Author: Dave Taddei

The Ferrari In First Gear: The False Promise of Lift And Shift and How To Move Your Data & Analytics Projects Into High Gear

Although a Life and Shift approach is comfortable, it’s like driving a Ferrari in first gear. You can do it, but it usually fails to leverage the benefits of the Cloud and results in higher costs, reduced performance, reduced speed to market, and most significantly, reduced value from the organization’s data assets when the purpose is analytics.

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Highlights from our recent Round-table of Philadelphia Executive’s on Data Analytics

Our conversations covered three topics (and a little Whiskey): 1) the criticality of aligning Data & Analytics projects to business outcomes; 2) how to accelerate these projects from both the business and technical perspectives; and 3) key takeaways from a Cloud Data Architecture that supports Data Analytics, Data Sharing and Business Intelligence projects.

Some of the key takeaways were:

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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses: Integress CEO Joins Elite Group

Integress Founder & CEO Dave Taddei recently graduated as part of the 18th Greater Philadelphia cohort from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. The program, developed by Goldman Sachs and delivered at the Community College of Philadelphia, “help(s) entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing access to education, capital, and business support services.”

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