Author: Ron Kennedy

Istio: The New Standard In Making Microservices Behave

The cloud has opened up a world of new opportunities for enterprise. It’s also opened a world of new challenges, and probably no one is experiencing those challenges more acutely than your DevOps teams. As they work to deliver an…

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The Definitive Data Integration Checklist

So, you’ve decided to upgrade your on-prem data warehouse to a cloud-based, modern data platform. Congratulations! You recognized your old system had become slow and results from it were inconsistent. It was also contributing to the culture of siloed data…

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Achieving data integration zen: Building your business case

The closely related issues of siloed data and a lack of data integration – stemming, in part, from reliance on older data warehouses and a general inability to establish proper data governance – aren’t just slowing down your business intelligence…

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Taking Your Hybrid Cloud From Automation to Orchestration

Cloud computing has been accessible to enterprise for a little over a decade, and that milestone is significant. It’s fitting to think of the cloud as a technology that’s approaching its adolescence. Though it’s awkward and a challenge to understand…

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How to Get Cloud Analytics Costs Under Control

Big data analytics can potentially cost big money. But being reactive instead of proactive about optimizing your analytics in the cloud can, unfortunately, cost you even more money. This may sound obvious, but making the right decisions when configuring your…

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Managing Microservices: Why Middleware is Essential As You Scale Your Business

Imagine this: You’re out for dinner at an international conference with a group of colleagues from around the world. Everyone there is an expert at what they do. People are trying to communicate, but since everyone speaks a different language,…

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Dismantling Data Silos through Cloud Integration

This is the fourth in a series of four posts on data integration and its importance for organizations. In this fourth and final post, we look at how to finally solve the data silo problem. Throughout the first three parts…

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Data integration: Which data platform type does it best?

This is the third in a series of four posts on breaking down data silos and its importance for organizations. In this post, we look at which types of data platforms work best for a centralized, integrated data program. In…

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Why you can’t ignore master data management and data governance

This is the second in a series of four posts on breaking down data silos and its importance for organizations. In this post, we look at master data management and data governance strategy. In our first post in this series,…

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Breaking down data silos: BI’s broken data integration promise

This is the first in a series of four posts on the breaking down data silos to gain more complete, accurate business insights. When setting up a data program for your organization, it can make sense to start by adopting…

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