When I was reading the most recent Gartner Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions, I noticed that Silwood Technology have a relationship, either commercial or technical or both, with 9 out of the 12 vendors in the Leader’s quadrant. We also work with vendors in other quadrants.
As you may know, Safyr® extracts metadata from a range of application packages including PeopleSoft which has many related modules including PeopleSoft Pension Processing.
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.
Data Catalogues Data catalogues 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.
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.
Introduction to the GDPR personal data challenge Working out where computer systems store Personal Data (PD) data that needs to be reviewed in the context of compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a challenge in any environment.
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.
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.