Do you really need to discover Microsoft Dynamics AX metadata? The answer is a definite “Yes”, because as one of the world’s most implemented ERP/CRM packaged solutions for large and medium sized enterprises it suffers from the same metadata challenge as SAP, Oracle, and increasingly Salesforce systems. (According to Panorama Consulting Solutions’ most recent survey,
What comes before data extraction? In any data intensive project be it a data warehouse, data migration, master data there is a data discovery phase which has to be completed before any movement of data can be performed.
Top 3 Data Integration mistakes I saw a fascinating post by David Linthicum on the Informatica Blog recently in which he discussed the Top 3 Data Integration mistakes which companies make and how to avoid them.
New supported package for safyr We’ve been working hard on a new capability for Safyr®. This is in the form of a metadata extraction feature to enable customers to quickly and intuitively access and exploit the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 data model.
data modeL Of all the blogs we’ve written here at Silwood, by far the most popular are the ones that are about specific Data Models for SAP, Salesforce and Oracle packages (JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Siebel and PeopleSoft).
It was interesting to read the announcement about Salesforce’s latest price hike which amounted to about 40% here in the UK and about 20% in the US. (http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/05/23/salesforce_uk_40_per_cent_price_hike/)
Often when I’m at conferences, parties and networking events I get asked “so what do you do?” If it’s someone that I think has a real interest in our market, I will normally give them the benefit of my ‘elevator pitch’.
Introduction The theme at Enterprise Data World 2016 is “transforming to a data driven business” and Silwood Technology are delighted to be sponsoring the event again this year.
Introduction to Safyr for Salesforce Salesforce has an easy-to-use data modelling feature in the Schema Builder. This provides a graphical data modelling interface to the Salesforce metadata, allowing the user to choose which Objects to include in the diagram, and with zooming and navigation features.
This is the latest in our occasional series of data models which we have produced using Safyr®. These give some insight into those common business areas in SAP and ORACLE applications for which an understanding of how the underlying metadata is structured are often required for Information Management projects.