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TMMData Recognized in the Gartner Market Guide for Data Preparation

TMMData Believes It Is Well-Positioned to Meet Developing Market Demands for Agile Enterprise Information Management Identified by Gartner


STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (Feb. 22, 2018) – TMMData, creator of flexible data integration and preparation platform Foundation, today announced that it has been listed as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s Market Guide for Data Preparation*.


In its Market Guide, Gartner states that “data preparation – the most time-consuming task in analytics and BI – is evolving from a self-service activity to an enterprise imperative.” The report continues, "by 2020, data preparation tools will be used in more than 50% of new data integration efforts for analytics.”


TMMData CMO, Darren Wagner, said, “TMMData’s Foundation platform, which includes tools for data preparation, data integration and data governance, is ideally positioned to meet the market demand for democratizing data access while balancing organizational needs for data quality, security and accuracy.”


Gartner profiled 28 data preparation vendors in the Market Guide. The report provides a list of capabilities offered by data preparation tools. TMMData was listed with all of the capabilities for the following categories:

  • Support for Diverse Data Sources
  • Support for Data Transformation
  • Blending and Modeling Capabilities
  • Capabilities Supporting Information Governance and Stewardship
  • Capabilities to Support Metadata Management


TMMData’s data integration, preparation and management platform Foundation is a stand-alone solution that can be implemented quickly for self-service access. Within the platform, the Fix Tool enables data preparation that allows users to shape, clean and integrate raw data into actionable data sets.


Fix is one of several tools within Foundation that marketers, data analysts, developers and engineers alike rely on to gain access to the complete data picture to manage, automate, transform and aggregate information from multiple sources. Additionally, TMMData’s data governance and taxonomy functionalities ensure enterprise-level data access, quality and protection of sensitive information.


According to Gartner, “business is demanding faster time to insight than ever before to remain competitive, particularly as more industries are facing digital disruption. As a result, analytics is becoming more pervasive across the enterprise and those insights are being derived from larger numbers of diverse data sources, both internal and external to the enterprise, with varying degrees of trustworthiness.”


“TMMData strives to provide our customers with technology that makes data prep and analysis accessible to users of all technical abilities, and we’re constantly evolving our platform to meet the data needs of enterprises of all sizes and industries,” said TMMData CEO Bob Selfridge.


“We see being recognized in the Gartner Market Guide for Data Preparation as a testament to the Foundation platform’s ability to make secure, sophisticated data prep – at any scale – simple and seamless in driving insightful business decisions.”



* Gartner, Market Guide for Data Preparation, by Ehtisham Zaidi, Rita L. Sallam and Shubhangi Vashisth, published: 14 December 2017.


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About TMMData

TMMData simplifies the movement and enrichment of data for analysis through its self-service data integration, preparation and management platform Foundation. A range of users – from marketers and analysts to developers and engineers – rely on TMMData’s enterprise-grade software to ingest data from any source, automate complex data synthesis and customize direct data outputs for delivery to any platform. Whether implemented in-cloud or on-premises, TMMData’s powerful data governance and taxonomy functionalities ensure data quality and protection of sensitive information across data environments.


TMMData Foundation powers the data supply chains of clients including Comcast, FedEx, Blue Cross Blue Shield, the Pennsylvania State University, Expedia and others. TMMData was founded in 2008 outside of State College, Pa., and has additional offices in Philadelphia and Baltimore. For more information, visit


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