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!
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.
The Partner Network here at Magnitude Software has been expanding rapidly over the past year across all of our product lines. The need for high-quality Enterprise Information Management Professionals to represent, sell, and implement Business Intelligence, Operational Reporting and Corporate Performance Management, and Master Data Management solutions has never been higher. Read more
I recently read an article from Bob Violino about The Growing Complexity of Data Integration. The article is in regard to organization’s deprecating functionality traditionally supported by monolithic ERP systems in favor of best-of-breed, cloud and SaaS based applications. This fracturing of core ERP functionality will create an even more complicated IT landscape fraught with data integration challenges. Read more
As readers of this blog are aware, we have frequently discussed a variety of topics related to master data management. Over the course of the last decade we’ve enabled a good number of companies to deliver better reference and master data, across all domains (customer, product, financial, supplier, employee, etc.), and for operational as well as analytical systems. You can read about a few of them here. Read more
In response to my colleague Stephen Pace’s blog post about the lack of a “magic quadrant” for data warehouse automation, we’re happy to report that industry analyst coverage of this growing market segment has finally occurred!
I recently read a great blog post on smartdatacollective.com, From Master Data to Master Graph by Peter Perera. I found myself agreeing with almost everything in the post, particularly once I realised he was using terminology slightly differently to how we would here at Magnitude Software (in particular I suspect he and I think of different things when we refer to “MDM Applications”). What’s interesting is that although I’m in broad agreement with the arguments made, I’m not yet convinced with his conclusion of the post (which as I understood it is that graph database technology is the best foundation for master data management systems). Read more
Lately we’ve been spending a fair amount of time talking to banks and investment firms about their information management challenges. One industry insider recently summed it all up for me by stating that organizations in this industry are motivated by one of two things – fear or greed. It might sound a bit crass, but that’s not a bad thing and I think it reflects the reality of the market we all, not just banks and investment firms, operate in.