This phase will help you understand the reasons why organizations are looking to integrate their data, the challenges associated with doing so, and what the business needs for the new integration environment to be successful. This phase consists of the following steps:
- Identify data integration pains and needs
- Collect business requirements for the integration solution
This phase will help you understand that data integration supports all the organization's uses of data, identify the use case that fits your organization, and generate a best-practice strategy for integrating your data.