Archive | September, 2012

Data Management Discontent: Do You Need To Change Your Platform?


Another interesting blog post, Data management discontent: Time for change, was fed to me today by Agile Data Warehousing. Evidently a yet-to-be published study by IDG and sponsored by SAP indicates that companies surveyed are so unhappy with their current data management platform that 49% report plans to evaluate new data management approaches and solutions […]

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Hurry Up……… and Wait


Are resource and skill shortages slowing the rush to Big Data?

Bill Franks from Teradata touched on this topic in an article I came across on the Agile Data Warehousing site.  New technologies that enable the processing of more data in a shorter amount of time are only part of the Big Data equation.  You still need the capability to make sense of it all. While […]

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DW critical for BDA

The Big Data Conundrum


Are we ready for it? Do we even have it?

Another article appeared last week in Forbes on the future of Big Data. No “v” words this time, but a much more practical discussion: how prepared is your IT organization to support big data? The article quoted a Gartner webcast poll that answered this question, with 54% responding that they don’t know yet what skills […]

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