Data Architecture: Strengthening Your Data Systems

It is common knowledge that a building is only as strong as its foundation.  But just as the owner of a house might not know that their are cracks in their foundation, organizations often don’t realize that their data systems were poorly designed. They often think that because they use an industry-leading data system, it is immune from this problem. But more than one industry-leading data system evolved from a system that was designed for small-scale use, and didn’t have sufficient forethought and good data architecture principles used in the beginning.

And just like it is extremely difficult to change the foundation of a building, the same principle applies to data systems. But, there are solutions…