Description - Data Strategy by Sid Adelman
Without a data strategy, the people within an organization have no guidelinesfor making decisions that are absolutely crucial to the success of the ITorganization and to the entire organization. The absence of a strategy gives ablank check to those who want to pursue their own agendas, including thosewho want to try new database management systems, new technologies (oftenunproven), and new tools. This type of environment provides no hope forsuccess.Data Strategy should result in the development of systems with less risk, higherquality systems, and reusability of assets. This is key to keeping cost andmaintenance down, thus running lean and mean. Data Strategy provides a CIOwith a rationale to counter arguments for immature technology and datastrategies that are inconsistent with existing strategies. This book uses casestudies and best practices to give the reader the tools they need to create thebest strategy for the organization.
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(233mm x 178mm x mm)
Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
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Author Biography - Sid Adelman
Sid Adelman is a Principal in Sid Adelman and Associates (Sherman Oaks, CA), leading specialists in data warehousing, data architecture, and data strategies. He currently consults with top organizations in banking, insurance, distribution, manufacturing, healthcare, the utility industry, and government. Adelman spent 24 years at IBM, rising to IBM's highest system engineering position. Larissa Moss, president of Method Focus Inc., specializes in improving the quality of business information systems. Moss lectures worldwide on data warehousing, data modeling, data audit and control, business intelligence, project management, enterprise architecture, and information asset management topics such as data integration and cross-organizational development. A A(c) Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reserved.