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Intricity 101 Just in Time Cloud

Hi, I’m Jared Hillam, In the 1960s and 70s, Toyota coordinated their manufacturing and supply chain in a way that nobody had ever tried before. Rather than keeping a massive inventory of parts for their assembly line, they optimized their suppliers to deliver parts just-in-time to be assembled onto the car. This efficiency gave Toyota…
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Case Study HBASE to Snowflake on Azure using Snowflake’s Stored Procedures

About CLIENT CLIENT measures how consumers shop across all channels, sourcing data from both retailers and consumers to quantify sales, share, distribution, and velocity. The market research company collects point-of-sale data, tracking retailers, distributors, and foodservice operators, measuring what’s selling at 1,250 retailers, across 300,000 stores. CLIENT also interviews 12 million consumers annually and tracks…
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Case Study Netezza to Snowflake Migration

About Customer: Global Clothing Retailer This case study is of a global lifestyle brand that continues to design clothes, fragrance, watches, footwear and more, with real-life in mind. Building on a heritage, simultaneously INNOVATING and challenging to have a FRESH and RELEVANT outlook, so they can create a VERSATILE and adaptable wardrobe. About Intricity INTRICITY…
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eCommerce Case Study From Strategy to Execution on Snowflake and Looker

About Customer The eCommerce vendor is a pioneer in the beauty subscription service delivering 4 to 5 full- size products valued at over $100 for just $21 a month to its consumers. They provide brands with an all inclusive 360 digital marketing campaign across multiple platforms, including access to a pool of high profile influencers,…
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ETL Explosion

Hi I’m Jared Hillam, In this video I’m going to assume that you’re familiar with ETL or ELT, and if you’re not, you can catch my video on that topic which I’ll link in the description. There’s been a massive change over the last 4 years in the data integration market. The forces for that…
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Case Study Teradata to Snowflake Migration at Major Retailer

About Customer Intricity worked with a private department store based on the East Coast of the US with just under 300 stores located in 16 states and a growing digital presence. The retailer has a wide assortment of national brands and private label fashion apparel, shoes and accessories for the all age groups along with…
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Case Study SQL Server Refactoring to Snowflake Migration

About Customer This global manufacturer is one of the world’s leading makers of tissue, pulp, packaging, building products, and related chemicals. Their customers span retail, commercial, government, aerospace, mining, facilities management, and a host of other application types. About Intricity INTRICITY is a team of specialized Data Management, Data Warehousing, and Business Intelligence experts. The…
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What’s stopping cloud adoption?

Right around 2003 the United States went through a bandwidth revolution. And suddenly it got cheaper to use bandwidth. However, in the IT space, most solutions and vendors were still carefully designing their solutions to closely guard bandwidth. But some organizations were already embracing this newfound bandwidth like salesforce.com. In their tow, other disruptive vendors began chipping…
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The Fragility of Code

When you're in the early stages of a tech startup, you're at a unique and golden moment. Flexibility and free thinking abounds because nothing has been built yet. The moment you choose a direction to take your company, and you put work into that direction, you begin to build rigidity. The increasing rigidity that occurs…
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Turning Data into Information

The process of turning data into information can be compared to a factory. You have raw materials in the form of data, work in progress in the form of integration and cleansing, then finished goods in the form of dashboards and analytics. Expecting someone to do this as a side job, just means they won’t…
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