Tips and Tricks
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.Continue reading
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 their attention from their long-term objectives, affecting the growth of their companies. As small business owners usually have a limited budget and a small number of workers, it can become challenging…Continue reading
Moving to a new system means analyzing the way data is defined between old and new, and translating your legacy information into the new system effectually. Even migrations that seem black and white on paper can run into obstacles, so planning is crucial. The most successful legacy data migrations are detail-oriented and ask the right questions. What are those questions? What are the details you need to consider? Here are 6 tips for successful legacy data migrations.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
By moving to a scalable and secure Cloud environment, companies can innovate faster and remain competitive. Any business that’s done its homework on Cloud migration knows that the project cannot be successful without a strategic plan. However, what many businesses don’t realize is that once the migration is complete, that strategic approach is not over. It simply shifts to strategic maintenance.Continue reading
Although we’d like to “set it and forget it”, the fluidity of integration is ever changing. It cannot fulfill its greatest potential without some thoughtful follow through. To maximize the value of your integration, you must analyze how well it’s working and plan for its future. This way, if a need arises, you can pivot with ease and make changes faster. So how does one manage an integration after the initial launch? I’ll explain with these 5 tips for managing system integration.Continue reading
More and more businesses use large data sets to analyze trends and predict future events, so every company should be considering strategies for increasing data accessibility and visibility. If you’re planning to integrate systems in 2020, here are a few tips for success – and a few mistakes you should avoid.Continue reading
Although it’s important to justify the tangible ROI of an integration, it’s also crucial not to lose sight of the intangible value it adds to the organization. The long-term benefits to the corporate image, the intellectual capital gained, the destruction of data silos, and the improved agility are all part of the case for integration.
Try as we may, many of us still run into unexpected errors when executing integrations. In the world of unpredictable data, these errors are inevitable. They can occur from human miscalculations, incorrect information, malfunctioning systems, or any other number of random events.
Starting an integration project in StarfishETL? We have some tips to ensure your project runs with maximum effectiveness. In the first post of our Expert Integration Tips series, we'll talk about the various approaches you can use to set up your Origin connection.
These upgrades can sometimes be time consuming, however, they are usually worthwhile. I stress the word “usually” here because there are instances where upgrading your CRM may not be the right answer for your business. So, how do you know when migrating is better than upgrading? Here are a few scenarios in which a complete CRM migration may be the more viable option.Continue reading