Author: Irfan Ahmediqbal-ahmed

Partner Onboarding: Process, Challenges, and Best Practices

Businesses with global supply chains depend heavily on partnerships with local and regional vendors and suppliers to provide products and services to meet customer demands efficiently. All these external partners help businesses access markets that would be challenging to establish […]

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Data Virtualization: Architecture, Tools, & Features Explained

Owing to their widespread operations, enterprises resort to different types of systems that manage heterogenous data. These systems are connected via an intricately knit data infrastructure, comprising of databases, data warehouses, marts, and lakes, storing key pieces of intelligible insights. […]

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Data Cleansing Tools: What You Need to Know?

The rapid evolution of business intelligence and analytics has transformed the way enterprises derive value from external data. This heavy reliance on information has made managing data quality and  integrity a top priority for businesses. However, if data quality issues […]

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Streamline Real-Time Data Integration by Leveraging Workflows

A study by IDC predicts that the worldwide data volume will grow to an enormous 175 zettabytes (ZB) by 2025. Managing growing volumes of data from diverse sources can be a tricky feat. For this reason, many organizations leverage data […]

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2019 Recap: A Year of Achievements and Milestones

As we step into 2020, we want to take a moment to reflect upon all the milestones and achievements that we accomplished in 2019, and extend our gratitude to our employees and customers for making it a great year. Whether […]

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ETL: What It Means and Why Is It Important?

IDC predicts that the collective sum of global data will grow from 33 zettabytes to 175 zettabytes by 2025. To derive value from this voluminous information growth, businesses are required to extract data from disparate sources and create an integrated […]

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Join Us for a Live Webinar to Get a Peek into What’s New in Centerprise 8.0

Mark your calendars to join Mike O’Quinn, CTO of Astera Software, for an insightful webinar on Fast-Track Your Data Management Initiatives with Centerprise 8.0 on May 7th, 2019 at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm PDT. Webinar Overview Centerprise 8.0 features significant […]

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Data Quality Management: What It is and Why It Is Important?

Data is the lifeblood of an organization which forms the basis for many critical business decisions. However, organizations should have an extensive process in place to ensure the viability of data, as accurate data can help deliver valuable results. Therefore, […]

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Data Extraction Tools: Bridging the Gap Between Unstructured and Structured Data

The growing importance of data-driven decisions has changed how managers make strategic choices. A research study shows that businesses that engage in data-driven decision-making experience 5 to 6 percent growth in their productivity. However, the voluminous increase in unstructured data […]

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PDF-Based Data Extraction Made Easy with Astera ReportMiner

Businesses have used PDF format for exchanging data because of its convenience and reliability. However, manual extraction of data from PDFs is a challenging task. Some of the commonly exchanged PDF documents include purchase orders, invoices, financial statements, and valuation […]

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An Automated Approach to Modeling Your Slowly Changing Dimensions

Business data is inherently susceptible to change with the passage of time and impacts the business in different ways. In data warehouses, the effect of time on our dimensions and facts requires careful study for the repository to meet the […]

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