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Informatica Conforms to Metadata Standard
Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq: INFA), a major extract/transform/load tool vendor, today announced the general availability of MX2 1.6, the latest version of

informatica tool  marts. The fact that Informatica has created a standard XML interchange methodology that is being coded to by other major vendors is a strong competitive advantage. XML (Extensible Markup Language), an almost universally accepted standard, is a document format for the Web that is more flexible than the standard HTML format. While HTML uses only predefined tags to describe elements within the page, XML allows tags to be defined by the developer of the page. Other tool vendors, such as Informatica's

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Software Test Tools

Tools exist to support software testing at all stages of a project. Some vendors offer an integrated suite that will support testing and development throughout a project's life, from gathering requirements to supporting the live system. Some vendors concentrate on a single part of that life cycle. The software test tools knowledge base provides functional criteria you might expect from a testing tool, the infrastructure that supports the tool, and an idea of the market position of the vendor.  

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Informatica PowerCenter 5 Enables Enterprise Data Integration


Informatica Corporation’s Informatica PowerCenter 5 is a platform for integrating data to be deployed in e-Business applications, analytic applications and data warehouses, including a wide range of data sources, from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems such as SAP R/3 and PeopleSoft, to web logs and Siebel applications. Market validation of its offerings is shown in a record Q4 of 2000, with a 150% increase in revenue over the previous year.

informatica tool  Enables Enterprise Data Integration Informatica PowerCenter 5 Enables Enterprise Data Integration M. Reed - April 5, 2001 Event Summary Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA), a provider of e-Business analytic software, has announced the availability of Informatica PowerCenter 5 , an enterprise data integration platform for the deployment and management of analytic applications and data warehouses. The vendor states that the Informatica PowerCenter 5 suite is designed to be a high-performance, scalable Read More

Achieving a Successful Data Migration


The data migration phase can consume up to 40 percent of the budget for an application implementation or upgrade. Without separate metrics for migration, data migration problems can lead an organization to judge the entire project a failure, with the conclusion that the new package or upgrade is faulty--when in fact, the problem lies in the data migration process.

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Computer Associates Splashes Into the Data Warehousing Market with Platinum Technology Acquisition


Computer Associates DecisionBase is an Extract/Transform/Load tool designed to help in the population and maintenance of data warehouses. First released in March of 1998, the product is geared towards large implementations with the need for metadata management. The current release is 1.9, which is the fourth release of the product.

informatica tool  both Ardent DataStage and Informatica PowerMart). If industry rumors are correct and CA acquires PeopleSoft, integration may occur sooner, but as with all CA acquisitions, integration of the corporate cultures and products would be long and painful. Release dates have been pushed back and many customers are frustrated. Since the CA acquisition of Platinum, a number of key employees have left the company or had their positions redefined. This, in conjunction with the fact that the product future has been Read More

Informatica Morphs into Enterprise Decision Support Vendor


Informatica Corporation, long an established vendor in the Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) market space, has morphed themselves into a vendor of solutions for the "e-Business infrastructure". In conjunction with their contract to build an enterprise data warehouse for the United States Postal Service and their MX2 metadata exchange initiative, Informatica is reinventing itself.

informatica tool  fiscal 1998). Vendor Strengths Informatica has a lead over most vendors in core database extraction technology. In addition, their MX2 metadata initiative gives them a wide-ranging competency with metadata exchange among other vendors. They currently have interfaces to products from tool vendors such as Business Objects, Cognos, and Seagate Software (See TEC News Analysis article: Informatica Conforms to Metadata Standard November 10th, 1999 .) In addition, the acquisition of Platinum Technology by Read More

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PDG Group Model 934 FIMS Compass is a powerful reporting and business intelligence tool that gives you access to the wealth of insight and information in your FIMS system.

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4 Steps to Measurable Benefits from Web Site Search


The Web has forever changed the global business landscape, and often a company’s web site is its most valuable tool to generate revenue. In fact, for many Internet-based businesses, it’s their only tool. As such, it’s vital to go beyond basic navigation to provide site visitors with a direct path to the information they seek. Find out how to leverage the full potential of search technology in four commonsense steps.

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WebLOAD


WebLOAD is a testing and analysis tool that combines performance, scalability, and integrity as a single process for the verification of web applications. WebLOAD simulates user behavior and predicts capacity requirements. It scales to infinite load making it possible to test large loads and report bottlenecks, constraints, and weak points within an application. WebLOAD includes a visual environment (VAAT) for creating test scripts that is powerful and easy-to-use. For novice users, the application offers point-and-click usability to automatically record test scripts, which can be played back and previewed using a browser. For the advanced users, the application supports JavaScript to create test scripts.  

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Human Resource Metrics


Metrics is a tool that allows human resources (HR) departments to develop, monitor, and drive corporate strategies through access to and presentation and analysis of human capital information. Companies can identify, track, and analyze key variables by functional area and business need. The data are graphed, over a user-defined time period, to highlight human capital trends and the interaction of key variables.

informatica tool  Resource Metrics Metrics is a tool that allows human resources (HR) departments to develop, monitor, and drive corporate strategies through access to and presentation and analysis of human capital information. Companies can identify, track, and analyze key variables by functional area and business need. The data are graphed, over a user-defined time period, to highlight human capital trends and the interaction of key variables. Read More

Changing the Face of Technology in Education: Funding Education-Not Technology


With tight budgets and spending restrictions affecting education, there has been increased interest in using a tool that has achieved significant success in the business world—customer relationship management (CRM) for schools. This approach involves taking a "customer-concentric" view to develop strategic plans. The key, however, is to take advantage of these capabilities without creating additional "information technology" overhead.

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CRM-A Real Challenge


Customer relationship management (CRM) should not be viewed as an information technology (IT) tool but as a strategic enabler for organization-wide impact. This white paper makes recommendations for developing a CRM strategy and value proposition to avoid an implementation falling short of expectations.

informatica tool  A Real Challenge Customer relationship management (CRM) should not be viewed as an information technology (IT) tool but as a strategic enabler for organization-wide impact. This white paper makes recommendations for developing a CRM strategy and value proposition to avoid an implementation falling short of expectations. Read More

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