Zero Km Data

Zero Km Data

I see a strong analogy between what inspired the “Zero Km Food” movement, which started in Italy but then spread to other countries, and the way in which data can be managed in its lifecycle from creation, through detection, to…

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Aligning Data Virtualization, Streaming, and ETL

Aligning Data Virtualization, Streaming, and ETL

What do data virtualization, streaming, and extract, transform, and load (ETL) processes have in common? They all deliver data from disparate sources to the business intelligence (BI), analytics, and other applications used by businesspeople, data scientists, and analysts. Like utilities,…

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The Magic of Real-Time Reports

The Magic of Real-Time Reports

Altus Analytics provides real estate investors with the technology and data they need to derive the best value from their properties. Comprehensive, value added reports are at the heart of what they provide, but these were taking them a few…

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The-Role-of-Data-Virtualisation-in-a-Data-Lake

The Role of Data Virtualisation in a Data Lake

It seems at present there is huge amount of hype on big data and the concept of a data lake related to data virtualisation. Already however there is confusion as to what a data lake is with multiple different definitions…

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Data Silos

Data Silos: Beat the Gremlins!

While companies focus on obtaining a holistic view of their data to make insight-driven decisions, chief data officers struggle with the uncontrollable growth of hundreds of data silos and different information systems that prevent them from delivering true business value….

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