5 top challenges to digital transformation success

Information Management Resources

Managing organizational change, mission alignment, third party vendors, impacted processes and data migration are the most common obstacles organizations struggle with. Data management Data strategy Data Migration

6 top challenges to successful data integration

Information Management Resources

Data variety, velocity, veracity, volume and sources are among the top factors in whether an organization can successfully integrate disparate data. Data integration Data management Data Migration

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Most SMBs now seeking promised benefits of digital transformation

Information Management Resources

Data strategy Data management Data MigrationDigital transformation is not just for large enterprises. Many middle market companies are well into these efforts and are realizing benefits as well as facing challenges, according to new research.

Importing custom data in D365 Data Entities

Ascent Innovations

Importing custom data in D365 Data Entities. Every organization has custom data that is specific to their operations/process. We will walk through Data Management Framework of Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations. Data Management & Data Entity.

Legendary Help: Providing access to food resources

Rocket Software

For one Rocket client that supplies packaged foods to restaurants, supermarkets, and the food service industry, that meant improving data management and visibility. . For a long time, the Rocket customer in food distribution operations relied on NetApp, a leading data storage system.

Organizations gaining new benefits by automating data engineering

Information Management Resources

A number of advancements have now decreased data preparation time while increasing the time available for exploration and applications. Automation Data management Data Migration

Mastering the critical steps to being a data-driven organization

Information Management Resources

To succeed at digital transformation, firms need to embark on a journey from being a 'data collector' to 'data aware' to 'data-driven' in a timely and strategic fashion. Data strategy Data management Data Migration Data discovery

The rise of modern architectures based on change data capture technology

Information Management Resources

CDC enables continuous incremental replication by identifying and copying data updates as they take place. Data architecture Data management Data Migration

Five myths of digital transformation

Information Management Resources

Data strategy Data management Data MigrationSince CEOs are now at least asking about digital transformation, and every technology vendor now claims expertise in digital transformation, it’s time to burst a few of the myths surrounding digital transformation.

Insurance advisory firm taps IBM blockchain for regulatory tool

Information Management Resources

The American Association of Insurance Services will launch the openIDL to share data between carriers and regulators. Blockchain Regulation/Compliance Data ownership Data Migration Data security IBM

How the right adoption team members can drive digital transformation success

Information Management Resources

Data strategy Data management Data MigrationAssembling the right people for this team can push a project well along the track. Picking the wrong people, or neglecting to create an adoption team at all, can doom the project before it gets out of the gate.

Data Retention Best Practices in a Time of Data Privacy Laws


The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which went into effect at the beginning of 2020, and other data privacy laws in place or being contemplated underscore the need for organizations to adhere to data retention best practices now. Even if an enterprise is not currently subject to data privacy laws, they likely will be in the not-too-distant future. Plus, the current laws are establishing new data retention best practices in some measure.

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Cultural, leadership issues plague many digital transformation efforts

Information Management Resources

Hardware and software Data management Data MigrationMembers of the Society for Information Management offer their advice on how to best plan and launch an initiative, and who in the organization needs to be involved.

14 top platforms for data integration

Information Management Resources

Data integration Data Migration Data managementInformatica, Talend, Adeptia and Syncsort are among the leading vendors in this space, says Gartner Research.

Legacy systems, limited budgets top barriers to digital transformation

Information Management Resources

Data strategy Data management Data MigrationHaving legacy systems was the top response in a new survey, at 41 percent. Lack of change management capabilities and relevant skills are also seen as key hurdles in 2019.

