Posts byRajeev Gupta

Role of Data Integration in Data Analytics

When making important decisions, people often recommend “going with your gut.” For today’s data engineers and scientists, this “gut feeling” is not enough–it’s all about the data. The explosion of data-capturing technology has created a Big Data phenomenon – an entirely new class of data analytic tools and techniques that allows business users and analysts
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Working with Amazon S3 using DBSync

What is Amazon S3 Amazon simple storage service is storage for the internet. Amazon S3 has a simple web service interface that you can use to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. It gives any user access to the highly scalable, reliable, fast, inexpensive data storage
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How Business Automation is shaping Digital Transformation for Retail Industry

Business automation is usually a function of how fast a company is growing or maturing. Customers are moving from old desktop/server apps with limited connectivity into more modern apps with APIs enabled. Now it’s more a “must have” rather than “nice to have.” APIs are built for improving automation and user experience, and it’s already
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Why you need a Cloud Integration Platform

As Organizations move past their underlying Software as a Service (SaaS) systems, they perceive the expanding need to incorporate information and procedures between the open cloud and their on-premises databases and applications. The pain point was the development cost of creating the entire design of the middleware to connect one to another and of course,
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DBSync Replication Tool: Key Functions

A brief explanation of its functionalities and uses Replication is about identifying changes and updating other data sources. Its applications are many. From data warehousing to business intelligence and compliance. Our replication tool has many useful functionalities that can help you achieve those goals based on your business strategies. Thus, a good understanding of their
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QuickBooks & Microsoft 365 Now Available On QuickBooks Apps Store

Excited to announce that we are live on QuickBooks App Store for QuickBooks and Microsoft 365. Check it out, QuickBooks and Microsoft 365 integration. Also do checkout all our supported integrations for Microsoft Dynamics with many other applications like Dynamics GP, NAV, Jira, Shopify, NetSuite, Databases and more. Special Thanks to all of QuickBooks App Store team for the help and
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Analytics Best Practice: Order-to-Cash Performance & more KPI’s

I am often asked what are the relevant reports or metrics we need to track while integrating between the Order-to-Cash process. Here is a list of reports that you will find useful while thinking through your business integration needs – mainly between CRM or eCommerce applications like Salesforce and Accounting systems like QuickBooks, Intacct or others.
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Cloud integration- EDI and API ?

There are an ever growing number of companies offering EDI + API that stirred up some thought: Having worked with GXS, one of the leading EDI VAN services, I felt I should provide my readers with some background – EDI or Electronic Data Interchange is a B2B protocol used by major business to automate their supply
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Popular Field Service Management Apps

Many businesses are constantly on the go, and thanks to technological advancements, remaining connected and up to date is much easier. Field service management (FSM) applications have greatly benefited such workforces. FSM software refers to a cloud-based system which allows companies to oversee vast sets of resources. This can range from delivery dispatch and scheduling
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SkuVault with QuickBooks, Microsoft Dynamics GP, NAV & More

Best Practices for Digitally Connecting Inventory with DBSync & SkuVault Today companies are looking to put in place digital strategies to automate their applications not only with their on-premise applications but also increasingly Cloud Applications. SkuVault provides an extensive platform for managing Inventory, and using DBSync you can not only connect applications like CRM, Accounting,
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QuickBooks & Microsoft Dynamics CRM now on AppSource

Excited to announce that we are live on Microsoft AppSource for Microsoft Dynamics CRM & QuickBooks. Check us out at Microsoft AppSource DBSync – QuickBooks and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Also do checkout our supported integrations for Microsoft Dynamics with many other applications like Dynamics GP, NAV, Sage and popular Databases like SQL Server, Oracle, mySQL, Azure
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What’s New From Avankia Apps at Dreamforce’16

Avankia the makers of DBSync, an Integration Platform for Salesforce, Financial, Healthcare and BI applications and TargetRecruit, a leading Workforce Management System is gearing up for the biggest Cloud event on the planet, Dreamforce 2016. We are showcasing all that is new and happening and you are most welcome to take a sneak preview into what
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Popular Wine Distribution Order Management Apps

In Order management process, time is money. Sales reps often run out of time to note the orders manually and process them. This will cut into the bandwidth which order management representatives has to dedicate to face the customer and sell their products. In the case of wine industry, it is crucial for field sales representatives
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DBSync is Now on Sage Marketplace

