Category Archives: Data Integration

Industry 4.0: Shifting the Power of Technology Back to the Business

In some ways, the Second Industrial Revolution finished what the First started.  Powering machines with steam had been a massive step forward, but by the 1840s/50s the pace of innovation had slowed.  It wasn’t until the 1870s, when electricity was made broadly available and was combined with increased labor, natural resources and a network of […]

Value hiding in plain site: data integration

As the pace of change continues to accelerate, a single metric stands apart in determining the companies who win in the future: data management.  This includes not only how businesses consolidate data and make it actionable, but also, as this post explores, how they manage their integrations. Sharing data across applications sounds almost trivial from […]

How To Actually Monetize Your Data

A few years ago, it seemed that every pitch – from early-stage VC decks to banker composed CIMs – ended with a proclamation that the firm’s core operations would generate a valuable data set that could be sold to others.  This was to be a soft of alchemical tailwind that made good business models great. […]