6 key factors determine the success of digital transformation, study finds

Information Management Resources

While the motivating factors for digital transformation initiatives differ across industry sectors, six factors generally determine the success of these projects: leadership, people, agility, business integration, ecosystem and value from data. Data strategy Data management Data Migration

MySpace admits losing 12 years’ worth of music uploads

IG Guru

By Zoe KleinmanTechnology reporter, BBC News 18 March 2019 Technology MySpace, one of the first online social networks, has apologised after a server migration caused a huge loss of data. Business Disaster Recovery Information Governance Records Management Storage business continuity Failed Lost Data Migration Music MySpace

L.A. sues IBM's Weather Channel for location tracking

Information Management Resources

s Weather Channel unit, accusing the company of misleading consumers about how their location data was being used. Data management Data types Data MigrationThe city of Los Angeles is suing International Business Machines Corp.’s

Is THIS in Your Digital Transformation Strategy? (It Should Be)


I’ll give you one clue: It has to follow your data from cradle to grave. An effective digital transformation strategy should be developed alongside a solid data lifecycle management (DLM) plan. Consider these initial questions to help you jump-start your strategy: To what extent is the organization embracing digital transformation, including extracting value from data? What are current gaps in data storage and management?

10 ways organizations can succeed with data remediation

Information Management Resources

When corporations are able to successfully execute a program, they are better able to handle future challenges as data volumes and formats continue to expand. Data management Data visualization Data Migration

Multi-source, cloud computing demands driving robust data integration market

Information Management Resources

Data integration Data management Data MigrationThe biggest users are HR departments, which deal with different types of information for compensation, workforce planning, talent acquisition, social media and other areas.

5 best practices to free data from silos and boost the bottom line

Information Management Resources

Data acquisition Data mining Data Migration Data managementFirms that master this process can better understand their own operations, exploit new market opportunities, and bring new products and services to market much faster.

Despite widespread adoption, most firms still lack a formal cloud strategy

Information Management Resources

Whether it is public, private or a hybrid mix, cloud adoption is now widespread, but most organizations still lack a formal strategy around data migration and management in the cloud. Cloud computing Cloud hosting Data strategy

VA transfers 23.5M veteran health records to Cerner data center

Information Management Resources

The Department of Veterans Affairs has completed the initial data migration for its Electronic Health Record Modernization by transferring the records of 23.5 million veterans to a Cerner data center. EHR implementations Patient data Data Center Interoperability Data sharing

10 years, 5,000 customers and €1 billion

OpenText Information Management

We’re all moving at our own pace, depending on our organisation’s existing digital infrastructure, backlog of legacy data migration, and corporate vision for innovation. Most of us have started down the digitisation road in one form or another. The secret of getting ahead is getting started”Mark Twain Regardless of your pace and vision, one thing … The post 10 years, 5,000 customers and €1 billion appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Why You Need End-to-End Data Lineage


Not Documenting End-to-End Data Lineage Is Risky Busines – Understanding your data’s origins is key to successful data governance. Not everyone understands what end-to-end data lineage is or why it is important. Data Lineage Tells an Important Origin Story.

Doing Cloud Migration and Data Governance Right the First Time


More and more companies are looking at cloud migration. So if you’re going to move from your data from on-premise legacy data stores and warehouse systems to the cloud, you should do it right the first time. Automated Cloud Migration. Why You Need Cloud Data Governance.

Migrating Workloads to the Cloud with IBM Cloud Paks

Perficient Data & Analytics

According to a study by McKinsey & Company , IT teams are migrating the simplest workloads to the cloud, but about 80% of workloads are still on-premises. You can migrate your automation runtimes without application changes or data migration, and leverage automation at-scale without vendor lock-in. IBM Cloud Pak for Data: Unify and simplify the collection, organization, and analysis of data. This is the first in our series on IBM Cloud Paks.

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Botched TSB system upgrade causes data breach

IT Governance

TSB’s chief executive, Paul Pester, has said the bank is on its knees following last weekend’s chaotic data migration. Numerous column inches have been devoted to the incident and its fallout, but there’s one thing in particular that seems worth discussing in the context of information security: Mr Pester insisted on Tuesday that there had been “no data breach whatsoever”. Data breaches are almost inevitable nowadays.

Creating a Holistic View: Data Consolidation and Integration

Perficient Data & Analytics

The consolidation of data and integration of systems is essential to providing a holistic 360-degree view of patients and members. One organization that understands the challenges associated with bringing data together across a large number of hospitals is Mayo Clinic. They also allow you to bring in data from any vendor source, whether it’s claims, revenue, patient-generated, or other EHRs.

