Data Management and Integration Trends to be Discussed at Upcoming Gartner Business Intelligence Summit, April 1-3 in Chicago To cope with a tightening economic environment, businesses should prepare now for cutting IT costs, and the data management discipline is one area that affords numerous opportunities for reducing and controlling costs, according to Gartner, Inc.
“When aiming to optimize costs in data management and integration initiatives, it is critical to know what steps to take and where significant savings can be realized while maintaining success in these projects,” said Ted Friedman, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner.
Leverage Established Data Structures and Data Integration Process — Development of databases and data integration processes consumes a significant amount of time and effort.
Traditionally, most organizations have been poor at achieving leverage and reuse of the data-related assets that they have built in the past.
This post is meant to be used by business users as a (very) abridged guide to the various types of repositories your data might reside in: databases, data marts, data warehouses and data lakes, so that you have a basic understanding of each of these concepts and the role they play in what you’re actually after – real, up-to-date insight from your data. The relational database used with many applications and systems holds data in tables of rows and columns.