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Best of Upside’s Data Digest

Articles look at the future of data lakes, BI myths, big data blunders, data integration and the customer journey, and best practices for data retention.

Will the Data Lake Survive? (Source: Datanami)
Data lakes are trendy, but this article examines some of the problems enterprises are having with implementation and management.

Cutting Through Self-Service BI Myths (Source: Elegantmicroweb)
Choosing the right self-service BI tool for your enterprise is difficult. This article is partially an ad for a specific tool, but it features an interesting overview of myths about self-service BI tools.

Biggest Blunders of Big Data (Source: Smbceo)
This article explains the biggest troubles enterprises still run into with big data.

Understand the Consumer Journey with Data Integration (Source: Business 2 Community)
Knowing how and why your consumer chose your product is valuable insight. This article explains how proper data integration can help you understand the consumer's journey.

Best Practices for Data Retention (Source: Information Week)
Modern enterprises may be storing unnecessary amounts of data and increasing their risk for a data breach. This article offers advice for determining what data is worth keeping.

About the Author

Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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