As the world of traditional manufacturing fuses with information technology, organizations are tapping into a level of technical orchestration never attainable before. Symphonies of systems facilitate real - time interactions of people, machines, assets, systems, and things. This is the Smart Factory; the factory ecosystem of the future. It is an application of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) built with sets of hardware and software that collectively enable processes to govern themselves through machine learning and cognitive computing
A solid information integration and governance program must become a natural part of big data projects, supporting automated discovery, profiling and understanding of diverse data sets to provide context and enable employees to make informed decisions. It must be agile to accommodate a wide variety of data and seamlessly integrate with diverse technologies, from data marts to Apache Hadoop systems. And it must automatically discover, protect and monitor sensitive information as part of big data applications.
Effectively using and managing information
has become critical to driving growth in areas
such as pursuing new business opportunities,
attracting and retaining customers, and
streamlining operations. In the era of big data,
you must accommodate a rapidly increasing
volume, variety and velocity of data while
extracting actionable business insight from that
data, faster than ever before.
These needs create a daunting array of
workload challenges and place tremendous
demands on your underlying IT infrastructure
and database systems. In many cases, these
systems are no longer up to the task—so it’s
time to make a decision. Do you use more staff
to keep up with the fixes, patches, add-ons and
continual tuning required to make your existing
systems meet performance goals, or move to a
new database solution so you can assign your
staff to new, innovative projects that move your
Welcome to the era of the digital enterprise, where digital is
your journey and cognitive is your destination. As business
leaders, you are under growing pressure to use information
to its fullest potential, delivering new customer experiences
as fuel for business growth. The digital economy is changing
the way we gather information, gain insights, reinvent our
businesses and innovate both quickly and iteratively
A hybrid cloud environment, combining traditional IT systems
and public cloud, enables you to extend business processes
beyond the walls of your organization. For example, many
organizations use public cloud as a collaborative development
environment to create innovative applications that can then be
ported to an on-premises or hybrid production environment.
Effectively using and managing information has become critical to driving growth in areas such as pursuing new business opportunities, attracting and retaining customers, and streamlining operations. In the era of big data, you must accommodate a rapidly increasing volume, variety and velocity of data while extracting actionable business insight from that data, faster than ever before.
These needs create a daunting array of workload challenges and place tremendous demands on your underlying IT infrastructure and database systems. This e-book presents six reasons why you should consider a database change, including opinions from industry analysts and real-world customer experiences. Read on to learn more.
Databases tend to hold an organization’s most important information and power the most crucial applications. It only makes sense, then, to run them on a system that’s engineered specifically to optimize database infrastructure.
Yet some companies continue to run their databases on do-it-yourself (DIY) infrastructure, using
separate server, software, network, and storage systems. It’s a setup that increases risk, cost, complexity, and time spent deploying and managing the systems, given that it typically involves at least three different IT groups.
It's true that deploying B2B e-commerce platform involves many unique requirements not commonly found in B2C operations, such as incorporating a complex product port-folio, multiple distribution channels, and integrating with third party systems
And yet, it's possible to complete an initial out-of-the-box B2B implementation within three months, if all the right critical path steps are followed. Additional features and functionality can be added after the initial launch, provided that the chosen out-of-the-box platform is designed to be used over the long run.
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: Jun 12, 2013
In March of 2011, CFO Research Services conducted a survey among more than 200 senior finance executives primarily in the United States to explore how well companies' information systems are supporting finance executives' ongoing efforts to transform the finance function into a value-added partner to the business. Especially in the aftermath of a worldwide recession, do CFOs and their staffs have the information they need to deliver real business value throughout the organization? How well equipped are they to provide the kinds of critical and useful business analytics that can drive the company forward?
Download this paper to learn the findings of our research.
To develop the visibility, agility and speed to deal with advanced threats, security information and event management (SIEM) systems need to evolve into a central nervous system for large-scale security analytics.
Until recently, ConAgra Foods struggled to collect accurate, analyzable data about its workforce. Information was spread across the organization in siloed systems within various departments and was often difficult to reconcile. In a few short years, however, ConAgra Foods has been able to leverage technology solutions to gain real-time insights into its employee data and can now analyze its workforce across a wide range of subject areas. Download this case study to see how ConAgra Foods transformed the role of HR through analytics, and to get guidance on how your organization can adopt a similar approach.
