Data Integration Challenges

June 20, 2011
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Word_data_integration002 Data quality and data integration challenges are two of the biggest problems plaguing BI initiatives.

Word_data_integration002 Data quality and data integration challenges are two of the biggest problems plaguing BI initiatives.

Mark Brunelli of SearchDataManagement.com interviewed me the other day for their latest piece on data integration: BI software users report a sharp rise in data integration challenges.

We discussed:

  • Whether the concern over data integration was based on something new happening in the industry
  • What’s so tough about data integration
  • Initial data inegration challenges
  • The track record of smaller vendors who integrate their products with major applications like SAP and Oracle
  • Advice for those who are purchasing BI products, but are concerned about data integration issues
  • My favorite data integration best practices

See the complete interview on data integration challenges on SearchDataManagement.com.