iPaaS

What Can iPaaS Do?

April 29, 2022

Businesses rely on iPaaS as a flexible, scalable way to integrate data, applications, and processes. When different systems are operating on separate platforms and data becomes misaligned, an iPaaS solution can unify those systems and create a centralized ecosystem to manage and modify data,…

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Data Archiving

[INFOGRAPHIC] Data Archiving: Key Functions, Best Practices, & Benefits

April 25, 2022

Data archiving is the process of removing unnecessary data files from your system and storing it in a safe location until it’s ready to be further processed. These steps are important for businesses of any size and are required by most industries.

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Tech Trends

7 Tech Companies with Successful Sustainable Initiatives

April 15, 2022

Big tech companies have been changing their ways and making concrete initiatives with hopes to protect the environment in the long run. Here are seven tech companies that are making the world a greener place.

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Data Governance

Planning Data Governance: Approach & Best Practices

April 11, 2022

Data governance sets a precedent for the processes, policies, standards, and metrics that inform the most effective use of a business’ information. It's a function that supports the company’s overall data management strategy to minimize risks, increase data value, cut costs, and make sure…

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[Infographic] Digital Transformation: Trends, Benefits, & the Future

Digital transformation is refining how companies are working. Better data collection and improved customer experiences will be beneficial for saving money and increasing profits. 70% of companies already have a digital transformation strategy or are working on one.  Are you? 

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Data Integration

What are API Integrations and Why are They Beneficial?

March 22, 2022

Businesses need connected data – we all know this. We also know that integrated solutions give those businesses the power to pull from larger, more diverse data sets as they build automation strategies, analyze metrics, and look for ways to build cost efficiencies.

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Tech Trends

10 Women in Tech You Should Know

March 17, 2022

Women’s history month is an opportunity to admire the work of women across all fields. We chose to showcase top women in the technology field that have made a difference in our society. Here are 10 women in tech you should know about:

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Data Integration

Popular CRM Integration Use Cases for Streamlined Operations

March 14, 2022

Businesses adopt CRMs to connect data for analysis and help consolidate information. An integrated CRM solution maximizes that investment by preventing duplicate data entry and increasing team productivity. Without CRM integration, teams end up having to switch between systems to piece together the…

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Tips and Tricks, Data Governance

Proactive Data Ethics for Better Business

March 1, 2022

Debates around how private businesses and governments use people’s data have been a hot topic over the past decade. Companies rely on customer data to retarget and personalize experiences, but consumers are pushing back on that data collection.

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Data Migration, Data Lake

[INFOGRAPHIC] 6 Important Preparations for Cloud Data Lake Migration

February 23, 2022

Migrating your data lake to the cloud is not a project that should be tackled hastily, although we all wish it could be! It’s a long-term strategy that requires thoughtful planning and a phased approach. For a successful transition, you must take several factors into consideration. This blog (and…

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CRM, Tips and Tricks

Do You Recognize The Early Warning Signs Of CRM Adoption Failure?

January 25, 2022

Many new CRMs will fail if not implemented correctly. The main reasons CRMs fail is due to poor adoption and implementation. Many of the causes behind these failures can be identified early-on in the CRM implementation process if you know what to look for.

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iPaaS, Data Integration

5 Ways iPaaS Integration Supports Remote Work

January 21, 2022

Remote work is our present, and in all likelihood, our future. Translating our interactions to successfully support remote work won’t happen overnight, but flexible platforms like iPaaS can make it less painful.

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Data Migration Testing Checklists: Before, During, & After

Testing a migration before, during, and after you’ve moved the data is important to safeguard your project’s success. Most of the time, data testing relies on sampling. Sampling pulls a random subset of the data to test, debug, and retest until it meets the necessary requirements. This familiar approach is effective, but it assumes the repeatability of the testing and an acceptable level of error. So, what other testing approaches are there for data migration projects? What should be tested before, during, and after the migration to ensure data is meeting the requirements?

