- July 14, 2011
Vendors tout data warehouse appliances as easier to install than traditional data warehouses are. But there are deployment challenges to be aware of.
- July 13, 2011
Organizations increasingly are seeing opportunities to unify master data, business process and performance management efforts, according to Gartner.
- July 13, 2011
Data warehouse appliances can make it easier for organizations to take advantage of data warehousing technology. But they also have some potential drawbacks to be aware of.
- July 12, 2011
Choosing the right data warehouse appliances for an organization can be a challenge. Get advice on the key factors to consider during an appliance evaluation and selection process.
- July 12, 2011
For many data management professionals, the summer months likely will include thoughts – and some worries – about data integration issues and future career paths. Find out what’s driving that.
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- July 11, 2011
A combination of factors is driving increased interest in data warehouse appliances among technology users, which in turn has sparked a series of acquisitions involving appliance vendors.
- June 30, 2011
Data virtualization tools aren’t widely used now, but Forrester Research expects that to change as users look for new approaches to data integration.
- June 24, 2011
Building effective processes for managing data throughout its lifecycle can help maximize the value of information. But that’s easier said than done.
- June 22, 2011
Enterprise information management aims to optimize the use of data as a corporate asset. But setting up an EIM program presents a variety of challenges and potential missteps to watch out for.
- June 17, 2011
Data integration challenges are keeping many BI practitioners awake at night, according to the results of a new SearchBusinessAnalytics.com survey.
- June 16, 2011
Data management professionals need to evolve their skill sets to survive the ever-changing IT landscape, according to consultant Laura Reeves.
- June 14, 2011
Consultants and IT pros offer tips on creating highly proactive data quality management strategies – and on overcoming the challenges that presents.
- June 10, 2011
IT professionals at the TDWI Chicago conference talk about some of the most problematic data warehouse architecture and implementation challenges.
- June 07, 2011
A successful MDM project starts with broad corporate buy-in – or does it? That wasn’t the case at Sony Pictures. Learn about its story and others from the Gartner MDM Summit.
- June 02, 2011
Information quality guru Larry English says the keys to improving quality include proactive monitoring and ferreting out the root cause of problems.