Published By: MarkLogic
Published Date: Mar 17, 2015
You’ve probably heard about NoSQL, and you may wonder what it is. NoSQL represents a fundamental change in the way people think about storing and accessing data, especially now that most of the information generated is unstructured or semi-structured data — something for which existing database systems such as Oracle, MySQL, SQLServer, and Postgres aren’t well suited. NoSQL means a release from the constraints imposed on database management systems by the relational database model.
This free eBook, Enterprise NoSQL for Dummies, MarkLogic Special Edition, provides an overview of NoSQL. You’ll start to understand what it is, what it isn’t, when you should consider using a NoSQL database instead of a relational database management system and when you may want to use both. In addition, this book introduces enterprise NoSQL and shows how it differs from other NoSQL systems, as well as explains when NoSQL may not be the right solution for your data storage problem. You’ll also learn the NoSQ
Electronic health records (EHRs) are necessary, but were not designed to anchor population health management (PHM). This is partly because they lack semantic interoperability, which is the ability of disparate information systems to share data and enable communications among users in a meaningful way.
This paper explains how an approach that includes a care collaboration platform can manage population health by aggregating and normalizing the necessary data.
To compete in today’s fast-paced business climate, enterprises need
accurate and frequent sales and customer reports to make real-time
operational decisions about pricing, merchandising and inventory
management. They also require greater agility to respond to business
events as they happen, and more visibility into business activities so
information and systems are optimized for peak efficiency and performance.
By making use of data capture and business intelligence to
integrate and apply data across the enterprise, organizations can capitalize
on emerging opportunities and build a competitive advantage.
Restaurant managers are your aces. Just consider — they hire and schedule all of the right people. They ensure compliance with the industry’s legal minefield. They drive top-line financial goals. The list goes on, and on and on. But turnover is a big problem because there are too many things slowing them down:
- Basic task lists prevent optimal performance
- Critical information is stuck in multiple systems
- Pie charts and graphs don’t give them the actionable insights
Restaurant managers are your aces. Download the eBook to learn how to keep them from leaving.
Sprawl isn’t just a problem for cities. IT sprawl can hurt organizations, too. If left unchecked, multiple systems and platforms can cause inefficiency to rise and customer satisfaction to fall. Instead, think like an urban planner and manage growth with a master plan. In this white paper, see how you can put IT sprawl in its place with a single, scalable information management platform.
IT sprawl can be a serious roadblock to your organization's future success, as disconnected information systems and multiple applications get in the way of overall performance. Instead, put sprawl in its place by thinking like an urban planner. In the complimentary e-book, learn how to manage growth with a master plan that uses a single enterprise information platform.
Published By: OneLogin
Published Date: Oct 24, 2017
We’re living through a time where people,
organizations and societies not only rely but thrive
upon secure, simple and fast access to information.
From small businesses, startups, enterprises and
global conglomerates across all verticals; to local, state
and federal governments; to educational institutions
and nonprofits, we are continuously investing in
our employees, devices, applications, networks and
infrastructure that enable us to drive our collective
Ten years ago, business and technology leaders
catalyzed a cloud app revolution that has changed the
way organizations manage IT. However, through this
transformative shift, the core requirements of IT remain
the same. Technology leaders are responsible for
ensuring that 1) information assets remain confidential
and protected, 2) information systems are available
and operational, and 3) people are empowered and
productive with the apps and information they need.
IAM is a technology and security discipline
As an insurer, the challenges you face today are unprecedented. Siloed and heterogeneous existing systems make understanding what’s going on inside and outside your business difficult and costly. Your systems weren’t set up to take advantage of, or even handle, the volume, velocity, and variety of new data streaming in from the internet of things, sensors, wearables, telematics, weather, social media, and more. And they weren’t designed for heavy human interaction. Millennials demand immediate information and services across digital channels. Can your systems keep up?
This paper discusses some important considerations for A&D manufacturers in the context of enterprise information systems and how they can help in addressing five important areas of concern-compliance, control, communications, competitiveness, and cutting cost, waste and complexity.