Why It's Hard to Find Data And Why You Need a Map: Data Dictionary

Today's enterprises have a vast, complex and ever growing landscape of data sets and the demand for data access and analytics grows every year. I want to show what obstacles data analysts, BI/DWH developers and all other data specialist have navigating this sea of data. Let's take an imaginary manufacturing company that produces boxes for an examp...

Why Should Your Organization Open Its Databases

Databases Are Closed Believe it or not, most likely databases in your organization are closed. By closed I mean that access to data is hindered to the people that should be able to access them freely - data analysts, DBAs, software developers, support consultants. How is that? Well, let me explain first, that it has nothing to do with access. Datab...