Tag "Data Architecture"
It is a fact that businesses in every industry worldwide are being disrupted on a daily basis. Often by competitors that are from outside their industry, and as a result, off their competitive radar screens.
In my last post, I discussed how to pick the initial project to begin transforming your data management architecture. The short version is, “Find a business initiative that has funding, and discuss how better data delivery would improve bottom-line success, and how you’d measure that success.” Sounds straightforward enough, but it comes down to a... more
Building The Case For Your Data Architecture: The First Project There’s no area of business or government that isn’t seeking to achieve better results and greater efficiency through the smart, timely analysis of data. That means that every IT department is now— or soon will be—under pressure to deliver data-fueled insights as well as, if... more
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Decision ready organizations must develop a competence in data management. The past focus on applications has resulted in hard-to-access data silos. New technologies for analytics are causing some organizations to create new data silos in the search for speed for that particular project. If your organization is serious about being a leader in analytics, it is time to put the focus required into leading-edge data management tools and practices to fuel insight delivery.
I am seeing a major change in thinking in the analytics world as people realize that if they do not straighten out their data strategy, they will never really be competitive with their analytics
CES, the International Consumer Electronics show is wrapping up this week and the array of new connected products and technologies was truly impressive. “The Internet of Things” is moving from buzzword to reality. Some of the major trends seen this week included: Home Hubs from Google, Samsung, and Apple (who did not attend the show... more
We are way past the point where the architecture needs to be aligned with business goals and value delivery. That is necessary but no longer sufficient. We are now at the point where architecture needs to be central to the creation of an organization’s strategy process. Not to get hyperbolic, but anything less is risky for your... more
If you build an IT Architecture, it will be a constant up-hill battle to get business users and executives engaged and take ownership of data governance and data quality. In short you will struggle to maximize the information potential in your enterprise. But if you develop and Enterprise Architecture that starts with a business and... more