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.”
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.
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 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.
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,
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’.