Understanding the data integration process is central to self-service BI and data architecture design, consultant Rick Sherman says in an end-of-year look at data management trends.
As 2017 gives way to 2018, data management is buffeted by winds of change. Unstructured data is far more prevalent, the cloud is emerging as a bigger target platform, and the call for self-service BI from business users is heard more than ever. Despite the tumult, the data professional can’t lose sight of basics. One key is planning, advises veteran data management and BI consultant Rick Sherman.
Author: Jack Vaughan