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Gartner Report Identifies Profinit as a Leading Vendor

The recent Gartner Report “IT Service Providers to the Global Insurance Industry” recognised Profinit as one of the leading vendors in the field. The report features Profinit as an example of a vendor that provides strong execution in application consolidation, legacy infrastructure and application migration, adopting cloud infrastructure and deploying API gateways for multichannel access. Profinit is featured in the Gartner …

With or Without the Core, That is the Question…

During my professional career, I have always worked with data warehouse solutions of high maturity and of strategic importance to the company. The fundamental part of these solutions was always the core layer, where all the data is integrated in the same model to produce a single source of truth for further usage. This part of data transformation is typically the most …

Data health vs. Data quality

Do you think it is possible to have a healthy enterprise data environment despite the consumption and storage of poor-quality data? Caleb Scharf, in his book The Ascent of Information, challenges readers to think about the term “data health”. Let me pick up the gauntlet he has thrown and elaborate a bit on this topic. Intuitively, I have never been a fan of data …

Miro Piroh: “Climbing is like playing chess—you need to think and choose a good strategy.”

He has been programming for more than 20 years, and this year he will celebrate his 15th anniversary at Profinit, where he specializes in C# and .NET development. However, Miro Piroh is a pro at more than just writing code. For years, he has also had a passion for climbing, so we decided to ask him something about that. In the interview, …

Business and Data Intelligence: Tables or networks?

I dare say that the vast majority of business intelligence solutions we can see everywhere still run on relational databases. No wonder. I remember how amazed I was when I came to understand the simplicity and beauty of relational algebra and learned of the versatility and power of SQL. Relational databases are based on tables that are interconnected through relations such as “this …