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The Role of Open Source in Data Integration Summary
Most data integration processes have seen limited automation over the past decade despite many technology advances. This white paper by industry analyst Mark Madsen will help clarify what data integration is and explain the difference between operational data integration and analytic data integration as well as highlight the benefits of open source for data integration and provide a series of recommendations to make the integration job easier, repeatable and more productive.

Topics: Open Source BI, Business Intelligence, Data Quality, Data Integration
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07-12-2009
Leveraging Open Source Data Quality Summary
Poor quality data affects all data-related projects and refers to the state of completeness, validity, consistency, timeliness and accuracy that makes data appropriate for a specific use. This technical white paper presents the main challenges of data quality and drills into specific uses of data profiling and data cleansing. 32 distinct use cases highlight how open source data quality technology can be used to alleviate issues related to poor quality data.

Topics: Open Source BI, Data Quality
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07-12-2009
Integrating SAP Using Open Source Data Integration Summary
All companies deploying SAP need to align all other applications and systems as a means of collaborating with partners and vendors, streamlining their operations and maximizing their IT investments. SAP is highly successful and popular, but it is also a large, unique and complex system environment and presents many challenges to companies who want to integrate it with third-party systems. This technical white paper explains how to fill a broad range of integration needs without expensive IT development costs.

Topics: Open Source BI, Data Integration, SAP
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07-12-2009
High Performance for Integrating Massive Data Volumes Summary
Processing very large data sets provides unique constraints, especially when time windows available for this processing are shrinking. This technical white paper presents a variety of technologies that are available for accelerating the processing of large data volumes, including massive parallelization, optimized data-set-mode processing based on MapReduce, grid deployment and load balancing.

Topics: Open Source BI, Data Integration
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07-12-2009
The Total Economic Impact of the Informatica Platform and Integration Compentecy Centers Summary
In January 2009, Informatica commissioned Jon Erickson of Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment enterprises may realize by standardizing data integration practices from hand coding and one-off tools to a common platform for data integration and moving data integration away from a project-by-project view to more of an enterprise focus on data integration through the creation of a centralized shared services environment also referred to as an Integration Competency Center (ICC) or Center of Excellence (CoE).

Topics: Data Integration

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25-11-2009
Data Manufactory – NextGen Unified Data Management Summary
Data manufactory is a coordinated management process recognizing that organizations manufacture data and can dramatically improve their efficiency and quality by adopting manufacturing best practices.

Topics: Information Management, Data Management, Business Process Management (BPM)
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23-11-2009
Data Governance for Data Warehousing: Top Five Critical Success Factors Summary
Data governance for your data warehouse is a great starting point for undertaking an enterprise data governance initiative so that your data warehouse information can be as accurate and clean as possible. This white paper reviews the five critical success factors for a fully governed data warehouse.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Master Data Management (MDM), Data Governance, Data Stewardship
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12-11-2009
EDA Gives Clients Competitive Edge via Deduplication Tool Summary
Equipment Data Associates' (EDA) goal is to provide its clients with metrics and analytical tools to gain strategic insights into customer behavior and identify new prospects. With such detail-driven data, EDA knew it had to ensure total and complete accuracy and solved the problem of duplicate records with MatchUp Object, a multiplatform API from Melissa Data.

Topics: Information Management, Data Quality
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11-11-2009
Get More from BI by Understanding Your Analysis Needs Summary
Only when you deliver on the breadth of analysis needs in your user communities can you truly unleash the power of business intelligence (BI) to drive better decisions and results.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, SaaS (Software as a Service)
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10-11-2009
Business Intelligence Conundrum Summary
What if you could build business intelligence into your software applications and reduce your R&D and support costs? Learn how Stonefield Query can provide a BI/reporting solution which is specifically customized for your applications.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Information Management, Knowledge Management, Query & Reporting, Dashboards, Analytics, Operational Business Intelligence, SaaS (Software as a Service), Business Analytics, Data Management
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07-11-2009
Maximizing Operational Efficiency with Oracle Business Intelligence Applications Summary
Global competition and pricing pressures place an extraordinary demand on organizations to strive for new levels of efficiency, innovation and competitiveness. This technology highlights how BI applications can integrate information across data sources and departments, provide a single, integrated view of customer and enterprise information, and enable greater alignment of decisions and execution to drive higher customer profitability and share of wallet.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Operational Business Intelligence
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05-11-2009
Maximizing Customer Value with Oracle Business Intelligence Applications Summary
The process of finding, acquiring and supporting customers is arguably the most important and strategic business activity within an organization. Business intelligence (BI) applications can enable organizations to maximize the value of each customer relationship and interaction, growing revenues and profits while optimizing the efficiency of customer-facing processes. This technology brief highlights how BI applications can integrate information across data sources and departments; provide a single, integrated view of customer and enterprise information; and enable greater alignment of decisions and execution to drive higher customer profitability and share of wallet.

Topics: Business Intelligence, CRM
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05-11-2009
A Technical Overview of the Sun Oracle Exadata Storage Server and Database Machine Summary
This white paper outlines how Oracle Exadata and the Sun Oracle Database Machine provide a unified database platform that accelerates database performance allowing you to be more productive, easily scales to handle incremental growth and delivers mission-critical data availability and protection.

Topics: Information Management, Data Warehousing, Storage, Appliances
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04-11-2009
Oracle’s Performance Management Applications: Drive Profitable Growth Across the Enterprise Summary
Hyperion performance management applications deliver a wide range of business benefits as well as IT benefits. This overview outlines key benefits that include: Improved performance across the enterprise Delivery of predictable results Improved confidence and compliance Increased business velocity Improved user productivity and lower training costs Reduced cost of ownership

Topics: Performance Management
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04-11-2009
Managing Data Quality in a Global Environment Summary
As a general rule, data issues need to be handled as soon as possible in the data lifecycle to guarantee consistency throughout the entire system. A framework has been established to accomplish this.

Topics: Information Management

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27-10-2009

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