2015 Wisconsin Tech Summit Recap

  MIOsoft recently attended the second annual Wisconsin Tech Summit at the GE Healthcare Institute in Waukesha, WI. According to the Wisconsin Technology Council (WTC), the goal of the event is “to bring together major companies and emerging firms in a setting that allows them to meet and explore likely business relationships around technology needs and innovation.” For the many startups in the mix, the opportunity to connect with interested…

Data First (Part 2): The Spec Is In The Data 

If you’re getting ready to start a new integration, application, or analysis project, you’re probably doing all kinds of requirements gathering. Unfortunately, unless you’re considering data first, the copy books are probably wrong, the state diagrams are probably incomplete, and the business processes are probably too simplistic. These problems are extremely prevalent in data-centric projects. Traditionally, you use a data last method—you build up the specification a priori, and only…

MIOsoft Recognized by Gartner for Data Quality Tools

We’re always excited when we can add to our list of Recognitions by industry analysts. In the last few months, MIOsoft has appeared in a couple of important Gartner reports: MIOsoft received the highest product score of all vendors rated in the Data Migration (4.47 out of 5), Information Governance Initiatives (4.38 out of 5), and Big Data (4.46 out of 5) use cases in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Data Quality…

The Nexus of Big Data: Context

  Big data has a big problem. You know that data lake you recently started filling? Its data ecosystem is already well on its way to a catastrophic tipping point. Has a platform vendor convinced you to dive in with visions of a serene data-lake-side cabin in the woods? They probably forgot to mention how many horror stories have the same setting. Don’t hold a grudge. Vendors were just responding…