2019: Full Scale Schema Modeling

Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. Using Concerns to Navigate Data Architectures Welcome to 2019! This is the year that offers us a unique opportunity to re-architect the way we think schemas, data models and Data Architecture. We do indeed need to do some things better. The real world is full of concerns, […]

Data Architecture with Data Governance: A Proactive Approach

“Data Architecture is the physical implementation of the Business Strategy,” said Nigel Turner, Principal Consultant in E.M.E.A. at Global Data Strategy, Ltd., speaking at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data Governance Online Conference. “It’s a key part of the whole continuum that you need to build within an organization to manage data effectively,” and Data Governance forms […]

ExistBI Launches New Division Focusing on Infrastructure Consulting Services

A new press release reports, “Exist Management LLC (ExistBI) is excited to announce a new Consulting division focusing on Cloud Infrastructure; services will include strategic planning, architecture design and implementation. ExistBI have a vast amount of experience in the journey to cloud adoption. They have now built a strong team of Infrastructure consultants to deliver […]

Hybrid Cloud Computing: What Does it Mean?

Click to learn more about author Joe deBuzna. My previous blog post, The Cloud is Now, covered motivations on why organizations adopt the Cloud, and why IT is now embracing Cloud Computing. However, a move to the Cloud can be a complex undertaking, especially for organizations running many applications or even multiple on-premises data centers. Business […]

The Key to the Cloud is Agility

Click to learn more about author Derrin Rummelt. In the technology industry, when you say “agile,” a variety of definitions and instances will come to mind. “Agile” is typically marked by a ready ability to move with quick, easy grace; having a quick resourceful and adaptable character, nimble, having dexterity. That definition fits the Cloud. […]

Data Strategy vs. Data Architecture

“Data Leadership is about understanding the organization’s relationship with data and seeking ways to help the organization meet its goals using whatever tools are available,” said Anthony Algmin, of Algmin Data Leadership in a recent DATAVERSITY® interview. Within that overall Data Leadership Framework, sit Data Strategy and Data Architecture as individual disciplines. Data Strategy Companies […]

Evolution, Not Revolution: Tips for Transitioning to a Federated Database System

Click to learn more about author Richard Mohrmann. As enterprises scale, they develop data inefficiencies. Sometimes these inefficiencies arise internally, between departments or branches, while others emerge as the parent company acquires smaller companies, each with their own databases and IT departments. In either case, communication issues ensue as siloed databases and IT redundancies begin […]

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