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Contributor: Barry Devlin


Dr. Barry Devlin, founder and principal of 9sight Consulting, is among the foremost authorities on business insight and big data, and is one of the founders of data warehousing, having published the first architectural paper on the topic in 1988. With over 30 years of IT experience, including 20 years with IBM as a Distinguished Engineer, he is a widely respected analyst, consultant, lecturer and author of the seminal book, “Data Warehouse—from Architecture to Implementation” and numerous White Papers. His new book “Business unintelligence—Insight and Innovation beyond Analytics and Big Data” is published later this year. A regular contributor to multiple publications, Barry is based in Cape Town, South Africa and operates worldwide.

  


All articles by Barry Devlin


New Architectures and Enhanced Roles for IT

The current explosion of data and tsunami of analytics make this the perfect time to re-evaluate the measures you think are vital in your enterprise.

Avoiding Data Discord in Your Enterprise

The vortex of anger, criticism, and abuse that has engulfed the Web must not be allowed to pollute business decision making.

Data, Time, and the Data Lake: Putting it All Together

Extensive design and development effort has been expended over more than three decades to allow relational databases to handle time properly. Can data lakes manage it as well?

In the Middle of DatA Integration Is AI

The connection between data integration and artificial intelligence is growing.

Algorithms or Democracy -- Your Choice

Is an algorithmically run democracy our future?

Beyond Data Governance in the Digital Business

The traditional distinction between governance planning and implementation won't work for data-driven digital businesses.

The New Ethics of Data Management

The hunger for profit is driving the convergence of the digital and physical worlds, which raises some deeply disturbing privacy implications.

Data Models: Beauty Is in the Eye of the Implementer

The data vault model and data warehouse automation are worth investigating if you are about to embark on a new data warehouse project.

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