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If Gartner’s word is anything to go by, Big Data adoption is seeing an uptick. The analyst cites “increasing inquiries” into Big Data analytics tools, as more businesses look for new opportunities in capturing increasing amounts, or eek more value out of the large amounts of data they already own. Supporting this, a US-based study into  budgetary plans, indicated...

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We are excited to announce the acquisition of Casewise, a leading provider of business process modeling solutions. Click here to read our press release, issued this afternoon. Organizations have massive amounts of data scattered throughout their enterprise and often struggle to see this data in the context of where and how it’s being used by...

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Businesses appear to have consensually agreed upon the value of a data-driven organization. Yet, studies have shown that very few businesses are maximizing the data opportunity. Senior Executives surveyed during an Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) study, overwhelmingly missed out on “broad positive results”, with only 2% reaching this desired outcome.To put this into perspective, 70% of those...

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Nov
30
2016

A Message from erwin Support

by Roger Suttmeier

We in erwin Technical Support are busily implementing our new Zendesk ticket tracking system to improve our ability to support you, our partners, and our valued erwin customers. Releasing soon, our Zendesk system will provide you with the usual features you expect in a ticket tracking system, such as an online interface to track your...

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The results from a Nomura Holdings study interviewing CIOs about 2017 plans, hint at another good year for Enterprise Architecture. Much of what CIOs are looking to achieve will benefit greatly from a well deployed EA initiative. The United States based study interviewed 50 CIOs who consensually indicated Big Data, Security and Cloud Computing, would...

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For most, putting the pace of technology’s progression into perspective, only takes a quick look around the room. It seems we’ve now reached a tipping point where the science fiction dreams of ten years ago, are being realized in reality today. Even Hollywood interpretations of artificial intelligence for example, can now be found in most smartphones....

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By now, many companies have either just started, or are in the midst of an on-going digital transformation initiative. This isn’t a trend likely to be short lived either. The speed in which businesses have to evolve in order to keep up with new digital advancements will, in all likelihood, only increase. Considering the nature...

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Depending on who you ask, the world is either heading for, or already in the midst of a data downpour. A study as recent as 2015 found that global internet traffic will likely reach 1.4 petabits per second – the equivalent to 125 terabytes p/s. This trend is likely to continue upward, and the implications...

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The benefits of enterprise architecture (EA) are many, but organizations adopt EA to varying degrees of success. The most successful enterprise architecture initiatives benefit from better management of cost, time and resources, improvements to processes, and an increase in inter-departmental transparency through the de-siloing of operations. They also benefit from enhanced decision making, risk management, improved...

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There’s a tipping point with any new concept. The point where an idea surpasses being just a ‘fad’, or another ‘buzzword’ and becomes rooted within a culture or society. With the estimated number of connected devices at 5 billion, and is projected to grow to over 30 billion by 2020, the Internet of Things has...

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