- April 16, 2012
Justifying purchases of data warehouse appliances starts with showing that they're a better business fit than conventional systems are, analysts say.
- April 12, 2012
The growth of "big data," as well as social media and cloud computing, must be factored into master data management strategies, according to Gartner.
- March 30, 2012
A trip to two conferences on opposite sides of the U.S. yielded tips and advice from IT professionals and consultants on implementing effective data management processes.
- March 29, 2012
Ultimate Medical Academy's CIO tells how the health care training school used new integration tools to quickly link Oracle and SQL Server systems.
- March 28, 2012
IBM customers Nationwide Insurance and Cardinal Health reveal five rules of thumb they learned while implementing highly ambitious data governance programs.
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- March 19, 2012
As "big data" systems steal into organizations, the enterprise data warehouse is often depicted as a dinosaur. But it may not be doomed to extinction.
- March 16, 2012
Consultants and IT pros weigh in on whether users should invest in "big data" technologies or wait until they upgrade their data management processes.
- March 15, 2012
TDWI Solution Summit speakers gathered last week to exchange MDM best practices and data governance tips.
- March 13, 2012
Semantic databases will revolutionize the process of assessing risk exposure at financial services firms, according to the chief scientist at State Street Corp.
- March 09, 2012
Attendees and speakers at a TDWI event in Savannah, Ga., said that more business execs are pushing for master data management, even if they don’t realize that MDM is what they want.
- March 08, 2012
IT professionals from Sallie Mae and Fannie Mae offered insight on data governance challenges and tips on how to overcome them in separate sessions at two recent conferences.
- March 08, 2012
Find out how “the world’s biggest travel site” is gaining valuable insights from staggering amounts of log files and other machine-generated data.
- March 01, 2012
To succeed in the big-data era, CEOs need to get involved in managing data in order to help their companies take full advantage of that critical "raw material," says consultant Diego Saenz.
- February 29, 2012
Gartner says the onslaught of “big data” is turning data warehouses into distributed data processing platforms. But Hadoop and other big data tools aren’t as widespread as you might think -- yet.
- February 29, 2012
Various software vendors have begun offering connectors designed to help users bridge the gap between Hadoop clusters and relational databases.