Big data and the project mentality

Is big data becoming too big to ignore? An increasing number of organizations seem to think so. As Matt Asay on ReadWriteWeb writes: According to a recent Gartner report, 64% of enterprises surveyed indicate that they're deploying or planning Big Data projects (emphasis mine). Yet even more acknowledge that they […]

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2013 will be a big year

@philsimon on what to expect in 2013 for data management.

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#GartnerChat on Big Data

I participated in a lively TweetJam discussion sponsored by Gartner last Friday. In addition to learning that the iPhone twitter app is not the easiest way to read and tweet quickly, there were a number of interesting observations shared by the participants, along with a good bit of humor. We […]

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The end of tactical Data Integration

My last post focused on the business and technical aspects that are driving the need for a more strategic approach to managing data and information assets. This post discussed the natural  progression from data integration to data management.  The data integration market has gone through evolutionary changes over the last […]

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Worried about what might kill you? You should have attended Gartner Symposium

I recently attended Gartner’s IT Symposium, Gartner’s premier IT event. Since I’m not a fantasy city fan – sorry Disney, I mean Orlando, or was I in Las Vegas? - I was heavily motivated  to attend the conference sessions. Although one can hardly scratch the surface of the content that […]

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