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Whitepaper- What Makes Data Yours

The Tang Dynasty was a transformational moment in China. A wide variety of cultural and economic areas flourished during this time, and it launched China into a position to compete with the silk-road-enriched inner Asians. One area that which underwent such a transformation was that of banking. At the time, China issued copper coins which…
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Loose Coupling Whitepaper

In the late-1700s there was an innovation which would change the world forever. This innovation came from the French Engineer & Lieutenant General Jean-Baptiste Gribeauval. He was charged with reforming the french military’s artillery. What he came up with was a standardized set of cannons and cannonballs. See up until that point cannons were not standardized,…
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Why “born in the cloud” matters

If you've worked in or around the enterprise software industry for any significant period of time, then you've seen a lot of technical evolution over the years. What most people don't see is how those technical evolutions play out behind the scenes with software vendors. It usually begins with some kind of start up (which…
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Goldilocks guide to Enterprise Analytics

We all remember the story of Goldilocks and the 3 Bears. Through the process of elimination Goldilocks eventually finds an option that is “just right.” When it comes to Enterprise Software, companies have to go through the same bad experiences, but they often don’t find an option that is “just right.” Unfortunately for most organizations,…
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The Data/Culture Link

Small is beautiful Your organization is made up of tiny little decisions made every day by thousands of individuals. That's it! Seriously, that’s what makes up your company. Unless you’re some kind of futuristic company with no human employees or customers, that’s how your company realizes its accomplishments. Those small decisions add up to your…
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Reference Data Wrangling

Reference Data Management So what is reference data? Think of it as data that resides in your organization, but that you don’t own the standards and naming conventions of. For example, imagine one day you decided to lead all your postal codes with your store numbers. What would happen? Well, all the sudden, all your packages with…
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Advent Geneva- Data Warehouse

Advent Geneva is a powerful Portfolio Management solution used by many financial services organizations.   However, acquiring and aggregating data out of Advent Geneva into a strategic Data Warehouse is not a trivial task.  The in-memory nature of the Advent Geneva data source is a primary contributor to this complexity.  Hence organizations find themselves reporting at…
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Why don’t we have automated Data Integration and Management yet?

I can’t say WHEN this will happen, but some day, data integration will be a completely automated process.  Having been in the Data Management space for over 10 years I feel a little embarrassed that we’re not even close to that dream.  To date, we have autonomous cars (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_driverless_car ) that can improvise through the…
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Data Quality Whitepapers

Data Quality is not a one man job, it requires coordination and Enterprise Class tools so that the Business can engage in the process.  Intricity is conducting an outreach with our solution architects to help organizations plan an effective Data Governance program leveraging the markets best practices and tools. Sign up today for a data…
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Data Governance Whitepaper- The Cat Herders Toolbox

Successful Data Governance programs must be owned by the business, but the people concerned are commonly IT. How can we hope to bring Data Governance to Business Sponsorship and eventually Full Ownership? What tools and steps can help the Business buy into the idea of taking stuardship of their data? To this end, Intricity has…
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