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Highlights from Informatica World 2015

Highlights from Informatica World 2015

Last week I had the opportunity to attend Informatica World 2015. This was my 6th Informatica World and my first as part of the SSG team. The event was fantastic with the highest attendance levels I have ever seen at an Informatica World conference; it was sold out before the event started. We actually had […]

Key Principles to MDM Success

Key Principles to MDM Success

As I ride back to Philadelphia, I can’t help but think of the day’s events at Informatica MDM Day 2015 in New York City. The day was rich with keynotes and panels from customers, partners and Informatica, all sharing a variety of experiences with their Master Data Management implementations. Unsurprisingly, despite coming from various industries, […]

Workplace Wellness

Workplace Wellness

Sitting is the new smoking of our generation. As you can imagine, we SSGers experience a lot of that sedentary lifestyle. Hey, we’re technology consultants! If we aren’t hunkered down at our desks and solving hard problems behind a computer screen, we’re settled in an airplane seat (still behind a computer screen) on the way […]

Data Warehouse Design: Star Schema vs. Snowflake Schema

Data Warehouse Design: Star Schema vs. Snowflake Schema

Star and snowflake schemas are similar at heart: a central fact table surrounded by dimension tables. The difference is in the dimensions themselves. In a star schema each logical dimension is denormalized into one table, while in a snowflake, at least some of the dimensions are normalized. A snowflake design can be slightly more efficient […]

3 Reasons to Consider SSG's BRM Training

3 Reasons to Consider SSG’s BRM Training

Your company has made huge investments in Oracle BRM… isn’t it time for everyone to know what it is and how it works? Download our white paper to learn about SSG University’s BRM training offerings for executives, business analysts and technical resources. We’ve taken our 16 years of Oracle Billing and Revenue Management (Oracle BRM) […]