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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Data Privacy & Security

IT Security: 3 Lessons From The Kaseya Ransomware Attack

July 13, 2021

Well, here we go again, another massive cybersecurity breach. Even bigger than the Colonial Pipeline incident, the recent Kaseya ransomware attack affected up to 1,500 businesses whose partners use Kaseya’s tools to manage IT infrastructures. The hackers found a flaw, exploited it, and then pushed…

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Data Integration, Data Migration

5 Early Warning Signs of Data Migration Disaster

July 13, 2021

The best way to solve any problem is to catch it early, and when you’re planning a data migration, the ideal is to avoid the problem altogether. As migrators/integrators, we see a lot of unique projects, but they all share a common theme: their success is dependent on the team’s understanding of…

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Tips and Tricks

What Types Of Software Are Helpful For Growing Small Businesses?

July 7, 2021

Regardless of whether you are an entrepreneur or head various organizations, there are many different operations happening all the time. These operations need time and attention. According to analysts, many small business owners invest most of their energy and time on everyday jobs that divert…

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Data Management

Managing Digital Disruption: 4 Core Strategies

June 24, 2021

Disruption is inevitable, whether we like it or not. Digital influence affects every facet of a business – customer experiences and perceptions, employee productivity and invention, and the ability to do business at scale and outpace competitors.

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Sales Creatio, Data Integration

4 Must-Have Creatio Integrations

June 10, 2021

One of the undisputed leaders in the field of low-code development is Creatio, whose flexible platform for development accompanied with their CRM has enabled all types and sizes of businesses to turn their employees into “citizen developers”. And appropriately, such a flexible platform offers up a…

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Data Lake

4 Key Components of Data Lake Architecture

June 7, 2021

Data lakes provide a centralized location for massive volumes of different kinds of data. They act as a scalable infrastructure to store, process, and analyze these large swaths of information. Unlike a data warehouse, which organizes data into files and folders, data lakes are unstructured,…

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AI and Machine Learning

5 Tips to Use AI and Automation to Simplify Workflow

May 26, 2021

Nowadays, more business processes involve AI than you could probably guess. Some are in the background, others are customer-facing, while some are designed to make employees’ jobs easier for the long haul by eliminating or reducing human error. Either way, artificial intelligence and automation go…

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iPaaS

Powerful iPaaS Use Cases for Modern Business

May 17, 2021

Drawing on data from a variety of sources creates huge advantages for businesses – but it can also create huge complications. With so much information to manage, organize, and learn from, things can get messy fast. Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) solutions are Cloud-based tools that…

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How To, StarfishETL

How to Create a Connection in StarfishETL

May 6, 2021

The connection is what allows you to have read/write access to the modules you need. It tells your connecting solutions, “Hey! I want StarfishETL to be able to access your data. Grant it the permissions it needs to do this migration or integration correctly.” Once the connection is in place, you…

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CRM, ERP, Data Integration

CRM and ERP: The 7 Most Common Integration Use Cases

April 27, 2021

Talk to any integration expert and they’ll tell you: integration boosts productivity, collaboration, and analytical insights. However, integrating every field of data between a CRM and ERP is not a recommended best practice. Instead of creating more data transparency and simplifying data access,…

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Siloed Data

Dumping Data Silos for Better Business: An Overview

April 22, 2021

Whether or not you’re aware of it, at some point in your life you have probably felt extremely frustrated with a data silo. It is a nearly universal experience for a disappointed customer: you work your way through call routing and being put on hold, you finally get to talk to someone, it turns out…

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eCommerce, Data Migration

The Ultimate Guide to E-commerce Replatforming and Data Migration

April 21, 2021

Today’s technological innovations surpass anything we’ve dreamed of a few decades ago, but there are companies still stuck with their older, less agile infrastructures. For an e-commerce business, this poses a huge problem and a major source of risk for the entire organization.

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Infor CRM, CRM, Data Integration, Marketing, Infor SyteLine

5 Use Cases for Infor Syteline Integration

March 11, 2021

In the past year, we’ve seen an explosion of Syteline integration requests. These projects range from more traditional connections like Syteline and CRM, to more unique ones, like connecting Syteline to the marketing automation solution. In this post, we’ll discuss the use cases for integrating…

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Data Integration

13 Basic Integration Terms for Beginners

March 9, 2021

If you’re a CTO or you work in an IT department, you probably have a firm grasp on many of the terms associated with integration. However, sometimes department managers in marketing and sales roles are asked to spearhead integration projects. When the integration provider asks questions or explains…

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HubSpot CRM, Data Integration

2 Quick Tips to Prepare for HubSpot CRM Integration

February 16, 2021

Integrating HubSpot CRM is a smart business move. One of HubSpot’s greatest strengths is the diverse swaths of data it makes reportable for smart sales decisions. All of this data is accessed on a user-friendly platform that is easy to learn and capitalize on. When we connect that power to other…

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Data Integration, ETL

ETL Data Integration: What to Look for

January 25, 2021

Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) has many practical uses, chief among them are its capabilities for data integration. Although data integration is one of the most common ways businesses choose to use ETL, ETL also has uses in loading data warehouses, augmenting data for profiling, and data migration…

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iPaaS, Data Integration

What is iPaaS?

January 9, 2021

Originally coined by Gartner, the term iPaaS refers to cloud-based integration platforms that are able to connect various applications, systems, and technologies. The versatility and power of iPaaS solutions serves the digital well-being of businesses by allowing them to not only connect…

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IT & DevOps

5 Advanced Solutions to Transform Your IT Infrastructure

December 28, 2020

For companies focused on software development, code development, and a wide array of IT solutions, the ability to grow in a scalable, controlled manner is a defining factor of success and future viability. Old-school data management processes paired with limited hardware technology can only stifle…

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CRM

Explaining B2B CRM and How it Boosts Corporate Processes

December 16, 2020

Today, a lot of factors influence the formation of healthy B2B relations. Personalization, attention to detail, and solid customer service are just a few. The B2B buying process is often longer and more complex than in B2C, which is all the more reason to adopt supporting solutions like CRM. Those…

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IT & DevOps

5 Ways DevOps can Push Your Company Forward

December 10, 2020

Envisioned as a comprehensive solution to the persisting problems that software developers and operations managers face, DevOps quickly became one of the pillars of application development in the modern IT world. In essence, DevOps aims to bridge the gap between development and operations by…

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Data Integration, CRM, QuickBooks

You Should Be Integrating QuickBooks with Your CRM. Here’s Why.

December 9, 2020

Your business, like any other, requires some sort of financial software to keep track of customer purchases, billing data, payroll data, etc. QuickBooks is a market leader in accounting software, so it makes sense that it’s a top choice for small and medium sized businesses that want to keep…

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Data Management

Data Quality Management: What it is and How to Do it

December 1, 2020

Data is at the core of every business decision. Whether you’re predicting customer expectations, planning marketing campaigns, or strategizing sales, data informs the competitive and historical insights for effective business strategies. The success of data-led initiatives ties in directly with the…

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Data Migration, Best Practices

Top 10 Data Migration Best Practices

November 30, 2020

Ever-changing technology makes data migrations inevitable. Legacy systems become obsolete, leaving you with data that no one can find, extract insights from, or even access. Large or small, migration projects move relevant data from legacy systems to updated solutions to help your business stay…

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ERP

Everything You Need to Know About ERP Systems: Architecture, Best Examples and More

November 13, 2020

ERP software is an excellent choice for checking financial reports, building a precise sales forecast, retaining customers, and much more. All these operations can be managed through different platforms, but it is much more convenient when all features are within one system. In this post, we’ll…

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