“Show me the money!” The famous quote from the hit movie Jerry Maguire describing how negotiation works between two people actually also works as a great analogy for data governance.
June 22, 2017
The rise of data citizens has sparked lively discussions in the data community. From citizen integrators to citizen data scientists or citizen analysts, the list keeps growing. Generally, data citizens can be seen as data users harnessing analytical tools and certain skills to get insights from data without waiting on an IT team for answers.
January 27, 2017
Recently, I got involved in our company’s Salesforce data migration from an old CRM. It wasn’t until we (successfully) made it that I realized the biggest problem of these migrations is… well, the users.
October 24, 2016
2016 is the year of the “Experience”. Better known as the Customer Experience or CX, it's a trend that is real, actionable and important. Most business buzzwords endure a short lifetime, but if you look across technology leadership today, you’ll see why this concept forms a major basis of their multi-billion dollar business strategy. Let’s review what’s hot.
June 13, 2016
As the year 2014 slowly fades from our memory, we’d like to reflect on what we've done together in the past year, how the data integration market behaved, as well as take a look at our plans and outlook for 2015.
February 18, 2015
In our continuing series on the Data Age, here are our next steps in creating a data oriented culture. Our previous article mentioned the first steps you need to take on this long, winding and arduous road. But with a data oriented mentality, the following concepts can give you some needed understanding to lighten your load.
October 15, 2014
In the following weeks, we will bring you articles about challenges many companies are facing in the advent of the Data Age, together with tips and best practices on how to deal with them. In the first part, we will start with the challenge of tackling your data: how to start working with your data, to make it an important asset of your company and ingrain data oriented culture.
September 17, 2014
Founded in 2002, CloverETL was the first open source ETL/Data Integration project back when Open Source was a hot topic. At that time, the Open Source was not about marketing strategy to disrupt markets and bring in money. It was about the enthusiasm of developers trying to come up with better (and cheaper) solutions to problems. To allow software technology to be accessible to everyone. It was a whole new philosophy.
January 13, 2014
Do you really have a Big Data problem? Frankly, for most data needs, the answer is no. You may have a lot of data, but in terms of what the industry's been pitching as Big Data, I wouldn’t worry. There are many more pressing problems for data management and integration. However, if you’re looking for a more elaborate answer, keep reading to find out what all the buzz is about.
October 02, 2013
Data integration software and ETL tools provided by the CloverDX platform (formerly known as CloverETL) offer solutions for data management tasks such as data integration, data migration, or data quality. CloverDX is a vital part of enterprise solutions such as data warehousing, business intelligence (BI) or master data management (MDM). CloverDX Designer (formerly known as CloverETL Designer) is a visual data transformation designer that helps define data flows and transformations in a quick, visual, and intuitive way. CloverDX Server (formerly known as CloverETL Server) is an enterprise ETL and data integration runtime environment. It offers a set of enterprise features such as automation, monitoring, user management, real-time ETL, data API services, clustering, or cloud data integration.