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John Radcliffe

Data Warehousing and Analytics are Changing Fast. You Need to Keep Up…

April 25, 2014

Relational database management systems (RDBMSs) have had a dominant role in data warehousing for the last 20+ years. Many software architectures, modelling techniques, organizations’ hardware and software investments, RDBMS and Business Intelligence (BI) vendors’ wellbeing and peoples’ skills and careers have been based on that fact. Now things are changing. The world of Data Warehousing […]

Introducing a Big Data Maturity Model

April 16, 2014

You are unlikely to achieve strategic, organization wide, success in leveraging Big Data overnight. It more likely that will be a journey for you and your organization that may last several years. You will need to build up your organization’s Big Data strategy, skills and capabilities in stages. And demonstrate the business value every step […]

Introducing the Eight Building Blocks of Big Data

April 9, 2014

One of the greatest challenges facing a Big Data initiative is determining the business value. And closely associated with that vital task is the challenge of getting the business properly involved in, and preferably leading, the initiative. In talking with various organizations about Big Data I typically find that the IT people are very interested […]

The State of Maturity of MDM

March 31, 2014

As you’ve probably worked out by now, an organization will never completely finish MDM and the MDM software market is still only part of the way through its journey towards maturity. We are past MDM’s adolescent years and well into its adulthood, though probably a way off middle age. And I’d probably better not cause […]