Top 10 information management stories of 2017

In 2017, there has been some convergence of old and new schools of data management and BI/analytics – as with financial services firms’ data strategies that combine data stores and blend types of analytics

As in 2015 and 2016, the maturation and growing sophistication of big data technologies has been a major theme in 2017. More discernible this year, perhaps, is a dual convergence of big data and more traditional data management technologies, and of traditional, report-centric business intelligence with the more recent generations of analytics software, which have been more about self-service, data exploration, and so on – often drawing on the newer data stores, such as the Hadoop family and the NoSQL databases, but also on older data warehouses.

Author: Brian McKenna

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