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Data Integration

What Are Data Integration Patterns?

December 29, 2021

Integrated data helps businesses unearth new analytics and eliminate redundant tasks. So, it’s no wonder more and more organizations are integrating core systems like Marketing Automation with CRM or eCommerce with ERP to dig deeper and scale effectively. Data integration patterns are important…

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Data Integration Patterns
Data Migration, CRM

Beyond Price: 6 Factors To Consider When Buying New Software

December 8, 2021

The new year is a time of reflection and renewal. For many businesses, it’s also when they set their sights on additional software investments. In the search for a new CRM, marketing automation, ERP, or ecommerce software, there are some key factors to consider. For many organizations, this ain’t…

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Cloud Storage: The Pros, The Cons, And Deciding How Much You Need

The cloud gives both businesses and individuals the ability to access data from anywhere and backup their information. But there’s more to it than that. If you’re assessing whether or not to adopt cloud storage, you must understand the pros and cons, how cloud storage can be utilized, and how much of it you’ll actually need.

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eCommerce

Benefits Of Integration To Automate eCommerce

November 16, 2021

When customers order from you online, they expect a hassle-free experience. If your ordering process isn’t consistent, it could affect your sales and brand image. Automating ecommerce tasks like ordering processing and inventory status make the ordering process more efficient and more accurate.

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iPaaS

iPaaS, StarfishETL, and You

November 1, 2021

iPaaS (Integration Platform as a Service) provides the most powerful way to collect and analyze data no matter its location. iPaaS allows you to monitor and manage integration, update processes, and enjoy universal connectivity of your applications. Standardizing how applications are integrated…

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Business Intelligence

Data Discovery & Business Intelligence Help Solve For X

October 22, 2021

Data discovery tools allow business users to explore data, and Business Intelligence software takes that to a more complex, predictive level. Getting the right mix of these solutions for your business depends on your needs, but at the end of the day, they both act as a powerful asset towards…

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How To Prepare For ERP Integration

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a tool used by businesses to increase efficiency and reach their full potential. It allows companies to automate business functions around supply chains, accounting, human resources, and inventory. The ability to manage these business aspects within a single application lets businesses create a streamlined, standardized view of processes. Companies adopt ERP to gain better pipeline visualization, reduce errors, and manage data in one spot. However, even more benefits can be gained by integrating it with supporting systems.

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Database

What Are NoSQL Databases?

September 27, 2021

Databases are categorized in one of two ways: SQL or NoSQL. When you’re preparing for a new data project, it’s important to understand which type of database you’ll need. NoSQL databases are more scalable than their traditional, SQL counterparts, so they’re often preferred for rapid application…

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Tips and Tricks

What’s The Best Way To Modernize A Legacy System?

September 14, 2021

If your initial evaluation of the legacy system proves that its business impact, usage, and workloads are not adding anything of benefit, you may also consider completely retiring the system and moving all the users to another system you already have.

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Business Intelligence, Data Management

Business Intelligence Vs. Data Mining: What's The Difference?

September 7, 2021

With customers connecting to businesses from numerous access points (websites, social platforms, email, chat, etc,) the sheer quantity of information at a company’s fingertips is staggering. The trick to gaining useful insights from that information is applying the right data tactics. That’s where…

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Salesforce, Data Integration

3 Must-Have Salesforce Integrations

August 30, 2021

Businesses strive to have great customer relationships and Salesforce can carry out that need. Salesforce gives businesses the tools to increase sales and grow customer loyalty with its dynamic tools. In this post, we’ll highlight three must-have Salesforce integrations to keep your business ahead…

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Data Integration, Tips and Tricks

4 Tips for Preserving Data Integrity During Integration

August 3, 2021

Integrated systems use shared data to fuel analytics, improve big data and AI initiatives, and inform machine learning algorithms. But imagine making major decisions on marketing budgets, sales processes, and customer service programs using completely inaccurate data.

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