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While companies focus on obtaining a holistic view of their data to make insight-driven decisions, IT departments struggle with the uncontrollable growth of hundreds of data silos and different information systems that prevent them from delivering true business value. This webinar is presented by Mike Ferguson, Independent Analyst and Managing Director of Intelligent Business Strategies Limited.The fact is traditional data integration approaches are no longer sufficient to support fast data flow in organizations. Data is being replicated and fragmented and this slows down reporting processes...
IT organizations find several challenges when responding to business needs. Data integration is paramount and this talk describes three different paradigms: using client-side tools, creating traditional data warehouses and the data virtualization solution - the logical data warehouse, comparing each other and positioning data virtualization as an integral part of any future-proof IT infrastructure.
Today’s users demand reports with better business insights, more information sources, real-time data, more self-service and want these delivered more quickly, making it hard for the BI professionals to meet such expectations. This white paper outlines how the use of Data Virtualization can help BI professionals to accomplish these goals.
ChallengesTwo of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), collaborated to execute a project known as The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA). The TCGA mission is to catalog the genetic mutations responsible for cancer using genome sequencing and bioinformatics. The genome data under TCGA had to be converted to a different format (ICGC) to make this information available to researchers and scientists around the world. The challenges faced in this process were