Topic "Data Integration"

Evolving Your Data Architecture: It Takes More Agility than Tossing Tires in the Air!

Did you know that Discount Tire holds the Guinness world record for ‘longest running TV commercial’?  You have likely gotten new tires at Discount Tire.  They are the largest independent tire dealer in the US. But perhaps you didn’t know that Discount Tire’s TV commercial, featuring a little old lady throwing tires, had aired for... more

Power Your Partner Network with Informatica’s Modern B2B Data Exchange

As the size, variety and amount of data being exchanged between companies continues to explode, there is an ever-increasing need for modern solutions that better enable collaboration, speed time to market and create enterprise efficiencies that power competitive advantage. Companies across the globe have an ever greater need for flexible, scalable and extensible infrastructures which... more

How To Get More Bang for Your Data Integration Buck? Agility is Key

We all want to stretch our dollar as far as it will go.  If you work in IT today, this should particularly resonate.  The mantra we hear every time?  “Do more with less!”  So how do you support ever-increasing data complexity and volume? Fend urgent demands for quality data from business counterparts?  All this while... more

How to Ace Application Migration & Consolidation (Hint: Data Management)

Will your application consolidation or migration go live on time and on budget?  According to Gartner, “through 2019, more than 50% of data migration projects will exceed budget and/or result in some form of business disruption due to flawed execution.”1  That is a scary number by any measure. A colleague of mine put it well:... more

Is Your Data Ready to Maximize Value from Your CRM Investments?

A friend of mine recently reached out to me about some advice on CRM solutions in the market.  Though I have not worked for a CRM vendor, I’ve had both direct experience working for companies that implemented such solutions to my current role interacting with large and small organizations regarding their data requirements to support... more

Which Method of Controls Should You Use to Protect Sensitive Data in Databases and Enterprise Applications? Part II

To determine what is the appropriate sensitive data protection method to use, you should first answer the following questions regarding the requirements: Do you need to protect data at rest (in storage), during transmission, and/or when accessed? Do some privileged users still need the ability to view the original sensitive data or does sensitive data... more

Which Method of Controls Should You Use to Protect Sensitive Data in Databases and Enterprise Applications? Part I

I’m often asked to share my thoughts about protecting sensitive data. The questions that typically come up include: Which types of data should be protected? Which data should be classified as “sensitive?” Where is this sensitive data located? Which groups of users should have access to this data? Because these questions come up frequently, it... more

Integrating Structured Data Into the E-Discovery Process

This blog post initially initially appeared on Exterro and is reblogged here with their consent. As data volumes increase and become more complex, having an integrated e-discovery environment where systems and data sources are automatically synching information and exchanging data with e-discovery applications has become critical for organizations. This is true of unstructured and semi-structured data sources,... more