DBSync is on Sage Marketplace !!! Check us out at http://www.sage.com/marketplace Sage is another large player in SMB space along with the QuickBooks of the worlds and boasts a large number of customers across the world. Sage has multiple offerings (through its many acquisitions along with its own product line) – ranging from Sage Live
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Microsoft Dynamics GP vs NAV: An Analysis

Real-time core business process is a mandatory entity for a small and midsize business. As the year 2016 looks promising for many technology-based SMBs, there is predictably an increased demand for effective tracking of inventory, production capacity, and cash flow, etc. This can be achieved by ERP(Enterprise Resource Planning) which gives a comprehensive view of
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SOX and FINRA Requirements Around Cloud Data

It is evident that browsers are gaining the importance of Operating Systems and Cloud is replacing every data storage utilities like Google Drive, Hard Disks, etc. But this advancement was not enough to make the confidential data secure. Few professions which involve Accountants, Lawyers and Bankers demand sensitive information exchange, if not which will make
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Inventory Cost: Post Cost of Unplanned Inventory

How much of your cash is tied up in inventory? For many companies, simple response will be “a lot”. Not planning for inventory will always lead to inefficiencies, without regard to if you are keeping too much inventory or too little. If you are keeping too much inventory, there are several reasons it isn’t a
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Hope to see you at Dreamforce 2013

Dreamforce 2013 is not even 60 days away. The stage is heating up,preparations are in full swing, promotions are all around and with an anticipation of more than 100 thousand visitors,  Dreamforce 2013 is going to be  the biggest  cloud computing event in the world. With keynote speakers like Marissa Mayer, CEO Yahoo, Sheryl Sandberg,
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Demystifying Big Data (Part 2)

In my last blog I spoke about how we can leverage Big Data for various business operations from human resource management to supply chain management and marketing initiatives.Moreover I spoke about how to leverage Big Data tables like Cassandra to enhance the capability of customer relationship management systems. Now moving one step ahead we need
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Finding What to Sell Next to your Customer

You need what marketers and data miners call – Market Basket Analysis. My last blog described finding similar looking customers from a Cluster segmentation. This blog will provide a introduction to Market Basket Analysis. Why care about DBSync talk about this concept. We believe that centralizing data from CRM, Social & Accounting can provide data
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Demystifying Big Data

Demystifying big data is something which we feel is necessary as organizations are apprehensive of trying their hands at Big Data because of the darkness hovering all around it.Either organizations are skeptical of the investment involved in leveraging Big Data or the right way of using the enormous repository and make business sense out of
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Using Cluster Algorithm for Customer Segmentation

How is Cluster Algorithm like K-Means clusters used for Customer Segmentation? Data and information relating to customers can come from a variety of sources but all can be input into a company’s data store and then analyzed to make necessary conclusions. Such data stores used to collect data and information include Big Data and relational
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Is Big Data for Small to Mid Size Businesses?

Today, the least a successful business needs is information that can help them tailor products and services to suit and appeal to customers. There is increasing need for collection, analysis and management of customer-related information, supplier and partner information in order to expand market share. Companies also need to monitor and improve their performance, improve
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DBSync Cloud Replication for Salesforce – Released

DBSync Cloud Replication 3.0 is here with many new features. Highlights and features of DBSync’s Cloud Replication 3.0: Automating the creation of Schema for Salesforce data, thereby reducing a Database Administrators involvement in maintaining schemas. (Huge time saver…) One of the biggest challenges in replication and archiving in an application like Salesforce is that you “the setup
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Turning Data Mining into a Gold Mine

In previous posts I’ve defined and described Big Data. In this blog, I’m going to introduce a term just as important…Data Mining. In simple terms, Data Mining is effectively defined as “Sifting through very large amounts of data for useful or appropriate information”. This is designed to be a very elementary description of data mining, but if
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Big Data Defined !!

I heard from several colleagues about the term Big Data, but when it came to understanding what it actually means there seemed to be a question mark around what the term actually means. What is Big Data? Since the term is growing in popularity, I thought to do a little more research and see if
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Are we safe beneath the clouds?

Today I won’t restrict my comments to any specific cloud application but will comment on Cloud computing as a whole.  I’m sure most people will support me when  I say that cloud computing has become a major part of our life on a daily basis. From online banking, purchasing items from Amazon, and in daily interactions
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