

How Automation Delivers More Business Value | Partner Webinar Series

In this installment of the Ascend partner webinar series we talk with Cyrus Facciano and Jared Langguth, the principals of X is Y, about their secret sauce to helping major enterprises create business value with technology and automation.  … Read More

Three Mistakes Data Engineering Managers Make That Slow Down Development (And How to Speed It Back Up)

Leading data teams is challenging. Few technological domains have undergone such rapid change over the past few years. Yet the vast majority of data teams, 96% to be exact, are at or over capacity. … Read More

D-SHAs: Smarter, Faster, and More Efficient Pipelines with Incremental Data Shas

We are excited to announce D-SHAs, a mechanism used to actively check intermediate data and halt downstream processing that is simply not necessary. … Read More

Negotiating the Release From Accidental Ransomware

In this episode, we discuss the concept of accidental ransomware—or when a team is slowed down by the burden of managing and maintaining commoditized software. … Read More