Ab Initio Software is a general-purpose data processing platform for enterprise-scale, mission-critical applications such as data warehousing, batch processing, clickstream analysis, data transformation, and analytics. Ab Initio solves the problems of scalability, development time, performance, metadata management, and integration at the world´s largest companies in banking, e-commerce, telecommunications, insurance, retail, and healthcare.
Composite Software is the leading independent provider of data virtualization software for IT and business professionals. The company’s solutions discover and deliver information—across multiple locations and disparate data sources—to help enterprises solve day-to-day business problems faster, for less. Composite’s solutions provide an important link between enterprise data and the desktop, complementing traditional physical data integration, while delivering greater flexibility and control for hundreds of customers, including five of the top six U.S. investment banks, five of the top ten pharmaceutical companies, software vendors including Cognos, Informatica and BMC, and U.S. Defense and Intelligence agencies.
DAMA, The Data Management Association International, is a not-for-profit, vendor independent association of technical and business professionals dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resource management (IRM) and data resource management (DRM). The association is comprised of local and regional chapters around the world. DAMA's mission is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information and data as key enterprise assets.
For more than 30 years, IRI (The CoSort Company) has helped its customers manipulate large files faster - off the mainframe. Data sorting, transformation, reporting, and protection are all provided within IRI's flagship CoSort package for Unix, Linux and Windows. CoSort speeds legacy sort and data migration, data warehouse transformation and integration, bulk database loads, and application development. CoSort-compatible tools include Fast Extract (FACT) for Oracle and RowGen (safe, realistic test data).
MicroStrategy provides integrated reporting, analysis, and monitoring software that helps leading organizations worldwide make better business decisions every day. MicroStrategy 9 is breakthrough technology that supports the full range of BI applications from a single platform. MicroStrategy 9 extends the performance and scalability of enterprise BI, enables the rapid deployment of departmental BI applications, and supports a seamless migration from departmental to enterprise BI. For more information on MicroStrategy 9, visit www.microstrategy.com or call 1-888-537-8135.
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments. Through a deep expertise in IT operations and a continued focus on what works best, Quest helps more than 100,000 customers worldwide meet higher expectations for enterprise IT. Quest Software helps organizations deliver, manage and control complex database environments through award-winning products for Oracle, SQL Server, IBM DB2, Sybase and MySQL. Quest Software can be found in offices around the globe and at www.quest.com.
The first pure play provider of open source data integration software, Talend makes data integration and data quality solutions available to organizations of all sizes, and for all integration needs. Talend offers open, innovative and powerful data integration solutions, used primarily for integration between operational systems, ETL for Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing, migration, and data quality. More information is available at www.talend.com and www.talendforge.org.
TopQuadrant is a global leader in Semantic Web application development technology, solution services and training programs. TopQuadrant’s Semantic Web applications enable enterprises to master the challenges of the global marketplace by becoming agile, reducing costs and creating competitive business processes that easily adapt to change. TopQuadrant offers the only Semantic Web platform with a graphical application assembly toolkit and end-user customizable tools to discover, explore and visualize relevant data without programming. The company’s customers include Fortune 1000 corporations in retail, pharmaceutical, financial services, medical/healthcare, manufacturing, and energy industries as well as government agencies in the areas of defense, intelligence and airspace. For more information, visit www.topquadrant.com.
Architecture & Governance Magazine is an online community targeted at Enterprise Architects, Strategic Planners, Governance practitioners and IT Executives who are focused on the issue of driving business changes through Strategic IT Planning and Enterprise Architecture. A&G magazine features industry case studies, analyst reports, and best practices related to our industry. Please sign up to be part of our community, comment on the articles and receive complimentary monthly PDF issues electronically.
The BeyeNETWORK™ focuses on business intelligence, performance management, data warehousing, data integration and data quality, serving these communities with unparalleled industry coverage and resources. Content hosted by domain experts and industry leaders is delivered through articles, white papers, blogs, podcasts, research and more. For the most up to date information in the industry, register for a free newsletter today!
Data Strategy Journal (DSJ) is a new, bi-monthly publication focused on the intersection of data management and business strategy. Every issue of DSJ will bring you original articles, interviews, analysis, research, case studies, and multimedia content by leaders in the field. Our objective is to provide rapid insight into current trends and ideas, plus concise recommendations on the steps you can take to exploit these opportunities.
The Insurance Data Management Association, Inc. (IDMA) is an independent, non-profit professional association that provides education seminars and forums, one-day classes, and a formal certification curriculum for individuals who want to further their career with training in Insurance Data Management including Insurance Statistical Data, Financial Data, Data Administration and Warehousing, Systems and Project Management, Data Processing and Data Quality.
InfoAdvisors administers the following discussion groups: Data Modelling Group, CA ERwin User Group, CA Repository Group, Embarcadero ER/Studio Group, Embarcadero DBArtisan Group, Visible Systems Visible Analyst Group, CASEwise Corporate Modeler Group.
The Meta-Data Professionals Organization (MPO) is a non-profit, international association comprised of business and IT professionals in all areas of meta-data practice, including administrators, developers, architects and managers. The MPO brings together individuals with interests, expertise, or hands-on experience in meta-data use from all areas of private and public enterprise throughout the world and seeks to disseminate technical and professional information to meta-data practitioners of all levels of experience.
The Data Administration Newsletter is an electronic newsletter that focuses on the exchange of ideas between individuals related to data administration. Every article focuses on tips, techniques, and strategies on how to manage corporate data as a valued asset.