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Visualizing Social Relationships Using Object Databases
  • January 23, 2020

Visualizing Social Relationships Using Object Databases

Social relationships hold a wealth of information about your customers, employees, and suppliers that (if you have the tools to harness them) can provide you valuable insights about the factors that influence behaviors that ultimately impact your bottom line.  The challenge with analyzing and visualizing social relationships is that the underlying data doesn't match…

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Why Integration Is So Critical For Robotic Process Automation Vendors
  • January 21, 2020

Why Integration is so critical for Robotic Process Automation Vendors

Robotic process automation (RPA) is one of the fastest-growing trends in the IT industry.  This next-generation of workflow management capabilities is poised to be an essential enabler for companies seeking to optimize their digitally transformed business processes for peak efficiency.  For RPA vendors, one of the critical capabilities that must be developed in your…

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Layman’s Guide To Machine Learning And Customer Data Privacy
  • January 16, 2020

Layman’s Guide to Machine Learning and Customer Data Privacy

It feels like only yesterday that “Machine Learning” and “Artificial Intelligence” were equated with science fiction by most regular folks outside of tech. As a movie-going culture, we have a long history of associating these concepts with self-aware robots or rogue computer programs that could escape the laboratories where they were created and threaten all humanity. But in 2020, ML and AI have been considerably demystified. And yet, even if it seems less…

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All Cloud Data Warehouses Are NOT Created Equal
  • January 14, 2020

All Cloud Data Warehouses are NOT Created Equal

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about cloud data warehouses. One of the biggest ones is that all cloud data warehouses cost the same.  On the surface, cloud data warehouse vendors may talk the same language – describing similar features, benefits and touting the performance gains of operating in the cloud.  But…

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Why DataConnect Inside Is The Right Platform For Delivering Embedded Integration
  • January 13, 2020

Why DataConnect Inside is the Right Platform for Delivering Embedded Integration

Many software as a service (SaaS) companies are looking at embedding integration capabilities into their SaaS offerings as a way of making their solutions both more appealing to customers and more profitable for them as providers.  Embedded integration can make SaaS solutions easier to adopt, cheaper to integrate and more difficult to replace when…

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Why Total Cost Of Ownership Is The Wrong KPI For A Cloud Data Warehouse
  • January 9, 2020

Why Total Cost of Ownership is the Wrong KPI for a Cloud Data Warehouse

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) has been an essential Key Performance Indicator (KPI) for the IT industry for many decades – and rightfully so. Large scale capital expenditures for IT infrastructure and data center resources were incurred at the onset of a project, allocated to different business functions and amortized (along with maintenance and…

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Checklist – Things To Consider In An IPaaS Vendor For Embedded Integration
  • January 6, 2020

Checklist – Things to Consider in an iPaaS Vendor for Embedded Integration

Many software as a service (SaaS) companies are looking at embedding integration capabilities into their SaaS offerings as a way of making their solutions both more appealing to customers and more profitable for them as providers.  Embedded integration can make SaaS solutions easier to adopt, cheaper to integrate, and more difficult to replace when…

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The California Consumer Privacy Act Is Upon Us. Who Is Ready?
  • December 31, 2019

The California Consumer Privacy Act is upon us. Who is ready?

Officially passed by the Governor of California, Jerry Brown, and the California State Legislature on June 28, 2018, the California Consumer Privacy Act aims to enhance privacy rights and consumer protection for California residents. Finally arriving, the bill will become effective on Jan. 1, 2020. With the CCPA on the immediate horizon, technology companies…

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Actian 2020 Predictions: 4 Data Trends For Analytics
  • December 18, 2019

Actian 2020 Predictions: 4 Data Trends for Analytics

The transformative agency of data within the enterprise grows more powerful every day, and the ways in which enterprises manage and leverage their data are therefore in a state of profound transformation. New technologies, strategies and trends are taking shape almost daily across analytics, cloud, UX and IoT. In 2020, we're going to continue…

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Why Do SaaS Companies Need An Integration Platform With Their Offering?
  • December 16, 2019

Why do SaaS companies need an integration platform with their offering?

Over the past five years, software as a service (SaaS) has become the go-to delivery model for providing software capabilities to businesses. SaaS solutions provide low capital outlay for infrastructure, a scalable operating cost model and the availability of robust capabilities and specialized features that business stakeholders desire.  In most cases it is cheaper,…

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Why Avalanche And DataConnect Are Better Together … Part 3
  • December 9, 2019

Why Avalanche and DataConnect are Better Together … Part 3

How Avalanche and DataConnect work together to deliver an end-to-end data management solution Migrating to a cloud data warehouse makes strategic sense in the modern context of cloud services and digital transformation. Operationally, connecting disparate data sources into your cloud data warehouse, managing ongoing change in your IT environment, and delivering on the promises…

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Why Avalanche And DataConnect Are Better Together … Part 2
  • December 2, 2019

Why Avalanche and DataConnect are Better Together … Part 2

Checklist: Critical Capabilities to Consider when Selecting  a Data Integration Vendor That Enables Real-Time Analytics Use Cases Migrating to a cloud data warehouse makes strategic sense in the modern context of cloud services and digital transformation.  Operationally, connecting disparate data sources into your cloud data warehouse, managing ongoing change in your IT environment, and…

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Why Avalanche And DataConnect Are Better Together … Part 1
  • November 26, 2019

Why Avalanche and DataConnect are Better Together … Part 1

The Challenges of Connecting Disparate Data Sources and Migrating to a Cloud Data Warehouse Migrating to a cloud data warehouse makes strategic sense in the modern context of cloud services and digital transformation.  Operationally, connecting disparate data sources into your cloud data warehouse, managing ongoing change in your IT environment, and delivering on the…

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It’s Back To The Future For Flat Files … Part Three
  • November 25, 2019

It’s Back to the Future for Flat Files … Part Three

Why embedded software application developers should dump flat files before they have to run dump on them I wrote an initial blog a few weeks ago on flat files and why embedded software application developers readily adopted them.  Then in the next blog, I covered why embedded developers are reluctant to use databases.  In…

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