Data Integration

Three More Data Integration Best Practices That You May Not Know About


I’m often surprised by what people don’t know about data integration. Data integration is in the top 3 strategic technologies that enterprises employ. The concern is that enterprises are not getting the most for their investment in data integration technology. Perhaps it’s time to look at both basic best practices that have been around for […]

Data Integration Must Be Assumed, Far-reaching, and Systemic


At Amazon re:Invent, which was held at the beginning of the month in Las Vegas, Werner Vogels, Amazon’s Chief Technology Officer, outlined a vision for a modern data architecture that covered data ingestion and data governance. This vision included the announcement of Amazon Glue. While these services are additional tools in the shed, what struck […]

Leveraging Data Integration to Spot Fraud


According to MedCityNews: “With fraud estimates as high as $272 billion annually across the healthcare industry, there’s always been good reason for payers to devote significant resources to better detecting and preventing fraud, waste, and abuse.” This means data, and data means the integration of data so we can abstract out indictors that are able […]

Explosion of Big Data Leads to the Exposition of Data Integration


A new report from Forrester talks about the explosion of big data, with non-relational databases making up the bulk of the growth. The report, claimed to be a first of its kind from the analyst firm, is titled: Big Data Management Solutions Forecast 2016 to 2021. In essence, the report argues that NoSQL and Hadoop […]