Organizations are transforming their industries through the power of data analytics and AI. A recent McKinsey survey finds that 75% expect generative AI (GenAI) to “cause significant or disruptive change in the nature of their industry’s competition in the next three years.” AI enables businesses to launch innovative new products, gain insights into their business, and boost profitability through technologies that help them outperform competitors.
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The data landscape is constantly evolving, and with it come new challenges and opportunities for data teams. While generative AI and large language models (LLMs) seem to be all everyone is talking about, they are just the latest manifestation of a trend that has been evolving over the past several years: organizations tapping into petabyte-scale data volumes and running increasingly massive data pipelines to deliver ever more data analytics projects and AI/ML models.
Google recently introduced significant changes to its existing BigQuery pricing models, affecting both compute and storage. They announced the end of sale for flat-rate and flex slots for all BigQuery customers not currently in a contract. Google announced an increase to the price of on-demand analysis by 25% across all regions, starting on July 5, 2023.
Data is a powerful force that can generate business value with immense potential for businesses and organizations across industries. Leveraging data and analytics has become a critical factor for successful digital transformation that can accelerate revenue growth and AI innovation.
With the dramatic increase in the volume, velocity, and variety of data analytics projects, understanding costs and optimizing expenditure is crucial for success. Data teams often face challenges in effectively managing costs, accurately attributing them, and finding ways to enhance cost efficiency.
DBS Bank leverages Unravel to identify inefficiencies across 10,000s of data applications/pipelines and guide individual developers and engineers on how, where, and what to improve—no matter what technology or platform they’re using.