How to Better Manage Growing Data Volumes While Maximizing IT Budget


Data is growing at an exponential rate and it’s not going to slow down anytime soon. In fact, IDC predicts that by 2025 worldwide data creation will grow to 175 zettabytes. However, it’s more complex than the simple increase in volume and rapid growth of data. Data is also originating from multiple sources, exists in multiple formats, and is stored in various locations. Driving data storage cost effectiveness: Striking the right balance of tape and cloud.

The Dirty Little Secrets of Engineering Document Management

Synergis Software

For managing engineering information, three types of programs are competing for market share: Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Product Data Management (PDM), and Engineering Document Management (EDM). PDM companies extol the virtues of managing access and use of all CAD data. In any installation, there are several steps involved; setting up a usage plan, installing the software, implementing business workflows, importing legacy data, training users, and more.

AIIM19 session preview - Content Analytics & ECM Implementation across the Enterprise with John Daly


Maybe it is developing an IG roadmap or a project plan; maybe it is forming a steering committee, developing policies and procedures, data migration, software selection, an audit plan, training, communications, an IG intranet site…phew! AIIM19 is coming soon to San Diego on March 26-28 and as usual the gathering will be the place to be for information management professionals.

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3 Steps to Take Care of Before Migrating to a Cloud-Based Document Management System


Here are three steps to take before migrating your business data to the cloud. A top-performing service’s bag of security tools will include role-based permissions, session timeouts, two-factor authentication, automatic file deletion, and data encryption, for both data in transit and at rest. Once you’ve found it, it’s time to move on to the next step in data migration. Moving your data is the perfect opportunity to organize and declutter business files.

The Top 11 Mistakes to Avoid During Engineering Document Management Implementations and Upgrades, Part 1

Synergis Software

Opting for manual file migration vs. custom file migration. Now for the nitty-gritty part of implementing engineering document management—migrating your data into Adept. While both manual and custom file migration can get the job done, consider the pros and cons of each before you make a decision. Manual file migration provides an opportunity to clean files during the migration process; however, it requires users to be locked out of files for manual cleanup.

Preservica and History Associates partner to provide a one-stop solution for planning, implementing and sustaining a long-term digital archive program


The software automatically migrates stored files to newer formats that can be read and used by future generations. Combined with History Associates’ skills and expertise in archival science, data migration, and project planning, clients will be confident in their ability to identify, organize, and preserve their digital material and ensure that it is accessible into the future.

Weekly podcast: Mumsnet, OkCupid and Apple

IT Governance

This week, we discuss a data breach at Mumsnet, no data breach at OkCupid, and a lawsuit against Apple for implementing security measures. The parenting forum Mumsnet has notified users of a data breach after a system update resulted in some account holders being signed in to others’ accounts. According to the BBC , the Information Commissioner’s Office confirmed that it had received a data breach notification from Mumsnet and “would be looking into the incident”.

M-Files Makes Microsoft Office 365 the Single Point of Access to All Enterprise Information

Document Imaging Report

From directly within Microsoft SharePoint Online, Outlook and Teams, M-Files provides direct access to enterprise data stored in a variety of external repositories and line of business applications, such as on-premises file shares, OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Server, Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, legacy ECM systems, such as OpenText, and CRM and ERP applications, including Salesforce and Microsoft Dynamics 365, all without needing to migrate any data.

Latest version of Preservica enables archive teams to achieve more online


Keep your content alive over decades: we’ve added more tools and migration pathways to our core active digital preservation capabilities including the widely adopted veraPDF for validating PDF/A. This could be for a large data migration, decommissioning or digitization project. Preservica v6.1 adds new and enhanced ways to work, collaborate and engage your communities online. Preservica is pleased to announce the launch of version 6.1

Why You Need ITAD During a Data Center Migration


So you just completed a big data center migration project, and now your applications and data are up and running in the cloud. Now what are you going to do with the leftover equipment, software and data? Cloud computing providers sometimes pretend migration is as simple as falling off a log, but experts will tell you that the process requires significant planning, documentation and testing. Simply formatting hard drives doesn’t delete the data.