How not to let your infrastructure run you

Controversial opinion: The biggest thing standing in the way of most CTOs’ success is the impulse to build their own infrastructure. In the past, engineering teams had little choice but to build tools—because there weren’t any better options available. Before the days of cloud computing, you needed a dedicated server room. Or, say you wanted…

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The catastrophic cost of bad data and where it’s all headed (Part 5 of 5)

30% of new integration projects will use AI technology for faster delivery by 2022. — Gartner   This is part 5 of my 5-part series about the cost of bad data. Read the previous post here. The Syncari solution Let me introduce Syncari. It serves as a distributed source of truth for all your business…

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The catastrophic cost of bad data and where it’s all headed (Part 4 of 5)

“What I want is to make sure that good data isn’t corrupted by bad data from a system that has no right updating that field.” — Rob Zare This is part 4 of my 5-part series about the cost of bad data. Read the previous post here. The need for a smarter sync Every company…

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The catastrophic cost of bad data and where it’s all headed (Part 3 of 5)

 “Automation applied to an inefficient process will magnify the inefficiency.” – Bill Gates   This is part 3 of my 5-part series about the cost of bad data. Read the previous post here. The added threat of system-specific AI System-specific machine learning algorithms are making all the bad things happen faster. AI is increasingly a…

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The reason why only a startup can solve the cross-system sync crisis

When Apple’s iPhone launched in 2007, Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer made a prediction that now seems foolish: That the iPhone would never earn any significant market share. Today, Apple controls one quarter of mobile phone sales globally. How did a computing giant like Microsoft call things so wrong and miss the mobile opportunity? Simply, it…

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The catastrophic cost of bad data and where it’s all headed (Part 2 of 5)

This is part 2 of my 5-part series about the cost of bad data. Read the previous post here. The Economist calls data the oil of the 21st century and considering the quality at most companies, one has to imagine it laden with gunk. Companies spend $260 billion on analytics and yet only 55 percent…

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The catastrophic cost of bad data and where it’s all headed (Part 1 of 5)

If bad data were a plague on business, it might rank somewhere between The Great London Epidemic and The Black Death. Bad data costs companies an estimated 15 percent of their revenue according to Gartner. Only 16 percent of managers trust their data, and system-specific AI is causing companies’ ecosystems to wobble dangerously out of…

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20% of sales operations teams manage multiple CRMs. Why?

As one might expect, 87 percent of companies have a CRM. But this figure masks a strange truth that’s not often discussed: 20 percent of them have more than one, according to Syncari data and sales operations leaders we’ve spoken to. Why would you want more than one CRM? Same reason you’d want more than…

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Syncari believes that companies are loosely integrating systems at the expense of maintaining control and integrity of their data — it’s a problem nearly all enterprises are facing. This blog is dedicated to providing articles, information, and resources on the real business impacts of unchecked data management and solutions for repairing your SaaS data.