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Healthcare Industry Awash with Integration but little Meaningful Data

by Andrew White  |  June 3, 2016

I had a wry smile on my face when I read this article today: Data Integration Continues to Bedevil Healthcare Industry.  I felt I knew where the article was coming...

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New Research: The State and Future of Data Integration: Optimizing Your Portfolio of Tools to Harness Market Shifts

by Andrew White  |  May 26, 2016

My colleague, Eric Thoo and others, just published this note: The State and Future of Data Integration: Optimizing Your Portfolio of Tools to Harness Market Shifts. Data integration practices need fluidity...

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New Research: Focus on These Key Contract Components When Negotiating a Data Integration Tool Purchase

by Andrew White  |  May 25, 2016

My colleague, Ehtisham Zaidi, just published this note: Focus on These Key Contract Components When Negotiating a Data Integration Tool Purchase. Data and analytics leaders increasingly face significant costs as...

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New Research: Cool Vendors in Data Integration and Data Quality, 2016

by Andrew White  |  May 13, 2016

My colleague, Ehtisham Zaidi, myself and others, just published this note: Cool Vendors in Data Integration and Data Quality, 2016. Digital business forces data and analytics leaders to rethink their...

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New Research: IoT Data Proliferation Elevates Data Integration Challenges

by Andrew White  |  February 24, 2016

My colleagues Eric Thoo and Ted Friedman just published this note: IoT Data Proliferation Elevates Data Integration Challenge. The increasing numbers of sensors, devices, beacons and other connected devices that...

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Are lines blurring between batch and real-time data integration?

by Lakshmi Randall  |  December 5, 2015

Successful information integration requires combining mature technologies such as data integration with emerging niche technologies such as data ingestion service (aka data ingestion pipeline, see Figure 1) and event stream...

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Perspectives on Hadoop Part Two: Pausing Plans

by Merv Adrian  |  June 4, 2015

By Merv Adrian and Nick Heudecker In the first post in this series , I looked at the size of revenue streams for RDBMS software and maintenance/support and noted that they...

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Perspectives on Hadoop: Procurement, Plans, and Positioning

by Merv Adrian  |  June 1, 2015

I have the privilege of working for the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, covering information management with a strong focus for the past few years on an emerging...

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AAA is Not Enough Security in the Big Data Era

by Merv Adrian  |  January 13, 2014

Talk to security folks, especially network ones, and AAA will likely come up. It stands for authentication, authorization and accounting (sometimes audit). There are even protocols such as Radius (Remote...

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Hadoop and DI - A Platform Is Not A Solution

by Merv Adrian  |  February 10, 2013

"Hadoop people" and "RDBMS people" - including some DBAs who have contacted me recently -  clearly have different ideas about what Data Integration is. And both may  differ from what...

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