3 tips for turning around a sinking data migration

Data migrations can be challenging initiatives at the best of times, but when they start to go wrong they can be devilishly difficult to turn around and keep afloat. In this article I share three simple ideas that may help you gain control of the project and bring that go-live date […]

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The benefits of turning your data migration on its head

Whilst the success rate of data migration initiatives has climbed in recent years, I still find that one of the key goals of data migration, legacy decommission, often gets overlooked. The financial benefits of shutting down the legacy environment are many. Relinquishing licenses and dormant hardware are obvious advantages of […]

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Stop poor data quality STOP

In the 19th century, the harnessing of electricity brought about the means to transmit signals via electrical telegraph.  The term STOP was used in telegrams to mark the end of a sentence because punctuation cost extra.  Therefore, a telegram requesting an end to poor data quality would literally have been sent as “Stop Poor […]

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Announcing SAS Data Management & Integration Technical Forum and Blog

Many of us in the SAS world are responsible for the data that feeds the various business intelligence, analytics and business solutions provided by SAS. We’ve been involved in data integration, data migration, data quality, ETL / ELT, data access projects that support SAS solutions or are used for other […]

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