Setting the flight path for data migration

Tuesday Nov 17th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Bringing multiple data sources together into a unified new database is often thought of as an IT project. Yet unless the business gets involved, the outcome may be a lot of money spent for little purpose. David Reed finds out how to get data users to fly together.

[From MarketingWeek]

Data migrations are usually greeted with dread by business managers. IT-driven projects to consolidate servers, move to a new application suite or platform, or just to upgrade systems are often the trigger for a data integration exercise as well. Months down the line when the business gets handed the new live solution, they often discover problems.

The article continues at http://www.marketingweek.co.uk/disciplines/data-strategy/setting-the-flight-path-for-data-migration/3006586.article

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