How Infinitive Boosted ETL Performance and Cost Efficiency for a Non-Profit by Migrating to AWS with Databricks

Infinitive recently partnered with an educational non-profit to undertake a significant data migration and transformation project. The initiative’s goal was to transition from an on-premises Oracle system to a more scalable AWS environment, focusing on optimizing data pipelines and transforming data in accordance with complex business rules. Challenge Faced by the Educational Non-Profit The client […]

Veteran Service Organization Leverages Data and Analytics Services Through AWS For Enhanced Decision Making

Navy Mutual, a federally tax-exempt, mutual-benefit Veterans Service Organization committed to safeguarding the military and uniformed service community’s financial future, needed help becoming a more data-driven organization through cloud modernization. Challenge Navy Mutual needed help designing, building, and supporting a secure, scalable, and cost-effective data lakehouse in AWS to centralize disparate data sources for analytical […]

Higher Education Challenges and Understanding the Impact of Data

Higher education institutions are facing major headwinds. Greater student expectations, declining enrollment, and an uncertain economy are pressuring colleges and universities to think critically about their operations and where to optimize for future growth and relevance. Additionally, administrators are constantly tasked with doing more with less and must make difficult decisions on where to invest […]

The Rise of Retail Media

In the past, media was media, and retail was retail. Media companies used content like print, radio, linear TV, digital, and social media to attract consumers, collected audience data through cookies, and monetized the content by selling ads and subscriptions. Retail companies used products to attract customers, collected customer data at the point of sale, […]

eTail West Retrospective – First Party Data, Omnichannel, Retail Media, and AI

Freezing in the Desert On February 27th – March 2nd, 2023, Infinitive attended eTail West in Palm Springs, CA, where discussions about first party data and omnichannel marketing were front and center. The weather was unseasonably cold, but the conference was hot. In this blog we will cover some of the highlights from the conference. […]

Infinitive Live: Manage Risk Through Controls Automation Recap

To really understand control automation, we need to first define what we mean by a control. In the context of Information Technology Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (IT GRC), a control refers to a specific measure or mechanism put in place to manage or mitigate a specific risk. A control also simultaneously ensures compliance with […]

Higher Education Cloud Computing Strategy with AWS

In our recent blog, “Why Colleges and Universities Should Move to the Public Cloud,” we cover the headwinds of the higher education landscape. Declining enrollment, uncertain economic conditions, and increasing tuition are forcing higher education institutions to adapt and plan with more tact and discipline than ever before. We know universities are debating and, in […]

Why Colleges and Universities Should Move to the Public Cloud

Higher education in the United States and Canada is at a crossroads. Fast rising tuitions, declining enrollment, and an uncertain economy are pressuring colleges and universities to revamp their operations. Institutions of higher learning are responding, in large measure, by improving the efficiency of all aspects of their business. Moving IT operations to the public […]

Manage Your Risk Through Controls Automation

The high cost and time spent on sustaining controls is one of the key challenges with compliance efforts. Many IT leaders find their risk and compliance responsibilities to be time-consuming and tedious, especially as dynamic risk environments require quick solutions to provide assurance. The drive for automation enables organizations to optimize compliance spend and control […]

Implementing Observability at Scale: Using Datadog

As highlighted in Part 1, observability aggregates, correlates, and analyzes a steady stream of data (e.g., application, third-party software, infrastructure data) to effectively monitor and troubleshoot applications to meet business requirements – be it business continuity, customer experience, service level indicators (SLIs) or service level objectives (SLOs). In this blog, we will discuss how Infinitive’s […]