Tag "connectivity"

Build a Connector in 30 Seconds? You Must Be Joking…

According to Internet World Stats, as of June 2019, about 4.5 billion people in the world are connected to each other. I saw this first-hand during my recent trip to India. No matter where you are, you will see some form of connectivity. Even in the most poverty-stricken areas you will see satellite dishes strapped... more

Data Processing Pipeline Patterns

Data produced by applications, devices, or humans must be processed before it is consumed. By definition, a data pipeline represents the flow of data between two or more systems. It is a set of instructions that determine how and when to move data between these systems. My last blog conveyed how connectivity is foundational to a... 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

Garbage In, Garbage Out? Don’t Take Data for Granted in Analytics Initiatives!

The verdict is in. Data is now broadly perceived as a source of competitive advantage. We all feel the heat to deliver good data. It is no wonder organizations view Analytics initiatives as highly strategic. But the big question is, can you really trust your data? Or are you just creating pretty visualizations on top... more