Data Management

ETI announces data quality tools
ETI Inc. introduced a series of data quality tools, with the release of ETI Data Profiler and ETI Data Cleanser. These products extend the functional capabilities of ETI Solution V5 software and ETI High Performance Connectors to provide data quality in a platform offering.

The ETI Data Profiler product offers a solution that discovers content, structure and ensures quality of data sources. This includes counts, advanced statistics, pattern recognition, inconsistency identification, anomalies, unique key values and data relationships. Using automated discovery and analysis, ETI Data Profiler reduces the time to value and enhancing the view into an organization’s data assets, according to the company. Associated data quality improvement actions and activities can then be assigned and tracked through the ETI Data Profiler integrated issue management feature, giving visibility to continuous improvement processes.

Along with fuzzy logic, ETI Data Cleanser includes algorithms to clean replacement, transposition and semantic error types. Processes can easily be deployed that parse, standardize, correct, enhance, match and deduplicate data from many sources. ETI Data Cleanser can run in line with production systems or offline for batch-based projects using traditional servers and can also take advantage of grid computing infrastructures, along with 64-bit architectures, to significantly improve throughput.

Filedoyen integrates file and zip management with text editing
Cowtec announced the release of Filedoyen 1.0, a file and archive manager with an integrated text and code editor, image viewer and search tool.

Central to the program is the file manager, which is designed to allow files to be opened with a single click into the editor, viewer or archive manager, the file manager includes features such as path bookmarking and copying, easy nested folder creation and a second file manager for drag and drop copying between the two.

Filedoyen’s archive manager can work with most popular compression formats including ZIP, RAR and CAB. A unique feature is that a file within an archive can be previewed in the editor or viewer with a click of the mouse, just like an uncompressed file.

The text editor features a spell checker with live spelling, a thesaurus, line numbering and syntax highlighting for a number of popular programming languages. HTML files can be viewed as code or in the built-in browser. The image viewer allows over 20 image formats to be viewed while the search tool can find files or text within files and then easily open the result in the editor.

Filedoyen retails for US$34.95 and is compatible with Windows 98/ME/2000/XP and requires Internet Explorer to be installed.

NCR and Microsoft deliver POS Application for independent retailers
NCR Corp. has announced the release of a point-of-sale (POS) solution combining Microsoft Retail Management System software and the full line of NCR RealPOS POS hardware.

The solution is designed for small to mid-sized specialty and general merchandise retailers and will be sold exclusively by the reseller community through ScanSource, an NCR RealPartner and authorized distributor of NCR and Microsoft products.

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