erwin and Avydium Announce Partnership to Accelerate Enterprise Digital Transformation

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Enterprise information management software and services firm emphasizes holistic data governance for client success

Without erwin EA and erwin BP, our clients would be left guessing as to whether they’ve identified and mapped out all their systems and processes prior to modernizing their applications or moving to the cloud.

erwin, Inc., the data governance company, and Avydium Data Software Solutions, LLC are working together to help enterprises accelerate their digital transformation efforts, including those focused on analytics, data warehousing, cloud migration, application rationalization, data curation, regulatory compliance and data privacy.

Avydium is an enterprise information management (EIM) software and services firm helping clients modernize, enhance and/or augment how they manage and use their data. With significant engagements in the financial services, healthcare and manufacturing industries, the company evaluates everything about the current state – hardware, software, people, processes and data – to develop a detailed data strategy/plan plus the optimal organization to support the desired future outcome.

“Most digital transformation efforts fail due to lack of planning and/or insufficient business requirements and poor organization,” explains Rom Linhares, Chief Solution Architect and Managing Partner for Avydium. “It’s about having the right roles and responsibilities in place to support a data governance framework so data can be understood and shared across the enterprise. That’s why erwin’s data governance software is a key component of the data governance layer we implement for our clients as part of their detailed, prioritized technology roadmaps.”

For example, if a healthcare client wants to integrate its various patient databases within a data lake, this client will need to standardize how it refers to medications within its EMR (Electronic Medical Records) systems. Some EMRs refer to the technical drug name while others refers to the brand name (atorvastatin versus Lipitor, a commonly prescribed statin used to treat high cholesterol). erwin Data Catalog could be used to automatically harvest all the drug names and map them back to the central data catalog, reconciling the terms and determining their lineage and any impacts to changing the data design.

Another success factor in the erwin-Avydium partnership is that erwin’s enterprise architecture and business process modeling solutions are standard tools to facilitate and accelerate system modernization and cloud migration. “Without erwin EA and erwin BP, our clients would be left guessing as to whether they’ve identified and mapped out all their systems and processes prior to modernizing their applications or moving to the cloud,” notes Linhares.

“We’re excited about the opportunities to work with Avydium on such important projects, “says David Casillo, erwin’s Senior Vice President for Global Channels and Enterprise Sales. “While healthcare literally has critical data governance use cases like the one above, most industries face similar challenges in trying to modernize their architectures so they can take advantage of the latest technologies to serve customers, save money and comply with industry and government regulations. The erwin and Avydium difference lies is our ability to avoid typical digital transformation failure points, accelerate project delivery, and fortify technology frameworks with best-in-breed, collaborative and contextual tools.”

In addition, both companies have deep subject-matter expertise and share similar values in how they treat customers. “We’re not pushing technology for technology’s sake. Our shared goal is to help our clients solve their problems, so we put on their badges,” says Linhares. Adds Casillo, “We’re not going to provide you what you don’t need but focus on discovery, evaluating your current state, understanding your vision, and determining what you need to make it a reality from a data governance and EIM perspective.”

About erwin, Inc.
As the data governance company, erwin provides enterprise modeling, data cataloging and data literacy software to help customers discover, understand, govern and socialize their data to mitigate risks and realize results. The erwin EDGE platform facilitates IT and business collaboration in driving actionable insights, agile innovation, risk management and business transformation. We help government agencies, financial institutions, healthcare companies and other enterprises around the world unlock their potential by maximizing the security, quality and value of their data assets. Visit to learn more.

About Avydium Data Software Solutions, LLC
Avydium™ develops and commercializes industrial-grade data services and solutions derived and enabled by the Third Platform Computing Model and Avydium’s foundation composable services. Our mission is the advancement of data-driven business strategies where new data sources converge with open systems, AI, industrial IoT, blockchain and advanced digital technologies to unleash innovation, market leadership and economic impact. Avydium combines key competencies in end-to-end architecture and design, a portfolio of leading data governance and information management assets, unified data models for manufacturing, healthcare and financial services as well as client-centric engagement models for commercial success. Visit for more information.

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