Time to put the “T” back into ETL?

A hidden cost of ELT is the proliferation of costly database staging areas to do transformations. High performance ETL may be a better option

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Is it 2020 already?

A recent post on Information Week highlights 10 data and analytics trends that Gartner analyst, Rita Sallam, predicts will expand over the next 3 to 5 years. These trends fit into three main themes – intelligence, structures and scale – bringing together the potential of big data and machine learning. Augmented Analytics Sallam predicts that…

What is data literacy and why is it important

Everybody that works with data, and that makes decision based on data, needs to have an understanding of the underlying, fundamental data management competencies – such as data governance, data quality and data modelling – that allow them to assess whether data is fit for purpose.