In a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal Arvind Krishna, IBM’s senior vice president of cloud and cognitive software, said “data-related challenges are a top reason IBM clients have halted or cancelled artificial-intelligence (AI) projects.”
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The challenge of SAP metadata Like most companies who have been required to incorporate SAP data into Information or Data Management projects, I am sure you have also experienced the delays, high costs and even data inaccuracies which often occur when trying to work with the intricacies of SAP metadata.
Metadata: the foundation of data transformation If you have ever travelled on the London Underground you may have heard the phrase “Mind The Gap” being announced on certain stations, or perhaps you’ve seen the sign on the platform edge.
Introduction You have probably noticed how much attention is being placed in your enterprise to optimise the use of, or “monetise”, the data that flows through your organisation’s IT systems.
Amongst all the ERP and CRM packaged applications we support for metadata discovery it might on the surface seem surprising that the level of interest for Safyr with Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne system is close behind SAP and Salesforce.
It’s probably no surprise that you are noticing an increased focus on the management, governance and exploitation of the data your organisation collects and stores. Why is this?
Data Catalogs Data catalogs have become a fast growing solution to a critical requirement of an enterprise information management strategy. This is the need to document and understand the types and uses of data across the enterprise application landscape.
This post explains how you can use Safyr® to start to build an inventory of personal data for GDPR from a Salesforce system and then to share that information; in this case in an Excel spreadsheet. The process would be similar for SAP, Oracle or Microsoft packages.
In the past we at Silwood have often referred to the ERP and CRM solutions which are the target for our metadata discovery product, Safyr®, as “Black Boxes” in terms of their underlying data models.
Data management, GDPR and the status quo We have just released the latest version of Safyr® which contains new features which have been largely driven by the need to deliver ERP or CRM metadata for GDPR.