About us

Hackolade is the latest venture and product of IntegrIT SA/NV, an IT strategy consulting firm and Independent Software Vendor from Brussels, Belgium, founded in 2002. We're focused on producing user-friendly yet powerful visual tools to smooth the onboarding of NoSQL technology in corporate IT landscapes. Our software combines the comfort and simplicity of graphic data modeling with the power of NoSQL document databases, in order to reduce development time, increase application quality, and lower execution risks.

Leadership

Pascal Desmarets is the Founder and CEO of Hackolade. He leads the company and all efforts involving business strategy, product innovation, and customer relations, as it focuses on producing user-friendly, powerful visual tools to smooth the onboarding of NoSQL technology in corporate IT landscapes. Hackolade’s software combines the comfort and simplicity of graphic data modeling, with the power of NoSQL document databases, resulting in reduced development time, increased application quality, and lower execution risks.


Prior to Hackolade, he founded and was the CEO of IntegrIT SA/NV, an IT strategy and consulting firm that provided information architecture, innovation solutions, and scalable systems integration for large organizations. Pascal was also the CIO for ARTISTdirect, Inc. a publicly-held startup that was one of the web’s original music destinations and early innovators in the digital music world and online commerce. He also held positons as Director, Integration Solutions Group at Optum Software, and Vice President, Administration and Information Systems at UTIL Automotive.


Pascal received his Executive MBA Degree from the University of Southern California and his Bachelor of Science Degree, Industrial Engineering and Management, from the University of Louvain in Belgium. He is also an accomplished offshore sailboat racer with crew or solo, having competed in numerous competitions in various parts of the world.



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In the News

  • 27
    March 2017
    Network World – New products of the week 3.27.17
    Key features: The first data modeling software tool for the Couchbase NoSQL database community, compatible with Couchbase versions 4.0 through the latest 4.6 release. Designed for functional analysts, designers, architects, and database administrators (DBAs).
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  • 26
    March 2017
    Soft Dev Tools – Product News : Hackolade Introduces First Data Modeling Tool For Couchbase
    Hackolade, the pioneer for data modeling for NoSQL and multi-model databases, has announced the introduction of the first data modeling software tool for the Couchbase NoSQL database community. This software is compatible with Couchbase versions 4.0 through the latest 4.6 release. Standard features of Hackolade, already popular with NoSQL database users, have been adapted to support the specifications of Couchbase.
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  • 25
    March 2017
    HiTech Days – THE FIRST DATA MODELING TOOL FOR COUCHBASE NOSQL DATABASES IS HERE
    Hackolade has introduced the first data modeling software tool for the Couchbase NoSQL database community. This software is compatible with Couchbase versions 4.0 through the latest 4.6 release. Standard features of Hackolade, already popular with NoSQL database users, have been adapted to support the specifications of Couchbase.
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  • 24
    March 2017
    Dataversity – Hackolade Introduces First Data Modeling Software Tool For Couchbase NoSQL Databases
    According to a recent press release, “Hackolade, the pioneer for data modeling for NoSQL and multi-model databases, today announced the introduction of the first data modeling software tool for the Couchbase NoSQL database community.
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  • 23
    March 2017
    Software Development Times – Hackolade releases new data modeling software
    Hackolade, a NoSQL data modeling company, announced its first data modeling software tool for the Couchbase NoSQL database community. The tool is designed for functional analysts, designers, architects, and database administrators, according to the company.
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  • 22
    March 2017
    App Developer Magazine – The first data modeling tool for Couchbase NoSQL databases is here
    Hackolade has introduced the first data modeling software tool for the Couchbase NoSQL database community. This software is compatible with Couchbase versions 4.0 through the latest 4.6 release. Standard features of Hackolade, already popular with NoSQL database users, have been adapted to support the specifications of Couchbase.
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  • 21
    March 2017
    Software Magazine – Hackolade Introduces First Data Modeling Software Tool For Couchbase NoSQL Databases
    Hackolade, the pioneer for data modeling for NoSQL and multi-model databases, today announced the introduction of the first data modeling software tool for the Couchbase NoSQL database community. This software is compatible with Couchbase versions 4.0 through the latest 4.6 release. Standard features of Hackolade, already popular with NoSQL database users, have been adapted to support the specifications of Couchbase.
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  • 4
    January 2017
    Data Architecture COMN Sense – Is the Data Warehouse Dead?
    It sure would be nice to be able to visualize the data that comes to us with no evident structure, and to visualize the structure we’ve found in some subsets of that data. The data modeling tool Hackolade (hackolade.com) is beginning to deliver such capabilities for a variety of NoSQL databases. Key to such tools will be a graphical notation that can express both data structures and data instances, and can represent arrays and nested types—things that the Concept and Object Modeling Notation (COMN) can do, but traditional entity-relationship (E-R) models cannot.
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  • 15
    September 2016
    Data Modeling Lends a Hand to NoSQL Databases
    Sectors such as banking, healthcare, and insurance are increasingly interested in NoSQL databases and Data Modeling for NoSQL. As they take their first or their next steps in the space, they want “to have the tools available to them that give credibility and legitimacy to the technology,” says Pascal Desmarets, Founder and CEO at Hackolade, a startup focused on helping businesses feel more secure about using alternatives to legacy relational databases...
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