Tag "Data Integration"

7 Challenges of Industrial IoT Streaming Analytics – Guide to Success

This blog is co-authored by Nacho Lafuente, Founder & CEO, Datumize. The world of connected devices is growing at such a fast pace that by the end of 2020, there will be more devices than human beings on Earth (Cisco). Many devices have poor-to-limited connectivity, while many others provide closed or proprietary data formats. The... more

Data Quality Is Central to All Data Integration Projects

When doing some research for this article I came across the following quote from TDWI in 2006: “Profiling, data quality, and data integration are three business practices that go together like bread, butter, and jam. . . data management professionals and their business counterparts need to coordinate efforts and design projects that integrate all three... more

Higher Education Needs Data-Driven Contact Tracing to Reopen

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives of higher education students, faculty, and staff that depend upon these colleges and universities. While many of these schools have demonstrated resilience and innovation by embracing distance learning, guidance, and support for their students, the financial viability of these schools will remain at risk if they can’t clear... more

Getting Ready for Data 4.0? Take the First Step with Cloud-Native Data Management

We’ve been on an exponential path with data over the last decade. Data 1.0 was when we used data to drive specific business applications. Data 2.0 was the aggregation of data to support enterprise-wide business processes. And in Data 3.0, we used data to power our digital transformation journeys. Today, with increasing demands and the... more

Setting the Foundation for Enterprise Cloud Data Warehouses—Part 2

How to Find Quick Wins in a Cloud Data Warehouse or Data Lake In my previous post, I described the benefits of using an enterprise data catalog to better navigate to quicker value in your cloud journey. In this second post in the series, I’ll expand on the benefits of taking a high-value, iterative approach... more

From Hand Coding to Automated, Intelligent Data Integration – A Year in the Life of a Data Management Team

At a Monday morning scrum meeting, Sam, VP of Data Management, discusses plans to modernize current on-premises data infrastructure to a cloud-based data warehouse and data lake. This IT-led modernization project will achieve scalability, elasticity, agility, and bring it better performance. Part of the project plan includes a data ingestion and processing framework  to process... more

Data is King for State and Municipal Government Crisis Response

State and municipal governments are struggling with a data deluge now more than ever. As they grapple with the multitude of data sources now available to draw from to successfully manage the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, they are discovering large gaps in their ability to holistically leverage this data for their desired outcomes. Using spreadsheets and... more

EDI and EDI Gateways in the Digital Age

This is the age of digital transformation. Organizations are investing in upgrading their systems and business environments to cope with the challenges of an explosion of data—coming from streaming devices, new application technology, and other means—by turning to next-generation innovative solutions around IoT, enterprise data catalog, artificial intelligence (AI), and more. But the form of... more

New Salesforce Guides – Coming Full Circle to Informatica at Dreamforce

While at Dreamforce this year, it’s easy to say that interest in Salesforce was pretty high.  This year, the message was all about “Customer 360” – the holy grail of achieving a complete 360-degree view of the customer.  After all, as one of the leading CRM platforms, Salesforce has long championed the customer.  Achieving that... more

Trust, Time-to-Insight and Data Discovery

Digital transformation and IT modernization initiatives continue to be hot topics in the boardroom across nearly every industry, no matter the size of the organization. The goals are grand and the scope is broad—necessary to drive large visionary changes. As we’ve witnessed from industry leaders who’ve disrupted their markets, the chances for success to drive... more