February 2017

This article illustrates how to convert a .csv file to .xml file using Flat File Export and Import in IBM Integration Designer. High-Level Design An Assembly Diagram is a visual representation of the various components and their interfaces. It offers an overview of the interaction between these components and connects them using a line (wire). Every component has an interface, although... + continue reading
In this blog, we are going to take an existing user and grant them Data Steward privileges in the Information Governance Catalog. This is a quick, technical how-to blog. Setting up the Steward I previously created a user account named “John Doe,” which we are going to use for the demo. If you are not sure about the account name, it might be worthwhile to go into the... + continue reading
“Data science” is one of many recently popularized terms floating amidst the myriad of buzzwords and big data hoopla. It is a field concerned with the extraction of knowledge from data.    As is the case with any analytical project, the central goal in data science is to produce practical and actionable insights to improve business decisions.   Data... + continue reading
Mobile devices are taking off and boosting communication for consumers and businesses alike. There is a nearly unlimited number of mobile applications at end users' fingertips, and mobility and content availability have become major application success factors. How can businesses make the most of these critical features? The answer lies in hybrid mobile app development and application... + continue reading
Business Intelligence (BI) encompasses data warehousing, knowledge management, and business analytics, allowing businesses to use data strategically in response to challenges and to drive profitable business actions. Such effective systems require cross-functional data to achieve the BI vision. The intent of this blog is to highlight the data discrepancies that happen in the process of... + continue reading
In IT Insider's inaugural podcast, Richard Holmes, Data Centre Solutions Leader, Arrow ECS, speaks with Mike Owen-Lloyd, Prolifics UK CEO, about trends in Cloud, the future of Cloud, and how businesses can successfully implement a hybrid cloud strategy.  
The Promise of SOA, Virtualization, and Deployment Automation SOA: Standardization and Governance—or Killing Innovation? In the past, we have tried to solve the problem of large, tightly coupled monolith applications by horizontally splitting our applications using the following principles: Standardized service contracts which allow for loose coupling of services. These also... + continue reading