SAS Federation Server, data virtualization and the logical data warehouse

Lately, there's been lots of buzz around the logical data warehouse (LDW). In fact, Gartner is hearing LDW mentions as part of data warehouse (DW) inquiries almost 20% of the time and considers it a "megatrend." The definition usually includes some use of data virtualization or data federation capabilities to complement […]

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MDM Foundations: Tactics and strategy that span data quality, MDM and data governance

In my previous post, I talked about planning your MDM initiative and the importance of data quality and data governance to the effort. Today, we're going to drill in a bit into Master Data Management Foundations, a SAS offering unique in the marketplace that serves as a bridge between data […]

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Planning the MDM journey: SAS DataFlux delivers phased MDM projects

2013 is rapidly approaching and everyone is focused on change, whether it's a shift in your current role, a New Year's resolution or a new business plan. Similarly, organizations are looking at their master data management (MDM) strategy with an eye on the accompanying change management. There is a shift towards a […]

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Three pillars of better business outcomes: information management, analytics, and campaign optimization

Lately, in consulting with customers about SAS solutions, I’m increasingly seeing discussions revolve around 3 inter-related but distinct segments: Information Management, Analytics, and Campaign Optimization. In the past, these discussions might have happened with 3 different audiences in 3 different meetings, but we are seeing a massive convergence across these […]

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