Transitioning to the Cloud

Transitioning to the Cloud: How to minimize disruption to data access for real-time reporting

At this year’s Gartner Data and Analytics Summit, one of the big takeaways is that the world of data and analytics will have an even bigger impact on our society over the next 20 years than the Internet has had in the last 20. According to Gartner analysts, analytics is shifting from being ‘in the business’ to being ‘the business’ itself. They envision a future of analytics abundance in which data insights are applied to every process and decision across every field.
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My take on new CFO IT study: Growth in data analytics fuels fragmentation problem

The 2017 CFO IT study is out and it shines a bright future for data analytics. CFOs are setting the data agenda and the survey reveals more than 70 percent of CFOs and finance executives plan to devote substantial time to data analytics in the next two years.

While it’s great news that CFOs are focused on investing in their data analytics capability, what we are witnessing is that companies are now drowning in data. The data fragmentation issue is only getting bigger and it’s creating more complications for businesses to manage. Read more

5 Minutes with a CTO: Darren Peirce of Magnitude

Recently, Upside (upside.tdwi.org) asked me to share my thoughts on being a CTO, over-hyped trends, and the use of analytics. Regarding the latter: the real opportunity for data analytics and data science is in moving from real-time decision making to future-state modeling by way of advances in AI and machine learning.  Read more

Achieving Proactive MDM – Assessing the Scene

A common maxim in the business world goes: If a problem is found in the design phase, it may cost $1 to fix, but if it is found once the product is released and in the hands of customers, it may cost $100 – or much, much more – to fix.
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Strata + Hadoop NY 2016: Data Gets Even Bigger

This week’s annual Strata + Hadoop World in New York City was, as one tweet described it, “The Lollapalooza of Big Data.” Magnitude Software had a great conference, meeting with customers, prospects and top analysts while taking in all that the ever-evolving data landscape has to offer.

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Gearing Up for Oracle Open World, Magnitude-Style

Oracle Open World is just around the corner and the Magnitude team is excited to jump into the thick of things. We’ll be in booth #3409 and welcome (ok, encourage) you to stop on by to say hello.

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Magnitude ONE Named a 2016 Trend-Setting Product by KMWorld Magazine

It’s been a year of tremendous momentum for Magnitude, from acquisition announcements of Simba Technologies and Datalytics to the release of key new products like RTD Stream. This week the momentum continues as KMWorld Magazine announced that Magnitude ONE is featured in its September issue as one of its Trend-Setting Products of 2016!  

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Magnitude + Simba = Excitement Around the Offices (Part 2)

Last week we shared why Magnitude executives Susie Buehler, chief people officer, and Darren Peirce, chief technology officer, are excited about Magnitude’s acquisition of Simba Technologies. They’re not the only execs with something to say about the goodness of the acquisition: 

Magnitude + Simba = Excitement Around the Offices (Part 1)

The recent announcement that Magnitude has acquired Simba Technologies has been met with excitement by both the media and around the Magnitude offices.  Some of our Magnitude leadership team reflect on the news:

Simba Acquisition Adds New Dimensions to Magnitude

Magnitude Software has taken another important step in our strategic journey with the acquisition of Simba Technologies, a global provider of standards-based relational and multi-dimensional data connectivity solutions.