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Contributor: Philip Russom

Philip Russom, Ph.D., is director of TDWI Research for data management and oversees many of TDWI’s research-oriented publications, services, and events. Before joining TDWI in 2005, Russom was an industry analyst covering BI at Forrester Research, Giga Information Group, and Hurwitz Group. He also ran his own business as an independent industry analyst and BI consultant and was a contributing editor with leading IT magazines. Before that, Russom worked in technical and marketing positions for various database vendors.


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Customer Data Integration: The State of Customer Data Integration

An excerpt from "CustomerData Integration: Managing Information as an Organizational Asset" by TDWI Research senior manager Philip Russom reveals the results of a survey on customer data integration, or CDI.

This article originally appeared in the issue of .

June 5, 2008: TDWI FlashPoint - Redefining the Data Warehouse Appliance

Trends and developments driving redefinition of data warehouse appliance.

Data Integration Tools: Comparison and Market Analysis

Data integration (DI) is practiced in different ways, with different tools and techniques, in response to different technical and end user requirements. The dizzying array of options is itself a barrier to action. To help technical users clear the barrier, this report segments the leading practices, tools, related technologies, and suites for DI. Based on the segmentation presented in this report, a technical user should be able to identify a DI practice that’s appropriate to his/her organization, understand what combination of tools and technologies is required, then draft an evaluation list of vendor products that maps credibly to his/her requirements.

BI Search and Text Analytics

Operational Data Integration

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