Many organizations face a complicated data situation that seems like it can never be organized in a streamlined and usable way. In many cases, the existing data architecture needs only a few tools to move from chaos to a controlled, but realistic, data management strategy.
- Understanding the basics of data integration is the first step in determining what tools, methods and architecture fit best with current strategy and structure.
- Mid-sized organizations range in their level of sophistication with regards to the integration of systems. Some have detailed strategies, some are implementing those strategies, and the rest provide reactive solutions to business needs.
Understand how data integration challenges cause operational issues and establish a realistic strategy for both short-term and long-term solutions.