May 28, 2010
The data management discipline known as data integration (DI) has undergone an impressive expansion over the last decade. It’s not surprising that people in the field might not be up to speed on the current incarnation of DI. Even DI specialists and the colleagues who depend on them sometimes forget the new techniques, diversity, independence, collaboration, and governance typical of modern DI practices. Many suffer misconceptions and out-of-date mindsets that need adjustment.
The 10 practices described in this TDWI Checklist Report paint a modern landscape of current DI practices and bust common DI myths. The report will redefine DI for you and your peers, helping you set higher goals and aspirations for DI work and its outcome. The practices listed here can be the guidelines that help you achieve more modern, high-value, diverse, independent, well-designed, far-reaching, green, collaborative, and well-governed uses of DI tools and techniques.